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Afif Salibi named General Manager of Raffles Dubai

Gulf Daily News 08 Mar 2021
By 2006, he was the Front Office Supervisor at the Grand Hyatt in Dubai and a year later, he moved to Lebanon as Assistant Food & Beverage Manager at Le Royal Beirut.  ... In mid-2007, Salibi moved back to Dubai as part of the pre-opening team of Raffles Dubai as Assistant Front Office Manager and was later promoted to Front Office Manager ... .
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Lebanon's embattled central bank governor to 'sue' Bloomberg over report about US sanctions

The New Arab 06 Mar 2021
The statement by the office of Lebanon’s embattled banking chief is not the first instance of a legal threat against a Western media outlet covering the country's spiralling economic crisis ... In a press release, Riad Salameh's office launched a scathing attack on the Bloomberg piece.
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GOP chooses Lebanon County businessman to run for open Senate seat

Penn Live 06 Mar 2021
Lebanon County businessman Christopher Gebhard was chosen to be the Republican candidate to compete in a three-person race in the May 18 special election to fill the open 48th state senatorial district seat. GOP conferees from the senatorial district, which includes all of Lebanon ...
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EU approves $155mn to back Syrian refugees

The Siasat Daily 06 Mar 2021
... and Lebanon, according to an official statement. The statement issued on Friday by the bloc’s office in Lebanon said the package aims to support Syrian refugees in key areas such as social protection, healthcare services or waste management, reports Xinhua news agency.
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Florida man arrested after high-speed pursuit

The News-Enterprise 06 Mar 2021
A Florida man is facing numerous charges after leading several law-enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase Thursday night on Interstate 65 ... Dana R ... KSP was assisted by the Lebanon Junction Police Department, Shepherdsville Police Department, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and Louisville Metro Police Department. .
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UK to slash aid to poorest countries: Leaked report

Arab News 06 Mar 2021
The UK government is planning to cut its aid programs to some of the world’s poorest countries by as much as two thirds between 2021 and 2022, according to a leaked Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) report. Those hardest hit by the cuts include Lebanon, which could see a ...
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US official says reports of sanctions against Riad Salameh untrue

The National 05 Mar 2021
On Thursday, State Department spokesman Ned Price said the US is emphasising the urgency to form a government in Lebanon ... “It would have been shocking, however, if the Biden administration decided to target Mr Salameh that soon after assuming office, particularly as its policy towards Lebanon and the region are still being deliberated.”.
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US official says reports on punitive measures against Riad Salameh 'untrue'

The National 05 Mar 2021
Lebanon faces third day of protests after pound plummets ... “It would have been shocking, however, if the Biden administration decided to target Mr Salameh that soon after assuming office, particularly as its policy towards Lebanon and the region are still being deliberated.”.
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US official says reports on sanctions against Riad Salameh 'untrue'

The National 05 Mar 2021
Lebanon faces third day of protests after pound plummets ... “It would have been shocking, however, if the Biden administration decided to target Mr Salameh that soon after assuming office, particularly as its policy towards Lebanon and the region are still being deliberated.”.
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Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, March 5

China.dot.org 05 Mar 2021
---- ... dollars) assistance package to support Syrian refugees and local communities in Jordan and Lebanon, a statement by the EU office in Lebanon said on Friday ... For Lebanon, the funds will also help to alleviate the consequences of the Beirut port's blasts, which affected both Syrian refugees and Lebanese people. (Lebanon-Syria-EU-Assistance). ----.
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US considers sanctions against Lebanon central bank chief

The National 05 Mar 2021
The US is considering sanctions against Lebanon’s long-serving central bank chief as a broader investigation into the alleged embezzlement of public funds in the country gathers pace, according to four people familiar with the matter ... Lebanon’s embattled central bank governor denies Ponzi scheme and won’t resign.
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Environment & Social (E&S) specialist (National contract)

Reliefweb 04 Mar 2021
Lebanon is in the midst of three mega-crises ... In line with the WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) Allocation Framework, Lebanon NDVP prioritizes high risk populations through 4 phase approach ... Technical support, quality implementation and capacity building to Lebanon IFRC country office.
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