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BEIRUT: At the end of a meeting chaired Wednesday by President Michel Aoun, the Lebanese Supreme Defense Council decided to extend the current period of general mobilization until the end of March 2022. It also announced opening measures borders with Syria for residents vaccinated or tested negative for COVID-19. The council called on all military …

Lebanon is one of the smallest but amazing countries in the world, where you can meet the cutest people in your life, eat like a king / queen, party like you are in Ibiza and visit the most ancient historical sites of the world. Even though Lebanon has many problems, come and visit Lebanon, buy …

In a video message to the Lebanese people, Guterres said he was deeply concerned about the difficulties he is facing, stressing the UN solidarity with the country. Next week I will travel to Lebanon with a simple message: the @UN stands with you. I look forward to engaging with people from all walks of life …

Lebanese authorities are failing to protect the rights to health and life of the country’s population amid the current crisis that prevents patients from purchasing or accessing essential medicines, Amnesty International said today. Since the subsidies were lifted in November, drug prices in Lebanon have quadrupled compared to 2019, when the economic crisis began, and …

Lebanon’s national currency collapsed again on Monday, exacerbating inflation and people’s desperation (Photo: AP) The diplomatic crisis between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon is far from over. Lebanese Agriculture Minister Abbas Hassan added salt to the insult on Tuesday by declaring that the war in Yemen must end, whoever wins. Former Lebanese Information Minister George Kurdahi …

Woman seeking to recover money from her bank accounts in Lebanon has secured a payment of $ 2.8 million from a French court in a ruling that could trigger a greater exodus of money from the crisis-stricken country , where de facto capital controls were imposed. The Saradar Bank must pay the woman the money …

MENANDS, NY (NEWS10) – For seven years, Dr David Chico, a veterinarian, volunteered for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) helping animals affected by natural disasters. Over the course of four years, he helped ensure that 53 cats were brought to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (MHHS) so they could be adopted into loving …

Jumana Zahid, the Saudi producer who is also the manager of Red Sea Lodge, the Red Sea Film Festival’s project lab, believes she can see the growth of the country’s burgeoning film industry before her eyes. “You can see the maturity in the submissions,” says Zahid. “The idea of ​​applying for a lab, writing a …

Lebanon has a faith-based power-sharing system where the number of representatives, political positions and the distribution of power are predetermined among the country’s religious groups. There are 18 recognized religious communities in Lebanon, and with its sect-based power-sharing system, a comprehensive Lebanese identity is not on the horizon. Lebanon is one of the most extreme …

BEIRUT (AP) – Lebanon’s Information Minister is expected to announce his resignation on Friday, in a bid to ease an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries. Local media reported that Minister George Kordahi intended to step down, weeks after television comments he had made criticizing Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen sparked …