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Posts Tagged: Lebanon government

May 22, 2020 9:52 am

Lebanon’s Berri Tells Government Time for Action Not Words

Lebanon's powerful parliament speaker said on Friday it was time for government action to help citizens grappling with an economic crisis and this could not...

February 17, 2020 10:54 am

Crisis Puts Lebanon’s Survival at Stake, Hezbollah Warns

Lebanon may not survive if its new government fails, the powerful Hezbollah warned on Sunday, urging the country's divided politicians not to obstruct the cabinet...

February 12, 2020 8:12 am

Lebanon Government Wins Confidence Vote as Protests Rock Beirut

Lebanon's new government won a vote of confidence from parliament on Tuesday as protesters trying to block the session clashed with security forces, leaving hundreds...

December 20, 2019 9:56 am

Lebanon’s New PM Aims to Form Government Within Six Weeks

Lebanon's new prime minister designate Hassan Diab said in an interview with Deutsche Welle he will work on forming a government within six weeks to...

December 13, 2019 10:08 am

Lebanese Christian Party Says It Won’t Join Government on Hariri’s Terms

Lebanon's largest Christian political party will not join a new government under the terms set by caretaker premier Saad al-Hariri, but will not obstruct the...

December 6, 2019 11:26 am

Lebanon’s Aoun Hopes Government Will Be Formed Quickly

Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Thursday he hoped a new government would be formed quickly to carry out essential reforms in a country grappling...

November 26, 2019 10:04 am

Lebanon Business Group Urges General Strike to Push for End to Crisis

A major Lebanese business group called on Monday for a three-day general strike to press divided politicians to form a government and end a crisis...

November 25, 2019 10:19 am

Hezbollah Lashes Out at US, Accusing It of Interference in Lebanon

JNS.org - Hezbollah accused the United States on Friday of meddling in the formation of a new Lebanese government amid one of the country’s worst...

November 13, 2019 10:14 am

Lebanon Slips Deeper Into Turmoil, No Sign of New Government

Protesters barricaded main roads across Lebanon on Wednesday after President Michel Aoun enraged demonstrators by urging them to end their revolt against corruption and cronyism...

November 8, 2019 1:06 pm

No Sign of New Cabinet as Lebanese Leaders Meet, Bank Curbs Continue

Lebanon's outgoing Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri met President Michel Aoun on Thursday without announcing progress towards forming a new government, and banking sources said most...

January 30, 2019 9:54 am

Lebanese Politicians Believe Government Will Be Formed This Week

Lebanon appeared to move closer to forming a new government on Wednesday after months of wrangling, with politicians from rival political factions indicating they believed...

January 27, 2019 6:35 pm

Hezbollah Says Two Obstacles Remain for Lebanon Government

The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed terrorist group Hezbollah said on Saturday that two obstacles remain before the formation of a new Lebanese government after months...

October 11, 2018 1:24 pm

Lebanese Newspaper Protests Politicians’ Failure to Form Government With Blank Edition

Major Lebanese newspaper an-Nahar published a blank edition on Thursday to protest against what it called a "catastrophic situation" in Lebanon, which five months after...

August 10, 2018 9:14 am

Hezbollah Says Lebanon Government Delay Risks ‘Slide Towards Tension’

The parliamentary bloc of Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Thursday that delay in forming a new government risked Lebanon sliding "towards tension." Lebanon faces political deadlock...


‘Your People Will Be My People’: A Shavuot Shout-Out to Ruth’s ‘Daughters’

JNS.org - “You shall love the convert, for you were strangers in the...

One New York Family’s Story of Surviving Coronavirus

JNS.org - For Sarit Haviv, 53, of Mill Basin in Brooklyn, New York, the toughest part of having COVID-19 was...


Former Vice-Chancellor of Austria Accused of Penning Antisemitic Dedication...

A former vice-chancellor of Austria was accused on Tuesday of having penned a handwritten dedication railing against the "Jewish lust...


Islamic Hackers Group Claims Responsibility for Cyber-Attack That Exposed P...

A massive cyber-attack has exposed the personal information and credit card numbers of hundreds of Israeli citizens, a cyber-security company...

Middle East

Yemen Pledging Drive Hopes to Raise $2.4 Billion to Save Aid Ops as Virus S...

The United Nations and Saudi Arabia host a pledging conference for war-ravaged Yemen on Tuesday to help raise some $2.4...


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