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Lebanon completes first licensing round

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10/19/2017 BEIRUT — Lebanon reached an important milestone on Oct. 12, which was the deadline set for pre-qualified companies to submit their bids on the open blocks within the country’s first offshore licensing round. Three companies forming one consortium participated in the current bid round submitted one bid on block 4 and one bid on Read More

Stolen Dali painting, thought to be 1954 original, seized in Lebanon

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Published time: 19 Oct, 2017 03:00 Lebanese police have say they have recovered what is believed to be an original portrait by world-famous Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali, arresting four suspected thieves as they were displaying the painting in a bid to sell it. In a statement Wednesday, Lebanese Internal Security Forces announced the artwork had Read More

Failed integration: In next 10-20 years, France will be new Lebanon – writer

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In just a few years, Islamic suburbs of Paris will obey their own set of rules, they will have their own laws, their own principles, maybe even their own police. It is already the case, Alexandre Mendel, author of the book ‘Partition’ told RT. Europe has been facing a large number of migrants coming from Read More

Bids close on Lebanon offshore energy blocks

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BEIRUT, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s energy minister Cesar Abi Khalil on Thursday said a tender had closed on a first round of offshore energy blocks, without saying how many companies had bid. It will take years for revenue from any of the blocks to start flowing to the country, he said in a televised Read More

Lebanon passes oil tax law ahead of first energy-rights auction

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By Dana Khraiche and Fatma Abusief on 9/19/2017 BEIRUT (Bloomberg) — Lebanon’s parliament approved a law to tax revenue from oil operations, weeks before its first sale of offshore energy exploration rights to interested companies like Total SA and ExxonMobil Corp. Lawmakers approved the petroleum tax law in a vote on Tuesday, the state National News Read More

Lebanon helped foil ISIS ‘Barbie doll bomb’ plot in Australia – minister

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Lebanese intelligence helped foil an Islamic State terrorist attack on an airplane bound for Abu Dhabi from Sydney in July, the Middle East country’s interior minister said Monday. The alleged attacker planned to blow up the plane with a bomb hidden in a Barbie doll. Lebanese national Amer Khayyat had planned, according to Interior Minister Read More