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Ghanaian evacuees from Lebanon going through immigration checks at the Kotoka international Airport in Accra

COVID-19: More than 200 Ghanaians return home from Lebanon

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Two hundred and eleven (211) Ghanaian evacuees from Lebanon, arrived at the Kotoka International Airport, in Accra, on Friday night. They constitute the first batch...
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GHANBATT 86 marks Peacekeepers Day with Medals Parade

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The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Ghanaian Battalion 86 (GHANBATT 86) has held a Medal Presentation Parade to decorate personnel with the...
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5 Sudanese handed over to Lebanon after being arrested for trying to cross to...

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The UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) on Sunday handed over to the Lebanese army five Sudanese nationals who were arrested in the morning...
The flag of Lebanon features the Lebanon cedar.

Lebanon reduces reference rate to ease borrowing burden of private sector

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Association of Banks in Lebanon announced on Wednesday that the Beirut Reference Rate (BRR) was reduced to 5.75 percent for the U.S. dollar and...
Israeli soldiers gather on November 20, 2019 near the settlement Merom Golan in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, seized from Syrian in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. - The Israeli army carried out a "wide-scale" attack against Iranian forces and Syrian army targets in Syria early on November 20, killing at least 11 fighters, the Israeli army and a monitoring group said. In a rare confirmation of their operations in Syria, the Israeli army said they carried out dozens on strikes against the Iranian elite Quds Force and the Syrian military, in response to four rockets fired at Israel a day before. (Photo by JALAA MAREY / AFP)

Israel starts building new military site on border with Lebanon

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The Israeli army started building a new military site on the border with Lebanon, the National News Agency (NNA) reported Sunday. The...
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UNHCR denies stops support for refugees in Lebanon

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The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) denied that it stopped its support for refugees in Lebanon, a local media outlet reported Sunday. ...
The flag of Lebanon features the Lebanon cedar.

Lebanon needs balanced capital control measures between foreign reserves, depositors

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by Dana Halawi Lebanese economists agreed that the state needs to adopt fair and balanced capital control measures to...

COVID-19: GNA closes library to public

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The Management of the Ghana News Agency as part of measures to safeguard the Agency against the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has indefinitely...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Britain donates US$400k worth of equipment to Lebanon for fighting COVID-19

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British Ambassador to Lebanon Chris Rampling announced that the United Kingdom donated 340,000 British pounds (400,000 U.S. dollars) in equipment for Lebanon to enable...

The ordeal of a sex slave

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The dream of finding better life remains a strong motivation for many Ghanaians, particularly, the young people, and they are ready to take every...
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Lebanon to start oil, gas exploration in days – Abbas Mortada

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Lebanon's Agriculture and Culture Minister Abbas Mortada announced on Sunday that Lebanon will start oil and gas exploration activities on Thursday, the National News...
Trump's Middle East peace plan

Hezbollah warns of huge negative impact of U.S. Mideast peace plan on Lebanon

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The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah warned on Sunday that the U.S. Middle East peace plan, known as the Deal of the Century, will have...
terrorism

France allocates US$50 million for cooperation with Lebanon on fight against terrorism

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French Ambassador to Lebanon Bruno Foucher said on Wednesday that his country has allocated 50 million U.S. dollars to support projects related to the...
IMF

Lebanon to ask IMF for technical assistance to restructure debt

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Lebanon will officially ask for the technical support from the International Monetary Fund to restructure its debt, LBCI local TV channel reported Wednesday. ...
Palestinian leaders have rejected the plan as an attempt by the US and Israel to 'finish off the Palestinian cause' [Mohammed Salem/Reuters]

Hundreds of Palestinians protest in Lebanon ahead of Palestinian president’s UN meeting

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Hundreds of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon protested on Monday at Al Rashidiya camp in Tyre, voicing their rejection for the U.S. "Deal of the...

Syrian products become popular in Lebanon amid economic deterioration

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A big chunk of the Lebanese people have been lately resorting to buying Syrian products in a bid to save their supermarket bills amid...
IMF

Lebanon needs IMF’s technical assistance

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Local economists agree on Lebanon's need to seek technical support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) without resorting to financial help from the international...

New Lebanon government looking for US$5 billion in loans

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Lebanon's new Finance Minister Ghazi Wazni said Wednesday he is looking for up to $5 billion in soft loans to purchase wheat, medicine and...
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140 injured in clashes between police, protesters in Lebanon

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Secretary General of Lebanese Red Cross Georges Kettaneh announced on Monday that the number of injured people reached 140 during Sunday's clashes between protesters...
Military Competition

Ghanaian Battalion in Lebanon organises foot drill competition

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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

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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

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

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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...
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SA’s Government Declares Visa Waiver To Promote Tourism

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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...
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Lebanon holds 1st parliamentary election since 2009

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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

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

Life returns to normal in Lebanon’s Palestinian refugee camp

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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

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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

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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

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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...