Lebanon Daily News Brief 12/7/20

Tuesday, December 8, 2020


As Lebanon Subsidy Crunch Looms, UN Agencies Warn of Social Catastrophe

UK Minister Warns of Hunger in Lebanon, Urging Officials to Act
Hussein Yassine
The 961

Lebanon’s Hezbollah Suing Those Accusing it of Port Blast
Associated Press

Lebanese-French Businessman Freed but Grounded: Judicial Source
France 24


Taking Secular Courses
Issam Kayssi
Carnegie Middle East Center


Lebanon’s Maritime Border Dispute with Israel
Lebanese American University
December 9, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. ET

The Lebanese American University is hosting a webinar conversation with Ambassador Frederic C. Hof and LAU NY’s Nadim Shehadi. Ambassador Hof is the Director of the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East. He currently teaches at Bard College and serves as Bard’s Diplomat-in-Residence. As US Special Envoy to Lebanon and Israel, he led US mediation efforts to find a solution to the Lebanon-Israel maritime border from 2010-2012, proposing what is now known as the “Hof Line.”


Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in these articles are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the American Task Force on Lebanon, a non-profit, nonpartisan leadership organization of Lebanese-Americans.