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2 hrs ago | The Daily Star
File - The Shabrouh Dam is seen in this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. With the retreating snow caps, there will be an even greater need to save rainwater in dams around the country.
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As US Secretary of State John Kerry is about to unveil his proposed framework for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, there may not be a more opportune time than now to reinvigorate the Arab Peace Initiative in support of Kerry's efforts.
14 hrs ago | Denver Post
Syrian refugee student Aziza Rahim, 7, right, raises up her finger to answer a question in a mixed Lebanese-Syrian students classroom at a Lebanese public school in Beirut, Lebanon.
PanARMENIAN.Net - Syrian soldiers entered eastern districts of the town of Yabroud , the last rebel bastion near the Lebanese border north of Damascus, on Saturday, March 15 and advanced towards the main street, Al Mayadeen television said, according to Reuters.
BEIRUT: The Kataeb Party is preparing to meet Saturday to discuss the possible resignation of its ministers from the Cabinet after the group voiced reservations on the compromise draft of the policy statement.
File - Interior Minister Nuhad Mashnouq poses for a picture at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014.
In this photo taken on Thursday, March 13, 2014, provided by the anti-government activist group Local Comity of Yabroud Town, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a Syrian rebel looks through his binocular at one of the frontline of Yabroud town, the last rebel stronghold in Syria's mountainous Qalamoun region.
Syrian refugees walk at a refugee camp in Zahle, in the Bekaa Valley March 14, 2014.
BEIRUT: Hairstyles might not be the most obvious lens through which to trace Lebanon's postindependence history.
Officials and religious figures attend the ninth anniversary of the March 14 coalition at BIEL in Beirut, Friday, March 14, 2014.
BEIRUT: The family of a kidnapped Lebanese man pleaded for his release Friday, saying they could not afford to pay the ransom demanded by his captors.
BEIRUT: Talk show host Dima Sadeq and LBCI Friday cut short a daily political program in a sign of protest against repeated attacks on the media, days after the Higher Shiite Council threatened the local channel with legal action over last week's controversial episode.
BEIRUT: Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi slammed Friday a quote attributed to Syrian President Bashar Assad in which he said that the next Lebanese president should support Hezbollah and the resistance axis.
Not complaining about her impending fame, but certain slightly overwhelmed with all her work obligations this year, Mais Hamdan is in a little over her heard.
In this file photo taken Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, Syria's Foreign Minister and head of the Syrian government delegation Walid al-Moallem gestures during a press conference at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
The National Archives is releasing another 4,000 pages of documents from the Clinton White House, including previously unreleased records related to Vice President Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign and the... The National Archives is releasing another 4,000 pages of documents from the Clinton White House, including previously unreleased records ... (more)