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Dec 17

Company Tasked With Redeveloping Beirut Struggles Through Lebanon's Turmoil

The company formed to rebuild Beirut after Lebanon’s civil war ended in 1990 is struggling to overcome the latest period of political turmoil roiling the Middle East.

Until the 2011 Arab uprisings and the start"...

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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

Lebanon’s energy take at least 55%: minister

Some banks have estimated the potential value of gas off the Lebanese coast at $600bln

BEIRUT - Lebanon’s share from the potential gas revenues will be at least 55 percent and this is line with the world average,"...

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Dec 17

Lebanese minister raps removal of ban on pesticides

Public Health Minister Wael Abu Faour fired a warning in response to the agriculture minister’s defense of the decision to lift a ban on previously prohibited agricultural products.

BEIRUT - Public Health Minister"...

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Dec 17

A new generation of differentiated advisory firms sees light: Grey Matter sets up office in Lebanon

A new advisory firm has opened office in Beirut to cater for needs of large businesses as well as SMEs in Lebanon and region.

Beirut: A new advisory firm has opened office in Beirut to cater for the needs of large"...

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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 border"...

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Dec 17

Lebanon- Public Health Minister Against Lifting the Ban on Pesticides

Public Health Minister Wael Abu Faour fired a warning Friday in response to the agriculture minister''s Ghazi Zeaiter defense of the decision to lift a ban on previously prohibited agricultural products.

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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 a million"...

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Dec 17

Lebanon to begin oil and gas drilling in 2019

Lebanon will begin exploratory drilling for offshore oil and gas in 2019, Energy and Water Minister Cesar Abi Khalil said on Friday, as the country hopes to find resources to shore up its indebted economy. 'This is going to create a new sector in the economy,' said Abi Khalil. 'And it is going to secure a local source for energy.' Lebanon's economy is mired in debt and struggling to grow as the civil war in neighbouring Syria stretches into its seventh year. The conflict has paralysed trade and pushed some one million......

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