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1 hr ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: The World Bank will soon call upon Lebanese youths to apply to "New Entrance to Work," a project aimed at providing 3,000 job opportunities as unemployment in Lebanon is expected to double by the end of 2014 and reach 20 percent, said Haneen Sayed, Human Development Coordinator at the World Bank.
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5 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Protesters block a road in Tripoli to demand the release of a militia leader from Roumieh prison, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
9 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Geagea urged citizens to decide their fate for themselves, lauding the ability of a Lebanese electorate to elect their representatives in parliamentary elections set for November.
13 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Lebanese soldiers and UNIFIL peacekeepers check the site of rocket attack in Rayhanit Berri in the Mari area, Friday, July 11, 2014.
13 hrs ago | SFGate
In this Thursday, June 26, 2014, file photo, tourists leave Beirut's Ramada Hotel as security forces raided some rooms in the building in Beirut.
On a winter night in 1981, Momen left for Beirut. When I met him the day before, his 17-year-old eyes twinkled with the excitement of joining the Palestine Liberation Organisation .
The Daily Mail report suggested Ms Alamuddin's mother objected to her marriage to George Clooney - which the Hollywood star says is wrong.
BEIRUT: The United States Embassy signed a Memorandum of Understanding with four regional water establishments Friday, as the ministerial committee following up on the looming water crisis announced plans to draft an action plan to tackle shortages.
BEIRUT: Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt reiterated his commitment to the Taif Accord at an award ceremony where he was honored with the annual President Elias Hrawi award in Yazreh Friday.
Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.
It may not bring closure, but more than 30 years after a terrorist attack killed 241 Marines in Beirut, Lebanon, some of the troops' surviving families will finally receive a form of restitution.
Lebanese army personnel inspect the remains of a shell that was suspected of having been launched from Lebanon to Israel, July 11, 2014.
In this 2012 file photo, a Syrian refugee woman, who fled her house in the Syrian town of Tal-Kalakh, sits next to her baby at a school playground where she lives with her family and relatives temporarily in Shadra village at the northern Lebanese-Syrian border town of Wadi Khaled, in Akkar, north Lebanon.
Group photo of international students in the Between the Lines creative writing program at the University of Iowa.
UN Development Program Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon Ross Mountain speaks during an interview with The Daily Star in Beirut, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.
The success of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has emboldened like-minded militants in Lebanon who believe they can emulate it, the interior minister said, confirming the militant Sunni group had now appeared in Beirut for the first time.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 01:58 pm
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