Hakim discusses bilateral ties with Hungarian ambassador

DECEMBER 3, 2014 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY - LEBANON) Economy and Trade Minister, Alain Hakim, on Wednesday received at his office the Hungarian ambassador and discussed with him bilateral economic ties and means of boosting the work of the joint committee in the field of trade. Both also discussed the preparations for the visit of Hungary's state minister for foreign trade affairs to Lebanon on December 17. SOURCE:…

Cautious calm in Ras Baalbek outskirts

DECEMBER 3, 2014 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY - LEBANON) Cautious calm prevailed in Ras Baalbek on Wednesday morning amid some artillery shots from the Lebanese Army positions towards the outskirts where the gunmen disappeared after they carried out their ambush yesterday (Tuesday), NNA field reporter said. The Army carried out security measures on its checkpoints along Baalbek highway towards the Syrian border. SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY- LEBANON

Berri: To boost adherence to army

DECEMBER 3, 2014 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY - LEBANON) House Speaker Nabih Berri on Wednesday called upon Lebanese to boost support for the army in its war against terrorism, stressing that "the army's performance nowadays forms an essential chain in protecting the nation." Berri's stance came in the context of Wednesday parliamentary gathering. SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY- LEBANON

Qatar Radio to mark 44th anniversary

Qatar Radio will celebrate its 44th anniversary tomorrow under the patronage of HE the chairman of Qatar Media Corporation Sheikh Hamad bin Thamer al-Thani. HE the executive president of Qatar Media Corporation Mubarak bin Jaham al-Kuwari will attend the reception which will be held at the Qatar Radio headquarters to mark the occasion. Qatar Radio was officially launched on June 25 in 1968 with few hours of broadcasting in the…

New media law for Qatar after Ramadan

Qatar is to enforce its first media law following the holy month of Ramadan, the Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage said on Saturday (16 June). Hamad bin Abdul Aziz Al Kuwari said the state cabinet will approve the proposed legislation at its first meeting after the month of fasting, according to Qatar News Agency. "Qatar will be proud of its law which will be the first of its kind…