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Feb 20

Alessandro Balteo-Yazbeck examines who the refugee crisis benefits

“Nobody knows who he works for,” says Alessandro Balteo-Yaz­beck. The Venezuelan-Lebanese artist uncovers the secret histories behind culture: showing how art – an apparently disinterested field of beauty and taste – obscures a spider’s web of money, geopolitical"...

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Feb 20

Lebanon’s President to pay a two-day official visit to Armenia

Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun will arrive in Armenia on February 21 for a two-day official visit.

Mr. Aoun is expected to hold talks with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan"...

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Feb 20

Hariri Sponsors Launching of Business Support Unit

Prime Minister Saad Hariri said on Monday the government will continue to work and implement vital projects despite the obstacles.

The PM's remarks came during the launching ceremony of an investment fund"...

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Feb 20

UK Minister Meets Mashnouq, Stresses Support for Lebanon Stability

British interior minister Amber Rudd stressed Monday her government's continued support for Lebanon's stability during talks in Beirut with Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq.

Underlining keenness on"...

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Feb 20

Berri Announces AMAL Candidates for Elections, Stresses Adherence to Constitution, National Pact

Speaker Nabih Berri announced in a press conference on Monday the names of the AMAL Movement candidates that will be running in the parliamentary elections, urging commitment to forthcoming electoral lists that will be gathering AMAL, Hizbullah and other allies.

Berri"...

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Feb 20

Lebanon ready to confront any ‘Israeli aggression at all costs’ – army

The Lebanese army has reaffirmed its readiness to confront the “Israeli aggression” by any means at its disposal if the ongoing disputes and already tense relations between the neighbors escalate into an armed confrontation.

“I"...

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Feb 19

ArabNet Beirut signals continued growth of Silicon Lebanon

'We're very excited being selected as one of the top 10 startups in the ArabNet startup battle. This is an amazing opportunity for us to find potential investors, partners and expand our network,' Ibrahim Ezzeddine, CEO, and co-founder at tech startup, Cherpa, told Annahar.

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Feb 19

Aoun: Syrian Refugee Burden is Exhausting Lebanon

Lebanese President Michel Aoun announced on Saturday that there was a “pressing” need to resolve the burden Syrian refugees are posing on his country.

“The numbers of refugees have reached nearly half of Lebanon’s population,” he told the Rotary"...

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Feb 19

Hamas may wish to emulate Hezbollah, but Gaza is no Lebanon

A few minutes after Israeli warplanes struck a series of targets, mostly belonging to Hamas, in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, the terrorist group’s military wing published a statement"...

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Feb 19

First segment of Sri Lanka army troops 12th contingent leave for Lebanon on UN peacekeeping

The first segment of 12th Force Protection Company (FPC) for the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) left the island early this morning (18) in order to assume their roles and tasks in the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Lebanon, Army media unit said.

The"...

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