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Lebanon seizes 800,000 stimulant pills in major drug bust

Lebanon seizes 800,000 stimulant pills in major drug bust

Lebanon's police said Saturday it has seized more than 800,000 pills of the amphetamine-type stimulant captagon worth around $12 million in a bust coordinated with other regional authorities.

Qatar-Lebanon trade volume up 48% to QR787mn in 2018

Qatar-Lebanon trade volume up 48% to QR787mn in 2018

Trade volume between Qatar and Lebanon registered a 48% growth to reach QR787mn in 2018 compared to the QR531mn recorded in 2017, said private sector leader Qatar Chamber in a statement on Sunday.

QC implements relief projects for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

QC implements relief projects for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Qatar Charity (QC), with support from benefactors in Qatar, has started the implementation of seven new emergency relief projects to provide the winter needs for more than 226,000 refugees in Lebanon ...

UN chief welcomes Amir’s initiative to support refugees

UN chief welcomes Amir’s initiative to support refugees

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the initiative announced by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to allocate $50mn to support Syrian refugees and displaced persons in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Syria

QC implements seven relief projects for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

QC implements seven relief projects for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Qatar Charity (QC), with support from benefactors in Qatar, has started the implementation of seven new emergency relief projects to provide the winter needs for more than 226,000 refugees in Lebanon in order to help them cope with the cold and snowstorms.

Amir holds phone talk with Aoun

Amir holds phone talk with Aoun

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

Qatar to invest $500mn in Lebanese govt bonds

Qatar to invest $500mn in Lebanese govt bonds

Qatar plans to invest $500mn in Lebanese government bonds to support Lebanon's economy, HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said Monday.

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.