Lebanese expats in Egypt cast votes in parliamentary election

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 01:06 GMT

Lebanese diaspora in eight Arab countries (Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Jordan, Oman, and Baghdad) along with Iran cast their votes on Friday. Meanwhile, the other expats in other 48 countries will cast their ballots on Sunday.

Egypt offers condolences to Japan, Lebanon for victims of two capsized boats

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 02:24 GMT

“Egypt affirms its support for Lebanon in this painful incident, wishing a speedy recovery for the survivors and the injured, stressing at the same time the need for concerted efforts by the international community to put an end to the phenomenon of illegal immigration boats,” the statement said.

Mahmoud Ezat sentenced to life in 'Border Infiltration' case

Sun, 17 Apr 2022 - 11:54 GMT

Mahmoud Ezat is the former deputy Supreme Guide of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

Lebanese Minister of Petroleum thanks President Sisi for his supporting stance

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 04:00 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum Tarek El Molla, received on Friday his Lebanese counterpart Walid Fayyad and the accompanying delegation, currently visiting Cairo.

Beirut to sign contract to import gas from Egypt soon: Lebanese Energy Minister

Sat, 09 Apr 2022 - 11:27 GMT

Lebanese Energy Minister Walid Fayad said his country is close to signing a contract in the coming days to import natural gas from Egypt after getting the World Bank's funding.

Governor of Banque du Lebanon denies bankruptcy of central bank

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 02:05 GMT

Salama clarified that the Banque du Lebanon is still exercising its role entrusted to it under Article 70 of the Monetary and Credit Law, explaining that it will continue to do so, despite the losses that afflicted the financial sector in Lebanon.

After Lebanese statement, what does state bankruptcy mean?

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 03:33 GMT

According to the Corporate Finance Institute, bankruptcy means the government fails to make debt and interest payments when due. Failure to pay debts owed to creditors may be accompanied by an official announcement by the government that it will not pay the outstanding debts, or it may sometimes occur without any official announcement.

Lebanon deputy PM announces country’s bankruptcy, voices hope over IMF deal

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 02:10 GMT

Lebanese Deputy Prime Minister Saada Al-Shami announced, Monday ‘the bankruptcy of the state and the Central Bank of Lebanon’.

Egyptian head of state discusses supporting Lebanon's stability with Maronite Patriarch of Antioch

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 12:11 GMT

The president received Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace.

Sisi lauds deeply-rooted ties with Lebanon at popular, official levels

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 12:01 GMT

Welcoming the high-level clergyman to Egypt, Sisi praised the constructive role played by the cardinal to restore stability in Lebanon.

Maronite patriarch to start visit to Egypt on Friday

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 07:31 GMT

Al-Rahi’s agenda will also include paying visits to some churches and monasteries as part of his pastoral visits.

Oil min.: Egypt to start exporting gas to Lebanon in weeks

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 12:47 GMT

On September 2021, the energy ministers of Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan agreed on a roadmap to supply Lebanon with Egyptian natural gas to generate electricity amid the ongoing Lebanese energy crisis.

Egypt sends Lebanon relief aid ship

Fri, 11 Feb 2022 - 10:27 GMT

The ship carries 487.5 tons of aid, including 122 tons of foodstuffs, 265.5 tons of medicines and medical supplies, and 100 tons of relief materials, the statement said.

Egypt to send Lebanon urgent relief aid

Fri, 04 Feb 2022 - 09:59 GMT

The aid includes 100 tons of relief and food items (blankets, mattresses, foodstuffs), and 250 tons of medical supplies (masks and medicines), besides other aid provided by other governmental agencies.

Egypt, Kuwait FMs discuss situation in Lebanon

Sun, 30 Jan 2022 - 12:39 GMT

The meeting was held during Shoukry’s current visit to Kuwait to participate in the Consultative Meeting of Arab foreign ministers.

Lebanese Energy min.: We work on signing Arab gas deal sponsored by Egypt

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 - 04:39 GMT

he added that he hopes that measures to receive fund from the World Bank will be as soon to buy energy from Jordan.

Lebanon works on increasing electricity supply to reach 10 hours through Egyptian gas

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 - 09:50 GMT

Fayyad pointed to many ways that are being worked on, such as investment and projects proposed in the House of Representatives, the International Monetary Fund, and others, which aim to increase the production of electrical energy, which helps reduce rationing hours.

Lebanese becomes 1st city mayor of Arab-Muslim origin in U.S.

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 12:42 GMT

Hammoud was born on March 9, 1990 and is affiliated to the Democratic Party.

EgyptAir: Travelers to Beirut have to pay additional $30 for PCR test upon their arrival

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 06:27 GMT

The decision is not applicable for passengers who are under the age of 12 years old and The United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL).

Egypt’s Sisi, Lebanese PM discuss enhancing cooperation in electricity, infrastructure, energy projects

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 06:08 GMT

In a statement by the Egyptian Presidency spokesperson Bassam Rady President El-Sisi welcomed Prime Minister Mikati in Egypt and confirmed the special bonds that Egypt and Lebanon share.