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Lebanon aims to reach deal on maritime border demarcation with Israel: Prez Michel Aoun

Beirut/UNI/Xinhua: Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Saturday that Lebanon aims to reach an agreement on maritime border demarcation with Israel that would guarantee the country's right to invest in its natural resources, according to a statement by Lebanon's Presidency.

UN calls for end to violence in Lebanon following deadly Beirut clashes

New York: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for an immediate end to violence in Lebanon following deadly sectarian violence in the capital, Beirut, surrounding the on-going investigation into the August 2020 blasts in the port area.

New Government will earn confidence of Lebanese people and international community, President tells UN

New York: After a month-long political crisis, Lebanon has embarked on a new phase that will “hopefully mark a promising step on the path of recovery”, the country’s President old the 76th session of the UN General Assembly on Friday.

Lebanon crisis: More international assistance needed urgently - WHO chief

New York: Lebanon’s enduring economic crisis risks reversing decades of gains in people’s wellbeing, the head of the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

Lebanon: Almost three-quarters of the population living in poverty

New York: Poverty in Lebanon has drastically increased over the past year and now affects about 74% of the population, warned the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) on Friday.

Fuel crisis in Lebanon potential catastrophe for thousands: senior UN official

New York: Reliable fuel and electricity supply are urgently needed in Lebanon to avert a potential “humanitarian catastrophe”, the top UN aid official in the country warned on Tuesday.

Escalating Lebanon-Israel aggressions provoking ‘very dangerous situation’

New York: The UN Interim Force in Lebanon, UNIFIL, said on Friday that escalating hostilities over the past two days involving Lebanese and Israeli forces have created “a very dangerous situation” in the volatile border region.

Donor conference a ‘unique opportunity’ to renew commitment to Lebanon: UN deputy chief

Kabul: A donor conference to boost support for Lebanon one year after the devastating explosion in its capital, Beirut, represents a “unique opportunity” to renew commitment to the country and prevent a humanitarian catastrophe, the UN Deputy Secretary-General said on Wednesday.

Lebanon: Public water system on the verge of collapse, UNICEF warns

New York: The public water system in Lebanon is “on life support” and could collapse at any moment, putting 71 per cent of the population, or more than four million people, at immediate risk of losing access to safe supply, the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, warned on Friday.

Around 1.5 million Lebanese in need, top UN humanitarian official there warns

New York: As Lebanon endures one of its worst financial and economic crises ever, the UN estimates that over the next eight months around $300 million is needed to provide vital aid to around 1.5 million Lebanese and 400,000 migrant workers living there.

At least 70 children injured during days of protests in Lebanon’s Tripoli: UNICEF

Beirut/Sputnik: Protests in Lebanon’s second-largest city, Tripoli, have led to the injury of at least 70 children over the course of one week, according to the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF).

One missing, 7 injured in blast at gas cylinder depot on Lebanon-Syria border: Red Cross

Beirut/Sputnik: A blast has broken out in a warehouse of gas cylinders in the Lebanese town of Qasr, which is located near the border with Syria, leaving seven people injured and another one missing, the Lebanese Red Cross said on Sunday.

Lebanon: UN chief welcomes murder conviction for 1980 blue helmet killings

New York: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed Lebanon’s decision to bring to justice the man found guilty of killing two UN peacekeepers decades ago.

Lebanon: UN-backed tribunal sentences Hezbollah militant in Hariri assassination

New York: The UN chief on Friday took note of five concurrent life sentences handed down to a Hezbollah militant, convicted in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in Beirut, fifteen years ago.

Almost 600 Syrians return home from Lebanon over past 24 Hours : Russian Military

Moscow/Sputnik: Almost 600 Syrian refugees have returned home from Lebanon in the past 24-hour period, the Russian Defense Ministry's center for Syrian reconciliation said on Sunday.