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U.S. Mediation On Israel-Lebanon Offshore Oil Dispute Reportedly Failed

The U.S. mediation between Lebanon and Israel in a dispute over offshore oil and gas blocks and maritime borders has reportedly failed, Lebanese media reported on Wednesday. David Satterfield, Acting U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, has been shuttling between Israel and Lebanon trying to mediate the dispute, which took another turn for the worse last week after the Hezbollah movement urged Lebanon to remain firm in its dispute with Israel and warned that it could act against Israeli oil facilities if necessary.......

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U.S. Mediation On Israel-Lebanon Offshore Oil Dispute Reportedly Failed

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 Steinitz meets American official over gas row with Lebanon

Steinitz meets American official over gas row with Lebanon

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz (Likud) met on Sunday with a senior United States official seeking to defuse an escalating oil and gas dispute with Lebanon, his office said.

A statement from Steinitz’s spokesman said the minister held talks with Acting Assistant Secretary of State David Satterfield about conflicting claims to"...

 Tillerson to Urge Neutrality in Lebanon, Propose Offshore Gas Settlement

Tillerson to Urge Neutrality in Lebanon, Propose Offshore Gas Settlement

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will stress during his Thursday visit to Lebanon the need for the country to abide by a policy of neutrality towards regional conflicts in order to guarantee continued support from the international community for its security and sovereignty, a media report said.

As for the latest territorial and"...

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Donor meeting to support Lebanon’s economy set for April 6 in Paris

A major donor meeting aimed at gathering support for Lebanon’s economy will take place on April 6 in Paris, a Lebanese government source said on Tuesday.

The Cedre conference, also known as Paris IV, will be one of three international meetings due this year at which Lebanon will seek support for its economy and army, and help"...

US envoy returns to Lebanon to mediate border, energy dispute with Israel

US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Satterfield returned to Beirut from Israel on Wednesday to continue diplomatic efforts to resolve a dispute between Lebanon and Israel over a border wall and energy drilling in disputed waters.

He kicked off his talks by holding talks with Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil."...

Hariri: The Future movement lists will include youth and women

The President of the Council of Ministers Saad Hariri said that Lebanon is safe from security perturbations and that all political leaders agree on preventing internal destabilization.


Hariri received yesterday evening at the 'Center House' the Association of Traders and Manufacturers of Afif Tibi Street, headed by the President of the Association Mustafa Sinno.
He told them:"...

Lebanon's PM says IT will develop economy

Prime Minister Saad Hariri opened the 9th ArabNet conference Wednesday with an upbeat speech about the promising future of technology and IT in Lebanon, two days after unveiling the $48 million fund for startups. Before an audience of mainly young Lebanese entrepreneurs, Hariri voiced strong support for the country’s"...