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Prime Minister Tammam Salam heads a Cabinet session at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
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Nurses attend to a patient at the Rasoul al-Aazam Hospital during a ceremony held in the occasion of expanding the emergency department, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.
The Lebanese State Alumni Community honors its recent members during the annual alumni reception at Padova Hotel in Sin al-Fil, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.
Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas speaks during an interview with The Daily Star in Beirut, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.
Former Labor Minister Salim Jreissati speaks on his phone in Beirut, Monday, March 5, 2012.
BEIRUT: The Syndicate of Hospitals in Lebanon Tuesday appealed to the government to pay outstanding hospital bills amounting to LL 120 billion, cautioning that delay in payments would jeopardize medical services in certain hospitals.
BEIRUT: In a country where plastic surgery and other cosmetic procedures are the norm, a number of unofficial "clinics" have emerged in which unlicensed practitioners are providing services like Botox injections, liposuction and hair implants.
File - A general view showing the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh, foreground, and the southern city of Sidon, background, Friday, Dec. 27, 2013.
File - Lebanon's Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk announces new arrangements facilitating the return of Syrian refugees who have not paid the legal fines for their stay in Lebanon.
BEIRUT: Detained jihadist Imad Jomaa, whose arrest sparked five days of intense clashes between militants and the Lebanese Army in the northeastern town of Arsal earlier this month, confessed to plans of establishing an Islamic State between the Bekaa Valley and North Lebanon.
The recent arrest of 27 members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community shows that those not so lucky - those belonging to the more vulnerable tranches of society - are always at risk of experiencing the darker side of Lebanon.
Future bloc MP Ahmad Fatfat attends a press conference at the Parliament in Beirut, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.
A leading airline required cabin crew staff, Air hostess are responsible to make aware the passengers about the safety rules and regulation.
BEIRUT: Video footage of seven Lebanese soldiers held captive by the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria was released over the weekend, as Army units in Arsal went on high alert after the murder of a militant-linked local.
BEIRUT: Figures issued by the World Bank show that the cost of sending remittances from the United States to Lebanon reached 10.19 percent in the second quarter of 2014 for a $200 transfer, down from 10.81 percent in the first quarter of the year and from 10.72 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 07:57 am
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