Day: November 4, 2015

Enemy unmanned drone breaches Arkoub, Hasbaya skies

November 4, 2015

NNA – An Israeli M.K. reconnaissance plane is currently breaching the Lebanese airspace above Arkoub and Hasbaya in South Lebanon, reaching Jabal Al-Sheikh heights, NNA field reporter said on Wednesday.================R.H.

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Britain says concerned Russian jet downed by bomb

November 4, 2015

NNA – Britain said Wednesday it was concerned that a Russian airliner that crashed in Sinai may have been brought down by a bomb, prompting it to temporarily suspend flights from Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.”While the investigation is sti…

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Cause of Russian plane crash looking like explosion, says source close to probe

November 4, 2015

NNA – The cause of a Russian airplane crash in Egypt last Saturday is looking more like an explosion but it is not clear whether it was linked to fuel or a bomb, an Egyptian source close to the investigation of the black boxes said on Wednesday.”It is …

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Military man shot in Hermel after patrol goes under fire

November 4, 2015

NNA – A military man was shot in Hermel on Wednesday after Alwa family members opened fire on his patrol at Al-Marah street in Hermel, NNA field reporter said on Wednesday.===================R.H.

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Cypriot Ambassador confirms to NNA contacts with Cypriot Foreign Ministry over sinking boat

November 4, 2015

NNA – Cypriot Ambassador to Lebanon, Yusuf Sadka, told the National News Agency on Wednesday that contacts have been underway with the Crisis Management Director at the Cypriot Foreign Ministry, Homer Mavromattes, whom in turn has confirmed that a sink…

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Rahi meets MPs Geagea and Keyrouz, commends LF's ongoing contacts with FPM

November 4, 2015

NNA – Maronite Patriarch, Mar Bechara Boutros Rahi, met on Wednesday with Lebanese Forces MPs Strida Geagea and Elie Keyrouz, over the general political situation at the domestic scene.In the wake of the meeting, MP Geagea said that the meeting had bee…

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Salam meets Derbas, tackles waste crisis with Chehayeb

November 4, 2015

NNA – Prime Minister, Tammam Salam, met on Wednesday afternoon with Social Affairs Minister, Rashid Derbas, over the most recent developments at the local and regional scenes.Separately, Salam had an audience with Agriculture Minister, Akram Chehayeb, …

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New Canada PM Trudeau sworn in, names Morneau finance minister

November 4, 2015

NNA – Liberal leader Justin Trudeau named a corporate executive and political newcomer as his finance minister on Wednesday as he was sworn into office as Canada’s 23rd prime minister, promising a more optimistic government after a decade of Conservati…

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