Information on the Lebanese News Agency [LBN19042.E]

Information on this specific subject is currently unavailable to the DIRB in Ottawa.

For information on the media in Lebanon, please find the attached documents.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.


Agence France Presse (AFP). 10 June 1991. "Beirut." (NEXIS)

The World News Media: A Comprehensive Reference Guide. 1993. Edited by Harry Frost. London: Longman Current Affairs.

Moneyclips. 13 November 1993. "Bahrain Media Delegation Sent to Lebanon." (NEXIS)

The Ottawa Citizen. 10 October 1991. "Around the World." (NEXIS)

Sources Consulted

Article 19 World Report: Information, Freedom and Censorship. 1988. Edited by Kevin Boyle. Toronto: Random House of Canada.

L'information dans le monde. 1989. Paris: Seuil.

Attacks on the Press. Yearly. New York: Committee to Protect Journalists.

World Media Handbook. Yearly. New York: United Nations.

La lettre de Reporters sans frontières [Paris]. Monthly.

Index on Censorship [London]. Monthly. Writers and Scholars International Ltd.