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11 min ago | Cybercast News Service

Court decision delayed on Marine's Iraq vanishing

A defense attorney said Thursday that a Marine accused of deserting his unit a decade ago in Iraq was kept in Lebanon for eight years while he faced a military trial there.

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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Wildfire threatening Chouf cedars reserve

BEIRUT: Civil Defense fire brigades, assisted by municipality workers and residents, are struggling to extinguish a fire that broke out in the vicinity of millennia-old cedar trees in Maaser al-Chouf, southeast of Beirut, Thursday.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

FPM submits bill for direct presidential election

Lebanese Forces MP Elie Keyrouz, right, listens to Change and Reform bloc MP Ibrahim Kanaan during a presidential election session at the Parliament in Beirut, Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Mexico seeks more bilateral trade

BEIRUT: Mexican Ambassador to Lebanon Jaime Garcia Amaral emphasized Wednesday the need to boost trade relations and investments between his country and Lebanon.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Beirut finally makes it to Lebanon

He played every part himself. The lead singer, principal songwriter and driving force behind the U.S. indie-rock band in the summer of 2006.

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The Daily Star

Beirut physician haunted by horrors in Gaza

Abu-Sitta said there was no reason not to head back to Gaza now that hostilities have renewed.

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Marine News

Jacques R. Saade Visits the Cma CGM Columba

During the CMA CGM Columba call in Beirut, Lebanon, on August 19, Jacques R. Saad, CMA CGM Group's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, visited the 11,400 TEU ship.

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The Daily Star

Geagea denies heart attack rumors

The March 14 has backed Geagea's nomination while Aoun remains the March 8 group's undeclared candidate for the country's top Christian post.

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The Daily Star

Future MPs: Priority for president over elections

BEIRUT: Future Bloc MPs called Wednesday for giving priority to electing a new president over holding the parliamentary elections, arguing that the bloc supported extending Parliament's term only to facilitate the presidential election and avert a total vacuum.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese patriarchs head to Iraq in show of support

BEIRUT: Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai left Beirut Wednesday to lead a delegation of bishops on a visit to Iraq in a show of support with the thousands of Christians suffering the advance of Islamist militants.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily Star

Future bloc: Priority for presidential election

BEIRUT: The parliamentary Future bloc renewed its call Tuesday for priority to be given to the election of a new president to avoid the security and constitutional ramifications that might arise from holding parliamentary polls before the presidential vote.

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The Daily Star

Hezbollah kills jihadist who trained suicide bombers

This undated photo shows a Hezbollah fighters launching rockets during clashes with Nusra Front militants in the hills surrounding the border province of Qalamoun.

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Austin American Statesman

Now open: Jacoby's, Beirut Austin, more

Jacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile opened this week at 3235 E. Cesar Chavez St. The rustic restaurant that looks like it could have been updated and pulled from the 19th century serves ranch-style food like Texas Salisbury steak, shrimp and grits, charcuterie, and chicken-fried steak.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

The Scorpions a not dead yet,a plan 20th album

STILL MAKING MUSIC: Guitarists Rudolph Schenker, left, and Matthias Jabs, right, of the German rock band Scorpions perform during a concert at Byblos International Festival in the ancient city of Byblos, north of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, July 6, 2011.

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The Daily Star

Lebanon charges fake Twitter account creator

BEIRUT: Military Prosecutor Saqr Saqr Tuesday charged Hussein al-Hussein for creating a fake Twitter account in the name of the Free Sunni Brigades of Baalbek.

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The Daily Star

Berri: ISIS a 'giant' that needs 'downsizing'

Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri casts his vote to elect the new Lebanese president in the parliament building in downtown Beirut April 23, 2014.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Star

Rain and fog hit mountains amid summer heat wave

BEIRUT: The Internal Security Forces' traffic control urged drivers heading to Qleiat and Faraya via the Ashqout road to be vigilant due to rain fall and poor visibility.

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The Daily Star

Souha Bechara watching her region, albeit from afar

BEIRUT: It was September 1998 and the name of Souha Bechara had made the headlines again.

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Kansas City InfoZine

Lebanon Travel Warning

The Department of State urges U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to Lebanon because of ongoing safety and security concerns.

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The Daily Star

Murdered Lebanese journalist laid to rest

Relatives mourn over the coffin of Mazen Diab during his funeral at the Khashogji Mosque in Beirut, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

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