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Abdel Samad: Cabinet Approved Four Immediate Measures To Combat Corruption, Restore Looted Funds

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Minister of Information, Manal Abdel Samad, announced in the wake of the cabinet session, that “the council of ministers has approved four immediate measures to combat corruption and restore [looted] money.” “Our session revolved around the financial plan. An extraordinary session will be held tomorrow for the purpose of finalizing ...

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Parliament Convenes For Second Day: Dropping Urgency Nature From Two Draft Laws Related To Lifting Ministers’ Immunity And Ceasing Work In Bisri Dam


Lawmakers convened in a legislative session for the second day at the UNESCO Palace on Wednesday, under the chairmanship of House Speaker, Nabih Berri, to resume the discussion of the remaining items on agenda, including urgent draft laws. The Legislative session took place in the presence of Prime Minister, Dr. ...

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The Ministry of Information partners with WHO, UNICEF and UNDP to counter the spread of COVID-19 misinformation in Lebanon


– As the Lebanese government battles the COVID-19 pandemic, a dangerous epidemic of misinformation has been circulating through different communication channels and in communities since the beginning of the outbreak preventing people to heed official health warnings. To counter the growing scourge of fake news, the Ministry of Information is ...

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Health Ministry: 412 lab-confirmed Coronavirus cases in Lebanon

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The Ministry of Public Health announced, in a statement on Saturday, that “twenty-one new laboratory-confirmed cases infected with the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been registered, including the cases diagnosed at the Rafic Hariri Governmental Hospital, and those reported from other university hospitals accredited by the Ministry.” “The total number of confirmed ...

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Abdel Samad meets Representatives of WHO, UNICEF

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Minister of Information, Dr. Manal Abdel Samad Najd, met Friday at her office in the Ministry with a delegation including World Health Organization’s Representative to Lebanon, Dr. Iman Shankiti,  and UNICEF Representative in Lebanon, Yukie Mokuo, accompanied by UNICEF Communication Officer. Means of cooperation in media campaigns in the fight ...

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Home Corona Clinical Trials Begin on 3,200 People in Europe for Possible Treatments Against Coronavirus


A European clinical trial involving some 3,200 people has been launched to test four possible experimental treatments against the coronavirus. The four treatments to be studied are remdesivir, lopinavir and ritonavir in combination, the latter being administered with or without interferon beta and hydroxychloroquine, French public health research body Inserm ...

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