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Activists Cry Foul as Lebanon Imposes a Tax Hike Right Before Postponing Elections, Again - Global Voices Online

Latest News - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 16:32


Global Voices Online

Activists Cry Foul as Lebanon Imposes a Tax Hike Right Before Postponing Elections, Again
Global Voices Online
Days after two thousand protesters gathered in front of the government palace in Beirut on March 19, to protest against proposed tax hikes, the Lebanon's Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri announced that elections will be delayed, again. Hassan Chamoun ...

World Water Day 2017: Working together for safe water in Lebanon's vulnerable communities - ReliefWeb

Latest News - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 07:34


World Water Day 2017: Working together for safe water in Lebanon's vulnerable communities
ReliefWeb
World Water Day, celebrated on March 22 of every year, was designated by the United Nations to focus on the importance of fresh water and promote the sustainable management of freshwater resources in the world. ACTED Lebanon, through a project ...

Lebanon: Israel's maritime zone law means war - Globes

Latest News - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 05:24


Globes

Lebanon: Israel's maritime zone law means war
Globes
Berri said, "This is a new assault by Israel on Lebanese sovereignty. What has been revealed by Israeli media was not arbitrary, but rather reveals a path taken by Israel in a bid to control Lebanon's gas and oil wealth within Lebanese economic borders ...
Israeli bill to annex maritime border area is war declaration: LebanonDaily Sabah
Are Israel and Hezbollah Preparing for War?The Nation.
Lebanese MP Says Mediterranean Maritime Dispute Could Mean Warhttp://hamodia.com

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Lebanon's PM calls for elimination of all trade obstacles with Egypt - Zawya

Latest News - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 01:20


Zawya

Lebanon's PM calls for elimination of all trade obstacles with Egypt
Zawya
“In 2010, Egypt's exports to Lebanon amounted to $430 million while Lebanon's exports to Egypt reached $200 million. As for today, Egypt's exports to Lebanon are worth $770 million while Lebanon's exports to Egypt stand at only $58 million,” he said.
Egypt to continue training Lebanese army officersAnadolu Agency
Hariri's Egypt visit aims to unify stances ahead of Arab summitgulfnews.com
Beirut requests Cairo's help in training Lebanese army: PM HaririAhram Online
MENAFN.COM
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Lebanese Army arrests 10 on various charges - The Daily Star

Latest News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:40


Lebanese Army arrests 10 on various charges
The Daily Star
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Lebanon's Jews are often forgotten, this documentary sheds light on the community - StepFeed

Latest News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 08:51


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Lebanon's Jews are often forgotten, this documentary sheds light on the community
StepFeed
For many, "Lebanese Jewish" is too remote a concept. But, the truth is, Jews in Lebanon once lived side by side with the country's Christian and Muslim populations. They even have a minorities' seat in parliament. Beirut's Wadi Abu Jmil, Saida, Hasbaya ...

Lebanese Democratic Party chief calls for constituent assembly - The Daily Star

Latest News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 07:41


Lebanese Democratic Party chief calls for constituent assembly
The Daily Star
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Lebanese Democratic Party chief calls for constituent assembly - The Daily Star

Latest News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 07:41


Lebanese Democratic Party chief calls for constituent assembly
The Daily Star
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Asylum seeker deported from Manus fears for his life in Lebanon - The Sydney Morning Herald

Latest News - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 21:26


The Sydney Morning Herald

Asylum seeker deported from Manus fears for his life in Lebanon
The Sydney Morning Herald
Cairo: A Lebanese asylum seeker, who spent four years in offshore detention on Manus Island, was involuntarily deported late last week to Beirut. Bahaa Trad ...

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Disaster waiting to happen at Lebanese football games - The Daily Star

Latest News - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 18:15


The Daily Star

Disaster waiting to happen at Lebanese football games
The Daily Star
With thousands of fans climbing onto floodlights and sitting atop the Tyre Stadium's roof, spectators' safety was put at risk during last month's Beirut Football Derby between Ansar and Nejmeh. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and ...

Disaster waiting to happen at Lebanese football games - The Daily Star

Latest News - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 18:15


Disaster waiting to happen at Lebanese football games
The Daily Star
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on March 22, 2017, on page 3. Recommended. Related Articles. An opponent, not an enemy · Fan killed in shooting outside Rio de Janeiro soccer stadium · Beirut's Nejmeh FC wins ...

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Elie Stephan eager to satisfy hungry Lebanese fans - FIBA

Latest News - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 12:35


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Elie Stephan eager to satisfy hungry Lebanese fans
FIBA
These triumphs have satiated the hunger of rabid Lebanese fans somewhat, but there is no denying that what they really want is for their team to ascend to the summit of the continent's biggest basketball tournament. This is not lost on Lebanon's main ...

Lebanon's Blom Bank recommends $1 dividend | Reuters - Reuters

Latest News - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:04


Lebanon's Blom Bank recommends $1 dividend | Reuters
Reuters
Lebanon's Blom Bankis recommending a dividend of 1500 Lebanese pounds ($1) percommon share for 2016, up from 1250 pounds a year earlier,after ...

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Army raids homes of BBC-dubbed 'Lebanon's Hashish Kingpin' - The Daily Star

Latest News - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 08:35


The Daily Star

Army raids homes of BBC-dubbed 'Lebanon's Hashish Kingpin'
The Daily Star
The Lebanese Army Tuesday raided three homes owned by Ali Shamas, following his appearance on a BBC documentary about his involvement in drug trade and weapons cache. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full ...

Syrian refugees squeezed out of livelihoods in Lebanon - The National

Latest News - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 14:57


The National

Syrian refugees squeezed out of livelihoods in Lebanon
The National
In January, Lebanese labour minister Mohammad Kabbara announced that Lebanon would start cracking down on foreign labour in the country, ensuring that foreigners hired in Lebanon have the correct permits and are not working in fields where they ...

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Syrians refugees squeezed out of livelihoods in Lebanon | The ... - The National

Latest News - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 13:44


The National

Syrians refugees squeezed out of livelihoods in Lebanon | The ...
The National
NAAMEH, LEBANON // Omar first came to Lebanon from Syria's Idlib province as a teenager 25 years ago, eventually climbing the economic ladder from driving ...

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Globes English - Israel, Lebanon on gas tender collision course - גלובס - Globes

Latest News - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 13:27


Globes

Globes English - Israel, Lebanon on gas tender collision course - גלובס
Globes
Israel has asked the US and the UN to pressure Lebanon to change the oil and gas exploration tenders being planned.

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Six Years Of War: Syrian Refugee Children In Lebanon - Huffington Post UK

Latest News - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 12:49


Huffington Post UK

Six Years Of War: Syrian Refugee Children In Lebanon
Huffington Post UK
UNICEF is doing all it can, both by itself and through Lebanese partners, to alleviate the suffering of the million and a half who have fled. One organisation is pitching its tents in a new settlement every day, providing inoculations and other life ...

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Hariri to Lebanese: No need for protests - The Daily Star

Latest News - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 12:08


The Daily Star

Hariri to Lebanese: No need for protests
The Daily Star
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Special offer for Lebanon: Time travel with the Israeli military - Middle East Eye

Latest News - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 08:09


Middle East Eye

Special offer for Lebanon: Time travel with the Israeli military
Middle East Eye
As Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett sees it, another war between Israel and its Lebanese neighbour “will mean sending Lebanon back to the Middle Ages”. This endearing soundbite was reported on 13 March by Haaretz correspondent Amos Harel ...

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