Site for voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation opened in the building of the Russian Embassy in Beirut at 8: 00 (coincides with Moscow), the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
The citizens began to arrive even before the opening of the polling station, room 8186.
The Prime Minister of Lebanon Hassan Diyab, referring to the EU and the UN demanded to exclude Lebanon from the sanctions policy against Syria and to help in the process of return of refugees back to Syria.
"I urge the United Nations and the European Union to protect Lebanon from the consequences of any imposed against Syria sanctions, in particular related to the law of "Caesar," said Diyab in a video message to the participants of the 4th international pledging conference on Syria.
A judge from the Lebanese city of tyre Muhammad Masih, issued a verdict banning the Lebanese journalists to interview the U.S. Ambassador in Beirut, Dorothy Shea, has resigned, according to the Lebanese TV channel "al-Mayadin".
Mazeh judge on Friday ruled the ban to the media in connection with the statements of the American Ambassador in interview to TV channel "al-Hadas", which was regarded as a blatant interference in the internal Affairs of Lebanon and aimed at destabilizing the situation in the country. For violating an order the judge imposed a fine in the amount of 200 thousand dollars and the revocation of the license. American diplomat in an interview with broadcasting from Dubai channel "al-Hadas" he accused the Shiite party Hezbollah that it does not make a decision that would help Lebanon emerge from the economic crisis, depriving the country of billions of dollars.
Unknown opened fire during protests in the district of Shatila in Beirut, was shot and wounded one of the protesters, the army intervened to restore order, according to a press report of the command of the Lebanese army.
In Beirut, as in other areas of the country, renewed unrest on the background of continuing deteriorating financial and economic situation in the country with a sharp increase of prices and fall of the national currency against the dollar. Protesters block roads and call on the authorities to immediately initiate action to save the country from complete economic collapse.
The Minister of Finance of Lebanon Alan of Bihani on Monday evening to announce his resignation, according to the Lebanese channel al-Jadid.
Bifani channel said that the resignation connected with his disagreement with the strategy of the government and the selected solution to the crisis. "The way in which we go, reckless. People will soon come to handle," he said.
Lebanese security services are investigating the cause of the explosion, which happened near the motorcade of Lebanese ex-Premier Saad Hariri during his visit to the Eastern Bekaa valley, on June 17, said the press office of Hariri on the social network Twitter.
Earlier, the Arabic television channel "al-Hadas" reported that the explosion occurred near Hariri's convoy of 30 vehicles, when he was returning to Beirut from the Eastern Bekaa after a meeting with living there, prominent Sunni religious leader Sheikh Khalil al-Mays. According to TV channel, on the route of the motorcade was blown up by a missile, and intelligence agencies are now trying to determine where she was running.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Lebanon, the Hittite Nazif called a meeting in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the US Ambassador in this country, Dorothy Shea, which is expected to be protested against intervention in the internal Affairs of Lebanon after an interview in which she criticized the Hezbollah, said on Sunday television channel Skynews Arabia.
According to TV channel, the American Ambassador should visit the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Lebanon on Monday at the request of the Minister of foreign Affairs, who is going to mention about the inadmissibility of incitement of the situation in Lebanon.
Another 26 refugees returned to Syria from Lebanon over the past day, it follows from the information Bulletin of the centre for reception, distribution and placement of refugees, published on the website of the Ministry of defense of Russia.
"For the past day in the Syrian Arab Republic from Lebanon through the checkpoints, "Cadet-Yabus" and "talkalakh" returned 26 refugees (including women 8, children 13). From Jordan through the checkpoint "Nasib" conclusion of refugees was not carried out", - stated in the message.
18 refugees returned to Syria from Lebanon over the past day, as reported in the newsletter of the center for the reception, distribution and placement of refugees, published Thursday on the website of the defense Ministry in Facebook.
"For the past day in the Syrian Arab Republic from Lebanon through the checkpoints, "Cadet-Yabus" and "talkalakh" returned 18 refugees (including: women – 5, children – 10). From Jordan through the checkpoint "Nasib" conclusion of refugees was not carried out", - stated in the message.
Military security forces arrested 36 rioters and clashes with the army and the police, the press service of the Ministry of defence of Lebanon.
On Monday, the President of Lebanon Michel Aoun and Prime Minister Hassan Diyab stated the need to identify and arrest all the masterminds and perpetrators of the pogroms and clashes with police. The Prime Minister said that certain forces within the country and abroad are trying to destabilize the situation in Lebanon and endangering civil society, and private and public property.
Ukraine on Monday resumes international flights, suspended due to coronavirus. The airline started selling tickets, but the number of referrals will initially be limited to fly in those countries that are willing to open their borders to foreigners, and some who arrived to Ukraine will have to spend two weeks in isolation or observation, depending on the epidemiological situation in the country of departure.
World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest data of the Ministry of health of Ukraine, the number of identified cases of coronavirus in the country is 31 154 died 889 people, 14082 recovered.
Clashes between demonstrators and the army in Tripoli in Northern Lebanon resulted in the injury of more than 80 people, including twenty troops, according to the Lebanese national Agency NNA.
The demonstration in the second largest city of Lebanon for the third day in a row degenerated into riots and clashes with the police and the army.
Reinforced units of the police and army using tear gas, began to oust the protesters from the Central square of Beirut, clashes between police and protesters resumed in Tripoli in Northern Lebanon, according to Lebanese TV channel LBC.
According to the channel, the demonstrators in downtown Beirut bombarded the police and the army with stones, departing from the square of Fallen to the adjacent transport interchange.
More than 30 refugees returned to Syria from Lebanon over the past day, it follows from the information Bulletin of the centre for reception, distribution and placement of refugees, published on the website of the Ministry of defense of Russia.
"For the past day in the Syrian Arab Republic from Lebanon through the checkpoints, "Cadet-Yabus" and "talkalakh" returned 35 refugees (including women – 10 children – 18). From Jordan through the checkpoint "Nasib" conclusion of refugees was not carried out", - said in the text of the Bulletin.
The Lebanese army arrived at the Central square of Riyadh-es-Solh to disperse demonstrators who had set fire to tires and blocked entrances to the square, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Between the military and demonstrators clashed after a group of people tried to approach the government building. The demonstrators began to throw aside the custody order stones and firecrackers. The military responded with tear gas.
Lebanon welcomes the Egyptian initiative for a peaceful settlement of the conflict in Libya, reported in a Thursday statement, the Lebanese foreign Ministry.
"The foreign Ministry welcomes the Egyptian initiative to resolve the conflict in Libya and the efforts to achieve equitable universal solution that will bring stability and security to the Libyan people," - said in a statement.
To Syria from Lebanon over the past day returned 30 of the refugees, as reported in the newsletter of the center for the reception, distribution and placement of refugees published Wednesday on the website of the defense Ministry in Facebook.
"For the past day in the Syrian Arab Republic from Lebanon through the checkpoints, "Cadet-Yabus" and "talkalakh" returned 30 refugees (including women and 9 children – 15). From Jordan through the checkpoint "Nasib" conclusion of refugees was not carried out", - stated in the message.
The Lebanese government decided to send a request to the UN security Council to extend the mission the United Nations Interim force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) for a year, said the President of Lebanon Michel Aoun after meeting with Prime Minister Hassan Diaba, the ambassadors of the permanent members of the Security Council and the UN special representative ján kubiš.
"President Michel Aoun reiterated Lebanon's commitment to the international forces operating in southern Lebanon, UNIFIL and noted their positive role. He noted that the government had decided to send a request to the UN security Council on the extension of their mission for a year without changes to the mandate, concept of operations and rules of engagement associated with them," - says the press service of the presidential Palace.
The Lebanese authorities decided to open the land border with Syria, on 2 and 4 June for its citizens and members of their families wishing to return home, said Tuesday in a statement, the interior Ministry of Lebanon.
According to authorities, the border will be open from 9.00 to 16.00 for the citizens of Lebanon and close members of their families who are in Syria and want to return home.
The Lebanese authorities since June, has decided to shorten the curfew time, setting its boundaries from midnight until five in the morning Monday in the regular mode started to work with all state agencies.
According to the statement, the interior Ministry of Lebanon, with the reduction of the time of the curfew will be allowed to increase the working time of private enterprises, including shops, cafes, restaurants and hairdressers. Officially opened its doors to visitors and beach complexes, hotels and shopping centers.