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News Lebanon » Akkar: Lebanon’s rural wild awaits return of the rich Arab tourist

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/perspective/features/2018/04/15/Lebanon-s-wild-awaits-return-of-the-rich-Arab-tourist.html
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

In 2007, the Lebanese Mountain Trail organisation was formed. It claims to be the “first long-distance hiking trail in Lebanon extending from Andqet Akkar in the north of Lebanon to Marjaayoun in the south, a 470-km path that transects more than 75 towns ...

News Lebanon » Akkar: Israeli Drone in Akkar Overflight Similar to One that Preceded T-4 Strike

News channel or source: http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/244854
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

An Israeli reconnaissance drone was on Friday conducting intensive overflights over the mountainous regions of the northern Akkar province ... enemy's warplanes targeted Syria's T-4 airbase from Lebanon's airspace,” NNA added. Fourteen fighters including ...

News Lebanon » Akkar: Lebanon issues tender for 300 MW of large-scale solar-plus-storage

News channel or source: https://www.pv-magazine.com/2018/04/10/lebanon-issues-tender-for-300-mw-of-large-scale-solar-plus-storage/
Publication date: onday 09 April 2018

Projects selected in this auction will sell power at a rate not exceeding US$0.11/kWh and will be installed across four different regions: Bekaa and Hermel, South and Nabatieh, North and Akkar, and Mount Lebanon. Overall, around 3 GW of solar projects ...

News Lebanon » Akkar: Humanitarian response in Lebanon: changing social norms or reproducing them?

News channel or source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/north-africa-west-asia/lana-khattab/humanitarian-response-in-lebanon-changing-social-norms-or-reprod
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

For instance, Syrian teenage boys in Akkar, North Lebanon, mentioned that it is expected of them to contribute to the household income. A 15-year old boy stated, “our parents do not explicitly tell us to quit school and go work. We know we have to earn ...

News Lebanon » Akkar: Lebanese women take a stand against exclusion from nation’s politics

News channel or source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1284286
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

The perfect proof of this are the “Women of Akkar,” an all-female list in Akkar, north Lebanon, where five women decided they did not need men to put them on a list so they could run for election. Also remarkable is the fact that the lists of ...

News Lebanon » Akkar: Wind farms in Lebanon

News channel or source: http://www.executive-magazine.com/economics-policy/wind-farms-in-lebanon
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Earlier this spring, Lebanon signed its first-ever power purchase agreement (PPA) for wind energy with three separate consortiums that will build and operate wind farms in Akkar, in the north of the country. The energy ministry’s signing of the ...

News Lebanon » Akkar: 3 Days of Israeli Overflights Spark Concern in Akkar, Baalbek-Hermel

News channel or source: http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/244630
Publication date: Sunday 08 April 2018

who hails from Akkar, meanwhile strongly condemned what he called “Israel's blatant insolence represented in its continuous violation of all international conventions.” Israel “is seeking to sabotage security and stability in Lebanon through all ...

News Lebanon » Akkar: REPORT: Relatives running each other in several electoral districts

News channel or source: https://www.lbcgroup.tv/news/news-bulletin-reports/372167/report-relatives-running-each-other-in-several-ele/en
Publication date: Sunday 08 April 2018

In Akkar, former MP Wajih Mohamad al-Baarini ... running for the Sunni seat on al-Azem Movement list. In North Lebanon’s third district, candidate William (Melhem) Taouq on the list of SSNP-Marada-Harb alliance is running against his cousin Setrida ...

News Lebanon » Akkar: Future Movement

News channel or source: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Entity/Political-group/126081/Future-Movement.ashx
Publication date: onday 09 April 2018

Independent groups launched their final electoral lists for nine of Lebanon’s 15 districts Monday ... MP Bahia Hariri and other members of her Future Movement-backed “Integration and Dignity” list in Sidon-Jezzine urged “integration” between ...