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54 min ago | The Daily Star

Hariri hopes Lebanon, region sees better days

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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5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Lebanon condemns world inaction in Gaza, Mosul

BEIRUT: Lebanese lawmakers Saturday urged the international community to take immediate action to protect Christians in Iraq's Mosul and put an end to Israel's brutal aggression against civilians in Gaza, stressing on Arab and Muslim unity in the face of rising extremism.

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9 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Rivals in talks to extend Parliament's mandate: Abu Faour

BEIRUT: Lebanese politicians are in talks over means to extend Parliament's mandate once again, Health Minister Wael Abu Faour said in remarks published Saturday.

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13 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers

In this Tuesday, July 22, 2014 photo, part of the DKNY Ramadan collection is seen on display at a shopping mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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Beirut: Christian leaders express shock at world silence after ISIS expels Iraqi Christians

Al-Akhbar, Lebanon July 24 2014 Christian leaders express shock at world silence after ISIS expels Iraqi Christians by Asad Abu Khalil The patriarchal residence in the town of Atchanah in Lebanon's Metn region brought together yesterday representatives of the churches of Mosul five days after the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria forced Iraqi ... (more)

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The Daily Star

ISIS presses ahead on three fronts in Syria war

BEIRUT: ISIS militants have entered a key military base in eastern Syria, killing at least 50 soldiers in an ambush while launching their first coordinated, multifront attack on government forces, an anti-regime monitoring group said Friday.

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Star-Telegram.com

Hezbollah leader vows to support Gazans

In his first remarks on the latest Israeli-Palestinian conflict that erupted on July 8, Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel that it's "suicide" to continue waging war in the Gaza Strip.

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The Daily Star

What's on this weekend in Beirut?

Screening as part of the 'Troubled Symphonies' cycle, Alex Cox's 1986 cult classic retails the story of Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious - specifically Vicious' furtive solo career, heroin addiction and sudden, mm, estrangement from his girlfriend Nancy Spungen.

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The Daily Star

Saqr preps for Tripoli militant prosecution

BEIRUT: Military Prosecutor Judge Saqr Saqr requested that Lebanese Army Intelligence finalize preliminary investigations for Tripoli militant Hussam al-Sabbagh's case Friday, calling for his immediate referral to the Military Court for prosecution.

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The Daily Star

Hanafi reflects on lack of Arab contribution in social sciences

Professor Sari Hanafi speaks during an interview with The Daily Star in Beirut, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Daily Star

Ahmad Hariri: Moderation key to confront Hezbollah

Hariri: "Do you see them now standing in solidarity with Gaza children while they murder Syrian children?" BEIRUT: Future Movement official Ahmad Hariri said moderation was the key to confronting Hezbollah's practices in Lebanon and the region, which he noted were aimed at inciting sectarian strife and maintaining divisions.

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The Daily Star

Special Tribunal drops charges against New TV, but not editor

This Screen grab shows Karma Khayyat, deputee head of news at Al Jadeed TV, speaking during a hearing before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in the Hague, Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Lebanon mourns Air Algerie victims

This combo of pictures show from top left, Ali Daher, Salah Daher, their mother Randa Daher and her daughter Shaymaa, Mohammad Akhdar, Hassan Mounji and his daughter Roqia and his three boys.

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Young People's Media Network

OPPORTUNITIES / PROJECTS: Talents Beirut II

The initiative Talents Beirut was launched by the Metropolis Association and the Goethe Institute in Beirut, in collaboration with Berlinale Talents and FIDMarseille.

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MilitaryCity.com

Marines file charges against corporal suspected of deserting twice

Marine Corps Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun disappeared from his unit in Iraq's western desert in June 2004.

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The Daily Star

Hezbollah questions rivals' support for Gaza resistance

BEIRUT: Hezbollah criticized rivals in the Future Movement-led March 14 coalition Thursday for showing support for the resistance in Gaza while attacking the Lebanese resistance.

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The Daily Star

Iranian official in Beirut to discuss Gaza

A Palestinian looks at a damaged residential building which witnesses said was targeted by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City July 24, 2014.

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UNICEF News

Vaccination campaign to reach most vulnerable children in Lebanon

UNICEF Lebanon, with the Ministry of Public Health, local NGO Beyond Association, WHO and UNHCR, is launching Summer Immunization Weeks for a week each in July, August and September.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CNN

Ramadan is different in Lebanon this year

Fattoush, diced vegetables mixed with pomegranate molasses and olive oil, lentil soup spiced with cumin and with other small mezze dishes including fatteh , and cheese-filled sambousek are all placed on the dining table.

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The Daily Star

LU row threatens unity, despite breakthrough in employees' salaries

BEIRUT: Despite a breakthrough in the case of extra-budgetary spending to pay civil servants' salaries, the Cabinet remains split over the thorny issue of the Lebanese University's council, threatening its unity and work, ministerial sources said Wednesday.

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