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The Financial General Prosecutor Judge Ali Ibrahim opened on Friday an investigation into the floods at the Lebanese University campus in Hadath and the blocked sewers in the airport road's tunnel.
In the wake of senior Hezbollah commander Hassan al-Laqqis' assassination, the Shiite organization has concentrated its efforts on showing how his legacy permeated the lives of his family members and acquaintances.
BEIRUT: The plot of a good spy thriller often involves wrongdoing not just on an individual but a national scale.
BEIRUT: President Michel Sleiman urged lawmakers Saturday to secure the necessary quorum for holding the upcoming presidential election, warning against a political vacuum in the country's top post.
Caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati meets with a delegation from the Higher Relief Committee at the Grand Serail on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
Roland Eid and his second wife Marlene, who works part-time at a dental clinic. Eid won his legal battle to compel the government on charter grounds to finance his preparation for next year's fraud trial.
BEIRUT: Many Lebanese think of General Security as the administrative wing of the country's security apparatus, responsible for stamping passports at border crossings, giving residence permits to foreigners and censoring movies in the cinemas.
Syrian children pose in the queue with families, who fled recent violence in the mountainous Qalamoun region, waiting to be registered by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on November 19, 2013 in Arsal in the Lebanese Bekaa valley.
Women walk past a sand sculpture paying tribute to former South African President Nelson Mandela created by Indian sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik, at Puri in the eastern Indian state of Odisha December 6, 2013.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard as people take it to the streets after days of clashes in Tripoli, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.
Fishermen remove their boats ahead of a storm at the corniche in Beirut as snow covers the peaks of the mountains in the background, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
BEIRUT: Accusing Saudi Arabia of being behind last month's twin suicide bombings against the Iranian Embassy could plunge Lebanon into further sectarian tensions and drag it further into regional conflicts, Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt warned Thursday.
BEIRUT: The Lebanese Forces turned down a request by their rivals in the Free Patriotic Movement to hold a meeting as part of the latter's efforts to end the ongoing political stalemate, LF MP Fadi Karam said in remarks published Thursday.
Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri hands a gift to Aleida Guevara, the daughter of Che Guevara in Beirut, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.