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1 hr ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Telecommunications Minister Boutros Harb vowed Wednesday to expand the mobile network and crack down on jammers and repeaters in a bid to improve the quality of services provided by the two mobile operators touch and Alfa.
5 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Patriarchs meet to discuss the plight of the Christians in the Orient on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.
5 hrs ago | Daily Mail
Terror suspect bound for Syria arrested at Melbourne Airport 'carrying $30,000 and pictures of beheadings and ISIL flag' after second suspect stopped in Sydney Anti-terror officers have arrested a suspected terrorist bound for Syria at Melbourne Airport after he was allegedly found carrying images of beheadings and the ISIL flag.
8 hrs ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: One out of 10 sexually active university students in Lebanon had sex for the first time while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, making them more likely to engage in unsafe sex in the future, according to the results of a new survey.
12 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Prime Minister Tammam Salam heads a Cabinet session at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
16 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Nurses attend to a patient at the Rasoul al-Aazam Hospital during a ceremony held in the occasion of expanding the emergency department, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.
The Lebanese State Alumni Community honors its recent members during the annual alumni reception at Padova Hotel in Sin al-Fil, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.
Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas speaks during an interview with The Daily Star in Beirut, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.
Former Labor Minister Salim Jreissati speaks on his phone in Beirut, Monday, March 5, 2012.
BEIRUT: The Syndicate of Hospitals in Lebanon Tuesday appealed to the government to pay outstanding hospital bills amounting to LL 120 billion, cautioning that delay in payments would jeopardize medical services in certain hospitals.
BEIRUT: In a country where plastic surgery and other cosmetic procedures are the norm, a number of unofficial "clinics" have emerged in which unlicensed practitioners are providing services like Botox injections, liposuction and hair implants.
File - A general view showing the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh, foreground, and the southern city of Sidon, background, Friday, Dec. 27, 2013.
File - Lebanon's Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk announces new arrangements facilitating the return of Syrian refugees who have not paid the legal fines for their stay in Lebanon.
BEIRUT: Detained jihadist Imad Jomaa, whose arrest sparked five days of intense clashes between militants and the Lebanese Army in the northeastern town of Arsal earlier this month, confessed to plans of establishing an Islamic State between the Bekaa Valley and North Lebanon.
The recent arrest of 27 members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community shows that those not so lucky - those belonging to the more vulnerable tranches of society - are always at risk of experiencing the darker side of Lebanon.
Future bloc MP Ahmad Fatfat attends a press conference at the Parliament in Beirut, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 07:03 pm
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