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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.
File - Lebanese army intelligence stand near a car rigged with explosives that was dismantled by military experts on the main Arsal-Labweh road, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014.
ISF members with their police dogs leave the Justice Palace in Beirut, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.
BEIRUT: A 20-year old man has confessed to raping seven minors after luring them with money, Lebanon's Internal Security Forces said in a statement Monday.
BEIRUT: Arab foreign ministers stressed Sunday Lebanon's right to liberate its Israeli-occupied territories and resist Israeli aggression, adding that they would ask Arab states to share the huge burden of hosting Syrian refugees.
BEIRUT: Deaths among Hezbollah fighters battling rebels in Syria have increased significantly in March, as the party fights alongside the Syrian army in its struggle to capture the rebel-held town of Yabroud in the Qalamoun Mountains.
A Middle Eastern Airlines flight was ordered to turn around and pick up the son of an Iraq's Transport Minister - or it wouldn't be allowed to land.
Men ride bicycles past a damaged mosque along a deserted street filled with debris in Deir al-Zor March 5, 2014.