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Report: Mikati received new border solution proposal from Paris

France has presented a new proposal regarding the border conflict with Israel to caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati, al-Akhbar newspaper said monday.

Mikati had met Friday in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron who told him that France would do "everything in its power" to stop violence spiralling between Lebanon and Israel.

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Geagea says fighting 'battle' of Syrians return, another against Hezbollah

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea has stressed that “the state will not be built as long as the defiance camp led by Hezbollah and the Free Patriotic Movement is present.”

“The proof is their attempt to torpedo the municipal and mayoral elections after they realized that the popular mood is no longer in their favor,” Geagea added, in an interview with the L'Orient-Le Jour newspaper.

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Israel strikes Aishiyeh where Hezbollah downed drone

Israeli fighter jets struck a valley between the Jezzine district towns of al-Aishiyeh and al-Mahmoudiyeh, where an Israeli drone had been shot down overnight.

Hezbollah meanwhile targeted groups of soldiers in the Hanita and Dhaira posts in northern Israel and surveillance equipment facing al-Wazzani.

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US journalist Terry Anderson once held captive in Lebanon dies at 76

Terry Anderson, the globe-trotting Associated Press correspondent who became one of America's longest-held hostages after he was snatched from a street in war-torn Lebanon in 1985 and held for nearly seven years, has died at 76.

Anderson, who chronicled his abduction and torturous imprisonment by Islamic militants in his best-selling 1993 memoir "Den of Lions," died on Sunday at his home in Greenwood Lake, New York, said his daughter, Sulome Anderson.

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Israel-Hezbollah clashes: Latest developments

Hezbollah on Sunday announced an attack on a building used by Israeli troops in the Israeli settlement of Shomera in response to Israeli attacks on civilian homes in the south.

It also attacked and "destroyed" newly-installed surveillance equipment at the Dovev Israeli post.

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Macron says committed to containing Lebanon-Israel violence

French President Emmanuel Macron has told caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati that France would do "everything in its power" to stop violence spiralling between Lebanon and Israel, his office said.

Macron told Mikati in Paris that he would "continue to act for Lebanon's stability" to protect it from escalating tensions in the Middle East.

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Report: Putin warns Netanyahu against surprise war on Lebanon

Contacts are ongoing with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to prevent him from executing his threat to launch a broad war on Lebanon, a diplomatic source said.

“Netanyahu has told the leaders of world powers, most notably the U.S., Russia and France, that he wants to discipline Hezbollah,” the source added, in remarks to the Nidaa al-Watan newspaper.

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Geagea: This is our land, let EU distribute refugees on its countries

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea on Friday escalated his rhetoric regarding Lebanon’s Syrian refugee crisis, in the wake of the recent murder of LF official Pascal Sleiman at the hands of a Syrian gang.

“This land is our land and if the European Union considers the Syrian refugee file to be a humanitarian issue, then let it distribute them accordingly on all European countries,” Geagea said at a press conference in Maarab.

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Lebanon poised for a clean energy revolution: Don't miss Middle East Clean Energy 2024!

Lebanon is at a crossroads. With a growing demand for clean energy solutions and a booming clean energy sector, the country is primed to lead the way in a sustainable future. At the heart of this movement is the Middle East Clean Energy exhibition & conference, returning for its much-anticipated 3rd edition on May 8th to 10th, 2024, in Beirut.

This landmark event, established as Lebanon's first and only Clean and Renewable Energy Trade Fair, offers a unique platform for businesses, innovators, and industry leaders to come together, showcase their expertise, and forge a path toward a greener tomorrow.

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Reports: Lebanese govt. warned of possible Israeli strike

The Lebanese government has received warnings about “hostile intentions by Israel and its preparations to deal a swift blow to Hezbollah in response to the group’s latest operations,” Arab diplomatic sources in Beirut said.

In remarks to the al-Anbaa news portal of the Progressive Socialist Party, the sources did not rule out an unprecedented escalation of Israel’s raids and military operations.

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