BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 P.M.) – Earlier this week, Lebanon played a major role in aiding the people of Syria who are greatly effected by the ongoing fuel crisis and harsh sanctions imposed by western nations.

Despite being threatened with sanctions if they were to aid Damascus in any way, the Lebanese government stepped up to help the people of Syria by providing much needed fuel as part of a deal with their Syrian counterparts.

This move by the Lebanese government to provide fuel to its neighbor comes at time when Syria is facing its worst fuel crisis in its history.

The two neighboring countries are also nearing a deal that would see Syria and Iran providing long-term electricity to Lebanon, despite the friction it has caused between the rival political blocs.

While factions affiliated with the March 14th bloc have repeatedly rejected cooperation with the Syrian government – most notably the Lebanese Forces Party and Future Movement – Lebanese political parties like Harakat Amal, The Free Patriotic Movement, and Hezbollah have taken on the burden of solving the country’s electricity problems with Syria and Iran.

Of course these deals will have consequences in the form of sanctions, especially if the Lebanese government chooses to work with Tehran.

The U.S. and its allies have attempted to curb Iran’s influence in Lebanon through promises of aid and threats of sanctions; however, the aid provided is often limited and forces the Levantine nation to seek assistance elsewhere.

 

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Hello, The Notre Dame Cathedral, fire, who lit the fire. ? Can be a dangerous situation for Paris. Why does President Macron worry about the fire ? and other notables. When at this very moment, Christians are on the nose, and Islam is not. Macron does not care a hoot, neither Mrs May. 700 million EU, hu. That money could be spent on the homeless in Paris. And who caused the fire in a mosque ? perhaps a warning from God for the heathen in politics.

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That cathedraL is much more then any Al Aqsa moske in Jerusalem or the Sofia in Istanbull. Giving extra money to the french poor make no sense in dimensions. I see no reason for feeding most of the poorest ones. Many of the last arrivers should go home and change the terrible conditions, they come from in stead of being paid by Macron and the rest. One of several reasons for the economic problems is based on that. Its much harder, when so much is spended for nothing there – TOO. Macron was elected to reform vital things in France… Read more »

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Who are you to decide what Cathedral or Mosque is more or less important? Who are you to decide who should go home? Aren’t you the guy who came to Syria illegally to fight in a war of Kurdish sedition? Then your actions are the reason why many fled their county. not every refugee is 20 yrs old. Many families fled. Middle age or elderly lost everything they owed and for them going back to school is not always an option. Not every Dr or engineer will every be so again. Many peoples lives have been destroyed forever. Drop the… Read more »

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@Ascot7, I believe the mosque and cathedral fires were arson. The heathen in politics do their own will and ignores Gods will. I do believe the cathedral was built and made for the poor to experience heaven on earth. Stained glass window depict biblical events which for the literate poor would be the only way for them know the Bible. Beautiful Cathedrals are made for the people to enjoy. It is a sacred place to contemplate God. The heart is drawn up to ward heaven. The poor will always be with us and we have to feed the souls well… Read more »

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correction : Macaroni does not care about the church as he is only trying to Recover lost income from tourism.

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