Day: November 22, 2016

Bassil: Most difficult independence is that of institutions from corruption!

November 22, 2016

NNA – Caretaker Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Minister, Free Patriotic Movement Head, Gebran Bassil, deemed on Tuesday that “the most intricate independence is the liberation of institutions from corruption!”Bassil’s words came at the inaugural cerem…

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Enemy drone circles over Beirut and Baabda

November 22, 2016

NNA – An Israeli reconnaissance aircraft breached the national airspace at 8:20 a.m. on Tuesday, circled over Beirut, Baabda and their surroundings, and then left at 6:20 p.m., flying above the Southern town of Alma el-Shaeb,” an Army Command communiqué indicated this evening.

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Sami Gemayel commemorating Pierre Gemayel's assassination, Founding of Kataeb Party: We do not compromise on constants and principles, Our sole aim is Lebanon and not positions

November 22, 2016

NNA – Kataeb Party Head, MP Sami Gemayel, stressed on Tuesday that “the goal of the Kataeb is to preserve Lebanon and not to gain any positions or posts,” adding that “we do not compromise on our constants and principles.””We have offered the dearest s…

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Hariri receives congratulatory call from Erdogan stressing Turkey's support to Lebanon

November 22, 2016

NNA – Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri received, on Tuesday evening, a phone call from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, congratulating him on his appointment to form the new government and assuring him that “Turkey stands besides Lebanon.”==…

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Qatar's Foreign Minister to arrive in Beirut on Monday, carrying a message from Qatari Prince

November 22, 2016

NNA – Qatar’s Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohammad Bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani, is expected in Beirut on Wednesday, carrying a written message from Qatari Prince, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.The program of the visit includes:14:30 Arrival at Rafic Harir…

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US Ambassador back in Beirut

November 22, 2016

NNA – United States Ambassador to Beirut, Elizabeth Richard, arrived Tuesday evening at Beirut International Airport, following a trip to her country.=================== R.Sh.

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UAE Ambassador congratulates the Lebanese on Independence Day: We stand by Lebanon and its legitimate institutions

November 22, 2016

NNA – Marking the occasion of the Lebanese Independence Day, United Arab Emirates Ambassador Hamad Saeed Al Shamsi expressed his country’s continuous support to Lebanon and its legitimate institutions.In an issued statement by the UAE Embassy on Tuesda…

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Qahwaji places wreath on Army Martyrs Monument

November 22, 2016

NNA – Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces, General Jean Qahwaji, placed a floral wreath on the monument of fallen army soldiers at the Ministry of Defence.The gesture came on the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of the Independence of Lebanon and in…

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