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A breakthrough at the financial level will likely begin to unravel, amid reports that banks are mulling to facilitate “fresh money” transactions after tight measures to deter the sector from collapse, said al-Joumhouria daily on Wednesday.Full Story
Newly-appointed Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan on Tuesday stressed that “Lebanon’s stability is very important to Saudi Arabia.”
“It is important for the Lebanese people and political system to find a way that guarantees stability and sovereignty,” the minister said at a press conference following the 40th summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Riyadh.Full Story
Caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri met Tuesday evening at the Center House with caretaker Interior Minister Raya al-Hassan and caretaker Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil.Full Story
The Lebanese Army on Tuesday received a shipment of U.S. military assistance, Lebanon’s National News Agency said.
NNA said the shipment, delivered at the Port of Beirut, involved sixteen containers of various calibers of ammunition as part of a U.S. grant.Full Story
Protesters on Tuesday blocked the Jounieh highway in both directions for several hours to demand the release of four detained demonstrators.
Other protesters meanwhile rallied outside Jounieh's serail for the same purpose.Full Story
Many Lebanese hospitals may soon be unable to provide patients with life-saving surgery and urgent medical care amid the worsening financial crisis, an international rights group warned on Tuesday.
For years, the Lebanese state has failed to pay its debts to public and private hospitals, making it more difficult for them to buy medical supplies and pay salaries.Full Story
The Lebanese army said in a statement on Tuesday that six of its troops were injured while separating between “protesters and house guards of MP Faisal Karami’ in Tripoli a day earlier.Full Story
Lebanon’s binding parliamentary consultati ons have been delayed until Monday and outgoing Prime Minister Saad Hariri “adamantly” insists on forming a cabinet of “specialists” to counter the crisis in Lebanon, the Saudi Asharq al-Awsat reported on Tuesday.Full Story
Angry protesters on Tuesday attacked the municipality of the northern city of Tripoli after two individuals died in a residential building collapse in al-Mina neighborhood.Full Story
Scores of protesters rallied Monday afternoon outside MP Faisal Karami’s residence in Tripoli after his guards clashed with a smaller demo that hurled trash bags at the building.
The army arrived on the scene and separated between the two groups as protesters continued to shout slogans and hurl empty plastic bottles.Full Story