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Shamsi says UAE-Lebanese relationship in ‘best state’

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"The relationship between the United Arab Emirates and Lebanon is in its best state," UAE Ambassador to Lebanon, Hamad Al Shamsi, confirmed during his patronage of a book signing ceremony by poet and writer, May Khalil, held at St. Joseph Institute in Aintoura on Sunday.I did not relay any negative messages to my country, but positive ones because I am convinced of this country and its capabilities, cadres and Arab belonging," Shamsi asserted.He added: "There are about 140,000 Lebanese in the UAE and this community has played a prominent role in building the UAE in several sectors."The diplomat also noted that "the Lebanese community in the UAE...has become one of the most important communities, and is subject to the law."Shamsi stressed that "stability requires citizens to be keen on pres...

Geagea: Reforms are possible at the moment

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Lebanese Forces Party Leader Samir Geagea said that reforms are possible at the moment, noting that his party was working on a road map in this regard, entitled "Financial challenges facing Lebanon."Interviewed by the Saudi daily, Al-Riyadh, Geagea said that the working paper included several points, particularly the budget to be approved in the coming months with the aim of reducing deficit.He added that efforts in this context would focus on the electricity and telecommunications sector.Commenting on the normalization of relations with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Geagea said that "the Syrian regime considers 15 million Syrians as terrorists," adding that "the regime refuses to return the displaced for demographic and geopolitical reasons known to all.Finally, Geagea said Lebanon sh...

Syrian and Abkhazian Olympic committees sign a cooperation agreement

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Damascus, Syrian and Abkhazian Olympic committees signed on Sunday a cooperation agreement in Damascus on exchanging sport camps and courses.Articles of the agreement stipulate for exchanging training sport camps and course in different games of the Syrian and Abkhazian clubs and national teams, President of the National Olympic Committee of Abkhazia Valery Arshba said in a press statement.He described the level of the Syrian sport as good, saying I felt that during my visit to a number of Syrian sports establishments.Muwafak Joma'a, Head of Syrian Sports Federation, for his part, said the agreement will be directly translated through exchanging expertise and holding joint camps and courses.Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

Environment Minister opens nature reserves to the public for free

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Minister of Environment, Fadi Jreissati, announced that fifteen nature reserves will be open to public for free today (Sunday), upon the National Day for Nature Reserves in Lebanon.In this context, the Minister called for visits to the reserves, which can accommodate a large number of visitors such as Horsh Ehden, Palm Islands, Tannourine Cedar Forest, Chnaniir, Bentael, Shouf Cedar, Tyre coast, Wadi Hujeir and Jaj Cedars.Source: National News Agency

Environment Minister opens nature reserves to the public for free

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Minister of Environment, Fadi Jreissati, announced that fifteen nature reserves will be open to public for free today (Sunday), upon the National Day for Nature Reserves in Lebanon.In this context, the Minister called for visits to the reserves, which can accommodate a large number of visitors such as Horsh Ehden, Palm Islands, Tannourine Cedar Forest, Chnaniir, Bentael, Shouf Cedar, Tyre coast, Wadi Hujeir and Jaj Cedars.Source: National News Agency

Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Riyadh Int’l Book Fair Kicks off on Wednesday

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Riyadh, Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Riyadh International Book Fair will be open next Wednesday under the theme "The Book is the Gate for Future" in which more than 913 book publishers and institutions from 30 Arab and foreign countries will participate with the Kingdom of Bahrain as guest of honor.This was disclosed at a press conference in Riyadh today by Abdullah Al-Kinani, Supervisor of the Undersecretariat for Cultural Affairs of the Ministry of Media, who is the manager of the book fair.Al-Kinani said the exhibition will open its pavilions under the names of the Kingdom vision 2030 projects in their new versions using shuttle trips and electronic guides, a technology that enables a visitor to reach his goals easily an...

Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Riyadh Int’l Book Fair Kicks off on Wednesday

Business
Riyadh, Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Riyadh International Book Fair will be open next Wednesday under the theme "The Book is the Gate for Future" in which more than 913 book publishers and institutions from 30 Arab and foreign countries will participate with the Kingdom of Bahrain as guest of honor.This was disclosed at a press conference in Riyadh today by Abdullah Al-Kinani, Supervisor of the Undersecretariat for Cultural Affairs of the Ministry of Media, who is the manager of the book fair.Al-Kinani said the exhibition will open its pavilions under the names of the Kingdom vision 2030 projects in their new versions using shuttle trips and electronic guides, a technology that enables a visitor to reach his goals easily an...

The celebration of International Women’s Day began with the presence of Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohamed Al-Halbousi

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Baghdad, The activities of the celebration of the International Women's Day, which was organized by the gathering of the Iraqi women Parliamentarians in the presence of Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohammed Al-Halbousi. The Speaker of the House of Representatives called on everyone to unite to promote the role of Iraqi women in society."We cannot overlook the challenges and uncertainties facing Iraqi women in this society," Al-Halbousi said during a speech at a celebration of International Women's Day held by Iraqi women's parliamentarians gathering. He called on the media as the press, radio, television and social networking to launch a wide awareness campaign on the importance of reforming the role of women, and work to develop their positive role in this country. "Source: Nat...