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Jan 27

Parliament Braces for Budget Approval amid Tight Security Measures

Parliament Braces for Budget Approval amid Tight Security Measures

Tight security measures were imposed near Lebanon’s parliament on Monday as the legislature prepares to approve the 2020 state budget, as protesters rallied in protest.

Security forces have remarkably intensified"...

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Jan 22

Bassil canceled Davos appearance. No longer the FM

Bassil canceled Davos appearance. No longer the FM

Beirut – Lebanon’s caretaker foreign minister has cancelled his appearance at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday, due to “rapid developments” in the formation of a new cabinet, local TV channel LBCI reported.

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Jan 21

Hajj Hassan after Communications Parliamentary Committee meeting: Cellular companies' contracts expired on Dec 31, 2019 -

Hajj Hassan after Communications Parliamentary Committee meeting: Cellular companies' contracts expired on Dec 31, 2019 -

NNA - Information and Communications Parliamentary Committee on Monday met in session, under the chairmanship of Committee Head, MP Hussein Hajj Hassan, to follow up on the dossier of the contracts of the two cellular companies, Touch and Alpha.


The meeting was attended"...

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Jan 14

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed honours the 10 winners of Zayed Sustainability Prize 2020

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed honours the 10 winners of Zayed Sustainability Prize 2020

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented awards to the 10 winners of the Zayed Sustainability Prize with the participation of a number of world leaders, at the Prize’s annual awards"...

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Jan 07

Japan could press Lebanon to extradite Ghosn: Minister

Japan could press Lebanon to extradite Ghosn: Minister

TOKYO: Japan on Monday said it could still press Lebanon to extradite Carlos Ghosn, after the former Nissan Motor boss skipped bail to become a fugitive in a country that normally does not extradite its nationals.
In the Japanese government’s first briefing since Ghosn fled"...

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Dec 28

France Urges 'Effective Government' in Lebanon

France Urges 'Effective Government' in Lebanon

France on Friday called for the formation of an “effective government” in Lebanon that can take “swift decisions.”

“Since December 19, the International Support Group for Lebanon,"...

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Dec 28

Aoun Meets Diab, Hopes New Govt. Will Restore Lebanon 'Prosperity'

Aoun Meets Diab, Hopes New Govt. Will Restore Lebanon 'Prosperity'

President Michel Aoun on Friday held talks with Prime Minister-designate Hassan Diab, who visited him at the Baabda Palace.

The National News Agency said Diab did not make a statement after the two-hour meeting"...

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