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2 hrs ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Hundreds of activists marking International Women's Day held a march in Beirut Saturday and called for the adoption of a draft law to protect women from domestic violence.
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7 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
In this Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 photo, Maya al-Ammar, an official with the Lebanese women's rights group Kafa, Arabic for "Enough," speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in her office, in Beirut, Lebanon.
7 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
Lebanese women hold posters to mark International Woman's Day during a rally of thousands demanding that parliament approves a law that protects women from domestic violence, in Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday, March.
7 hrs ago | Reuters
A Sunni Lebanese militant group linked to al Qaeda has apologized for the civilian casualties of a suicide bombing last month and said its fight was against Iran and its ally Hezbollah, not Shi'ites in general.
10 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City
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10 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
This photo provided by an anti-Bashar Assad activist group Edlib News Network , which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, show anti-Syrian government protesters hold a placard resembling U.S. President Barack Obama during a demonstration, at Kafr Nabil town, in Idlib province, northern Syria, Friday, March 7, 2014.
14 hrs ago | National Public Radio
A militant group has issued an unusual apology for a twin suicide bombing in Beirut that killed four people and wounded dozens, including children from a nearby orphanage.
Gender equality group ABAAD stages a night ride through Beirut to mark International Women's Day, which falls on Saturday.
BEIRUT: Alexandre Najjar's 2013 travelogue "Les Anges de Millesgarden" was inspired by the francophone author's travels around Sweden.
File - An employee stands on the tarmac as a new Airbus 320 aircraft is introduced to the MEA fleet at Beirut International Airport, Lebanon, Friday, Jan. 20, 2012.
A rebel fighter runs for cover as a mortar is launched towards pro-regime fighters during clashes in the Sheikh Najjar district on the outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on March 6, 2014.
COPENHAGEN: A Beirut-based Danish journalist has been freed after being abducted in Lebanon and held hostage for almost one month, his former employer, Danish broadcaster DR, said on Friday.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of the military court in Beirut, Tuesday, May 22, 2012.
FPM leader Michel Aoun, right, receives Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk in Rabieh, Thursday, March 6, 2014.
A memorial walk for the prevention of suicide organized by The Embrace Fund to raise awareness about Suicide and remember those we lost to suicide.
File - Grape vines are seen in the Western Bekaa village of Mansoura, Friday, March 1, 2013.
Iraqi authorities on Thursday denied permission to a plane belonging to Lebanon's national carrier to land in Baghdad after a son of an Iraqi minister missed the flight, Middle East Airline said in a statement.