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Dec 17

Erslan meets Bogdanov, Umakhanov in Russia

Lebanese Democratic Party Head, Displaced Minister Talal Erslan, currently on a visit to Russia, met Saturday with Deputy Russian Foreign Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, Mikhail Bogdanov, at the Foreign Ministry headquarters in Moscow.


Both sides discussed"...

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Dec 17

Cold Worsens Conditions of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon’s Bekaa

Hamida Al-Qassem, a 50-year-old Syrian widow from the town of Jussiyeh, collects papers, cartons and plastic wastes from Lebanese streets and shops to provide heat for her seven children that have taken refuge in the Mousa camp in the center of the northeastern town of Arsal.
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Dec 17

Bassil: Granting oil block in South confirms our right to maritime border between Lebanon, Israel

Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Minister, Gibran Bassil, deemed Saturday that granting the oil block in the South confirms Lebanon's right to the maritime border with Israel.


'Granting an oil block in the South is an affirmation of our right to the maritime"...

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Dec 17

More than half of Syrian refugees in Lebanon 'living in extreme poverty'

More than half of the Syrian refugees in Lebanon are now living in extreme poverty, and the vast majority live below the poverty line, the UN's refugee agency said on Friday.

According to the UN, more than"...

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Dec 17

SL Embassy participates in DSAL Charity Bazaar in Beirut

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Lebanon participated in the Diplomatic Spouses’ Association of Lebanon (DSAL) International Charity Bazaar held in Beirut recently. This was the third time that the Sri Lankan Mission participated in this annual charity bazaar.

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Dec 17

Jumblatt, Foucher convene in Moukhtara

Democratic Gathering Head, MP Walid Jumblatt, met Saturday afternoon with French Ambassador to Lebnaon, Bruno Foucher, who visited him at his Moukhtara Palace in the presence of MP Nemeh Tohme and Mrs. Noura Jumblatt.

The general political situation in Lebanon and the region"...

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Dec 16

We don’t need foreign volunteers to defend Lebanon, says Hariri

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri stressed Thursday that “the Lebanese know how to defend their land and sovereignty” and that “they do not need foreign volunteers under any label.”

“We"...

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Dec 16

Lebanon and Turkey to Build Palestine Embassy in Jerusalem?

The move follows the Organization of Islamic Cooperation's recent call for East Jerusalem to be recognized as the capital of Palestine.

As the fallout from U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of"...

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Dec 16

Lebanon to receive MD 530G helicopters

The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) will receive six MD 530G helicopters as part of a USD120 million arms package from the United States, the US embassy in Beirut announced on 13 December.

The 530G is the latest version"...

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Dec 16

Lebanon Reopens Border Crossing with Syria

The Lebanese authorities reopened on Thursday the last closed border crossing with Syria, in parallel with the presence, on the Syrian side, of the Syrian Regime Interior Minister, Mohammad al-Shaar, who stressed that there were “no obstacles for anyone wishing to return to Syria,”"...

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