Latest in Tag: Lebanon Highlight

Latest in Tag: Lebanon

Lebanon delays gas tenders, sets up administrator

By Laila Bassam / Reuters BEIRUT: Lebanon is delaying tenders for offshore exploratory drilling as it sets up an oil and gas oversight committee, but seismic tests suggest increasingly large potential gas reserves, Energy and Water Minister Gebran Bassil said. Interest in drilling in the eastern Mediterranean has grown since two natural gas fields were discovered …


Pope to visit Lebanon September 14-16: church official

By AFP VATICAN CITY: Pope Benedict XVI will visit Lebanon in September to preach peace and unity for Christians in the Middle East, a senior religious figure said Friday a day after meeting with the pontiff. “The pope will come to support Christians so that they are united,” said Gregory III Laham, the head of …


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