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Coronavirus Cases Rise to 954 in Lebanon

Twenty-three people tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus on Tuesday in Lebanon, raising the tally to 954 since the first case was detected on February 21.

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Diab Cautions Total Lockdown Likely in Case of Negligence

Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Tuesday voiced calls on all Lebanese to abide by the safety precautions against coronavirus, noting that the government could impose a strict lockdown in case of negligence.

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Lebanon Holds Second Round of Negotiations with IMF

The second round of remote negotiations between the International Monetary Fund and Lebanon was held, and talks focused on “issues related to the central bank, mainly on the bank’s accounts,” LBCI reported on Tuesday.

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Lebanese Pleads Guilty in U.S. to Drone Parts Export to Hizbullah

A Lebanese man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Minnesota to conspiring to export drone parts and technology from the U.S. to Hizbullah in Lebanon.

U.S. Attorney Erica H. MacDonald said Monday that Usama Hamade, 55, pleaded guilty to conspiring to illegally export goods and technology.

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18 Bangladeshis among 20 New Virus Cases in Lebanon

Lebanon on Monday confirmed twenty more COVID-19 coronavirus cases, among them 18 Bangladeshis, the Health Ministry said.

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Diab Says Lebanon Committed to CEDRE Reforms, Duquesne Says Plan Still Valid

Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Monday stressed that Lebanon is still committed to the reforms pledged at the 2018 CEDRE conference in Paris.

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Reports: Building Isolated after 17 Foreign Workers Get Virus

Seventeen foreign laborers living in the same building have tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus, media reports said.

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Jumblat Envoy Holds Talks with President

MP Ghazi Aridi, dispatched by Progressive Socialist Party chief Walid Jumblat, held talks Monday with President Michel Aoun at the Baabda Palace.

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Geagea Takes Swipe at Bassil, Addresses Govt. on Illegal Border Crossings

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea on Monday hurled a jab at the Free Patriotic Movement and its chief Jebran Bassil in connection with the latter's remarks on the controversial issues of power plants.

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Fahmi Issues Memo Detailing Reopening Rules

Interior Minister Mohammed Fahmi on Sunday issued a memo detailing the rules that will followed as the country reopens its economy on Monday following a four-day shutdown over an uptick in coronavirus cases.

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