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Mashnouq to Boycott Consultations, Hajjar Says Mustaqbal to Vote for Khatib
Ex-interior minister and Beirut MP Nouhad al-Mashnouq on Friday announced that he will boycott the binding parliamentary consultations to name a new premier scheduled for Monday. In a tweet, Mashnouq, once a member of al-Mustaqbal bloc, said his (...)
Naharnet - 6 December 2019
Al-Rahi: Embassies Facilitating Emigration to Empty Lebanon of Its People, Christians
Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi on Friday warned that “some embassies” are facilitating emigration for Lebanese citizens in order to “empty Lebanon of its people and Christians.” Addressing the “young men and women of the civil protest movement,” (...)
Naharnet - 6 December 2019
Wahhab Says PM Candidates 'May Change before Monday'
Ex-minister Wiam Wahhab on Friday said that a new premiership candidate might emerge prior to Monday’s binding parliamentary consultations, suggesting that international and domestic forces might push for a nominee other than Samir Khatib. (...)
Naharnet - 6 December 2019
Khatib in 'Very Good Health', His Office Says
The leading candidate for the post of PM-designate, Samir Khatib, is in “very good health,” his office said on Friday. “Some media outlets published a report about Engineer Khatib’s health, following a series of rumors in this regard that involved (...)
Naharnet - 6 December 2019
Bassil Warns Europe against 'Chaos' in Lebanon
Caretaker Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil on Friday warned Europe that chaos in Lebanon would create repercussions similar to those of the Syrian crisis, such as extremism and a refugee influx towards Europe. “Chaos in Lebanon – which some foreign (...)
Naharnet - 6 December 2019
Hariri Asks Friendly Nations for Credit amid Economic Crisis
Outgoing Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Friday openly asked Arab and world leaders to help his country secure credit lines for imports from friendly nations as the tiny Mediterranean country passes through its worst economic and financial crisis (...)
Naharnet - 6 December 2019
Paris to Hold Lebanon Support Meeting on Wednesday
France intends to hold a Paris meeting Wednesday for the International Support Group for Lebanon to help the country cope with its dire economic crisis, media reports said. A European official confirmed that invitations to the meeting have been (...)
Naharnet - 6 December 2019
Aoun Says Govt. Formation Helps Unlock CEDRE Funds
President Michel Aoun on Friday said that the stern financial measures taken in the country are temporary because of the current financial conditions. Aoun, who spoke during a meeting with international investment bankers, said that dealing with (...)
Naharnet - 6 December 2019
Over 60 Companies Notify Ministry of Plans to Lay Off Employees
In the span of one week, over 60 companies notified the labor ministry of plans to lay off employees, caretaker minister Camille Abu Suleiman told LBCI television on Friday. The union of restaurant and bar owners has recently said that 265 (...)
Naharnet - 6 December 2019
Report: Street Protests Expected Sunday ahead of Consultations to Name PM
Despite reports that political parties have neared a consensus on supporting Samir Khatib for the post of PM-designate, “cautious anticipation” prevails as protests gear for mass rallies against that nomination Sunday, one day before the binding (...)
Naharnet - 6 December 2019
Submit your funny Santa photos
It’s that time of year again. It’s time to take your children to get their photos taken with Santa Claus. After all, it’s a tradition, right? But, if we’re being honest, sometimes Santa, no matter how jolly he tries to be, can be scary. (No offense, (...)
Lebanon Enterprise - 5 December 2019
TGKY announces expansion, $8.2 million in upgrades
Toyoda Gosei has approved an expansion production project for its Toyoda Gosei Kentucky, LLC (TGKY) North American facility located in Lebanon. The investment to upgrade the facility will cost $8.2 million and will increase production by (...)
Lebanon Enterprise - 5 December 2019
Loretto Motherhouse named a 2019 Best of Kentucky Facility
Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary was honored at the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities’ Quality Awards Banquet recently at the Galt House in Louisville with the Best of Kentucky – Nursing and Rehabilitation (...)
Lebanon Enterprise - 5 December 2019
Murder trial for Washington County man could be held in Marion County
Landmark News Service The jury trial for alleged murderer Craig Pennington could be held in Marion Circuit Court. Pennington is charged with murdering Crystal Warner and Bobby Jones in 2016 in Washington County. He rented a home from the couple. (...)
Lebanon Enterprise - 5 December 2019
Trial for alleged would-be gunman could begin next week
Landmark News Service Lebanon native Matthew Smith, who is charged with attempted murder after reportedly staking out a Springfield factory with more than 30 guns and more than 1,500 rounds of ammunition in his car, is set to go to trial next (...)
Lebanon Enterprise - 5 December 2019
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Lebanon Enterprise - 5 December 2019
Golden ticket, golden chance
Marion County buzzed with excitement when one of its own, a small-town girl with big-time aspirations, captivated her home community with a thrilling run through American Idol last year. Well, Marion County, get ready for round two. If you (...)
Lebanon Enterprise - 5 December 2019
Hariri backs Businessman Samir Khatib to replace him
BY BASSEM MROUE / AP Lebanon’s outgoing Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Tuesday he supports the nomination of a prominent contractor
Ya Libnan - 5 December 2019
Nancy Pelosi quietly gauges Democrats’ temperature over impeaching Trump
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will answer questions during a live CNN town hall moderated by Jake Tapper, Thursday at 9 pm ET. (CNN)Speaker Nancy Pelosi is having a steady stream of private conversations with her colleagues to get their input about (...)
Lebanon News - 5 December 2019
Gary Cohn’s colossal misreading of Donald Trump
(CNN)Gary Cohn is a Democrat and a robust supporter of trade, immigration and climate action. So why did he go to work for a president who pitched his candidacy in ferocious opposition to all three? I thought that I could potentially sway him, (...)
Lebanon News - 5 December 2019
Hillary Clinton makes her debut on Howard Stern’s show
(CNN)Hillary Clinton made her debut appearance on Howard Stern's show Wednesday and spilled her heart out.Clinton spoke with Stern as part of a promotional tour for The Book of Gutsy Women, which she wrote with her daughter, Chelsea (...)
Lebanon News - 5 December 2019



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