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11 min ago | Cybercast News Service
A defense attorney said Thursday that a Marine accused of deserting his unit a decade ago in Iraq was kept in Lebanon for eight years while he faced a military trial there.
3 hrs ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Civil Defense fire brigades, assisted by municipality workers and residents, are struggling to extinguish a fire that broke out in the vicinity of millennia-old cedar trees in Maaser al-Chouf, southeast of Beirut, Thursday.
7 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Lebanese Forces MP Elie Keyrouz, right, listens to Change and Reform bloc MP Ibrahim Kanaan during a presidential election session at the Parliament in Beirut, Wednesday, July 2, 2014.
He played every part himself. The lead singer, principal songwriter and driving force behind the U.S. indie-rock band in the summer of 2006.
Abu-Sitta said there was no reason not to head back to Gaza now that hostilities have renewed.
During the CMA CGM Columba call in Beirut, Lebanon, on August 19, Jacques R. Saad, CMA CGM Group's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, visited the 11,400 TEU ship.
The March 14 has backed Geagea's nomination while Aoun remains the March 8 group's undeclared candidate for the country's top Christian post.
BEIRUT: Future Bloc MPs called Wednesday for giving priority to electing a new president over holding the parliamentary elections, arguing that the bloc supported extending Parliament's term only to facilitate the presidential election and avert a total vacuum.
BEIRUT: The parliamentary Future bloc renewed its call Tuesday for priority to be given to the election of a new president to avoid the security and constitutional ramifications that might arise from holding parliamentary polls before the presidential vote.
This undated photo shows a Hezbollah fighters launching rockets during clashes with Nusra Front militants in the hills surrounding the border province of Qalamoun.
Jacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile opened this week at 3235 E. Cesar Chavez St. The rustic restaurant that looks like it could have been updated and pulled from the 19th century serves ranch-style food like Texas Salisbury steak, shrimp and grits, charcuterie, and chicken-fried steak.
STILL MAKING MUSIC: Guitarists Rudolph Schenker, left, and Matthias Jabs, right, of the German rock band Scorpions perform during a concert at Byblos International Festival in the ancient city of Byblos, north of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, July 6, 2011.
BEIRUT: Military Prosecutor Saqr Saqr Tuesday charged Hussein al-Hussein for creating a fake Twitter account in the name of the Free Sunni Brigades of Baalbek.
BEIRUT: The Internal Security Forces' traffic control urged drivers heading to Qleiat and Faraya via the Ashqout road to be vigilant due to rain fall and poor visibility.
BEIRUT: It was September 1998 and the name of Souha Bechara had made the headlines again.
The Department of State urges U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to Lebanon because of ongoing safety and security concerns.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:15 pm
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