Lebanon Current Affairs - 2019

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Beirut, Lebanon sets a New Guinness World Record

Lebanon’s capital Beirut has set a new Guinness World Record for most number of national flags displayed in one city for 24 hours. About By raising a total of 26,852 Lebanese flags for 24 hours Beirut broke the record of New York’s Waterloo of raising 25,599 flags. It was achieved by individual and national initiative Read More…

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Arab Economic and Social Development Summit

The leaders from the Arab World met in Beirut, Lebanon to discuss economic and social development. The leaders of the Arab World agreed on a 29-item economic agenda in addition to encouraging the safe return of Syrian refugees to their homeland at the conclusion. Beirut Declaration A joint statement called the Beirut Declaration was issued in the summit. The Read More…

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Arab League declares Lebanese movement Hezbollah a terrorist group

The Arab League has declared Lebanese movement Hezbollah, a Shia political organisation a terrorist group. The move comes after the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) had adopted the same stance. Decision in this regard was taken during the Arab League Foreign Ministers’ meeting at the organisation’s seat in Egypt’s capital Cairo. All-22 Arab League members supported Read More…

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Hezbollah’s military wing added terrorist list by EU

The EU has decided to put the armed wing of Hezbollah on its list of terrorist organizations. It was made clear that it would maintain contact with all political parties in Lebanon, including the Hezbollah party, which is part of the country’s government. Why Hezbollah has been added to terrorist list? EU ministers took the decision at Read More…

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