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Oueidat Denies Suspending Decision to Summon Geagea

State Prosecutor Ghassan Oueidat has not suspended State Commissioner to the Military Court Judge Fadi Akiki’s decision to summon Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea in the Tayyouneh incidents case, Oueidat’s office said on Friday, denying media reports in this regard.

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Aoun Returns Bill Amending Electoral Law to Parliament

President Michel Aoun on Friday returned a bill amending some articles of the electoral law to parliament for reevaluation, the Presidency said.

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Shea Inaugurates Pop Up Space Training Program in Sidon

U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy Shea on Friday attended the inauguration of the Pop-Up Spaces program in Sidon.

"This one year-long program, which is implemented by Tatweer Baladna, will empower youth and young professionals in South Lebanon, North Lebanon, and the Bekaa through civic education and social entrepreneurship training and hands-on activities," the U.S. Embassy said in a statement.

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Geagea Says He's Under Law but Urges Military Court to be Fair

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea on Friday commented anew on the the Military Court’s decision to summon him for testimony regarding the deadly Tayyouneh-Ain al-Remmaneh incidents.

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Hochstein Urges Fast Lebanon-Israel Talks, Says 'Common Reservoirs' Not an Option

U.S. Senior Advisor for Global Energy Security and the newly appointed mediator in the U.S.-sponsored border talks between Israel and Lebanon, Amos Hochstein, has called for swift negotiations over the demarcation of the maritime border.

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Putin Suggests 'Profits' Dispute behind Keeping Nitrates at Beirut Port

Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested that disagreements over who should make financial gains had been the reason behind keeping the huge stockpile of ammonium nitrate at Beirut port for seven years before it eventually exploded in August 2020.

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Nissan ex-Chair Ghosn Set on Restoring Reputation

Carlos Ghosn, the former auto industry superstar whose career screeched to a halt with his arrest three years ago, isn't about to settle into quiet retirement.

The former head of the Nissan-Renault alliance fled to Lebanon in late 2019, while out on bail facing financial misconduct charges in Japan. In a recent interview with The Associated Press, Ghosn was confident, energized and determined to fight to restore his reputation.

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Geagea Says Won't Appear before Court without Nasrallah

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea on Thursday announced that he will not appear before the Military Court over the Tayyouneh clashes if Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah is not also summoned.

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Reports: Military Court Summons Geagea over Tayyouneh Clashes

The Military Court has summoned Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea to hear his testimony over the deadly Tayyouneh clashes, media reports said on Thursday.

Al-Jadeed TV said the move comes in light of “the confessions of the detainees.”

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Gemayel Lauds LF 'Performance', Says Hizbullah Doesn't Have 100K Fighters

Kataeb Party leader Sami Gemayel, who is visiting the U.S., has called through MTV for “raising the voice in the face of the hegemony that Iran is practicing on Lebanon through Hizbullah.”

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