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File - A woman carries a picture of her relative who went missing during the Lebanese war as she attends a press conference at the disappeared tent in front of the U.N. house in Beirut, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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Civilians walk at the Karaj al-Hajez crossing, a passageway separating Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr, which is under the rebels' control and Al-Masharqa neighbourhood, an area controlled by the regime March 13, 2014.
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BEIRUT: Three rockets from Syria hit a deserted area in the Bekaa Valley town of Nabi Sheet Thursday, the second such attack on the area in a week.
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File - MP Mohammad Qabbani speaks during a press conference in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011.
File - Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi speaks during a meeting in Beirut, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.
File - Grape vines are seen in the Western Bekaa village of Mansoura, Friday, March 1, 2013.
President Michel Sleiman speaks during the Lebanese Excellency Awards ceremony in Baabda, Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army searched Wednesday an informal Syrian refugee camp in the Bekaa Valley for guns and bombs as well as Syrian fugitives who may have sought shelter there, a security source said.
BEIRUT: Syrian soldiers backed by Hezbollah fighters Tuesday took full control of farmland on the northern edge of Yabroud, military sources and anti-regime activists said.
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Activists write banners ahead of a protest against the construction of a bridge in Ashrafieh, Saturday, March 1, 2014.
File - Senior Hezbollah security official Wafiq Safa, center, checks the site of an explosion in Beirut, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.
File - Interior Minister Nuhad Mashnouq poses for a picture at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014.
The mountains north of Beirut, usually a snowy winter playground for skiers and other tourists vital for Lebanon's services-based economy, are brown, muddy and completely empty this season.
In early December of last year, Lebanese Shiite leader Hassan Nasrallah of Hizbullah accused Saudi Arabia of being behind the bombing of the Iranian embassy in Beirut, i.e. charged Riyadh with terrorism.
BEIRUT: The district attorney's office in Middlesex, in the American state of Massachusetts and the state medical examiner's office continued to investigate the mysterious death of Lebanese graduate student Hadi Kasab.