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9 min ago | The Daily Star

Harb unveils telecoms upgrade plans

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.

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4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Patriarchs urge end to assault on Christians in region

Patriarchs meet to discuss the plight of the Christians in the Orient on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.

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4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Terror suspect bound for Syria arrested at Melbourne Airport...

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.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Why you shouldn't lose your virginity under the influence: paper

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.

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11 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Salam: Politicians, media risking safety of Lebanese captives

Prime Minister Tammam Salam heads a Cabinet session at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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15 hrs ago | The Daily Star

ISIS says Lebanese man behind suicide attack in Iraq

BEIRUT: ISIS has announced that a Lebanese man carried out a suicide attack that killed 15 people in Baghdad Tuesday, the first case of its kind since the radical group expanded in Iraq.

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16 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Hezbollah Has Seized and Murdered Hostages, But Condemns Foley Killing

Hezbollah has condemned the murder of U.S. journalist James Foley at the hands of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant , but the Iranian-backed Lebanese terrorist group has a history of kidnapping - and in some case murdering - foreigners, including Americans.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Daily Star

Hezbollah hospital expands despite U.S. sanctions

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.

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The Daily Star

U.S. program association honors Lebanese students

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.

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The Daily Star

Derbas warns against anarchy in Lebanon

Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas speaks during an interview with The Daily Star in Beirut, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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The Daily Star

FPM still waiting for response to election proposal

Former Labor Minister Salim Jreissati speaks on his phone in Beirut, Monday, March 5, 2012.

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The Daily Star

Hospitals deplore government overdue bills

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.

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The Daily Star

MPs give plastic surgery law a nip and tuck

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.

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Thanh Nein News

Qatar seeks to free more U.S. hostages in Syria -source

A sign outside a shop remembers James Foley in his hometown of Rochester, New Hampshire August 20, 2014.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily Star

Assir, Shaker believed hiding in Ain al-Hilweh

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.

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The Daily Star

Machnouk dismisses threats to kill hostages

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.

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The Daily Star

ISIS in Lebanon would have killed off Hezbollah: jihadist

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.

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Inter Press Service

The Darker Side for Gays in 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.

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The Daily Star

Fatfat: No presidential election in the offing

Future bloc MP Ahmad Fatfat attends a press conference at the Parliament in Beirut, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.

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AME Info

flydubai's hiring in Lebanon

A leading airline required cabin crew staff, Air hostess are responsible to make aware the passengers about the safety rules and regulation.

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