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American University of Technology awards Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters to Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh
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American University of Technology awards Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters to Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh

BEIRUT – The President of the American University of Technology (AUT), Dr. Ghada Hinain, has declared the University’s decision to award  an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters (Doctorate Honoris Causa) to HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, founder and chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global) for his lifetime achievements in the service of humanity in the fields of knowledge and innovation.  The awarding occurred during the commencement ceremony of 250 graduates in the presence of MP Simon Abi Ramia, representative of Lebanese President Michel Aoun, Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri and Prime Minister-designate, Najib Mikati.Dr. Hinain addressed the attendees at the ceremony saying: “We, at the University, have successfully turned crises into points of strength, determination and sol...
U.S. Mediator Says ‘Very Good Progress’ in Lebanon-Israel Maritime Talks
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U.S. Mediator Says ‘Very Good Progress’ in Lebanon-Israel Maritime Talks

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.S. mediator in talks to resolve a maritime border dispute between Israel and Lebanon said on Friday that the negotiations have made "very good progress."Amos Hochstein landed in Lebanon on Friday morning for a lightning round of talks with top officials. He spoke immediately after a meeting with President Michel Aoun, deputy speaker of parliament Elias Bou Saab and head of General Security Abbas Ibrahim.(Reporting by Maya Gebeily; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)Copyright 2022 Thomson Reuters.Political Cartoons on World Leaders Source link
U.S. Mediator in Lebanon-Israel Maritime Talks to Arrive in Beirut This Week
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U.S. Mediator in Lebanon-Israel Maritime Talks to Arrive in Beirut This Week

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Amos Hochstein, the U.S diplomat mediating talks between Lebanon and Israel over their shared maritime border, will be in Beirut at the end of the week, a statement from Lebanon’s presidential palace said on Sunday.The statement said Hochstein would be in Lebanon to follow up on discussions with the Lebanese side on the delineation, without providing more details.(Reporting by Maya Gebeily; Editing by Andrew Cawthorne)Copyright 2022 Thomson Reuters.Political Cartoons on World Leaders Source link
Lebanon Optimistic on Reaching Maritime Border Deal With Israel
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Lebanon Optimistic on Reaching Maritime Border Deal With Israel

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese Foreign Minister Abdallah Bou Habib said on Friday there is more optimism than ever on reaching a deal to delineate the country's maritime border with Israel via U.S. mediation, according to a tweet from the ministry's account."There has never been optimism to the extent that there is today," Bou Habib said, noting that the U.S. official mediating the dispute, Amos Hochstein, would arrive in Beirut over the wekeend for talks with Lebanese officials.Lebanon and Israel are locked in U.S.-mediated negotiations to delineate a shared maritime border that would help determine which oil and gas resources belong to which country and pave the way for more exploration.Hochstein met Israeli negotiators in June and updated them on the results of a visit to Lebanon earlie...