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EU launches 2-year support plan for Lebanon, Salam calls for more aid - The Daily Star

Tue, 2014-10-14 14:06

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EU launches 2-year support plan for Lebanon, Salam calls for more aid
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Held at the Grand Serail, the ceremony was attended by Lebanon's energy, administrative development and environment ministers. The EU was represented by its ambassador to Lebanon, Angelina Eichhorst, and ambassadors of many EU states.

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Remittances to Lebanon to hit $7.7B - The Daily Star

Tue, 2014-10-14 11:18

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Remittances to Lebanon to hit $7.7B
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Lebanon would be the 18th largest recipient of remittances globally and the 13th largest recipient among 135 developing economies in 2014. Also, it would be the second largest recipient of remittances among 16 Arab countries and the third biggest ...

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Lebanon's Arabic press digest – Oct. 14, 2014 - The Daily Star

Tue, 2014-10-14 08:11

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Lebanon's Arabic press digest – Oct. 14, 2014
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Embassies of major countries informed Lebanon that they opposed the release of any terrorist, especially the most notorious Roumieh prisoners linked to terrorist acts and killings. The embassies also stressed that Lebanon should not pay ransom to ...
Hariri and Rai to talk presidential impasse in RomeAl-Bawaba

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IMF 'satisfied' with Lebanon performance: Salameh - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-10-13 19:34

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IMF 'satisfied' with Lebanon performance: Salameh
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“The IMF does not have any reservations about the performance of Lebanon, and it understands what the region is going through and its impact on us,” Salameh told an Arab economic news outlet, according to a transcript carried by the National News ...
You have our blessings: IMF 'satisfied' with Lebanon's economic performanceAl-Bawaba

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Lebanon to postpone parliamentary poll to 2017: minister - Reuters

Mon, 2014-10-13 17:17

Lebanon to postpone parliamentary poll to 2017: minister
Reuters
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon is set to postpone next month's parliamentary elections to 2017 because instability linked to the Syrian crisis has made it impossible to hold a nationwide poll, a government minister said on Monday. The civil war in ...

Lebanon Army refers two Syrian terror suspects to judiciary - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-10-13 14:27

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Lebanon Army refers two Syrian terror suspects to judiciary
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BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army said Monday that it has referred two Syrian men to the judiciary on suspicion of belonging to terrorist organizations. The Army identified the suspects as Ahmad Atef Jenayat and Saleh Mohammad Halloum, according to a ...

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Lebanon risks losing global trust: Plumbly - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-10-13 13:22

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Lebanon risks losing global trust: Plumbly
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BEIRUT: Lebanon is at risk of losing the trust of the international community after lawmakers botched 13 attempts to elect a new president, U.N. Special Coordinator Derek Plumbly said Monday. “I would note that Parliament failed once again last week to ...

Army detains six Syrians in north Lebanon for lacking IDs - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-10-13 12:40

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Army detains six Syrians in north Lebanon for lacking IDs
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TRIPOLI, Lebanon: Six Syrians were detained Monday during raids in north Lebanon for lacking identification documents, security sources said. Members of the Lebanese Army intelligence branch raided sites in the towns of Zghorta and Iaal in the Zghorta ...

Hariri: Lebanon choking under refugee crisis - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-10-13 11:29

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Hariri: Lebanon choking under refugee crisis
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“Moreover, Lebanon is dealing with the influx of 1.3 million refugees, which occurred in a span of three years, a matter that no country can sustain,” Hariri said, calling for quick international assistance for the refugee crisis and to help the Army ...

Lebanon's Arabic press digest – Oct. 13, 2014 - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-10-13 09:49

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Lebanon's Arabic press digest – Oct. 13, 2014
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The following are a selection of stories from Lebanese newspapers that may be of interest to Daily Star readers. The Daily Star cannot vouch for the accuracy of these reports. Al-Akhbar. Druze seeking Hezbollah's help in fighting extremists. Some Druze ...