On October 31st, Michel Aoun is elected as the President of Lebanon. His election put an end to a 2 and a half year period during which Lebanon had no president.
#9 September 28: George and Amal Clooney open schools in Lebanon
September 28, George and Amal Clooney pledged $1,000,000 (USD) to open schools in Lebanon due to the Syrian Crisis. They received $1 million from Google to help fulfill plans to educate Syrian refugee children in Lebanon.
#10 November 29: 200 Domestic worker recruitment agencies are shut
Lebanon’s Labor Ministry Tuesday cancelled the licenses of 171 domestic worker recruitment agencies and suspended 23 more as authorities investigated their labor practices.
expanding the number of ministers from 24 to 30. Only 1 woman was appointed and the person appointed to the State Minister of Women’s Affair position is not a woman.
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