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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Arrest warrant issued for Saudi terror suspect

Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of the military court in Beirut, Tuesday, May 22, 2012.

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5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Lebanese soldier joins rank of Syria rebels

BEIRUT: A Lebanese soldier has joined the ranks of rebel groups fighting in Syria, a security source told The Daily Star Tuesday, the first case since the war in the neighboring country began in 2011.

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9 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Rocket fired from south Lebanon falls short

Lebanese soldiers find rockets that were ready to be launched into Israel, in south Lebanon, Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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A battle of museums in Downtown Beirut

You wait ages and then two come along at once. At the Venice Architecture Biennale this summer are plans for an archeological museum, designed by Lebanese firm .

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The Daily Star

Sign of things to come as wellspring village dries up

BAROUK, Lebanon: In a Chouf village that boasts numerous springs and a river that feeds several regions with drinking water, residents are increasingly relying on private water companies, another sign of the serious drought that Lebanon is facing.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese TV airs unified news bulletin for Gaza

BEIRUT: Palestinian mothers weep over the bodies of children, whose expressionless faces indicate their untimely fate.

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The Daily Star

Hariri blasts critics over presidential initiative

Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri speaks on a TV screen during an Iftar held at BIEL in Beirut, Friday, July 18, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Contacts ongoing to resolve Cabinet deadlock

Prime Minister Tammam Salam, right, heads the ministerial committee at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Culture of respecting human rights needed, lawyer says

BEIRUT: Elisabeth Zakharia Sioufi found her calling as a human rights lawyer long ago.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily Star

Fadlallah: Hezbollah not waiting for consensus

Hezbollah MP Hasan Fadlallah speaks at a news conference at Parliament in downtown Beirut, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013.

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The Daily Star

Arrests made over child-on-child abuse video

BEIRUT: Residents of Beirut's Raml al-Ali neighborhood rejected Sunday media reports about a filmed episode of child-on-child abuse that went viral, as the Internal Security Forces announced the arrest of family members in connection.

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The Daily Star

Salam: no discrimination in security crackdown

BEIRUT: Prime Minister Tammam Salam justified the security crackdown in Tripoli Sunday, stressing that security forces operate in accordance with the law and do not discriminate between citizens.

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The Daily Star

Chehayeb: Safeguarding Lebanon is priority

BEIRUT: Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb said Sunday that the Lebanese should give priority to safeguarding their country from the fallout of raging conflicts sweeping the region, by first electing a new president of the republic.

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Lebanese troops kill militant linked to bombing

Lebanese state media says soldiers have killed a wanted militant suspected of involvement in a suicide bombing at a Beirut hotel last month.

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The Daily Star

Geagea plays down fear of ISIS in Lebanon

"Daesh will not have any political backing or weight in Lebanon because of Lebanon's mosaics and diversified social fabrics," said Geagea.

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The Daily Star

Hariri's initiative receives mixed reactions

Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri speaks on a TV screen during an Iftar held at BIEL in Beirut, Friday, July 18, 2014.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Daily Star

Goodwill ambassador Samaha visits Zaatari camp

"I wanted to discover the circumstances in which the Syrian refugees live, and I will do my best along with the GNRD to ensure their daily needs," Samaha said.

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The Daily Star

Adults encourage and record child on child abuse: Video

Abbas beats an unidentified non-Lebanese child with a stick after being ordered to do so by a relative.

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The Daily Star

Army locates rocket launching pad in south Lebanon

Lebanese soldiers find rockets that were ready to be launched into Israel, on Friday, July 11, 2014, BEIRUT: A patrol from the Lebanese Armed Forces Saturday located the launching pad for katyusha rockets fired early Thursday from south Lebanon, after roughly 10 rockets were fired at Israel in less than a week.

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The Daily Star

Salam calls for Cabinet session Thursday

BEIRUT: Prime Minister Tammam Salam Saturday called for a Cabinet session Thursday morning, despite previously announcing his unwillingness to hold any session before agreements are reached.

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