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Kuwait, Saudi ask its citizens to quit Lebanon

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9, (Agencies): Kuwaiti citizens currently in Lebanon are urged to leave the country immediately, a foreign ministry statement said Thursday. The statement attributed the step to circumstances experienced by Lebanon at the moment, as well as a precautionary measure against any negative impact that might take place. …

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Bahrain orders its citizens “leave Lebanon immediately”

DUBAI: Bahrain is ordering all its citizens in Lebanon to “leave immediately” after the country’s prime minister resigned in a sudden televised address, citing Iranian meddling in Lebanese and regional affairs. Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry issued the order Sunday afternoon. It says Bahraini citizens are banned from traveling to Lebanon, as …

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Resignation dawn of a new Lebanon

LEBANON hardly came out of the presidential vacuum crisis which was graced by Arab countries, especially the Gulf countries; for it to reenter the dungeons of division through the obstinacy of ‘Hezbollah’ and its persistence to cling onto its micro-state against the State. ‘Hezbollah’ has done this in a bid …

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Lebanon PM quits, blasts Iran, Hezbollah

HARIRI TARGET OF ASSASSINATION BID DAYS AGO BEIRUT, Nov 4, (Agencies): Lebanon’s prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday, saying he believed there was an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world. His resignation thrusts Lebanon back into …

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Kuwaitis hold on to their properties in Lebanon despite shaky circumstances

‘Kuwaiti nationals always feel at home in Sawfar town’ BEIRUT, Sept 19, (KUNA): Despite the shaky economic, security, and political circumstances, which ironically seem to always be the norm in Lebanon, Kuwaitis continue to hold on to their properties in the neighbouring Arab country. According to a report by the …

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Amir receives Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, in presence of His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al- Sabah, met Sunday with visiting Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri and his accompanying delegation. They had fraternal talks that reflected historical relations between Kuwait …

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Lebanon win 7-A-Side Football Tournament

Embassies of the Islamic countries in Kuwait concluded the 7-A-Side Football Tournament organized by Youth Section of the Public Authority for Sports as part of the activities to celebrate Kuwait as the Capital of Islamic Culture for 2016. The final match was between the Embassies of Lebanon and Azerbaijan, and …

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Lebanese women protest against rape law

BEIRUT (AP) — A dozen Lebanese women, dressed as brides in white wedding dresses stained with fake blood and bandages, have gathered outside government buildings in Lebanon’s capital to protest a law that allows a rapist to get away with his crime if he marries the survivor. The law, in …

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Amir congratulates Michel Aoun

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Monday sent a congratulatory cable to Lebanon’s newly elected president Michel Aoun. In the cable, His Highness the Amir lauded good fraternal relations between Kuwait and Lebanon, and stressed mutual willingness to promote and develop …

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The time-wasting Lebanon leaders

A POPULAR adage among Lebanese applies to the current situation in their country: “If you want to destroy your country, pray for a lot of leaders.” Two years and a half after the presidential vacuum comes the paralysis of the legislative authority which is just waking up from a deep …

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