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Why Lebanon?

THE Lebanese Parliament passed incentives to foreign ownership, which included granting every Arab or foreigner who owns a housing unit, starting from $500,000 in Beirut and $330,000 outside, permanent residence for him and his wife and children. Our friend the captain commented on the news, saying that he was surprised …

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International donors to plough billions into Lebanon

Paris, April 6, 2018 (AFP) -International donors are set to pledge billions of dollars in aid and development loans for Lebanon at a conference in Paris on Friday, hoping to stave off an economic and humanitarian crisis. Lebanon’s economic growth has plummeted due to repeated political crises, compounded by the …

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Gulf diplomatic visit terrifies Hezb, returns dwarves to their burrows

LEBANON is waiting for May 6, 2018 — the day of a serious exam for political powers which have dominated Lebanese decision for 25 years. The election will be a real challenge for Hezbollah as this will put every party to its actual dimension. Hence, when Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah …

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Berri master of thuggery with distinction

A LEBANESE adage says that as long as hearts are full of hatred, it makes no difference whether you commit a mistake or not. The Lebanese rejected all forms of thuggery blackmail by the supporters of Nabih Berri’s movement in response to the words of Lebanese Foreign Minister and Chairperson …

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Lebanese President arrives in Kuwait – Amir leads bilateral talks with Aoun

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, along with senior Kuwaiti officials, held talks Tuesday with visiting Lebanese President Michel Aoun and a delegation accompanying him. His Highness the Amir led the discussions on the Kuwaiti side, while Aoun headed the Lebanese delegation. …

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Aoun lauds Amiri stance on Lebanon – Lebanese President set for first visit to Kuwait

BEIRUT, Jan 22, (KUNA): Lebanese President Michel Aoun said the stances of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah since he was foreign minister have made Kuwait very close to Lebanon and other friendly countries. The State of Kuwait under His Highness the Amir is …

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Lebanese admits murder of Briton

BEIRUT, Dec 18, (AFP): Lebanese police on Monday arrested a driver suspected of killing British embassy worker Rebecca Dykes after trying to rape her, according to officials and the national news agency. The Lebanese news agency said the Lebanese man, who works as a driver with ride-hailing giant Uber, had …

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Leave Lebanon alone – Economic sanctions a risk

PARIS, Dec 9, (Agencies): French President Emmanuel Macron led calls Friday for countries to stop meddling in Lebanon at an international meeting aimed at preventing the fragile nation becoming a pawn in the power struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attended the eight-nation talks …

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Welcome to dignified Lebanon

IT IS not surprising that Iran meddles in the internal affairs of Lebanon easily since all nooks and crannies of the country are blurred, while their ears are blocked. They listen to all whispers coming out of every Arab nation or monitor every minor thing to prove their obedience to …

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Hariri in Beirut to stay – PM puts resignation on hold

BEIRUT, Nov 22, (Agencies): Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Wednesday he was suspending his surprise resignation, pending talks, providing a potential way out of a political crisis that has rocked the country. And in a rousing address before large crowds of supporters gathered outside his Beirut home, he pledged …

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