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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Lebanese civil servants to face corruption charges

BEIRUT: Two Finance Ministry employees Tuesday were referred to the state prosecution's office on charges of corruption, according to ministry statement.

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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Talk to Syria before ISIS: Lebanon's FPM

Labor Minister Salim Jreissati arrives to attend a Cabinet session at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Arrest warrants for seven detained in Arsal

BEIRUT: Arrest warrants have been issued for six Syrians and one Lebanese man Tuesday after Military Investigative Judge Imad al-Zein interrogated the seven over their suspected affiliation with detainee Imad Jomaa.

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11 hrs ago | Trend

Italian senator to begin visit to Lebanon

Nicola Latorre, president of the Defense Commission of the Italian Senate, begins a visit to Lebanon Tuesday, The Daily Star reported referring to a statement by the Italian Embassy in Beirut .

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Al Bawaba

IS and Islamic flags burned amid LebanonA s growing sectarian tension

An IS flag, similar to the one shown, was burnt in Ashrafieh, a predominantly Christian neighborhood in Beirut, on the weekend .

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Channelnewsasia.com

France and Saudis 'finalising' US$3b Lebanon arms deal

France and Saudi Arabia are close to signing a US$3 billion arms deal for Lebanon, the Elysee Palace said on Monday following talks between President Francois Hollande and the Saudi crown prince.

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The Daily Star

Who do ISIS and the Nusra Front want from Roumieh?

File - Lebanese police stand guard ahead of the trials for Islamist prisoners arrested for alleged involvement in the Nahr al-Bared clashes, in Roumieh, Friday, Sept.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese Internet providers to block porn websites

BEIRUT: Internet providers are set to block access to six porn websites based on a decision issued Monday by the Telecommunications Ministry.

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The Washington Post

No rationalizing a disastrous policy

The same voices who refused to recognize the growing threat of ISIS before it took root in Syria and Iraq now claim we have no viable options for confronting a fundamental threat to the United States and its allies.

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OpEdNews

No American Arms for Lebanon To Fight ISIS until Civil Rights for Palestinians

Lebanese politicians late this summer are consumed with what they habitually do best.

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The Daily Star

Inspections slow LibanPost deliveries

BEIRUT: Marwan has been waiting more than two months for the delivery of a smartphone that he ordered via online merchant Ali Express.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Daily Star

Uruguay offers fresh start to 120 Syrian refugees

File - Syrian refugees children play outside their tent at a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern town of Marj in Bekaa valley, Lebanon June 29, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Lebanon mulls prisoner exchange deal

Lebanese army soldier Wael Darwish, center, who was captured by militants earlier this month in Arsal, celebrates with his relatives and friends after his release, in Chehim village, Mount Lebanon province, Lebanon, Sunday, Aug 31, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Freed soldier sparks doubt over beheading claim

BEIRUT: The Nusra Front insists that all of the soldiers being held by ISIS are still alive, according to one of the hostages released Saturday night, casting a spark of doubt over the video that allegedly shows the beheading of Ali Sayyed.

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The Daily Breeze

Al-Qaida-linked Syrian group releases 5 Lebanese troops

BEIRUT >> An al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebel group has released five members of the Lebanese security forces captured earlier this month in a cross-border raid, Lebanon's military said Sunday.

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The Daily Star

Hezbollah: ISIS wants Lebanon

BEIRUT: The threat of ISIS to Lebanon cannot be underestimated, a Hezbollah official warned Sunday, stressing that occupying the country was part of the group's expansionist plan.

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The Daily Star

Siniora: Future Movement stands with Lebanon against extremism

Former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora stresses on the support of the Lebanese Army, the rule of law and the legitimate authorities, refusing "any weapon outside the state's authority."

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The Daily Star

Nusra warns Lebanon's Christians against following Aoun

MP Michel Aoun speaks during a press conference in Rabieh, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Bangkok Post

UK raises alert level as Syria refugees top 3 million

Britain raised its terror alert level Friday over fears of possible jihadist attacks as the United Nations said the number of refugees from the Syria conflict now tops three million.

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Examiner.com

ISIS reportedly developing 'bubonic plague' bomb

Critics of the ISIS terrorist network have often condemned the jihadists of attempting to revert civilization back to the Dark Ages both theologically and culturally.

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