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An electricity-reform plan approved by the cabinet on Tuesday which includes the establishment of new power plants and leasing electricity generating vessels, has incorporated the private sector in the production line, Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani said on Wednesday. Ministers of the Lebanese Forces party have demanded the privatization of the electricity sector, and in that regard, Hasbani assured the “LF's request has been noticed in the p…
03.29 / 08:18
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Prime Minister Saad Hariri has reportedly received an invitation to visit Saudi Arabia, al-Akhbar daily reported on Wednesday. Sources close to Hariri confirmed that he would accept the invitation, but would be keen that King Salman bin Abdul Aziz is present in Riyadh when he heads…
03.29 / 08:18
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Speaker Nabih Berri reiterated on Wednesday that he strictly refuses any extension of the parliament term if it was not for technical reasons, al-Joumhouria daily reported. “We must distinguish between a technical parliament extension and a regular one. I will never accept another extension,” Berri told his visitors on Tue…
03.29 / 06:15
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President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil arrived Tuesday in Jordan along with a Lebanese delegation to take part in the 28th Arab Summit that will kick off on…
03.29 / 06:01
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It's not only creative talent that makes a successful designer. (Of that, Lara Khoury has plenty to offer.) It is also about meeting deadlines and applying a determined work ethic. Lara Khoury has understood this lesson well at this point of her career, as she acknowledged when recently talking to the Lebanese website "Secrets of Beirut". So I was hardly surprised when Khoury showed up right on time for our Skype interview. Here she was, an immaculate olive-skinned beauty with eyes as big …
03.28 / 22:05
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President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister Saad Hariri have disclaimed their personal rights in the case of the young man who has been arrested over a Facebook post deemed insulting to Lebanon's top leaders, Hariri said on…
03.28 / 18:35
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