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ICS: How the maritime industry tries to tackle drug smuggling

The maritime industry confronts the escalating challenge of drug smuggling, as highlighted in the latest Leadership Insights newsletter from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).

Is Quds Force Chief Qaani Likely to Open a Hezbollah Front Against Israel?

The recent exchange of fire between Israel and Lebanese Hezbollah has raised concerns about the possibility of the Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza spreading to Lebanon and potentially escalating into a..

Lebanon and Israel’s historic maritime border deal

After more than 12 years since major natural gas discoveries in the Levant Basin in the Eastern Mediterranean, the region has come to a historic understanding. In October 2022, Lebanon and Israel..

Israel-Lebanon maritime deal juggles region’s security

Israel and Lebanon are expected to sign on to a Washington-mediated maritime border deal at a ceremony in Israel as early as Thursday, after the country’s highest court turned down a petition by..

U.S. mediator: progress, but more work needed in Lebanon-Israel maritime talks

The U.S. mediator in a longstanding maritime border dispute between Israel and Lebanon said on Friday that the negotiations to resolve the conflict have made "very good progress" but more work was..

Lebanon, Israel maritime border talks progress to divvying up gas

The focus of US-negotiated talks to finalize an agreement between Israel and Lebanon has shifted to compensation and gas quantities on each side of the maritime border.

Lebanese navy to operate drones to aid maritime border security

For the first time Lebanese Naval Forces have received drones to integrate into their maritime border security missions along the Middle East nation’s 225 km long coastline.

Lebanon warns against any Israeli ‘aggression’ in disputed waters

President Michel Aoun said any activity in the disputed area would amount to an act of aggression and a provocation.

Lebanon Pressures Israel to Demarcate Maritime Borders

In anticipation of US Envoy for Energy Affairs Amos Hochstein’s expected visit to Lebanon next week to discuss maritime border demarcation, Lebanon sent a letter to the UN “to shift negotiations on..