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Aug 19

Sri Lanka keen to strengthen bilateral relations with Lebanon

Sri Lanka has expressed keenness to strengthen bilateral relations with Lebanon and also is considering establishing direct air links with the Middle Eastern nation.

State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake"...

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Aug 19

Lebanon’s Ongoing Garbage Crisis Is Polluting Its Beaches and Poisoning Its Wildlife

While it has been two years since piles of garbage filled Beirut’s streets, Lebanon’s garbage crisis is still ongoing. Instead of finding a lasting solution, Lebanon’s government, thanks to ...

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Aug 19

Lebanon's Power Crisis Sees No Progress

Lebanon, a country plagued with power rationing, seems to find no solution for its longtime crisis in light of disagreements among political parties over the means to tackle the problem.

The government has canceled"...

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Aug 19

Lebanon receives first Bradleys

The United States handed over the first eight of 32 Bradley M2A2 infantry fighting vehicles to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) on 14 August, in a ceremony held at Beirut's port.

Speaking during the ceremony, US"...

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Aug 19

In Lebanon, salt producers fear craft is drying up

At 93, Elias al-Najjar has spent half a century harvesting salt by hand from ponds on Lebanon's Mediterranean shore, but he and his colleagues fear their way of life is dying.

Traditional coastal salt production"...

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Aug 19

Lebanon, Syria vow to improve economic ties

BEIRUT: Lebanese and Syrian ministers pledged to boost economic ties on Wednesday, part of a visit that has challenged the Lebanese state’s policy of neutrality towards Syria’s war.

Government ministers from Lebanon’s Hizbollah and the Shi’ite Amal party"...

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Aug 19

Lebanon eyes Syria’s post-war reconstruction

The port of Tripoli in Lebanon wants the world to know it’s ready for business. British safety managers are training local hires to operate heavy machinery and Chinese technicians are running diagnostics on two new container cranes that tower over the harbor, just 28 kilometers from"...

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Aug 19

UAE supports charity market in Lebanon

The Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, in co-operation with the UAE Embassy in Lebanon, has launched a humanitarian initiative supporting a charity market in Lebanon set up to provide displaced Syrians and Palestinians with clothing and other supplies before Eid Al Adha.

Organised"...

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Aug 19

Launching of US funded 'Modernization of Biometric System' Project at ISF headquarters

The launching ceremony of the US-funded Project 'Modernization of biometric System' took place on Friday at the office of ISF Director General Imad Otham, in the presence of Interior and Municipalities Minister, Nuhad Mashnouq, US Ambassador to Lebanon, Elizabeth Richard, and scores"...

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Aug 19

Hariri inaugurates Bahsas station: This is our plan to provide electricity 24/7

The President of the Council of Ministers Saad Hariri inaugurated this afternoon, representing President Michel Aoun, an electricity station in Bahsas-Tripoli.


Ministers Gebran Bassil, Mohammed Kabbara and Cesar Abu Khalil, MP Samir Jisr, former minister Raya Hassan,"...

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