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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Despite Lebanon's increasingly unstable political situation, students from around the globe seek its universities, eager to immerse themselves in Arab culture and the Arabic language.
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4 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Rai accused legislators of evading their constitutional duties, "the most important and honorable of which is electing a president of the republic."
8 hrs ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: When Erik Chiniara founded the analytical news website L'Echo du CA dre , he hoped other young Lebanese abroad would rally to his message of secularism, modernity and peace.
13 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Bassil left Beirut Tuesday for Brazil to discuss relations between the two countries, meet members of the Lebanese diaspora and watch the World Cup final games.
Galerie Lelong announced the representation of Etel Adnan in Paris and New York.
BEIRUT: The World Bank will soon call upon Lebanese youths to apply to "New Entrance to Work," a project aimed at providing 3,000 job opportunities as unemployment in Lebanon is expected to double by the end of 2014 and reach 20 percent, said Haneen Sayed, Human Development Coordinator at the World Bank.
Protesters block a road in Tripoli to demand the release of a militia leader from Roumieh prison, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
Geagea urged citizens to decide their fate for themselves, lauding the ability of a Lebanese electorate to elect their representatives in parliamentary elections set for November.
Lebanese soldiers and UNIFIL peacekeepers check the site of rocket attack in Rayhanit Berri in the Mari area, Friday, July 11, 2014.
In this Thursday, June 26, 2014, file photo, tourists leave Beirut's Ramada Hotel as security forces raided some rooms in the building in Beirut.
On a winter night in 1981, Momen left for Beirut. When I met him the day before, his 17-year-old eyes twinkled with the excitement of joining the Palestine Liberation Organisation .
The Daily Mail report suggested Ms Alamuddin's mother objected to her marriage to George Clooney - which the Hollywood star says is wrong.
BEIRUT: The United States Embassy signed a Memorandum of Understanding with four regional water establishments Friday, as the ministerial committee following up on the looming water crisis announced plans to draft an action plan to tackle shortages.
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.
Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.
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.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 04:21 pm
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