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WHO director: Lebanon's brain drain threat to health sector

Beaumont Enterprise 17 Sep 2021
BEIRUT (AP) — The World Health Organization’s ... On Friday, Ghebreyesus spoke to reporters at a rebuilt WHO warehouse in Karantina, an area of Beirut devastated by a massive and deadly port explosion last year that further depleted the country’s already struggling health sector.
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WHO director: Lebanon’s brain drain threat to health sector

Wtop 17 Sep 2021
BEIRUT (AP) — The World Health Organization’s ... On Friday, Ghebreyesus spoke to reporters at a rebuilt WHO warehouse in Karantina, an area of Beirut devastated by a massive and deadly port explosion last year that further depleted the country’s already struggling health sector.
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Was Sabra and Shatila a genocide?

The Electronic Intifada 16 Sep 2021
On 4 June we found ourselves under the US-funded Israeli bombing of Beirut, launching a war that killed at least 17,000 Palestinian and Lebanese civilians and wounded tens of thousands more ... Defying the United States, Israel violated the ceasefire agreement and occupied West Beirut, including the area of the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps.
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Protection and Neutrality Coordinator (International - ISP)

Reliefweb 16 Sep 2021
One will support staff in the South of the country, based in Saida or Tyre; one will support staff in the North, Beirut area and Beqaa, and be based in Beirut with weekly travel to other areas. During recruitment processes, one post holder may be required to cover all five areas ... · Link area concerns to the national level.
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Hezbollah claims victory over US ‘siege’ with Iranian oil

The New Arab 16 Sep 2021
Twenty tankers of Iranian oil entered Lebanon, the first of 33,000 metric tons of oil unloaded from an Iranian tanker in the Syrian coastal city of Baniyas on Tuesday ... Look at Tripoli and Akkar, which are Sunni areas, they’re saying they are with Hezbollah,” Hussein Hato, a business owner in Beirut’s southern suburb of Dahiyeh, told The New Arab.
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Operations Director - Syria (Based in Amman)

Reliefweb 16 Sep 2021
Administration & Field Operations, and indirectly supervise the NES Area Director of Operations, in overseeing smooth logistical management across direct and remote-managed program implementation ... NES Area Director of Operations (Derik, Syria), NWS Director of Support Services (Amman), Office Operations Coordinator (Beirut) Accountability.
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Lebanon country profile

BBC News 14 Sep 2021
FACTS. UN, World Bank. Getty Images. LEADERS. President. Michel Aoun ... Lebanon had been without a government since Hassan Diab resigned after a massive blast destroyed Beirut port and the surrounding area in August 2020. MEDIA ... 2005 - Former prime minister Rafik Hariri is killed by a car bomb in Beirut, sparking anti-Syrian rallies and a political crisis ... .
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Lebanon: sharp drop in water supply raises health concerns

The National 12 Sep 2021
The taps in Marwan Kassar's flat in Beirut run dry, sometimes for as long as a day at a time ... The water supply in the densely populated Beirut and Mount Lebanon areas has dropped by about 40 per cent, said Jean Gebran, head of the local state-run water authority ... of Beirut.
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Education Project Manager Lebanon (National)

Reliefweb 10 Sep 2021
NRC Lebanon is looking for an Education Project Manager to join the Beirut Mount Lebanon Area Office ... The Education Project Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of the Education Programme in the Beirut Mount Lebanon Area Office ... Beirut and Mount Lebanon, Lebanon Contract Duration.
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Lebanon gets new government amid deepening crisis

BBC News 10 Sep 2021
A new government has been announced in Lebanon - over a year after the previous administration quit following the devastating Beirut port explosion ... Lebanon had been without a proper functioning government since then-PM Hassan Diab resigned days after a massive blast on 4 August 2020 destroyed Beirut port and the surrounding area ... Related Topics. .
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New to Jacksonville? Here's a primer

Jacksonville Daily News 09 Sep 2021
New residents have much to learn and get accustomed to ... Government ... Dr ... Route 17 and U.S Route 258 all intersect Jacksonville and lead to various areas of the state ... Looking to fly out of the area? Head to Albert J ... Memorials are all over the area. Freedom Fountain, Veterans Memorial, Lejeune Memorial Gardens and the Beirut Memorial can all be visited.
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Syria troops enter rebel-held district as part of truce

Wtop 08 Sep 2021
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian forces Wednesday entered the rebel-held district of a volatile southern city as part of a truce negotiated by Russia to end weeks of fighting, according to state media, the opposition and a war monitor ... But the cease-fire was riddled with fighting and government bombing of rebel-held areas, where civilians also live.
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Lebanon’s power problems: serious talk but no easy fixes

Al Jazeera 08 Sep 2021
Beirut, Lebanon- Lebanon’s continuing economic crisis has created a fuel shortage, adding extended power cuts to the miseries of Lebanese already dealing with skyrocketing inflation and shortages of other basic goods ... Buildings are seen at night during a power cut in some areas in Beirut, Lebanon [File.
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Hezbollah hammered with criticism amid Lebanon's crises

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 04 Sep 2021
BEIRUT (AP) -- Driving back to base after firing rockets toward Israeli positions from a border area last month, a group of Hezbollah fighters was accosted by angry villagers who smashed their vehicles' windshields and held them up briefly ... south of Beirut and in southern Lebanon.

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