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Aug 19

 Khalil: To declare state of emergency to reassure people

Khalil: To declare state of emergency to reassure people

NNA - Minister of Finance, Ali Hassan Khalil, highlighted the necessity to declare a state of political and economic emergency with the positive intention of reassuring the Lebanese people.


'The current stage necessitates the declaration of a state of political and"...

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Aug 18

Hariri: UN, US Will Participate in Negotiations on Maritime Borders

Hariri: UN, US Will Participate in Negotiations on Maritime Borders

Prime Minister Saad Hariri said that he heard support from the US administration for the Lebanese army, pointing out that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo renewed during their meeting the US support for Lebanon politically and economically and the US keenness on resolving the land and"...

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Aug 17

 Choucair in Touch Press Conference: I did what my conscience told me to do

Choucair in Touch Press Conference: I did what my conscience told me to do

NNA - In a press conference on Friday concerning Touch building, Minister of Telecommunications, Mohammad Choucair, confirmed that the building owner had been cooperative, and he did not have to sell the building in the first place.


'I think that I did what my conscience"...

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Aug 10

Lebanon’s Salameh gets another “A” as best-ranked central bank governors in the world

Lebanon’s Salameh gets another “A” as best-ranked central bank governors in the world

BEIRUT, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) — Lebanon’s Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh was named by U.S.-based Global Finance magazine as one of the world’s best central bank governors for the fourth time, a statement by the central bank reported on Friday.

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Aug 08

Speaker Berri warns over the financial situation in Lebanon , urges politicians to show ‘wisdom’

Speaker Berri warns over the financial situation in Lebanon , urges politicians to show ‘wisdom’

Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri issued a warning on Wednesday during his weekly Ain el-Tineh meeting with MPs over the country’s financial situation and called on political parties bickering over the Qabrshmoun incident to show “ wisdom,” stressing that he “will not"...

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Aug 08

Abou Faour meets Lazzarini: International organizations have not yet kept their promise

Abou Faour meets Lazzarini: International organizations have not yet kept their promise

NNA - Minister of Industry, Wael Abou Faour, at his meeting with UN Resident Representative in Lebanon Philipe Lazzarini that 'the international organizations and agencies of the United Nations operating in Lebanon have not yet fulfilled their promise of giving preference to the industry"...

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Aug 06

LAU study a model for solving the problem of data scarcity

LAU study a model for solving the problem of data scarcity

The impacts of universities on the surrounding environment go far beyond their gates. Their contribution to the local economy—understood as both direct and indirect effects on employment and overall economic development—is visible to the naked eye. Classic examples include Oxford,"...

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Aug 06

 Berri chairs dialogue table in support of industrial sector, says continuing status quo keeps Lebanon distorted

Berri chairs dialogue table in support of industrial sector, says continuing status quo keeps Lebanon distorted

NNA - Speaker of the House, Nabih Berri, on Monday stressed the fact that a rise in investments, industry, agriculture, tourism, or economy was farfetched without political and security stability.


'The continuation of the current situation keeps 'war disfigured'"...

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Aug 04

Aoun warns Lebanese of “tough” measures unless economic sacrifices made

Aoun warns Lebanese of “tough” measures unless economic sacrifices made

President Michel Aoun warned Lebanese on Thursday of the risk of harsh financial measures from international institutions unless sacrifices are made to save the country from economic crisis.

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Jul 31

President Signs 2019 State Budget

President Signs 2019 State Budget

President Michel Aoun has signed on Wednesday the 2019 state budget following controversy over Article 80 related to state hires of Civil Service Council applicants, the National News Agency said.

The budget was"...

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