Litani

Litani,

river, Lebanon: see Biqa, AlBiqa, Al
, or El Bika
, upland valley of Lebanon and Syria, 75 mi (121 km) long and 5 to 9 mi (8–14.5 km) wide, between the Lebanon and Anti-Lebanon ranges; highest part of the Rift Valley complex.
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Litani

 

(also Nahr al-Litani; in antiquity, Leontes), the largest river in Lebanon. The Litani measures 170 km in length and drains an area of more than 2,000 sq km. It rises in and flows mainly through the Bekaa Valley. In the lower course it dissects the southern spurs of the Lebanon Mountains and empties into the Mediterranean Sea. The water level is high in winter. The mean flow rate is 25 cu m per sec. The river is used for irrigation.

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Summary: Environment Minister Tarek Khatib has called on Bekaa's Hzarta municipality to initiate the process of closing down its landfill in order to combat pollution in the Litani River and Lake Qaraoun.
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The sisterly State of Kuwait offers indispensable funding to socio-economic development projects in Lebanon, including the water conservation project on Litani River," he said on the occasion of the visit to project by a delegation from Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED), led by the Fund's Director General Abdulwahab Al-Bader.
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The initial plan gave preference to in-basin use of the Jordan waters, and ruled out integration of the Litani River.
The Lebanese Army Command has informed all the parties concerned, namely Palestinian factions, that it has taken a firm decision to prevent demonstrators from crossing the Litani line southward on Sunday on the occasion of commemorating the June 5, 1967 Naksa (defeat), AN NAHAR newspaper reported on Friday.
A hummus purist, Litani almost choked when I told him that I throw a preserved lemon in my version.
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Major General Alberto Asarta Cuevas told the Jerusalem Post that in monitoring the area south of the Litani River his forces uncovered nothing to substantiate claims regarding Hizbullah.
The source also said that Israeli warplanes crossed Lebanese airspace and carried mock raids over the villages of Marjaoun and Hasbaya down to the Litani River and the Central and Western sectors of South Lebanon.
The resolution bans all militias and their weapons from the area between the Litani River and the UN-drawn boundary with Israel.