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Ghanaian Battalion in Lebanon organises foot drill competition

The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Ghana Battalion 85 has held a Foot Drill Competition for its companies to promote healthy competition...
Arab Economic summit

Libya’s Absence Cuts Down Arab Countries Participation in economic summit

Libya's absence from the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit in Beirut reduces the importance attached by Arab countries to the big event, said...
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Ghana’s VP visits Ghanaian peacekeepers in Lebanon

Ghana's Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia became the first Ghanaian official at the highest level of state to visit the country's troops serving under the...
Children

If Countries Act Now, Children Born Today Could Be Healthier, Wealthier, More Productive

New World Bank research released today gives policymakers compelling evidence that delivering better outcomes in children’s health and learning can significantly boost the incomes...

SA’s Government Declares Visa Waiver To Promote Tourism

South Africa’s government in a bid to ease ways of doing business and boost tourism in the country, ha announced a number of visa...
Person voting

Lebanon holds 1st parliamentary election since 2009

Lebanon will hold its first parliamentary election since 2009 on Sunday. There are 976 registered candidates, including 111 women, running for the 128 seats in...
climate change

EIB Makes Largest Climate Change Financial Contribution

The European Investment Bank (EIB) plans to invest around USD 100 billion in climate action in and outside of Europe within the five years...
video

Life returns to normal in Lebanon’s Palestinian refugee camp

Life began to return to normal Thursday into the Al-Tiri neighborhood in the southern Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp after six days of clashes and...
Members of the fourth Chinese peacekeeping force deployed to Liberia offer a skill training to Liberia National Police Training Academy to improve the students’ law enforcement capacity. (Photo by People’s Daily Online)

UN Peace Medal of Honor Awarded to Chinese peacekeepers stationed at Lebanon

The 410 members of the 15th Chinese peacekeeping force to Lebanon were conferred the United Nations (UN) Peace Medal of Honor on March 8...
Soldiers of pro-government militia are pictured in Aleppo, Syria, on Dec. 11, 2016. (Xinhua/Yang Zhen) (zw)

Jordan, Lebanon reiterate support for efforts to sustain ceasefire in Syria

Jordan and Lebanon on Tuesday reiterated the need to build on international efforts to sustain the ceasefire in Syria, the state-run Petra news agency...
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Saudi Arabia reaffirms support to Lebanon

Saudi Arabian Minister of State for Arab Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan revealed here on Monday that the kingdom will appoint a new ambassador to...
Lebanon

Lebanon applies U.S. travel ban

A Syrian family has returned to Beirut after being denied entry to the United States as part of a travel ban enacted by U.S....
IDOMENI, May 24, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Refugees of Idomeni camp wait to be bused to other destinations at the border of Greece and Macedonia, May 24, 2016. The Greek government has stepped up efforts to gradually evacuate refugees from the squalid makeshift refugee camp of Idomeni at the border of Greece and Macedonia, an official told Xinhua, as people were bused to other destinations on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Yannis Kolesidis/AMNA/pool)

Lebanese PM seeks international help for Syrian refugees

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri called on the international community on Thursday to help his country handle the Syrian refugee crisis. His...
soccer

Iran, Lebanon beach soccer teams to play friendlies

National beach soccer teams of Iran and Lebanon will play two friendlies within the next few days, Press TV reported on Sunday. ...

Saudi delegation to visit Lebanon for revival of soured ties

The delegation, which includes Prince Khalid Al Faisal, adviser to the Saudi King, and Thamer Al-Sabhan, minister of state for Arabian Gulf affairs at...

Rhodes Hosts Conference for Security & Stability

On the initiative of Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias the 1st Conference for Security and Stability will be held in Rhodes on the 8th and...

US Court Ruling on Freeze Assets Condemned By Iran

On Thursday, the United States Supreme Court ruled the transfer of nearly two billion U.S. dollars to the American victims of terrorist attacks, including...

Alhaji Jalloh luckily escaped unscratched in a machete attack

Narrating the incident to Citi News, Alhaji Jallo said on his way home, he saw two motor bikes moving behind him but assumed they...

Mother, TV crew jailed 20 years in Lebanon

The four-member crew from Australia's Channel 9 television show 60 Minutes, including presenter Tara Brown, and the mother were among a group of nine...

Lebanon Ex-minister Convicted Of Smuggling Explosives For Assassination

Michel Samaha was convicted of smuggling explosives into the country and plotting assassinations with the help of Syrian security services. His sentence amounts to about...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Show much greater hospitality to Syrians – Ki-Moon

"We are here to address the biggest refugee and displacement crisis of our time. This demands an exponential increase in global solidarity," Ban said. The...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the media at the UN headquarters in New York on April 9, 2015. As violence continues to roil in Syria and Yemen, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday urged religious leaders and educators to preach to their followers the "correct meaning of tolerance; the correct meaning of culture and tradition, with mutual respect." (Xinhua/Niu Xiaolei)

Ban Ki Moon to pay working visits to Lebanon, Jordan and Tunisia

The UN secretary-general will make the upcoming visit alongside the president of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, spokesman Stephane Dujarric said at...
Lebanon

Lebanon Okays strategy to crack crisis

According to the National News Agency, the Cabinet agreed to set up temporary landfills in Bourj Hammoud, north east of Beirut, and in the...
Syrian refugees arrive in Lebanon earlier this year after fleeing their homes in western Syria. The number of Syrian refugees has passed 2.563 million. UNHCR/A.McConnell

After 5 Years Syrian Refugees Begin to See Hope

by Salah Takieddine For nearly five years, Syrian refugees have endured in Lebanon unimaginable difficulties, now as the UN-sponsored truce are in place, they...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the media at the UN headquarters in New York on April 9, 2015. As violence continues to roil in Syria and Yemen, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday urged religious leaders and educators to preach to their followers the "correct meaning of tolerance; the correct meaning of culture and tradition, with mutual respect." (Xinhua/Niu Xiaolei)

UN Boss and Sergio Mattarella discuss Libya and Middle East Crisis

During the meeting here, "the secretary-general emphasized that the political process is key to addressing the political, security and humanitarian challenges in Libya," UN...

Iceland to support Lebanon in dealing with Syrian refugees crisis

"We have been engrossed by the manner with which Lebanon has addressed this issue. Our visit is crucial since we need to know how...
Refugee

Syrian refugees’ misery in Lebanon is beyond words

By Salah Takieddine Syrians who fled their war-torn country to Lebanon since 2011 are living in very harsh conditions. Some of them even prayed they...
border

Lebanon and EU leaders confer on refugee assistance

The meeting came shortly before an international donor conference on Syria, scheduled for Feb. 4 in London. "The conference should look into the urgent...

Michael Helegbe still hopes for Black Stars call up

Former Asante Kotoko midfielder Michael Helegbe says he will not give up on his dream of one day representing his nation again. The...

Government to equip GAF

Government has arranged a financing package for the procurement of new or complementary equipment for all the missions of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF). For...