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At first, Jawad's argument against Lebanon's proposed fiscal regime for the sector sounds like a flawed one that was first made back in 2014 by Nicolas Sarkis, a Lebanese energy expert. ... He's been trying to sell it to the Lebanese government since 2013.
Persistent Republican-led efforts to restrict access to abortion and to curb government funding for Planned Parenthood have been hotly debated in Washington and in states, and will be shaped in some way by the next president.
(AP) - Conditions are ideal for Democrats to bolster their ranks in the Legislature, but capturing a House majority - and ending Republicans' full control of state government - could be elusive. Democrats' advantages include higher voter turnout for ...
Kuwait's emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, on Sunday dissolved parliament, the official KUNA news agency announced, following tensions between the gulf state's legislature and government. "Due to the delicate regional developments and the need ...
"Lebanon's efforts to educate its citizens is a great example of carrying on the tradition of fulfilling the government's role in informing the public about the theoretical and practical aspects of citizenship and the rights and duties of the citizen ...

Libyan pro-government forces have advanced into another area in their battle to liberate Sirte from ISIL in fighting that killed 14 of their troops, military officials and hospital sources said.
Gemayel did not answer his question directly but focused on the role of religion in Lebanese government. "There is absolutely nothing in the Lebanese Constitution that requires a Maronite president, or a Sunni prime minister, or a Shia speaker ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A former Rhode Island state employee has agreed to plead guilty to charges that he altered computer files to steal more than $500,000 in benefits from the state's unemployment insurance system.
The latest assault by government forces in Aleppo with the support of Russian airpower has sparked Western accusations of potential war crimes.
Albuquerque, N.M. (AP) - A section of the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository would be permanently sealed under a plan announced Thursday during a public meeting aimed at addressing concerns about a recent series of ...
Hundreds of insurgents and their families have left two rebel-held towns on the northern outskirts of Damascus, residents and fighters said, under a deal with the government which is pushing its opponents to rebel areas further from the Syrian capital ...
More than 120 people representing economic development, tourism, local government, workforce development, small business, health, agriculture, infrastructure, banking and education served on one of six committees to develop the plan during the past ...
An estimated 250000 Syrian refugee children in the country are not in formal schools, aid organisations say.
Um Omar says many young men, like her son, who are held in the infamous Roumieh high-security prison in Lebanon, are at risk of getting radicalised because of their harsh treatment in detention.
Tourism Minister Michel Pharaon warned Friday he will boycott the government if a months-long dispute over the country's State Security Agency isn't resolved.
Pharaon threatens Lebanese government boycott over State Security dispute. Prime Minister Tammam Salam, left, speaks with Minister Michel Pharaon during a Cabinet session.

"I am committed to working with my colleagues in the Tennessee General Assembly to lower taxes, cut government waste and help create an environment in our state where businesses can grow and thrive.
"I am committed to working with my colleagues in the Tennessee General Assembly to lower taxes, cut government waste and help create an environment in our state where businesses can grow and thrive.
As the issue of removal of garbage from the streets of the Lebanese capital is stuck in a bureaucratic maze residents continue to suffer.
The Associated Press reported in the aftermath of the spill that the government officials knew of the potential for a catastrophic blowout of poisonous water from the inactive mine.
The self-flagellation ritual, known as 'Tatbir' in Arabic and 'Talwar Zani' and 'Qama Zani' in South Asia, is a tradition that originates from southern Lebanon and Karbala in southern Iraq. It has been banned or strongly discouraged by many governments ...
The move caused the pound to bounce back after a torrid week, amid speculation that MPs may be able to soften the government's approach to Brexit, which currently seems on course to take Britain out of the single market. The pound was worth $1.2250 at ...
Citing "national security" issues, the government rescinded the airline's license to fly non-stop to Beirut -- a license that it had granted only months before.
Citing the FPM's agreements with Hizbullah and the Lebanese Forces, Kanaan stressed that the movement has "a deep-rooted belief in national partnership.
Beirut, Lebanon (2:45 A.M.) - A technical team from the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) was seen installing surveillance cameras along the Lebanese-Israeli border on Monday. According to Lebanon's National news agency (NNA), the IDF's technical team ...
The Lebanese government has launched an attempt to convince humanitarian agencies which work with Syrian refugees to buy a part of the total production and distribute it to the refugees in Lebanon and elsewhere, but this path has not led to any inked ...
But an ambitious drive to provide schooling for all Syrians and poor Lebanese, funded with tens of millions of dollars a year, mostly from EU countries and the United Nations, has struggled to meet even interim enrolment targets.
The Lebanese government has launched an attempt to convince humanitarian agencies which work with Syrian refugees to buy a part of the total production and distribute it to the refugees in Lebanon and elsewhere, but this path has not led to any inked ...
He feels let down by the local municipality, the government, and the Lebanese people who he says are complacent and indifferent.
Lebanon has no president and its parliament has difficulty reaching agreement on electing one. elections have been postponed again, and the confessional system of government, put in place at the end of the civil war in 1990 with the Al Taif agreement, ...
But an ambitious drive to provide schooling for all Syrians and poor Lebanese, funded with tens of millions of dollars a year, mostly from EU countries and the United Nations, has struggled to meet even interim enrolment targets.
THE leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday led workers to shut down operations at a Lebanese Firm in Abuja, Artco Industries Limited for ...
Thousands of Iraqi Shia militia members and members of Lebanon's Hezbollah are fighting alongside government forces in Aleppo against primarily Sunni rebel forces.
(AP) - Sam Kennedy, a former Tennessee Press Association president who helped push for the state's sunshine law, is being inducted to the State Open government Hall of Fame in Washington this weekend. Kennedy was the editor and publisher of the ...
NABATIEH, Lebanon (Reuters) - Twelve-year-old Abdulrahman has not set foot in a classroom for nearly three years. Instead of going to school, he works at the ...
Such is the concern about NBC, that its reconstruction was highlighted as one of the top three infrastructure priorities of the government of Lebanon at the London Syria Conference earlier this year. The United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki Moon ...
Lebanon pledged to increase its renewable energy share to 12 percent by 2020 at the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Summit.The goal of the summit, like so many more summits since, was to address climate change and to work on limiting the global average ...
The official website of the Lebanese presidency explicitly states what they call "prerogatives" of the head of state, the vast majority of which are mere advisory roles, require the consent of the prime minister or speaker of parliament.
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - A non-partisan New York organization that advocates for transparency in government says it will begin posting the spending records of local Municipalities online.
As its landmarks disappear one-by-one, Beirut is suffering from a severe case of architectural amnesia. With the guns of civil war long silent, the Lebanese capital is still losing magnificent pieces of its past through the razing of its longstanding ...
Apple farmers held dozens of protests and blocked roads across Lebanon to urge government action, asking authorities to compensate them, though this was not unlikely to occur.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The government's key witness in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial is back on the stand.
Frankfort, KY. (AP) - Federal officials have approved Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's plan to dismantle the state health exchange. The exchange, known as kynect, was launched in 2013 and has been a way for Kentucky residents to shop for health insurance ...
The UNSF presents the key shared objectives of the UN system, the areas in which it intends to support the government of Lebanon and its people, and the expected outcomes of its assistance. 2. ... this will include support for: strengthening border ...
After returning to Lebanon in the 1990s, he served two terms as prime minister. In February 2005, Rafiq was assassinated in a bomb attack in central Beirut.
Experts have long criticized the legality of the US intervention in Syria under the tenets of international law given that the legitimate government of President Bashar al-Assad has patently refused to welcome American intervention and has, in fact ...
(AP) - An American Indian tribe in Oregon will receive $20 million as part of a $429 million settlement between the U.S. government and 17 tribes. The East Oregonian says (https://goo.gl/hJVIYu ) the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian ...
farmers held protests in several Lebanese regions on Saturday demanding a government action to help them sell their products inside Lebanon and to foreign markets. Apple farmers in the town of Barouk in the Chouf region of Mount Lebanon blocked the ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The attorney for one of Gov. Chris Christie's former aides on trial over the George Washington Bridge lane-closures cross-examined the prosecution's key witness, raising questions about his credibility.


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