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With the conflict in Syria now in its fourth year, some Lebanese are growing increasingly hostile to the million Syrians taking refuge in their country When Dima Wannous, a 32-year-old Syrian novelist and daughter of the renowned Syrian playwright Saadallah Wannous, hailed a taxi in Beirut on April 15th she did not expect her ride would end with ... (more)
A suspected member of the group which carried out an attack on Iran's cultural center, in the suburb of Beir Hassan, Beirut, was arrested, the Lebanese army said Thursday Lebanese security forces claimed Thursday to have arrested a Palestinian man with alleged ties to the international terror group al-Qaeda, Lebanese media reported.
BEIRUT: Military Investigative Judge Fadi Sawwan issued 30 arrest warrants in absentia against suspects involved in Syria-linked clashes in the northern city of Tripoli.
Editor's note: Ahead of the 2014 presidential election, this is the sixth in a series of articles examining the circumstances and conditions that shaped the elections of Lebanon's 12 presidents since 1943.
BEIRUT: Former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora warned of grave consequences if Parliament passed the salary scale proposal without modifications, calling on authorities to cut waste at Electricite du Liban and other state institutions.
BEIRUT: The Cabinet Wednesday appointed a female head for the Civil Service Board and approved a plan to address the deteriorating Rafik Hariri University Hospital in Beirut.
This photo released by Hezbollah-owned Al-Manar TV Facebook page, shows a combo picture of three Al-Manar TV journalists, cameraman Mohammed Mantash, left, reporter Hamza al-Haj Hassan, center, and technician Halim Allaw, right, who were killed while covering the battle between the Syrian government forces and rebels, in the Syrian town of ... (more)
Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea, second right, speaks during a press conference as he announces his candidacy for the presidency, in Maarab, Friday, April 4, 2014.
Syrian men inspecting the damage allegedly caused by shelling by regime forces of a shopping district in Zabadani, 40 kms northwest of the capital Damascus, in the Rif Damascus province.
Jeff Hudson and wife Debra trace the name of a family member killed during the Marine barracks bombing in Beirut during the 30th Beirut Memorial observation ceremony in Jacksonville, N.C., Oct. 23, 2013.
BEIRUT: The government is seeking to reduce the number of Syrian refugees entering the country, Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Tuesday, warning that the Syrians constituted 27 percent of Lebanon's population.
BEIRUT: Parliament failed to decide on wage hikes for civil servants and teachers Tuesday, opting instead to form a committee to re-examine the controversial public sector salary scale bill.
Egyptian ambassador to Lebanon Ashraf Hamdy speaks during an interview with The Daily Star in Beirut, Friday, April 11, 2014.