Posts Tagged ‘Lebanon’

Lebanon receives first Ukrainian grain shipment under Istanbul deal

Lebanon's first grain shipment from Ukraine under the Istanbul grain export deal arrived in the port of Tripoli yesterday, Anadolu news agency reported. Ukrainian Ambassador Ihor Ostosh said, during the reception held to receive the ship, that Kyiv seeks to prevent a food crisis despite the negative impact of the Russian invasion. "Despite all the […]

Families mourn, as at least 71 die on Lebanon migrant boat

At least 71 people died when the migrant boat they were aboard sank off the Syrian coast after sailing from Lebanon earlier this week, the Lebanese Transport Minister said, as search operations continued on Friday, Reuters reports. It marks the deadliest such voyage yet from Lebanon, where mounting economic desperation has led many to board often rickety and overcrowded […]

Families mourn, as at least 71 die on Lebanon migrant boat

At least 71 people died when the migrant boat they were aboard sank off the Syrian coast after sailing from Lebanon earlier this week, the Lebanese Transport Minister said, as search operations continued on Friday, Reuters reports. It marks the deadliest such voyage yet from Lebanon, where mounting economic desperation has led many to board often rickety and overcrowded […]

Families mourn, as at least 71 die on Lebanon migrant boat

At least 71 people died when the migrant boat they were aboard sank off the Syrian coast after sailing from Lebanon earlier this week, the Lebanese Transport Minister said, as search operations continued on Friday, Reuters reports. It marks the deadliest such voyage yet from Lebanon, where mounting economic desperation has led many to board often rickety and overcrowded […]

Families mourn, as at least 71 die on Lebanon migrant boat

At least 71 people died when the migrant boat they were aboard sank off the Syrian coast after sailing from Lebanon earlier this week, the Lebanese Transport Minister said, as search operations continued on Friday, Reuters reports. It marks the deadliest such voyage yet from Lebanon, where mounting economic desperation has led many to board often rickety and overcrowded […]

Families mourn, as at least 71 die on Lebanon migrant boat

At least 71 people died when the migrant boat they were aboard sank off the Syrian coast after sailing from Lebanon earlier this week, the Lebanese Transport Minister said, as search operations continued on Friday, Reuters reports. It marks the deadliest such voyage yet from Lebanon, where mounting economic desperation has led many to board often rickety and overcrowded […]

Families mourn, as at least 71 die on Lebanon migrant boat

At least 71 people died when the migrant boat they were aboard sank off the Syrian coast after sailing from Lebanon earlier this week, the Lebanese Transport Minister said, as search operations continued on Friday, Reuters reports. It marks the deadliest such voyage yet from Lebanon, where mounting economic desperation has led many to board often rickety and overcrowded […]

Lebanon progress in implementing reforms remains very slow – IMF

Lebanon’s progress in implementing reforms required to unlock relief funds from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) remains very slow, the IMF said in a statement on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Lebanon agreed with the IMF on a list of 10 reforms to get access to $3 billion to ease its financial meltdown, which has left eight […]

Lebanon progress in implementing reforms remains very slow – IMF

Lebanon’s progress in implementing reforms required to unlock relief funds from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) remains very slow, the IMF said in a statement on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Lebanon agreed with the IMF on a list of 10 reforms to get access to $3 billion to ease its financial meltdown, which has left eight […]

Lebanon progress in implementing reforms remains very slow – IMF

Lebanon’s progress in implementing reforms required to unlock relief funds from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) remains very slow, the IMF said in a statement on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Lebanon agreed with the IMF on a list of 10 reforms to get access to $3 billion to ease its financial meltdown, which has left eight […]

Lebanon progress in implementing reforms remains very slow – IMF

Lebanon’s progress in implementing reforms required to unlock relief funds from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) remains very slow, the IMF said in a statement on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Lebanon agreed with the IMF on a list of 10 reforms to get access to $3 billion to ease its financial meltdown, which has left eight […]

Iran to send fuel to Lebanon: report

TEHRAN— Iran is ready to ship 600 thousand tons of fuel to Lebanon in a 5-month span, Al-Manar news network quoted an official at the Iranian embassy in Beirut. The Lebanese network quoted the official as saying that Iranian oil tankers carrying fuel are ready to move to Lebanon within one to two weeks and […]

Israel made concessions to Lebanon amid border dispute

A former Israeli military official said, Tuesday, that Tel Aviv had made “concessions” to Lebanon for reaching an agreement to demarcate their maritime border to avoid an escalation, Anadolu News Agency reports. Amos Yadlin, the former Head of the Israeli Military Intelligence Division, said Israel was showing flexibility regarding the disputed maritime border with its […]

Israel made concessions to Lebanon amid border dispute

A former Israeli military official said, Tuesday, that Tel Aviv had made “concessions” to Lebanon for reaching an agreement to demarcate their maritime border to avoid an escalation, Anadolu News Agency reports. Amos Yadlin, the former Head of the Israeli Military Intelligence Division, said Israel was showing flexibility regarding the disputed maritime border with its […]

Israel made concessions to Lebanon amid border dispute

A former Israeli military official said, Tuesday, that Tel Aviv had made “concessions” to Lebanon for reaching an agreement to demarcate their maritime border to avoid an escalation, Anadolu News Agency reports. Amos Yadlin, the former Head of the Israeli Military Intelligence Division, said Israel was showing flexibility regarding the disputed maritime border with its […]

Israel made concessions to Lebanon amid border dispute

A former Israeli military official said, Tuesday, that Tel Aviv had made “concessions” to Lebanon for reaching an agreement to demarcate their maritime border to avoid an escalation, Anadolu News Agency reports. Amos Yadlin, the former Head of the Israeli Military Intelligence Division, said Israel was showing flexibility regarding the disputed maritime border with its […]

Iran ready to offer Lebanon 600,000 tonnes of fuel

Iranian officials told a Lebanese technical delegation visiting Tehran on Tuesday that Iran could offer Lebanon 600,000 tonnes of fuel over five months to help ease its power shortages, Lebanese TV station Al-Manar reported. If the fuel deal goes through, it would be Iran’s first supply of fuel directly to the Lebanese State after it […]

Iran ready to offer Lebanon 600,000 tonnes of fuel

Iranian officials told a Lebanese technical delegation visiting Tehran on Tuesday that Iran could offer Lebanon 600,000 tonnes of fuel over five months to help ease its power shortages, Lebanese TV station Al-Manar reported. If the fuel deal goes through, it would be Iran’s first supply of fuel directly to the Lebanese State after it […]

Iran ready to offer Lebanon 600,000 tonnes of fuel

Iranian officials told a Lebanese technical delegation visiting Tehran on Tuesday that Iran could offer Lebanon 600,000 tonnes of fuel over five months to help ease its power shortages, Lebanese TV station Al-Manar reported. If the fuel deal goes through, it would be Iran’s first supply of fuel directly to the Lebanese State after it […]

Iran ready to offer Lebanon 600,000 tonnes of fuel

Iranian officials told a Lebanese technical delegation visiting Tehran on Tuesday that Iran could offer Lebanon 600,000 tonnes of fuel over five months to help ease its power shortages, Lebanese TV station Al-Manar reported. If the fuel deal goes through, it would be Iran’s first supply of fuel directly to the Lebanese State after it […]

People are “Robbing” Banks in Lebanon to Take Their Own Money from Their Own Accounts

Comments by Brian ShilhavyEditor, Health Impact News As the world’s financial crisis goes from bad to worse, we are increasingly seeing stories where people cannot access their own money in their own bank accounts.In July we reported that there were violent bank runs happening in China because depositors were locked out of their own accounts. […]

Lebanon seizes drugs haul near Syrian border

Lebanon said Sunday it had thwarted a drug smuggling operation involving one million Captagon pills near border with Syria, Anadolu reports. A military statement said the operation was foiled in Baalbek in eastern Lebanon after army forces chased smugglers into Syrian territory. On Saturday, Lebanese authorities thwarted another operation involving one million Catagon pills before […]

‘Israel’ Denies Starting Gas Extraction from Karish, Hopes Lebanon Accepts Hochstein’s Final Proposal

 September 17, 2022 The Israeli circles denied the media reports about starting gas extraction from Karish field, noting that pumping gas through the platform’s pipes will be experimental. Zionist Channel 13 noted that denying those reports aimed at preventing any escalation with Hezbollah, knowing that the Resistance had threatened to strike the platform if ‘Israel’ […]

Lebanon adopts strict security measures following bank raids

Lebanese Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi has announced that the country will adopt strict security measures following bank raids carried out by depositors, Anadolu Agency reported on Friday. Mawlawi’s remarks came during a press conference at the Interior Ministry, where security agencies were present to discuss measures to keep the country safe and stable. Angry depositors […]

Lebanon adopts strict security measures following bank raids

Lebanese Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi has announced that the country will adopt strict security measures following bank raids carried out by depositors, Anadolu Agency reported on Friday. Mawlawi’s remarks came during a press conference at the Interior Ministry, where security agencies were present to discuss measures to keep the country safe and stable. Angry depositors […]

Gaza Follows Lebanon With Claims To Gas Fields

On September 13, different Palestinian political factions in Gaza organized a demonstration, coinciding with the inauguration of a sea passage at the Gaza port. The demonstrators chanted for their rights to Gaza’s gas fields, seemingly inspired by Lebanon’s own bid to secure its rights to its natural resources. This Tuesday, Palestinians participated in an event, […]

Gaza Follows Lebanon With Claims To Gas Fields

On September 13, different Palestinian political factions in Gaza organized a demonstration, coinciding with the inauguration of a sea passage at the Gaza port. The demonstrators chanted for their rights to Gaza’s gas fields, seemingly inspired by Lebanon’s own bid to secure its rights to its natural resources. This Tuesday, Palestinians participated in an event, […]

Gaza Follows Lebanon With Claims To Gas Fields

On September 13, different Palestinian political factions in Gaza organized a demonstration, coinciding with the inauguration of a sea passage at the Gaza port. The demonstrators chanted for their rights to Gaza’s gas fields, seemingly inspired by Lebanon’s own bid to secure its rights to its natural resources. This Tuesday, Palestinians participated in an event, […]

Lebanon Parliament postpones budget talks, slowing IMF reform checklist

Lebanon’s Parliament, on Friday, suspended talks on the 2022 budget after a walk-out by lawmakers sent attendance below quorum, further delaying efforts to complete requirements to access IMF funds to relieve its economic crisis, Reuters reports. A group of parliamentarians, including newly-elected lawmakers who ran on a reform platform, a bloc of Christian MPs and […]

Lebanon banks close branches for 3 days after depositors’ incidents

The Association of Banks in Lebanon, on Friday, announced the closure of all banks’ branches across Lebanon for three days after a series of depositors’ hold-ups demanding withdrawal of their savings, Anadolu News Agency reports. The Association said the closure comes to protest the incidents by the depositors and the attacks that happened against the […]

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