Lebanon’s leading Arabic-language daily newspaper, As-Safir (The Ambassador), has printed its final issue after more than four decades in print due to financial problems, as other news outlets in the tiny Mediterranean country face the same grim fate.
Iran and Lebanon are scheduled to hold two international [beach soccer] friendly fixtures within the next few days as part of their preparations for the upcoming 2017 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Beach Soccer Championship.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaber Ansari visited Syria and Lebanon, where he consulted with the countries' top officials over the developments in the region, the Syria in particular.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari arrived in the Syrian capital on Wednesday and is to visit Lebanon later in order to discuss issues of mutual interest and developments in the region with the two Arab states' officials.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif is paying an official visit to the capital of Lebanon, Beirut, to discuss issues of mutual interests and the existing challenges. During his meeting with the Lebanese authorities, Zarif hailed Lebanon for resolving its two-year-plus political impasse by the election of President Michel Aoun, stressing Tehran’s eagerness to boost cooperation with Beirut in different arenas.