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The powerful Shiite group, which fought a devastating war with the Jewish state in 2006, brought dozens of journalists on a rare and highly-choreographed trip to the demarcation line between Lebanon and Israel."This tour is to show the defensive measures that the enemy is taking," said Hezbollah spokesman Mohamed Afif, on a hilltop along the so-called Blue…
05.24 / 14:05
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Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq announced Wednesday that the parliamentary elections will be held in September under the controversial 1960 electoral law should the parties fail to reach an agreement on a new…
05.24 / 14:01
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Prime Minister Saad Hariri emphasized on Wednesday that Lebanon's position during the Riyadh summit stems from President Michel Aoun's oath of office and the ministerial statement of the…
05.24 / 12:36
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President Michel Aoun chaired an ordinary cabinet meeting at the Presidential Palace in Baabda that tackled agenda items, the outcomes that emerged after the Riyadh summit and renewed the term of the Central Bank Governor. Aoun chaired the meeting in the presence of Prime Minister Saad Hariri and the ministers, NNA…
05.24 / 12:36
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President Michel Aoun chaired an ordinary cabinet meeting at the Presidential Palace in Baabda and discussions tacked agenda items in addition to the outcomes that emerged after the Riyadh summit, reports said on…
05.24 / 11:01
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President Michel Aoun chaired an ordinary cabinet meeting at the Presidential Palace in Baabda amid reports that discussions will tackle 36 items on the agenda in addition to the outcomes that emerged after the Riyadh summit, media reports said on Wednesday. Aoun chaired the meeting in the presence of Prime Minister Saad Hariri and the ministers, NNA…
05.24 / 10:16
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Army Commander General Jospeh Aoun hailed the army's relentless efforts to confront terrorism and the Israeli army, vowing determination to unveil the fate of the soldiers abducted in…
05.24 / 07:31
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Education Minister Marwan Hamadeh said if President Michel Aoun had signed the decrees inviting voters for the elections in line with the constitutional deadlines, he would have saved the country from risks of delayed elections, al-Joumhouria daily reported on Wednesday. “If President Michel Aoun had signed the draft decrees submitted by Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq and calling the electoral bodies to stage elections on their constitutional dates, he would have saved the c…
05.24 / 06:20
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Islam Times - Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General has censured a recent UN report for being hostile towards Hezbollah and serving US-Israeli…
05.24 / 02:03
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It was part of Lebanon and the Arab world's first week-long festival to denounce discrimination against the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community.Initially the Beirut Pride group wanted to organise a kind of gay pride rally in the northern coastal town of Batroun, but fearing a backlash from police they dropped the…
05.23 / 18:47
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Free Patriotic Movement chief Jebran Bassil boasted Tuesday that the FPM has “managed to prevent” another extension of parliament's term and another return to the 1960 electoral law, while stressing that his movement will not accept a “bad” electoral law…
05.23 / 17:31
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