US welcomes Egypt-Lebanon-Jordan gas deal

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 12:03 GMT

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.

Egypt signs agreement with Lebanon, Syria to supply natural gas

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 - 03:17 GMT

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.

Egypt, Lebanon to sign deal on gas exportation on June 21

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 - 05:02 GMT

The deal would ease the electricity crisis that the Lebanese people are suffering from.

Egypt's Social Solidarity Minister offers brokering cooperation between Egyptian, Lebanese social solidarity

Sun, 12 Jun 2022 - 05:13 GMT

Qabaj visited the Lebanese capital, Beirut, within the delegation of the executive bureau of the Council of Arab Ministers for Social Affairs.

Lebanese expats in Egypt cast votes in parliamentary election

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 01:06 GMT

Lebanese diaspora in eight Arab countries (Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Jordan, Oman, and Baghdad) along with Iran cast their votes on Friday. Meanwhile, the other expats in other 48 countries will cast their ballots on Sunday.

Egypt offers condolences to Japan, Lebanon for victims of two capsized boats

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 02:24 GMT

“Egypt affirms its support for Lebanon in this painful incident, wishing a speedy recovery for the survivors and the injured, stressing at the same time the need for concerted efforts by the international community to put an end to the phenomenon of illegal immigration boats,” the statement said.

Mahmoud Ezat sentenced to life in 'Border Infiltration' case

Sun, 17 Apr 2022 - 11:54 GMT

Mahmoud Ezat is the former deputy Supreme Guide of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

Lebanese Minister of Petroleum thanks President Sisi for his supporting stance

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 04:00 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum Tarek El Molla, received on Friday his Lebanese counterpart Walid Fayyad and the accompanying delegation, currently visiting Cairo.

Beirut to sign contract to import gas from Egypt soon: Lebanese Energy Minister

Sat, 09 Apr 2022 - 11:27 GMT

Lebanese Energy Minister Walid Fayad said his country is close to signing a contract in the coming days to import natural gas from Egypt after getting the World Bank's funding.

Governor of Banque du Lebanon denies bankruptcy of central bank

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 02:05 GMT

Salama clarified that the Banque du Lebanon is still exercising its role entrusted to it under Article 70 of the Monetary and Credit Law, explaining that it will continue to do so, despite the losses that afflicted the financial sector in Lebanon.

After Lebanese statement, what does state bankruptcy mean?

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 03:33 GMT

According to the Corporate Finance Institute, bankruptcy means the government fails to make debt and interest payments when due. Failure to pay debts owed to creditors may be accompanied by an official announcement by the government that it will not pay the outstanding debts, or it may sometimes occur without any official announcement.

Lebanon deputy PM announces country’s bankruptcy, voices hope over IMF deal

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 02:10 GMT

Lebanese Deputy Prime Minister Saada Al-Shami announced, Monday ‘the bankruptcy of the state and the Central Bank of Lebanon’.

Egyptian head of state discusses supporting Lebanon's stability with Maronite Patriarch of Antioch

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 12:11 GMT

The president received Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace.

Sisi lauds deeply-rooted ties with Lebanon at popular, official levels

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 12:01 GMT

Welcoming the high-level clergyman to Egypt, Sisi praised the constructive role played by the cardinal to restore stability in Lebanon.

Maronite patriarch to start visit to Egypt on Friday

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 07:31 GMT

Al-Rahi’s agenda will also include paying visits to some churches and monasteries as part of his pastoral visits.

Oil min.: Egypt to start exporting gas to Lebanon in weeks

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 12:47 GMT

On September 2021, the energy ministers of Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan agreed on a roadmap to supply Lebanon with Egyptian natural gas to generate electricity amid the ongoing Lebanese energy crisis.

Egypt sends Lebanon relief aid ship

Fri, 11 Feb 2022 - 10:27 GMT

The ship carries 487.5 tons of aid, including 122 tons of foodstuffs, 265.5 tons of medicines and medical supplies, and 100 tons of relief materials, the statement said.

Egypt to send Lebanon urgent relief aid

Fri, 04 Feb 2022 - 09:59 GMT

The aid includes 100 tons of relief and food items (blankets, mattresses, foodstuffs), and 250 tons of medical supplies (masks and medicines), besides other aid provided by other governmental agencies.

Egypt, Kuwait FMs discuss situation in Lebanon

Sun, 30 Jan 2022 - 12:39 GMT

The meeting was held during Shoukry’s current visit to Kuwait to participate in the Consultative Meeting of Arab foreign ministers.

Lebanese Energy min.: We work on signing Arab gas deal sponsored by Egypt

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 - 04:39 GMT

he added that he hopes that measures to receive fund from the World Bank will be as soon to buy energy from Jordan.