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updated Sat. July 2, 2022

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At first, Lebanon fiercely resisted Iran's hold on Lebanon. The Lebanese faced Iran's weapons in the hands of Hezbollah with their bare chests. A series of crimes followed Hariri's assassination. Lebanon endured a lot since the infamous Cairo Agreement of 1969. Thanks to the Syrian regime, the ...

BEIRUT – Ahead of Lebanon's upcoming general elections, the country's politicians are increasing their calls for the repatriation of Syrian refugees. However, the coauthor of a report from the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS) has cautioned that the government simply does not have the capacity to ...
BEIRUT: Lebanon's 2018 budget will likely be approved by cabinet before mid-March, its finance minister said, as the heavily indebted country seeks to agree ... Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri had said the budget needed to be completed by March 5 before Lebanese politicians become preoccupied with ...
The fact that two of the secretary's key interlocutors in Beirut (the Lebanese president and speaker of the parliament) are in electoral coalition with Hezbollah, ironically, has not aroused a similar level of controversy at home. Nor, for the most part, has the estimated $1.5 billion in U.S. support, in addition to ...
... press, different religious groups and women in high-ranking positions in the corporate world and the job market, Lebanon ranks shockingly low when it comes to female representation in politics, and politicians have been unsuccessful in acting on a movement to establish a quota for women in parliament.
In a country where women occupy only three percent of the parliament seats, Lebanon's first women's affairs minister — a man — is supporting a campaign to attract more women politicians. The government's decision to appoint him as women's minister in 2016 attracted some criticism. But Jean ...


 

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