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4 hrs ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt reiterated his commitment to the Taif Accord at an award ceremony where he was honored with the annual President Elias Hrawi award in Yazreh Friday.
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8 hrs ago | News24
Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.
10 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News
It may not bring closure, but more than 30 years after a terrorist attack killed 241 Marines in Beirut, Lebanon, some of the troops' surviving families will finally receive a form of restitution.
13 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
Lebanese army personnel inspect the remains of a shell that was suspected of having been launched from Lebanon to Israel, July 11, 2014.
In this 2012 file photo, a Syrian refugee woman, who fled her house in the Syrian town of Tal-Kalakh, sits next to her baby at a school playground where she lives with her family and relatives temporarily in Shadra village at the northern Lebanese-Syrian border town of Wadi Khaled, in Akkar, north Lebanon.
Group photo of international students in the Between the Lines creative writing program at the University of Iowa.
UN Development Program Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon Ross Mountain speaks during an interview with The Daily Star in Beirut, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.
The success of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has emboldened like-minded militants in Lebanon who believe they can emulate it, the interior minister said, confirming the militant Sunni group had now appeared in Beirut for the first time.
Tripoli residents protest to demand the release of a militia leader from Roumieh prison, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
File - From left, UCC head Hanna Gharib, Minister Elias Bou Saab and MP Ali Bazzi chat as they leave the Parliament in Beirut, Thursday, June 19, 2014.
A woman and children walk in front of a wall bearing pictures of late leader Yasser Arafat in the Palestinian refugee camp of Bourj al-Barajneh, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
A former CIA operative described Qassem Suleimani, the head of Iran's Quds Force, as the "most powerful operative in the Middle East today."
File - Hezbollah members salute during the funeral procession of Hezbollah commander Hassan Lakkis in Baalbek, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.
Actor George Clooney has accused the Daily Mail of concocting a false and irresponsible story about his fiance, the human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin.
The main fountain at the Baabda Palace was turned off after Michel Sleiman left, signaling that the residence place of the Lebanese president is temporarily empty.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 01:41 pm
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