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The U.S. Delivers APKWS Rockets to the LAF

The United States is pleased to announce the delivery today of the shipment of the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rockets, valued at more than $16 million, destined for the Lebanese Armed Forces.  These APKWS laser-guided rockets are a key component for the Lebanese Air Force’s new A-29 Super Tucano attack aircraft. Today’s ...
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UN Security Council Welcomes Formation of Lebanon Government

Security Council Press Statement on Lebanon 8 February 2019 The members of the Security Council welcomed the announcement on 31 January 2019 of the formation of a national unity government in Lebanon, and congratulated Prime Minister Saad Hariri and his Cabinet. They welcomed the nomination of four women in the new government including as Interior ...
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U.S. Government Top Donor in Support of Lebanon for 2018

The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Philippe Lazzarini released the latest report of donor nation contributions to development and humanitarian work in Lebanon.  The United States government was the top donor for the year 2018, and invested $494,293,328 dollars in critical water and sanitation infrastructure, creating opportunities for Lebanese citizens, agriculture, and businesses, ...
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Statement By Robert Palladino, Deputy Spokesperson

Formation of a New Government in Lebanon The United States welcomes Lebanon’s announcement of the formation of a new government and congratulates President Aoun and Prime Minister Hariri on this historic occasion.  We commend Lebanese leaders for working collectively to overcome the political obstacles that prolonged this process, and we look forward to engaging with ...
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2019 Leaders for Democracy Fellowships

The U.S. Embassy in Beirut’s office of the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) is pleased to announce the 2019 Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Leaders for Democracy Fellowship (LDF) program. Since 2007, the program has provided early and mid-career professionals from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with the opportunity to complete training ...
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