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BEIRUT: Mondays and Thursdays are busy days for the Sbeity Bookshop in Karakol al-Druze in Beirut.
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A battle raging for control of a border town critical to the supply of men and arms to opponents of the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad may determine whether the two-year rebellion will survive, say analysts and a rebel officer.
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The outgoing leader of Syria's main opposition coalition Moaz al-Khatib has put forward a detailed plan for the transition of power.
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Lebanese lawmaker Ziad Aswad gestures upon his arrival at the Parliament building in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Sept.
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BEIRUT: The Union Coordination Committee Wednesday accused the Finance Ministry of intentionally submitting salary scale bills with errors in them in a bid to delay the ratification of a wage hike in Parliament.
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BEIRUT: As Hezbollah and its supporters prepared to celebrate the May 25, 2000, withdrawal of Israeli troops from south Lebanon, the atmposphere was glum at the Iran-funded Rassoul al-Aazam Hospital, where their wounded fighters, back from Syria's Qusair, were seeking treatment.
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BEIRUT: Information Minister Walid Daouk condemned the shooting at several journalists Wednesday in the latest round of violence to overwhelm Tripoli.
BEIRUT: The Cabriolet Film Festival was founded in 2009 to provide a free platform for short films from Lebanese and international filmmakers.
On June 21, several venues around town - along with 430 other cities around the world - will celebrate the "Fete de la Musique" . Created in 1982 by former French Culture Minister Jack Lang, this event promotes local and international singers and bands, who will gather for one night only, on the shortest evening of the year.
Located in the heart of the capital, a short walk from the Old City and footsteps from the big hotels, Sitt Sham was a longtime favorite for locals who would meet for their morning beans and coffee and tourists who wanted an authentic meal near some of the capital's historic sites.
Lebanese Defense Minister Fayez Ghosn attends a Cabinet session at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, Lebanon, Wednesday, Dec.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon: Fighting intensified in the northern city of Tripoli after talks to reach a cease-fire failed Wednesday, as the casualty toll from four consecutive days of fighting rose to 14 dead and more than 100 wounded.
From left, Prime Minister Najib Mikati, Ministers Nicolas Fattoush, Ahmad Karami and Ali Qanso attend a Parliament session in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, April 17, 2012.
In this Sept. 17, 2012 photo, Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, center, waves to his supporters, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon.