Lebanese Finance Minister: Approval of final budget without any new taxes

BEIRUT-ALSHARQIYA Oct 19 :Lebanon's finance minister said on Saturday after meeting Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri they had agreed on a final budget that did not include any taxes or surcharges, in a bid to calm widespread protests. "There will be a reassuring solution to the crisis," Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Twitter.


The President of the Iraqi Jamahiriya, Barham Salih, and the Head of the Salvation and Development Front, Osama al-Nujaifi, stressed the importance of creating the appropriate atmosphere for holding the elections

The head of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, warned that there are suspicious parties fueling the situation and endangering peaceful security in Iraq

Seven civilians were killed and wounded when a Katyusha missile fell on a house near Baghdad International Airport