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Amir holds phone talk with Lebanese president

Amir holds phone talk with Lebanese president

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held a telephone conversation with Lebanese President General Michel Aoun on Friday.

Qatar open campaign with 2-0 victory over Lebanon

Qatar open campaign with 2-0 victory over Lebanon

Qatar showed patience and maturity to pick up a 2-0 win over a determined and well-organised Lebanon at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium as Felix Sanchez’s side notched up an opening victory in Group E ...

Lebanon's Hariri hopes government will be finalised on Friday

Lebanon's Hariri hopes government will be finalised on Friday

Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri said he hoped to finalise a new national unity government on Friday after more than seven months of political wrangling.

Lebanon seen closer to new government, minister says could be within days

Lebanon seen closer to new government, minister says could be within days

Lebanon appeared to be edging towards clinching a deal to form a new national unity government after more than seven months of wrangling over cabinet posts, as the finance minister was quoted as saying there could be a new administration within days.

Lebanon PM confident of new government by year end

Lebanon PM confident of new government by year end

Lebanon's prime minister-designate, Saad Hariri, said Thursday he is ‘pretty sure’ that a six-month-old deadlock on forming a government will be broken by the end of the year.

EAA, Anera refurbish sporting facilities at refugee camps

EAA, Anera refurbish sporting facilities at refugee camps

Education Above All (EAA) Foundation, through its programme Reach Out to Asia (Rota), has celebrated the completion of Rota’s 'Empowering Palestinian Refugee Children and Youth through Sports in Lebanon' project

QRCS to provide drinking water for Syrian refugees

QRCS to provide drinking water for Syrian refugees

Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) mission in Lebanon has launched a new project that helps provide clean drinking water for the Syrian refugee camps in Arsal of the Beqaa Governorate.

Syria says border crossing with Jordan to reopen on October 10

Syria says border crossing with Jordan to reopen on October 10

A vital border crossing with Jordan will officially reopen on October 10, Syria's state-run news agency SANA reported, withdrawing an earlier report that the movement at the terminal had already begun on Saturday.

Lebanon navy rescues dozens from sinking Cyprus-bound boat

Lebanon navy rescues dozens from sinking Cyprus-bound boat

Lebanon's navy rescued dozens of people, including Syrians, from a sinking boat off the country's northern coast on Saturday, the military and a security source said, adding one child had died.

Lebanon's Hariri gives new cabinet details to president

Lebanon's Hariri gives new cabinet details to president

Key parties have jostled over ministries since a legislative vote in May, as officials and foreign donors warned that a delay would aggravate the country's economic troubles.

QRCS launches sanitation project for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

QRCS launches sanitation project for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) mission in Lebanon has launched a community-based project to enhance the sanitation services at four Syrian refugee camps in Joub Jannine, the capital of West Beqaa.

Lebanon sinks old tanks to create underwater dive 'park'

Lebanon sinks old tanks to create underwater dive 'park'

Lebanese environmentalists on Saturday sank 10 old tanks and armoured vehicles to the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea in a novel attempt to attract divers and create new habitats for marine life.