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  1. Aoun Holds Talks with U.N. Secretary-General

    09.21 / 17:45 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    President Michel Aoun held talks Thursday in New York with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the U.N. General Assembly, shortly after Aoun's speech before the world…
  2. Aoun at U.N.: Lebanon Won't Allow Naturalization of Any Refugee

    09.21 / 17:10 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    President Michel Aoun stressed Thursday in his maiden speech before the U.N. General Assembly that Lebanon will not allow the naturalization of any Syrian or Palestinian refugee on its soil “no matter what that might cost.” “The decision in this regard belongs to us and not to anyone else,” Aoun underli…
  3. President Michel Aoun Addressing U.N. General Assembly

    09.21 / 15:19 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    President Michel Aoun stressed Thursday in his maiden speech before the U.N. General Assembly that Lebanon will not allow the naturalization of any Syrian or Palestinian refugee on its soil “no matter what that might cost.” “The decision in this regard belongs to us and not to anyone else,” Aoun underlined. Noting that the Syrian state is now in control of “85 percent of its territory,” the president emphasized that “there is an urgent need to organize the return of refugees to their…
  4. Qabalan: We Condemn the Call for Naturalizing Syrian Refugees

    09.21 / 13:27 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    Higher Islamic Shiite Council chief Sheikh Abdul Amir Qabalan on Thursday condemned calls for “naturalizing” Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Lebanon. “We condemn every call and effort to naturalize the Palestinians and we also deplore the call for naturalizing Syrian refugees,” said Qabalan in a statement marking the first of Muharram, in an apparent reference to recent remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump…
  5. Jumblat Deplores Trump-N.Korea Cycle of Jabs

    09.21 / 08:53 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    Democratic Gathering bloc leader MP Walid Jumblat criticized on Thursday the fiery positions traded between the United States and North Korea saying “what a future awaits u…