Saturday, November 27

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Berri on civil war anniversary: Civil peace and national unity red line

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Marking the anniversary of the civil war, Speaker of the House, Nabih Berri, stressed that all the Lebanese must draw a lesson from 'April 13' that Lebanon's civil peace and national unity constitute a red line.Speaker Berri welcomed at his Mseileh residence Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East Yohanna X Yazigi, with talks reportedly touching on affairs related to Lebanon and the broad region.On emerging, Patriarch Yazigi categorically deplored the recent statements by the US president regarding a strike on Syria, saying he pushes for a peaceful solution in Syria, Lebanon and the entire region.He urged national unity in Lebanon, Syria and the region as a whole, hoping that Lebanon's forthcoming parliamentary elections would be staged successfully and peacefully.Berri also m...

The Electoral Commission In Nineveh Distribute 870 Thousand Voter Cards In Ninevehc

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Mosul, The head of the Office of the High Commission for Elections in the province of Nineveh Mohammed al-Badrani said on Thursday announced an increase in the distribution of voter cards to the people of Nineveh province.Al-Badrani told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that "the distribution centers of voter cards distributed throughout the province of Nineveh, which was estimated at 140 centers distributed throughout the province distributed about 870 thousand Cards during the last period in a very rapid distribution of the efforts of staff of the centers that working 24-hour " "There is a very large turnout to get the voter cards and distribution to the population of Mosul and the outskirts of the province."Source: National Iraqi News Agency

US-Syria Dealings Rocky for Decades

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September 1944: The United States recognizes Syria as an independent state in exchange for Syria's full recognition and protection of the existing rights of the U.S. and its nationals.November 1944: The U.S. establishes diplomatic relations with Syria.February 1958: U.S.-Syrian diplomatic relations end after Syria and Egypt form a new state, the United Arab Republic. UAR's capital is Cairo, where the U.S. maintains an embassy.October 1961: U.S.-Syrian diplomatic relations are re-established following Syria's withdrawal from the UAR in September.June 1967: Syria cuts diplomatic ties with the U.S. after the start of the Arab-Israeli War.February 1974: A U.S. Interests Section � a limited diplomatic post � is established in Syria, in the Italian embassy.June 1974: U.S.-Syrian diplomatic relat...

MASHNOUK CHAIRS SECURITY MEETINGS IN SIDON AND NABATIYEH: WE ARE WORKING TO ACHIEVE FAIR AND TRANSPARENT ELECTIONS

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Minister of Interior and Municipalities Nuhad Mashnouk, presided over two security meetings in both Sidon and Nabatiyeh, whereby he stressed that "there is no fear of security actions that may prevent the holding of parliamentary elections.""The image of the State is improving in the eyes of the world. As we were praised for transparency in the municipal elections, we will be praised even more after the parliamentary elections," he pledged."We are looking to achieve fair and transparent elections," the minister maintained.As for the security developments in Syria and their possible repercussions on Lebanon, Mashnouk stressed that "the court is now Syria, not Lebanon."Source: National News Agency

Richard visits Tripoli and North Lebanon Chamber

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US Ambassador to Lebanon, Elizabeth Richard, on Tuesday visited Tripoli and North Lebanon Chamber of Commerce, and met with its Chairman Tawfiq Daboussi, in the presence of Chamber senior officials.Ambassador Richard was accompanied by US Embassy Economic and Commercial Attache Reaz Mehdi and a delegation of the US Agency for International Development (USAID).Daboussi briefed the US delegation on feasibility studies prepared by experts and specialists pertaining to major investment projects, which open wide horizons in front of the launch of international investment workshops, as per a statement by the Chamber.The visit was also a chance to brief the US delegation on the series of projects launched by the Chamber.The US ambassador and her accompanying delegation then toured "IDRAK" Researc...