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News Lebanon » Politics: Election fever hits Lebanon, nine years since last legislative vote

News channel or source: https://www.dawn.com/news/1402528/election-fever-hits-lebanon-nine-years-since-last-legislative-vote
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Stakes are high in the long-awaited May 6 poll, the first test of Lebanon’s 2017 voting law, that will carve out the country’s political and economic trajectory for years to come. Voters and candidates alike are eager for polling to start, nearly 10 ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Lebanon's Syrian Refugees Don't Want to go Home Until Political Solution is Reached

News channel or source: https://www.albawaba.com/editorchoice/lebanons-syrian-refugees-dont-want-go-home-until-political-solution-reached-1118266
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Despite growing calls inside Lebanon for the repatriation of Syrian refugees, a report released Monday found that most do not want to return home until a political solution is reached. The Carnegie Middle East Center’s new report, “Unheard Voices: What ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Iran Warns of New 'War' As It Boosts Ties With Syria, Iraq and Lebanon

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/iran-warns-war-and-boosts-syria-iraq-lebanon-ties/ar-AAw2ora
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

comprised the second-largest political party in the ruling March 8 alliance and has been deployed in heavy numbers to battle Syrian rebels and jihadis in both Syria and Lebanon, whose regular armed forces receive U.S. support. Leading Lebanese newspaper ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Syria's allies say airstrikes undercut political resolution

News channel or source: https://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=235&sid=46300294&title=syrias-allies-say-airstrikes-undercut-political-resolution
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The leaders of Russia, Iran and the Hezbollah group in Lebanon said Sunday that Western airstrikes on their ally, Syria, have complicated prospects for a political settlement to the country's seven-year conflict. A day after the U ...

News Lebanon » Politics: UN Shows Strong Support for Economic Stability in Lebanon

News channel or source: http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/news-centre/news/2018/un-shows-strong-support-for-economic-stability-in-lebanon.html
Publication date: Friday 06 April 2018

the United Nations called for continued international support for Lebanon’s political and economic stability, citing it as a bulwark for stability in the region. “Supporting Lebanese unity and stability will support stability in the entire region ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Lebanon urges political solution to Syrian crisis after U.S.-led airstrikes

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-04/14/c_137111359.htm
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

BEIRUT, April 14 (Xinhua) -- Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Saturday that the U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria can't help achieve a political solution for the Syrian crisis. "What happened in Syria today at dawn doesn't contribute to finding a ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Lebanon wins $11bn as donors push for better governance

News channel or source: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/politics-economics/393600-lebanon-wins-11bn-as-donors-push-for-better-governance
Publication date: Saturday 07 April 2018

Prime Minister Hariri, who heads a political faction that gets backing from Saudi Arabia, counted on his wealthy neighbours chipping in alongside Europeans concerned over a possible new refugee surge if Lebanon collapses. France announced concessionary ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Asian shares give up early gains as political risks loom

News channel or source: https://www.chron.com/business/article/Asian-shares-give-up-early-gains-as-political-12836605.php
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

MIDDLE EAST: The leaders of Russia, Iran and the Hezbollah group in Lebanon said Sunday that Western airstrikes on their ally Syria, targeting its chemical weapons program, have complicated prospects for a political settlement to the country's seven-year ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Lebanon's Waste Warriors Fight the Rising Tide of Trash

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/lebanons-waste-warriors-fight-the-rising-tide-of-trash/ar-AAvK8VH
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

Lebanon is fraught with political gridlock, lack of transparency in regulations and an inconsistent enforcement of laws. And progress can be elusive. Cars drive past rubbish piled up next to a highway bridge at the eastern entrance to the Lebanese capital ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Lebanese PM says Hezbollah still committed to political settlement

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-04/16/c_137115450.htm
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

BEIRUT, April 16 (Xinhua) -- Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri stressed Monday that Hezbollah is "still committed" to the political settlement that led to the election of Lebanese President Michel Aoun and the formation of his government. Hariri told ...