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The Lebanese army sent commandos to the tense border area with Syria on Monday, bracing for another spillover of the conflict next door as Syrian rebels continued to flee into Lebanon after the fall of their stronghold to President Bashar Assad's forces.
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File - Prime Minister Tammam Salam heads the ministerial committee meeting at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
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Tripoli's Mufti Sheikh Malek Shaar arrives at the Beirut Airport upon his return from Paris, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.
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A billboard praising LF leader Samir Geagea as a "man of principle" is set in Jounieh, Thursday, March 13, 2014.
File - The Shabrouh Dam is seen in this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. With the retreating snow caps, there will be an even greater need to save rainwater in dams around the country.
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As US Secretary of State John Kerry is about to unveil his proposed framework for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, there may not be a more opportune time than now to reinvigorate the Arab Peace Initiative in support of Kerry's efforts.
Syrian refugee student Aziza Rahim, 7, right, raises up her finger to answer a question in a mixed Lebanese-Syrian students classroom at a Lebanese public school in Beirut, Lebanon.
PanARMENIAN.Net - Syrian soldiers entered eastern districts of the town of Yabroud , the last rebel bastion near the Lebanese border north of Damascus, on Saturday, March 15 and advanced towards the main street, Al Mayadeen television said, according to Reuters.
BEIRUT: The Kataeb Party is preparing to meet Saturday to discuss the possible resignation of its ministers from the Cabinet after the group voiced reservations on the compromise draft of the policy statement.
File - Interior Minister Nuhad Mashnouq poses for a picture at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014.
In this photo taken on Thursday, March 13, 2014, provided by the anti-government activist group Local Comity of Yabroud Town, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a Syrian rebel looks through his binocular at one of the frontline of Yabroud town, the last rebel stronghold in Syria's mountainous Qalamoun region.
Syrian refugees walk at a refugee camp in Zahle, in the Bekaa Valley March 14, 2014.
BEIRUT: Hairstyles might not be the most obvious lens through which to trace Lebanon's postindependence history.
Officials and religious figures attend the ninth anniversary of the March 14 coalition at BIEL in Beirut, Friday, March 14, 2014.
BEIRUT: The family of a kidnapped Lebanese man pleaded for his release Friday, saying they could not afford to pay the ransom demanded by his captors.