23 million people, including 1.4 million children, were likely to be exposed both senior officials from the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that Syria's humanitarian needs were the highest after a major earthquake killed thousands there and in southern Turkey.
As the scale of the devastation from the 7.8 magnitude tremor continued to unfold, the World Health Organization warned the number of casualties could exceed 20,000.
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign affairs spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid described Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah statements on Egypt as “nonsense”.
Egypt and Saudi Arabia agreed on the necessity that Iran abides by the Treaty of the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).
The Egyptian Minister affirmed his country’s keenness to provide all aspects of support to the State of Lebanon, in light of the circumstances the Lebanese people are currently going through, according to a statement by the Egyptian Ministry on Friday.
The Egyptian support provided to the Lebanese side is an affirmation of the strength of the historical ties that unite Egypt and Lebanon.
Mikati said the health minister informed him that Egypt has sent a consignment of 1,705 tons of vaccines and medicine laden in 17 trucks.
Cholera has spread in Syria and Lebanon at an “alarmed” level, said UNICEF in a statement on Monday.
This came during a meeting with the Minister of Petroleum, Walid Fayyad, the Lebanese Minister of Energy and Water, who is currently visiting Cairo, according to a statement from the Ministry of Petroleum, Monday.
Egyptian Foreign Minister highlighted the importance of completing the constitutional obligations to achieve stability in Lebanon, Abu Zeid added.
He added that the World Bank has set a ten-term condition, the most prominent of which is increasing the tariff price. He noted that Lebanon already has formulated how the new tariff will cover the expenses.
Samir elaborated that Lebanon ranks 13th for the countries investing in Egypt.
Shuqair urged investors to visit new economic zones in Egypt to get firsthand information about the volume of achievements there.
Lebanese Minister of Interior, Bassam Mawlawi, appealed to depositors of Lebanese banks not to use violence to restore their money.
Hafez attributed her action to the inability to pay the cost of the treatment of her ill sister, which pushed her to withdraw her frozen deposit.
Elissa to perform in Lebanon on July 30
Egypt, Lebanon and Syria, on June 21, signed an agreement to transport 650 million cubic meters of gas annually from Egypt to Lebanon via Syria, in a ceremony held at the Lebanese Ministry of Energy in Beirut.
Under the agreement, the gas will be pumped through a pipeline to the Deir Ammar power station in northern Lebanon, where it can add about 450 megawatts to the grid, equivalent to about four additional hours of electricity per day.
The deal would ease the electricity crisis that the Lebanese people are suffering from.
Qabaj visited the Lebanese capital, Beirut, within the delegation of the executive bureau of the Council of Arab Ministers for Social Affairs.