Latest News for: Lebanon week


Costs soar for German company in Beirut port clean-up

The National 07 May 2021
Under the contract signed last November, Lebanon would pay $2 million for the disposal of 49 20-foot shipping containers ... New-York based bank JP Morgan refused to issue the letter of credit guaranteeing Lebanon's $2m payment, said two Lebanese sources who asked for anonymity because of the sensitivity of the topic ... “I came one week after the blast.

28 mid-valley schools have COVID outbreaks

Lebanon Express 06 May 2021
The FDA is expected to authorize Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for kids 12 and older by next week. Active school outbreaks in Linn and Benton counties range from one to as many as nine cases, OHA noted in a regular weekly report issued Wednesday ... An outbreak at the Lowe’s Distribution Center in Lebanon also added one case last week for a total of six.

Israeli diplomat calls for Lebanon to join Mediterranean gas forum

The New Arab 06 May 2021
While still technically at war, an Israeli diplomat has said Lebanon could benefit from joining a proper regional framework over the search for gas ... He added that Israel was understanding of Lebanon's reluctance to join under the current circumstances ... Talks were held again on the Israel-Lebanon border earlier this week.

Declining cases and deaths have Upper Valley officials rethinking mask policies

The Keene Sentinel 06 May 2021
LEBANON — The city of Claremont last week dropped a mask advisory and a decision to end mask mandates in Lebanon and Enfield could hinge on how well New Hampshire performs against the coronavirus pandemic this month, municipal officials said Tuesday.

French minister in Beirut to pressure Lebanese officials into forming Cabinet

The National 06 May 2021
Last week, the French foreign minister said his country had started putting in place measures to restrict the entry of some Lebanese officials to France for their role in the political crisis that has left Lebanon without a fully functioning government for almost eight months ... Lebanon and Israel resume talks over disputed marine borders.

Cash-strapped Lebanon could go dark this month as money for electricity runs low, says influential MP

Russia Today 06 May 2021
The chairman of the Works Committee in Lebanon has warned that the country may be plunged into darkness in the coming weeks as money to buy fuel runs out, urging lawmakers to make resources available ... Lebanon had shut one of its four main electricity-producing facilities, the Zahrani power plant, after it ran out of fuel.

Lebanon faces electricity blackout as fuel, money run dry

The New Arab 06 May 2021
Lebanon's state energy company has warned that it will be forced to ration energy consumption. Lebanon could slip into complete darkness in coming weeks as subsidies for its electricity sector come to an end, lawmakers have warned ... Lebanon’s ailing electricity sector has cost it more than $45 billion in subsidies since the early 1990s.

Syrian regime ambassador welcomes rekindling ties with 'sisterly' Saudi Arabia

The New Arab 06 May 2021
It follows a meeting between Saudi officials and Assad in Damascus earlier this week. The Syrian ambassador to Lebanon has described Saudi Arabia as a "dear, sisterly nation", as the two countries look to reshape ties after years of rivalry.

Ms. Cheap pick: Strawberry picking makes for a great (and tasty) family outing

Gallatin News 06 May 2021
Here are some Midstate farms where you can pick your own berries in the coming weeks.. • Kelley’s Berry Farm in Castalian Springs on Highway 231 north of Lebanon has 10 acres of strawberries, and the picking has started ... Probably the first week of May ... Mary Hance, who has four decades of journalism experience in the Nashville area, writes a weekly Ms.

Mt. Juliet Valley Center business owners crawl out from flood damage

The Wilson Post 06 May 2021
Juliet, a few of the businesses are reopened or temporarily relocated, with the majority still in clean-up mode with projected reopening weeks away ... Revolution Barber & Style, located in the center for 11 years, just last week found a temporary location across the street at Capella’s Salon and Spa.

Lebanese Armenian national remanded in custody on terror-related charges

MENA FN 06 May 2021
"By a court decision, a measure of restraint was chosen in the form of arrest ... Earlier, senior Azerbaijani officials repeatedly stated that Armenia used the people from Lebanon and Syria as mercenaries during the six-week war in autumn 2020 ... -- Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz.

Lebanon and Israel resume talks on maritime border

Dawn 05 May 2021
After a nearly six-month pause, Lebanon and Israel on Tuesday resumed indirect talks with US mediation over their disputed maritime border ... Lebanon has sunk deeper into it economic and financial crisis that started in late 2019 a culmination of decades of corruption and mismanagement by the political class.

Public Notices week of May 5, 2021

The Wilson Post 05 May 2021
It is, therefore, ordered that publication be made in the Wilson Post a newspaper published in the town of Lebanon, Tennessee, for four consecutive weeks, commanding said non-resident to serve upon Taylor Durrett, Plaintiff's Attorney, whose address is 111 N.