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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Two Finance Ministry employees Tuesday were referred to the state prosecution's office on charges of corruption, according to ministry statement.
3 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Labor Minister Salim Jreissati arrives to attend a Cabinet session at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.
7 hrs ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Arrest warrants have been issued for six Syrians and one Lebanese man Tuesday after Military Investigative Judge Imad al-Zein interrogated the seven over their suspected affiliation with detainee Imad Jomaa.
An IS flag, similar to the one shown, was burnt in Ashrafieh, a predominantly Christian neighborhood in Beirut, on the weekend .
BEIRUT: Internet providers are set to block access to six porn websites based on a decision issued Monday by the Telecommunications Ministry.
The same voices who refused to recognize the growing threat of ISIS before it took root in Syria and Iraq now claim we have no viable options for confronting a fundamental threat to the United States and its allies.
Lebanese politicians late this summer are consumed with what they habitually do best.
File - Syrian refugees children play outside their tent at a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern town of Marj in Bekaa valley, Lebanon June 29, 2014.
Lebanese army soldier Wael Darwish, center, who was captured by militants earlier this month in Arsal, celebrates with his relatives and friends after his release, in Chehim village, Mount Lebanon province, Lebanon, Sunday, Aug 31, 2014.
BEIRUT: The Nusra Front insists that all of the soldiers being held by ISIS are still alive, according to one of the hostages released Saturday night, casting a spark of doubt over the video that allegedly shows the beheading of Ali Sayyed.
BEIRUT >> An al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebel group has released five members of the Lebanese security forces captured earlier this month in a cross-border raid, Lebanon's military said Sunday.
BEIRUT: The threat of ISIS to Lebanon cannot be underestimated, a Hezbollah official warned Sunday, stressing that occupying the country was part of the group's expansionist plan.
Former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora stresses on the support of the Lebanese Army, the rule of law and the legitimate authorities, refusing "any weapon outside the state's authority."
Britain raised its terror alert level Friday over fears of possible jihadist attacks as the United Nations said the number of refugees from the Syria conflict now tops three million.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 09:41 am
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