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Mansourieh Residents Resume Protests over Power Line Installation

After scuffles with security forces a day earlier, residents of the North Metn town of Mansourieh resumed their protests on Wednesday rejecting a government plan to install high-voltage power lines in their area.

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Aoun Says Lower and Middle Class Incomes Won't be Touched

President Michel Aoun warned Tuesday over the economic harm caused by labor strikes, as he reassured that the incomes of lower and middle class citizens will not be touched.

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Govt. to Ask BDL, Armed Forces for Numbers before Taking Budget Decisions

The Cabinet continued its discussion of the 2019 draft state budget on Tuesday, announcing that it intends to ask Bank du Liban and the armed forces for "financial data and numbers."

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Mustaqbal Slams 'Suspicious Campaign' against Salameh, Banks

Al-Mustaqbal parliamentary bloc on Tuesday slammed what it called a "suspicious campaign" against Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh and the banking sector.

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UK Foreign Office Official Meets Top Lebanese Officials

Director General for Political Affairs at the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office Richard Moore visited Lebanon Tuesday and met with senior Lebanese politicians and officials.

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SGBL Super Rewards Voted Product of the Year 2019

Societe Generale de Banque au Liban announced Tuesday that it has won the “Product of the Year 2019” award for its

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Jumblat Urges Pacification as Abu Faraj's Family Drops Lawsuit

"All we want in Choueifat is for justice to be fulfilled," Progressive Socialist Party leader ex-MP Walid Jumblat said on Tuesday, as the family of a slain PSP member dropped its lawsuit in the case as part of an initiative sponsored by President Michel Aoun.

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Ogero Employees Pledge to Continue Strike

Employees of the state-run telecommunications company Ogero announced in a press conference on Tuesday the continuation of their strike over austere budget measures proposed in the state budget.

"We raise the voice high. State failures keep accumulating and burdening citizens after the disruption of a number of service sectors," protesters said.

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Mansourieh Residents Scuffle with Police over Installation of High-Voltage Lines

A scuffle erupted between workers from Electricte du Liban, the security forces and residents of the North Metn town of Mansourieh area against the backdrop of installation of high-voltage electricity lines.

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Shamsi Says UAE Plans to Lift Travel Ban to Lebanon

UAE Ambassador to Lebanon Hamad al-Shamsi on Tuesday confirmed that his country will soon be lifting restrictions on travel of Emirati citizens to Lebanon.

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