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Lebanon ramps up COVID- 19 fight with vaccination marathon
Middle East

Lebanon ramps up COVID- 19 fight with vaccination marathon

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s health authorities Saturday launched a COVID-19 vaccination “marathon” to speed up inoculations around the country, including…
Lebanon’s central bank says not enough reserves for medical supplies
Middle East

Lebanon’s central bank says not enough reserves for medical supplies

Lebanon’s central bank said on Thursday it could not keep up its imports of subsidized medical goods without using its…
Lebanon president says PM-designate incapable of forming cabinet
Middle East

Lebanon president says PM-designate incapable of forming cabinet

Lebanon’s parliament will convene on Friday to discuss a letter written by the president saying Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri had…
Lebanese attack Syrians heading to vote at their embassy
Middle East

Lebanese attack Syrians heading to vote at their embassy

BEIRUT (AP) — Groups of angry Lebanese pelted buses and cars carrying Syrians expatriates and refugees heading to the Syrian…
Lebanese acting FM steps down over remarks on Gulf Arabs, IS
Middle East

Lebanese acting FM steps down over remarks on Gulf Arabs, IS

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s acting foreign minister stepped down on Wednesday amid a diplomatic row with Gulf Arab countries after…
Egypt summons Lebanese ambassador over FM’s ‘offensive statements’ about Gulf countries
Egypt

Egypt summons Lebanese ambassador over FM’s ‘offensive statements’ about Gulf countries

On Tuesday evening, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry asked the Lebanese ambassador in Cairo, Ali al-Halaby, to provide an explanation for…
Lebanon’s foreign minister asks to quit after comments strained Gulf ties
Middle East

Lebanon’s foreign minister asks to quit after comments strained Gulf ties

Lebanon’s foreign minister asked the president to be relieved of his duties on Wednesday, the presidency said, after his comments…
Underage marriages increase in Lebanon during pandemic
Middle East

Underage marriages increase in Lebanon during pandemic

Aid groups in Lebanon say the country’s ongoing economic crisis, compounded by the coronavirus pandemic, is forcing more children into underage…
Lebanese man killed by Israeli troops on border, Lebanese agency says
Middle East

Lebanese man killed by Israeli troops on border, Lebanese agency says

A Lebanese man was shot and killed by Israeli troops after he and others protesting in support of Palestinians tried…
Turkey’s Karpowership shuts down power to Lebanon
Middle East

Turkey’s Karpowership shuts down power to Lebanon

Turkey’s Karpowership, which provides electricity to Lebanon from two barges, said on Friday it was shutting down supplies over payment…
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