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Lebanon, Syria discuss sea border after Beirut’s Israel deal

Lebanese President Michel Aoun and Syrian President Bashar Assad on Saturday discussed delineating their countries’ shared maritime border, a Lebanese official said.A dispute over their shared sea boundary emerged last year after Syria granted…
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65 Organizations Call on New UN Human Rights Chief to Prioritize Palestine

Dozens of Palestinian and international organizations have called on the new UN human rights chief to prioritize the human rights situation in Palestine. In a letter on Monday, the organizations welcomed new United Nations High Commissioner…
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Iraqi PM emphasizes military cooperation between Iraq and Lebanon

The Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, stressed on Wednesday the importance of developing security and military cooperation between Iraq and Lebanon. A statement issued by the media office of the Prime Minister mentioned that Al-Kadhimi…
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France Says Lebanon Must Elect New Head of State Soon

France's foreign ministry has said it is important that Lebanon elects a new head of state before Oct. 31, when President Michel Aoun's term ends.The Lebanese parliament failed to do so on Thursday, signaling the likelihood of the post being…
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Arab youth favors Russia, China, Turkey over US: Poll

Despite acknowledging the US as the main foreign influencer in the region, Arab youth prefer Russia, Turkey, and China to the United States, according to the recent Arab Youth Survey. The 14th Annual ASDA’A BCW Arab Youth Survey…
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Iran Ready to Supply Lebanon with Fuel

In a post on his Twitter account, the Iranian foreign minister’s assistant and director general of the Foreign Ministry’s West Asia and North Africa department reaffirmed Tehran’s support for the Lebanese people amid the fuel crisis that…
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Sayyed Nasrallah reveals the American offers rejected by Hezbollah

In the fourth episode of the "40 and Beyond" documentary series, the Secretary-General of Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, revealed that he received several US offers to neutralize Hezbollah from the Arab-Israeli conflict equation…
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Saudi-Hezbollah Meeting Secured Yemen Ceasefire and Hadi Resignation

A secret meeting between a Saudi delegation and Hezbollah in Lebanon paved the way for the ceasefire in Yemen, multiple sources have told Middle East Eye. The meeting is extraordinary because both sides regard each other as bitter foes and…
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Lebanese politicians urged to form government

Lebanon’s top Christian cleric urged fractious politicians on Sunday to speed up the formation of a government to allow authorities to prepare for presidential elections due before the end of October. Lebanon’s Najib Mikati was nominated…