Latest in Tag: Lebanon Highlight

Latest in Tag: Lebanon

Lebanon’s new energy minister says government to press on with gas tenders

Reuters – Lebanon’s new energy minister said on Saturday the government should press forward with its first offshore gas licensing round without further delay and his ministry would not be held up by the country’s political problems. Beirut estimates it has some 96 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of natural gas reserves but political dysfunction has …

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Israel bombs Hezbollah target on Syria-Lebanon border

AFP – Bent on halting any transfer of weapons to Lebanon’s Hezbollah, Israel has bombarded a position of the powerful Shi’a group on the Lebanon-Syria border, sources say. On Monday night, “two Israeli raids hit a Hezbollah target on the border of Lebanon and Syria,” a Lebanese security source told AFP. Lebanon’s National News Agency …

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Four dead in clashes in Lebanon’s Tripoli

AFP- Four people have been killed in fighting in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, where sectarian clashes linked to the Syrian conflict regularly break out, a security source said Monday. “Three people, a woman and two men, were killed in heavy clashes overnight in which heavy artillery and rockets were used,” the source told …

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