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Lebanon Daily News Brief 03/23/21April 7, 2021
DAILY NEWS Cabinet Talks in Lebanon Break Down, Heralding More Collapse Zeina Karam Associated Press Arab League Urges Lebanese Politicians to End Political Deadlock, Offers Help Reuters Schenker: Aoun, Bassil Want Veto Power to Ensure Bassil’s Accession to the Presidency Naharnet Lebanon’s Financial Collapse Hits Where It Hurts: The Grocery Store Ben Hubbard and Hwaida […]
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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 LebanonFebruary 28, 2021
February 28, 2021 US Conducts Airstrike in Syria Patriarch Rai Calls for International Conference Lebanese Pound Drops Further in Value US Conducts Airstrike in Syria On Thursday the Biden administration conducted an airstrike in eastern Syria in response to attacks against American and coalition personnel in Iraq and ongoing threats. The strike hit Iranian-linked facilities […]
This Week in LebanonFebruary 20, 2021
February 20, 2021 US Representatives Call for Biden to Use the Magnitsky Act $100 Million a Month in Transfers to Lebaneses Aid to Port Blast Victims Said to Be Taxed US Representatives Call for Use of Magnitsky Act Over Luqman Slim’s Assassination US House Foreign Affairs Committee Lead Michael McCaul and Chairman Gregory Meeks sent […]
This Week in LebanonFebruary 9, 2021
February 5, 2021 Assassination of Activist Luqman Slim International Crisis Group Recommendations for Biden Administration UN ESCWA Private Sector Report Assassination of Activist Luqman Slim Luqman Slim, a prominent journalist, activist, and known critic against Hezbollah, was found dead on Thursday after being shot multiple times. After a period of no political assassinations, Lebanese fear […]