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Lebanon Country Politics and Economics Report

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Politics


Political News


  • Lebanon's President: Talks Underway to 'Prevent Israeli Greed' in ...
  • Lebanon using diplomacy to counter Israel over offshore energy ...
  • Aoun: Lebanon military ready to confront Israel
  • Lebanon president on first Gulf trip since PM crisis
  • Lebanese prime minister says he wants 'the best relationship with Iran'
  • The biggest threat to Lebanon is Israel, Prime Minister Hariri says
  • Lebanese Prime Minister Steps In to Overrule Ban on 'The Post'
  • Lebanese deputy prime minister: Saudi Arabia 'has always ...
  • Lebanon accepts lawsuit against Saudi minister over sowing discord
  • US envoy relays Israeli de-escalation messages to Lebanon
  • Lebanon looking at 2.8 percent economic growth
  • Haston talks 'strategic growth' for Lebanon
  • Lebanon's public sector plagued by inefficiency, waste
  • IMF regional director highlights Lebanon's economic potential
  • EU investment plan looks to boost Lebanese economy
  • Kuwait Fund chief discusses projects with Lebanese officials
  • Lebanon Crisis Response Plan 2017-2020 (2018 update)
  • Cumberland announces 500K athletic investment campaign
  • Lebanon looking at 2.8 percent economic growth
  • EU investment plan looks to boost Lebanese economy
  • IMF regional director highlights Lebanon's economic potential
  • Boyd attends State of the State address
  • Moody's expects Lebanon's economy to grow 2.8 pct this year
  • Cumberland announces 500K athletic investment campaign
  • Lebanon looking at 2.8 percent economic growth
  • EU investment plan looks to boost Lebanese economy
  • Valentine condom campaign wants lovers to think of animals
  • Mt. Juliet census enters final stages
  • Lebanon Crisis Response Plan 2017-2020 (2018 update)
  • Water creating icy mess, nuisance for Mt. Lebanon residents
  • New City Manager Wants to Bring Lebanon Into 21st Century
  • Saint John plans to be the most 'welcoming' city in the province
  • Will Lebanon Force a Million Syrian Refugees to Return to a War ...
  • McKinsey to Pitch Ideal Economic Model for Lebanon in Six Months ...
  • Moody's predicts Egypt's growth to accelerate to 5% by 2019
  • Advertiser's announcement: Positive outlook at seminars for Irish ...
  • Moody's: stable outlook for the Levant and North Africa
  • Moody's: Stable outlook for Levant and North Africa
  • 5 things to watch for in Friday's monthly US jobs report
  • Is the United Arab Emirates Economy Still Dependent on Oil?
  • Lebanon Passes First State Budget in 12 Years as Deadlock Eases
  • First Lebanon budget in 12 years targets 8.7 pct deficit
  • Lebanon City Budget Approved
  • Lebanon's budget will consider interests of citizens, economy: PM
  • Lebanon budget deficit rises to 27 pct of spending
  • Raises coming for Lebanon city employees
  • The Express takes a look back through the year
  • Lebanon's public sector plagued by inefficiency, waste
  • Political tensions push Saudi, Lebanon debt insurance costs higher
  • Lebanon embarks on long-delayed reforms but debt problems mount
  • Lebanon may tap debt markets again to finance fiscal deficit
  • Lebanon: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation
  • Lebanon defies odds to keep its finances afloat
  • UPDATE 2-Middle East bond sell-off widens on Saudi, Lebanese ...

    Lebanon Leaders


    President


  • Lebanon's President: Talks Underway to 'Prevent Israeli Greed' in ...
  • Aoun: Lebanon military ready to confront Israel
  • German President Concludes Visit to Lebanon

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Row erupts between Lebanese president, Parliament speaker
  • Lebanon gears up for a 'realignment' election
  • Lebanese Parliament speaker urges boycott of White House

    Prime Minister


  • Lebanese deputy prime minister: Saudi Arabia 'has always ...
  • The biggest threat to Lebanon is Israel, Prime Minister Hariri says
  • Lebanese prime minister says he wants 'the best relationship with Iran'

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Lebanese deputy prime minister: Saudi Arabia 'has always ...
  • Issam Fares not seeking election in May
  • Lebanon's waste crisis 'a threat to public health'

    Minister of Economy


  • McKinsey to Pitch Ideal Economic Model for Lebanon in Six Months ...
  • Lebanon Signs Deal With 3 International Oil Companies
  • Will McKinsey help Lebanon chalk out a better economic model?

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Zeaiter agrees to form new agriculture development committee
  • Sierra Leone: Lebanon's Minister of Foreign Affairs to Visit Sierra ...
  • Lebanon's Hariri Rules out Possibility of Postponing Parliamentary ...

    Minister of Culture


  • Beirut's movie boycott hurts Lebanon more than Israel
  • A Lebanese director's new film opens old wounds
  • Ancient statues return to Lebanon as war on smuggling intensifies

    Minister of Defense


  • How a disputed oil and gas field could be the last straw for Israel ...
  • Lebanon's Higher Defense Council orders army to stop Israeli ...
  • Israeli defense chief: Lebanon will pay for Iranian meddling

    Minister of Education


  • Lebanon will be blown back to the 'Stone Age,' Minister Katz warns
  • Education Minister boycotting Cabinet sessions
  • Teachers' strike continues despite Hamadeh meet

    Minister of Energy


  • Lebanon will fully use energy block disputed by Israel: minister
  • Israeli Energy Minister seeks foreign-led diplomatic resolution with ...
  • Lebanon vows to block border wall, Israel eyes diplomacy on gas field

    Minister of Finance


  • Lebanon: Officers' Decree Row Resolved, Electoral Reforms Ruled ...
  • Real estate graft in Lebanon costs $40mln a year: judge
  • Walking Tour of a City's History, Assassinations Included

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Sierra Leone: Lebanon's Minister of Foreign Affairs to Visit Sierra ...
  • We talked to Lebanese about their thoughts on film censorship
  • Tillerson will visit Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt and Kuwait

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • DIARY-Political and General News Events from Feb 9
  • Lebanon Preparing 'Diplomatic Plan' to Confront Israeli Claims on ...
  • Women in Parliament: EU Supports Participation of Lebanese ...

    Minister of Justice


  • Lebanon: Officers' Decree Row Resolved, Electoral Reforms Ruled ...
  • Head of Hariri Tribunal to Asharq Al-Awsat: Late Justice is Better ...
  • Beirut's movie boycott hurts Lebanon more than Israel

    Minister of Health


  • Lebanon's waste crisis 'a threat to public health'
  • Over 6000 Treated for Illnesses Caused by Lebanon's Trash Crisis
  • Lebanon blasts Israeli wall as 'threat to regional stability'

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • 2018 LCRP appeals for $2.68 billion for Lebanon response [EN/AR]
  • US envoy relays Israeli de-escalation messages to Lebanon
  • Rockets, missiles and more: Predicting the third Lebanon war

    Minister of Sports


  • Russian-Lebanese Military Deal to Set the Stage for New ...
  • Olympic Highlights
  • Rugby League World Cup 2017: How has the sport become so ...

    Director of State Security Service


  • Lebanese security agency turns smartphone into selfie spycam ...
  • Lebanon disrupts Islamic State cell plot using informant
  • Lebanon's Higher Defense Council Convenes under Aoun's ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • Lebanon blasts Israeli wall as 'threat to regional stability'
  • How the market's turmoil could affect Fed's rate decisions
  • At the Hospitals for Jan. 21: Patient Donates $1 Million to APD

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Lebanese judge sworn in at international court
  • Israeli wall could lead to conflict: Lebanon UN Representative
  • Israel border wall could cause conflict: UN envoy

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • PM Netanyahu, Security Cabinet tour Lebanese border
  • Egypt launches massive security operation against militants
  • PM Netanyahu, Cabinet tour Lebanese border

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • State Court: Enfield Was In the Right
  • Eliyahu Winograd, who probed Second Lebanon War, dies at 91
  • Politics this week

    Opposition


  • Lebanon's Higher Defense Council orders army to stop Israeli ...
  • Syria and Lebanon: Confusion & Mixed Signals
  • World Digest: Feb. 7, 2018

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Lebanon's public sector plagued by inefficiency, waste
  • Lebanon: Offshore Gas Project to Generate $200 Billion in Revenues
  • Lebanon finds itself midway in the global talent contest
  • Lebanon looking at 2.8 percent economic growth
  • Lebanon business conditions deteriorate at slower pace in January ...
  • IMF regional director highlights Lebanon's economic potential
  • Moody's expects Lebanon's economy to grow 2.8 pct this year
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    Investment

  • Cumberland announces 500K athletic investment campaign
  • Lebanon looking at 2.8 percent economic growth
  • EU investment plan looks to boost Lebanese economy
  • IMF regional director highlights Lebanon's economic potential
  • Boyd attends State of the State address
  • Moody's expects Lebanon's economy to grow 2.8 pct this year
  • Cumberland announces 500K athletic investment campaign
  • Lebanon looking at 2.8 percent economic growth
  • EU investment plan looks to boost Lebanese economy
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    Demographics

  • Valentine condom campaign wants lovers to think of animals
  • Mt. Juliet census enters final stages
  • Lebanon Crisis Response Plan 2017-2020 (2018 update)
  • Water creating icy mess, nuisance for Mt. Lebanon residents
  • New City Manager Wants to Bring Lebanon Into 21st Century
  • Saint John plans to be the most 'welcoming' city in the province
  • Will Lebanon Force a Million Syrian Refugees to Return to a War ...
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    Export/Import

  • McKinsey to Pitch Ideal Economic Model for Lebanon in Six Months ...
  • Moody's predicts Egypt's growth to accelerate to 5% by 2019
  • Advertiser's announcement: Positive outlook at seminars for Irish ...
  • Moody's: stable outlook for the Levant and North Africa
  • Moody's: Stable outlook for Levant and North Africa
  • 5 things to watch for in Friday's monthly US jobs report
  • Is the United Arab Emirates Economy Still Dependent on Oil?
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    Public Spending

  • Lebanon Passes First State Budget in 12 Years as Deadlock Eases
  • First Lebanon budget in 12 years targets 8.7 pct deficit
  • Lebanon City Budget Approved
  • Lebanon's budget will consider interests of citizens, economy: PM
  • Lebanon budget deficit rises to 27 pct of spending
  • Raises coming for Lebanon city employees
  • The Express takes a look back through the year
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    Public Debt

  • Lebanon's public sector plagued by inefficiency, waste
  • Political tensions push Saudi, Lebanon debt insurance costs higher
  • Lebanon embarks on long-delayed reforms but debt problems mount
  • Lebanon may tap debt markets again to finance fiscal deficit
  • Lebanon: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation
  • Lebanon defies odds to keep its finances afloat
  • UPDATE 2-Middle East bond sell-off widens on Saudi, Lebanese ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

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    2017-05-04LBBLOM Lebanon PMI APR47.546.9 4500