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2 hrs ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: The Lebanese Forces turned down a request by their rivals in the Free Patriotic Movement to hold a meeting as part of the latter's efforts to end the ongoing political stalemate, LF MP Fadi Karam said in remarks published Thursday.
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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri hands a gift to Aleida Guevara, the daughter of Che Guevara in Beirut, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
11 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"There'll be a summit conference in the sky," smiled an Israeli intelligence official Wednesday morning when he learned of the assassination of Hassan Lakkis, the Hezbollah commander in charge of weapons development and advanced technological warfare, in a Beirut suburb around midnight on Tuesday, Dec. 3. The killing of Lakkis is yet another in the ... (more)
BEIRUT: Lebanon is replete with international music events, many of them suffering from the simmering security crisis in the country and the region.
Hezbollah chief Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday blamed Saudi Arabia for a twin suicide attack on the Iranian embassy in Beirut that killed 25 people last month, AFP reported.
Protesters offer prayers in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, early Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.
A traveling medical technician who infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes was to find out how many decades he'll spend in a New Hampshire prison.
A forensic expert inspects the site of the blast in the southern Beirut suburb of Ruwaiss, Friday, August 16, 2013.
The Lebanese militant group Hezbollah said Wednesday that one of its commanders has been "assassinated" outside of his home in southern Beirut.
Abbotsford News editor Andrew Holota was in Jordan and Lebanon with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank last week, reporting on the Syrian refugee crisis.
BEIRUT: The Future Movement and the Kataeb party discussed Tuesday a proposal by Kataeb to include a policy of neutrality in the Lebanese Constitution, as they stressed the need to distance Lebanon from the Syrian crisis.
BEIRUT: Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said Tuesday he was convinced a Lebanon-based Al-Qaeda with links to Saudi intelligence was behind last month's bombing of the Iranian Embassy in Beirut.
Clashes resumed on Tuesday between Lebanese militias who back opposing sides of Syria's war and 21 fighters were arrested by the army as it pursued a six-month-long mandate to end bloodshed battering the city of Tripoli.
BEIRUT: Nine gunmen, including a field commander, were charged Tuesday with involvement in the deadly clashes in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli.
Caretaker Social Affairs Minister Wael Abu Faour speaks during a press conference at the ministry in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.