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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Bassil: Lebanon strength in Christian-Muslim unity

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.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Sigrid Kaag to become new U.N. coordinator for Lebanon: reports

BEIRUT: Dutch diplomat Sigrid Kaag will replace Derek Plumbly as the new United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, media reports said over the weekend.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Art Daily

Etel Adnan now represented by Galerie Lelong

Galerie Lelong announced the representation of Etel Adnan in Paris and New York.

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The Daily Star

Hezbollah, Hamas coordinating on the ground: official

Hamdan said Hamas' ability to withstand attack was very strong and it was capable "of continuing to fire rockets and confront any ground operation and reach deep into Israel."

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The Daily Star

World Bank program looks to create jobs

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.

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The Daily Star

Rifi urges Tripoli residents to show self-restraint

Protesters block a road in Tripoli to demand the release of a militia leader from Roumieh prison, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Geagea: Citizens must prep for parliamentary polls

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.

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The Daily Star

Al-Jamaa member behind rockets fired at Israel

Lebanese soldiers and UNIFIL peacekeepers check the site of rocket attack in Rayhanit Berri in the Mari area, Friday, July 11, 2014.

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SFGate

Anxiety grips Lebanon following blasts, arrests

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.

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The Daily Star

Bassil: State, individual terrorism plague the Middle East

Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil speaks during a press conference in Beirut, Thursday, May 29, 2014.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Daily Star

Leaving for 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 .

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The New Zealand Herald

Clooney rejects apology

The Daily Mail report suggested Ms Alamuddin's mother objected to her marriage to George Clooney - which the Hollywood star says is wrong.

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The Daily Star

U.S. signs water MOU as Moqbel warns of crisis

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.

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The Daily Star

Taif is an umbrella of stability: Jumblatt

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.

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News24

.com | Israel returns fire after rockets fired from Lebanon

Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Ruling to benefit families of Beirut's fallen

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.

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Jerusalem Post

Lebanon reportedly arrests man in connection to rocket fired to Upper Galilee

Lebanese army personnel inspect the remains of a shell that was suspected of having been launched from Lebanon to Israel, July 11, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Tensions high in Tripoli over detainees release

Protesters block a road in Tripoli to demand the release of a militia leader from Roumieh prison, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Mother, father, sister, brother: The roles of Syria's refugee women

In this 2012 file photo, a Syrian refugee woman, who fled her house in the Syrian town of Tal-Kalakh, sits next to her baby at a school playground where she lives with her family and relatives temporarily in Shadra village at the northern Lebanese-Syrian border town of Wadi Khaled, in Akkar, north Lebanon.

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The Daily Star

Lost in translation: Connecting youths with Arabic

Group photo of international students in the Between the Lines creative writing program at the University of Iowa.

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