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Cyprus Pledges $10 Million Military Aid for Lebanon

Cyprus announced that it will provide Lebanon's military with ammunition worth $10 million, media reports said Wednesday.

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides announced after meeting his Lebanese counterpart Jebran Bassil in New York that his country would provide 10 million dollars worth of ammunition to the Lebanese army, media reports said.

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Aoun from NY: Military Aid for Lebanon Essential to Confront Terrorism

President Michel Aoun stressed on Wednesday from New york that Lebanon's army is capable of confronting terrorism and that the “assistance it receives is an essential factor to enable it to fully carry out its tasks,” the National News Agency reported.

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Aoun Holds NY Talks with Jordanian, Palestinian Leaders

President Michel Aoun on Tuesday held separate talks in New York with Jordanian King Abdullah II and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

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Shorter Meets Hariri, Welcomes Preparations for Upcoming Elections

British Ambassador to Lebanon Hugo Shorter met with Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Tuesday afternoon and welcomed the ongoing preparations to organize the upcoming parliamentary elections.

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Kataeb: Ruling Class Seeking to Manipulate Results of Legislative Vote

The opposition Kataeb Party on Tuesday accused the ruling political class of seeking to “manipulate the results” of the upcoming parliamentary elections.

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Israel Says 'Hizbullah-Operated' Drone over Golan Heights was Intercepted

Israel's military fired a Patriot missile on Tuesday to bring down what it said was an Iranian-made drone operated by Hizbullah on a reconnaissance mission over the Golan Heights.

The drone took off from a Damascus military airport before entering the demilitarized zone approaching the Israeli-controlled part of the Golan Heights, Israeli military spokesman Jonathan Conricus told the AFP news agency.

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Israeli Warplanes Stage Raids on Border East of Shebaa

Israeli warplanes have executed two air raids on al-Rashaha hill located at the Lebanese-Syrian borders east of the Shebaa town, the National News Agency said on Tuesday.

“Two intense explosions were heard east of Shebaa particularly on al-Rashaha hills,” said VDL (93.3).

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Berri Chairs Parliament Meeting, Reiterates Need to Cut Extension Term Despite Opposition

Lawmakers convened on Tuesday in a parliament session in Nejmeh Square under the chairmanship of Speaker Nabih Berri to tackle 42 items on the agenda in addition to the oil and gas exploration petroleum activities file.

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Report: Al-Talli Allegedly Seeks 'Vengeance' against Nasrallah

Top official of the jihadist al-Nusra Front group in the border region between Syria and Lebanon, Abu Malek al-Talli, has reportedly given orders to his “elements in the southern refugee camp of Ain el-Hilweh" to stand by for “vengeance against Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah,” al-Joumhouria daily reported on Tuesday.

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Bassil Replies to Berri: Slashing Parliament's Term Harms Electoral Reforms

Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil replied to Speaker Nabih Berri's suggestion to slash the parliament's already extended term and said that it “hits reforms,” introduced with the country's new electoral law, the National News Agency reported Tuesday.

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