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Sidon Mayor: Mountain of waste in Sidon ‘will disappear’


Sidon Mayor Mohammad Saudi Thursday assured local residents that the growing mountain of garbage in a nearby waste treatment plant would be removed within 10 weeks. “The fumes and the [piled] waste at the waste treatment plant in Sidon will disappear completely within a period not exceeding 10 weeks,” Saudi ...

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President Aoun to Kuwait next week to boost bilateral ties

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President Michel Aoun will head to Kuwait on Nov. 5 for a two-day official visit in which he will hold talks with Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah. Aoun will lead a ministerial delegation that includes Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, Telecommunications Minister Jamal Jarrah, Minister of State for Administrative Development ...

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Salameh: the Lebanese pound is stable


Lebanon’s Central Bank has the foreign-currency reserves it needs to keep the pound stable against the U.S. dollar at its pegged rate for the foreseeable future, the Central Bank governor said . Riad Salameh also told Reuters in an interview that since June the Central Bank has been engaged in ...

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U.S. research: Agriculture a culprit in global warming


Agriculture has contributed nearly as much to climate change as deforestation by intensifying global warming, according to U.S. research that has quantified the amount of carbon taken from the soil by farming. Some 133 billion tons of carbon have been removed from the top two meters of the earth’s soil ...

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