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UN holds talks with Lebanon over Syrian refugee crisis

The complications surrounding Lebanon's policy ... The ambiguities surrounding Lebanon’s changing policy toward Syrian refugees are being tackled ... Minister Gebran Bassil said Friday that Lebanon must start imposing its own conditions and regulations regarding ...

07/07/2014 - 10:09 - comment 0

“Day of rage”: Lebanon’s salary scale for civil servants to come under serious scrutiny

prepare to hold their “day of rage” in what is expected to be their biggest protest yet over the issue. ... staff. “We promise you that we will stage a popular uprising tomorrow. Our white Lebanon, which was built with our pains, is different than their Lebanon. Wednesday will be a test for the political ...

14/05/2014 - 00:20 - comment 0

Lebanon bleeds again - Syria spills over into downtown killing six including Lebanon's ex minister

was assassinated in a car bomb explosion in Downtown Beirut Friday, was an economist holding senior positions ... government official was Vice-Governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon from 1993 until 1997. He later served as finance minister in 2007-2008 and as Lebanon’s Ambassador to the United States from 1997 ...

Editor's Choice - 27/12/2013 - 15:21 - comment 0

Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri holds talks with Sisi in Cairo

The head of the Lebanese Future party is meant to discuss recent developments in Lebanon and foreign ... Lebanon has been rocked by a string of car and suicide bomb attacks in recent months, many of which ... 15, Lebanon formed a new cabinet after nearly a year of deadlock between rival political parties. ...

19/02/2014 - 18:28 - comment 0

MP says militants actions threaten Syrian refugees in Lebanon

refugees in Lebanon, Interior Minister  Nouhad Machnouk  said, in an implicit warning to militants holding Army soldiers captive. “They should remember that they are placing the lives of one and half million Syrians in Lebanon  in danger because of their actions and threats,” Machnouk told  An-Nahar ...

30/08/2014 - 13:18 - comment 0

Lebanon loves "Lucy"! Scarlett Johansson, Amr Waked's blockbuster tops country's box office

at the box office in  Lebanon  last weekend, with Johansson’s mind tricks holding Marvel’s latest offering, ... debuted in first place at the box office in Lebanon last weekend, with Johansson’s mind tricks holding ... place at the box office in Lebanon last weekend. Did it have anything to do with her kiss with Amr ...

24/08/2014 - 11:25 - comment 0

'Breakthrough' in public wages expected in Lebanon next week

source revealed to The Daily Star Thursday. “We are close to an agreement on holding a Parliament ... which requires decrees to hold the signatures of all 24 Cabinet members. Salam underlined the need ... that while it is holding the Finance Ministry.” Education Minister  Elias Bou Saab  said the discussion ...

11/07/2014 - 03:42 - comment 0

U.N. stresses importance of timely election in Lebanon

for Lebanon Derek Plumbly stressed during a meeting with Speaker Nabih Berri on the need to hold ... The U.N. voiced its concern over Lebanon ... the statement agreed at the meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon... which emphasized ...

12/05/2014 - 15:44 - comment 0

Lebanon and UN may set up Syrian refugee camps

for Syrian refugees in Lebanon is set to meet next week to hold talks over the case. In comments ... for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas said Saturday. “We have been holding talks among ourselves as well as with the United Nations regarding the establishment of official ...

11/05/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Lebanon: Oil sector to hold 3 days strike

Lebanon’s oil sector plans to hold a three-day strike ... Lebanon’s oil sector plans to hold a three-day strike next week to press their demand that the government ... headlines, Oil & Energy, Lebanon) Lebanon’s oil sector plans to hold a three-day strike next week ...

27/03/2012 - 12:16 - comment 0