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40 min ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Health Minister Wael Abu Faour Saturday visited the southern town of Shebaa, reassuring residents that there were no gunmen in the area and urging them to leave security measures to the Army and security forces.
4 hrs ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Nusra Front released a video of captured soldiers and members of the Internal Security Forces asking Hezbollah to withdraw from Syria or else their kidnappers would kill them.
Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas speaks during a conference at the Social Affairs Ministry in Beirut.
File - People stand in front of the Bristol Hotel in Hamra, Wednesday, June 12, 2013.
BISRI, Lebanon: Residents have cautiously welcomed the signing of a loan agreement paving the way for the construction of a water dam in the Jezzine town of Bisri, as the project, first proposed a decade ago, makes headway.
"ISIS is causing the exodus of Mosul's Christians while the Change and Reform bloc is emptying the presidency from a Christian political presence," said MP Fadi Karam.
Prime Minister Tammam Salam, right, speaks with deputy Prime Minister Samir Moqbel during a Cabinet session at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
BEIRUT: The opposition National Syrian Coalition said 15 fighters from Lebanon's Hezbollah had been killed in recent battles against Syrian rebels in the village of Flita in Syria's mountainous Qalamoun region on the border with Lebanon.
Some travellers want to see history, others want to live it. In Lebanon, a slice of land between the Mediterranean and war-ravaged Syria, you can do a lot of both.
File - Health Minister Wael Abu Faour attends a ceremony in Baabda, Thursday, March 13, 2014.
Free Syrian Army fighters react while launching a rocket towards Hama military airport that is controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the Hama countryside July 25, 2014.
Falling shares in Europe and the U.S. are not expected to make a big difference to the Beirut bourse.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 07:52 am
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