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Human Rights Watch on Friday criticised Lebanese municipalities for what it called the unjustifiable expulsion of hundreds of Syrians from their homes since 2016
Backed by Russia, Syrian troops have captured nearly all of the one-time opposition stronghold of Ghouta with a combination of ferocious bombing raids and negotiated withdrawals.
Some 40 countries have sent representatives to the Paris meeting which aims to come up with a support package for Lebanon worth USD 10 billion over four years.
Lebanon's economic growth has plummeted due to repeated political crises, compounded by the Syrian war which has sent a million refugees across the border.
With India having lost their first two matches against Lebanon and Syria in November, their upcoming matches are essentially do-or-die encounters.
Aoun told reporters that Lebanon, too, had suffered from the jihadists but succeeded in pushing them back from a border region with Syria.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held talks with Prime Minister Saad Hariri today in Beirut where he offered Washington's support for a "free and democratic" Lebanon.
The United States levied sanctions in early February against six individuals and seven business with alleged links to Hezbollah financier Adham Tabaja.
President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister Saad Hariri and parliament speaker Nabih Berri pledged because of the tensions mounting over off-shore exploration for oil and gas.
Lebanon scored a major achievement by beating Chinese Taipei 3-2 in the Asian-Oceania second group of the Davis Cup competition.
Since the war erupted between Israel and Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah movement in 2006, the Lebanese army has received US military assistance worth more than $1.5 billion.
Lebanon on Thursday pledged to do "everything in its power" to pursue oil and gas drilling off its coast, in response to Israeli accusations that such explorations were "provocative."
The premier has sought to persuade Russia to limit Iran's presence near Israeli territory and to stop it from entrenching itself militarily in Syria.
Compared to other countries in the region, Lebanon ranks as one of the lowest in terms of female representation in parliament, with only Oman, Kuwait and Yemen having fewer.
The number of Syrians who have died trying to flee their war-torn country into neighbouring Lebanon during a snowstorm has risen to at least 13.