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1 hr ago | The Daily Star
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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.
3 hrs ago | Young People's Media Network
The initiative Talents Beirut was launched by the Metropolis Association and the Goethe Institute in Beirut, in collaboration with Berlinale Talents and FIDMarseille.
7 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com
Marine Corps Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun disappeared from his unit in Iraq's western desert in June 2004.
8 hrs ago | The Daily Star
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.
13 hrs ago | The Daily Star
A Palestinian looks at a damaged residential building which witnesses said was targeted by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City July 24, 2014.
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.
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.
BEIRUT: A judge at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon will decide Thursday whether to proceed with the trial of Al-Jadeed TV and its top editor, amid mounting opposition by Lebanese civil society.
BEIRUT: A proposed U.S. legislation that broadens financial sanctions on organizations that help channel money to Hezbollah will have no impact on Lebanon's banking sector, which is already in full compliance with U.S. and international laws, senior Lebanese banking sources told The Daily Star Wednesday.
Syrians carry foodstuff as they return to the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Moadamiyeh, following the entry of some 13 Syrian Red Crescent trucks loaded with 1000 food parcels under the supervision of the U.N., the Red Crescent and in coordination with the Syrian government, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, July 14, 2014.
Head of Cyber Crime Bureau Suzan El Hajj and Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas speak to the press during a conference at the Social Affairs Ministry in Badaro, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
Education Minister Elias Bou Saab speaks during a press conference in Beirut, Monday, June 2, 2014.
The following are a selection of stories from Lebanese newspapers that may be of interest to Daily Star readers.
BEIRUT: Future Parliamentary bloc lauded former Prime Minister Saad Hariri's political roadmap Tuesday, announcing its readiness to commence consultations with March 14 heads to end the void in the Presidency.
FPM leader Michel Aoun speaks during a news conference in Rabieh, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of the military court in Beirut, Tuesday, May 22, 2012.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 03:46 pm
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