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Cancellation is due to non-completion of preconditions to commencement of construction on Bisri Dam
There is need to implement reforms immediately, says Adib
Border clashes came only hours after Lebanon rejected Israeli call to reform UN peacekeeping force which patrols joint borders
Eradication of militant bourgeoisie is necessary for building of new Lebanese state
Parliament approves State of Emergency declared by caretaker government
In the statement, the social networking company said that the figure includes donations of $500,000 from a campaign by Facebook users, an amount that was matched by the company. The donation by Facebook comes in the wake of a huge explosion at the port in the country’s capital, Beirut, last Tuesday.
Security officials warned last month of potentially explosive material at Beirut port, says Lebanon’s State Security Directorate
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry arrived in Lebanon on, Tuesday, for visit of solidarity, met with the Lebanese President, inspected Egyptian Field Hospital
Four ministers resign following angry demonstrations across Lebanon, with media reports of possible full cabinet resignation
The third aid batch compromises 14 tonnes of medical supplies, and foodstuff including flour to maintain bread production in the city and to compensate the damage occurred to the country’s strategic reserve of wheat, the Egyptian Embassy to Beirut revealed.
‘We must work together as Lebanon’s future is at stake’: Macron
A second Egyptian aircraft carrying urgent medical, relief supplies, and food aid was dispatched on Saturday to the Lebanese capital, Beirut, according to an Egyptian military statement.
20% of Beirut 5,000 injuries need hospitalization while serious cases have reached 120 as shattered glasses caused severe injuries that required surgeries
The death toll from Beirut explosions has reached 154, Lebanese Health Minister Hamad Hassan announced on Friday
Speaking shortly after his arrival, Macron said that what happened in Lebanon is a very huge disaster and an urgent response to this is required.
Prime Minister Hassan Diab called on “friendly countries” to support a country already facing its worst economic turmoil in years, amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Beirut explosions kill at least 100 people, with over 4,000 others injured
About 73 people killed, and 3,700 others wounded in blast that rocked city’s port
The two huge explosions in Beirut left dozens dead and injured, al-Jadeed TV channel reported. A local hospital, however, said at least 500 were injured
Charbel Wehbi noted that Lebanon is not besieged by the United States but the U.S. has imposed sanctions on specific parties in the country.
Aoun said that Lebanon is facing “numerous enemies,” including COVID-19, corruption, and those who contributed to weakening the Lebanese pound
Repatriation flights to operate in first week of June
During the telephone discussions, Shoukry emphasised Egypt’s desire for stability in Lebanon, the ministry statement said. The ministers also discussed issues of mutual interest and bilateral relations between the two countries.
Lebanon has submitted an official request to the IMF for funds for restructuring its public debt and implementing necessary reforms in the country.
At least 31 people injured, one killed during clashes between protesters and Lebanese army
The number of confirmed infections stands at 677, with 21 deaths. The country has imposed a total lockdown since mid-March, allowing citizens to leave their homes only to buy food or medicine
Basic food items begin disappearing from Lebanon’s markets due to coronavirus
Palestinian Territories say workers returning from Israel responsible for coronavirus cases
These protests continue through 2020, affecting Egypt’s foreign policy, either directly or indirectly. In this article, Daily News Egypt views those protests, in addition to the impact of US-Iran escalation on the uprisings in Iraq and Lebanon.
UN chief will work with new PM to achieve reform agenda