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BEIRUT: A judge at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon will decide Thursday whether to proceed with the trial of Al-Jadeed TV and its top editor, amid mounting opposition by Lebanese civil society.
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BEIRUT: A proposed U.S. legislation that broadens financial sanctions on organizations that help channel money to Hezbollah will have no impact on Lebanon's banking sector, which is already in full compliance with U.S. and international laws, senior Lebanese banking sources told The Daily Star Wednesday.
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Syrians carry foodstuff as they return to the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Moadamiyeh, following the entry of some 13 Syrian Red Crescent trucks loaded with 1000 food parcels under the supervision of the U.N., the Red Crescent and in coordination with the Syrian government, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, July 14, 2014.
7 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Head of Cyber Crime Bureau Suzan El Hajj and Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas speak to the press during a conference at the Social Affairs Ministry in Badaro, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
12 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Education Minister Elias Bou Saab speaks during a press conference in Beirut, Monday, June 2, 2014.
The following are a selection of stories from Lebanese newspapers that may be of interest to Daily Star readers.
BEIRUT: Future Parliamentary bloc lauded former Prime Minister Saad Hariri's political roadmap Tuesday, announcing its readiness to commence consultations with March 14 heads to end the void in the Presidency.
FPM leader Michel Aoun speaks during a news conference in Rabieh, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of the military court in Beirut, Tuesday, May 22, 2012.
BEIRUT: A Lebanese soldier has joined the ranks of rebel groups fighting in Syria, a security source told The Daily Star Tuesday, the first case since the war in the neighboring country began in 2011.
You wait ages and then two come along at once. At the Venice Architecture Biennale this summer are plans for an archeological museum, designed by Lebanese firm .
BAROUK, Lebanon: In a Chouf village that boasts numerous springs and a river that feeds several regions with drinking water, residents are increasingly relying on private water companies, another sign of the serious drought that Lebanon is facing.
BEIRUT: Palestinian mothers weep over the bodies of children, whose expressionless faces indicate their untimely fate.
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri speaks on a TV screen during an Iftar held at BIEL in Beirut, Friday, July 18, 2014.
Prime Minister Tammam Salam, right, heads the ministerial committee at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.
Hezbollah MP Hasan Fadlallah speaks at a news conference at Parliament in downtown Beirut, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 02:36 pm
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