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7/27/2022 1:34:57 PM

World - Region
7/26/2022 11:46:14 PM
Lebanon's parliament on Tuesday passed long-awaited amendments to the banking secrecy law to unlock a potential $3 billion financial assistance package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Al-Jadeed local TV channel reported.

World - Region
7/19/2022 8:20:41 PM
Israel's new prime minister paid an unannounced visit to the border with Lebanon on Tuesday, threatening to unleash a harsh military response to what he described as ``unacceptable'' aggression by the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group.

Arts & Culture - Music
7/18/2022 8:01:01 PM
Lebanon's renowned Baalbek festival is back, held in front of a live audience for the first time since 2019, despite the country's economic meltdown and the coronavirus pandemic.

World - Region
7/16/2022 10:19:02 AM
At the invitation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, President Joseph R. Biden conducted an official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on July 15-16, 2022.

World - Region
7/6/2022 6:07:38 PM
Lebanon hopes to start repatriating Syrian refugees within months over objections by the United Nations and rights groups, a minister said in an interview Wednesday.

World - Region
7/5/2022 8:58:25 PM
​Israeli caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Tuesday used his first trip abroad since taking office to urge world powers to step up pressure on Iran over its nuclear activities, calling the Islamic republic a threat to regional stability.

World - Region
7/5/2022 1:53:48 PM
Israel's caretaker prime minister left Tuesday for a day-long visit to Paris to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron. It was the first overseas trip by Yair Lapid since he took office last week.

World - Region
7/2/2022 2:00:18 PM
Iran's foreign minister Saturday condemned an Israeli airstrike on Syria earlier in the day and said Tehran opposes any military operation by Turkey in Syria's north.

World - Region
7/2/2022 10:15:30 AM
Israel carried out an airstrike on a coastal Syrian village near the Lebanon border Saturday morning, Syrian state media reported. Two people, including a woman, were wounded.

World - Region
6/23/2022 8:54:37 PM
Lebanon's lawmakers designated incumbent Prime Minister Najib Mikati to form a new government Thursday, more than a month after parliamentary elections that yielded no clear majority.

World - Region
6/23/2022 1:41:51 PM
Lebanon's president began consultations with members of parliamentary blocs on Thursday to name a new prime minister following last month's parliamentary elections.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/21/2022 4:14:00 PM
Lebanon has signed a deal to import natural gas from Egypt via Syria to boost power supply in the crisis-stricken country, AFP reported on Tuesday.

World - Region
6/20/2022 10:56:37 PM
Prime Minister Najib Mikati on Monday said Lebanon was ready to expel Syrian refugees living in the country if the international community does not work to repatriate them.

Business - Energy
6/20/2022 5:22:28 PM
Lebanon will sign a final agreement to import gas from Egypt via Syria on 21 June in Beirut, Lebanese Minister of Energy Walid Fayad said on Monday.

World - Region
6/20/2022 4:01:10 PM
Lebanon's Health Ministry reported on Monday the first monkeypox case in the country, noting that the patient's condition is stable.

World - Region
6/18/2022 2:37:08 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on authorities in Beirut to respect the decision of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, which on Thursday imposed life sentences on two members of Hezbollah for involvement in the 2005 bombing that claimed the life of former prime minister Rafik Hariri.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/18/2022 10:30:38 AM
Russian hostilities in Ukraine is preventing grain from leaving the ``breadbasket of the world`` and making food more expensive across the globe, threatening to worsen shortages, hunger and political instability in developing countries.

World - Region
6/15/2022 8:27:47 PM
The Lebanon Humanitarian Fund (LHF) has allocated 16 million U.S. dollars to expand the humanitarian response in Lebanon, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), operator of the fund, said on Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
6/15/2022 4:20:00 PM
Israeli activities in the Karish gas field have drawn renewed attention to the maritime border dispute between Israel and Lebanon.

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