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Lebanon Daily News Brief 9/23/2021September 23, 2021
DAILY NEWS Former Minister Files Request to Remove Judge Bitar Yesterday former minister of public works Youssef Fenianos filed a request to remove Judge Tarek Bitar from the Beirut Port blast investigation over “legitimate suspicion.” Fenianos, who Bitar charged with criminal negligence in early July, has refused to appear for questioning. This refusal led to […]
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THIS WEEK IN LEBANON
THIS WEEK IN LEBANON provides commentary every Friday on important stories on events impacting Lebanon and its relationship with the US.
This Week In Lebanon: 9/18/2021September 18, 2021
September 18, 2021 New Miqati Government Moving Forward Human Rights Organizations Call for International Investigation Iranian Fuel Arrives in Lebanon New Miqati Government Moving Forward Following three committee meetings over the statement’s text, Prime Minister Najib Miqati’s cabinet unanimously approved a ministerial policy statement yesterday. Important items include immediate negotiations with the IMF and stressing […]
This Week In Lebanon: 9/10/2021September 10, 2021
September 10, 2021 Lebanon Announces a New 24-Minister Cabinet Lebanon Working on Funding From World Bank For Power Supply Hyperinflation and Food Shortage Warnings Lebanon Announces a New 24-Minister Cabinet After 13 months of political deadlock, Lebanon announced a new government under Prime Minister Nijab Miqati. Earlier today Miqati said through tears that the government […]
This Week In Lebanon: 9/5/2021September 5, 2021
September 5, 2021 US Senators Urge Government Formation in Lebanon 2022 Parliamentary Election Dates Hezbollah Faces Criticism for Crisis and Border Tensions US Senators Urge Government Formation in Lebanon Last week a US Congressional delegation in Beirut led by US Senator Chris Murphy met with President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati, Speaker of Parliament […]