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Wednesday | The Daily Star

Mexico seeks more bilateral trade

BEIRUT: Mexican Ambassador to Lebanon Jaime Garcia Amaral emphasized Wednesday the need to boost trade relations and investments between his country and Lebanon.

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Wednesday | The Daily Star

US: Lebanon an attractive investment climate, with pitfalls

BEIRUT: Exemptions from work permits, tax incentives and a free market contribute to making Lebanon one of the best countries in the region for foreign investment, according to a U.S. report; however, the prevalence of corruption, red tape and a lack of transparency have made foreign investors wary of operating in an "opaque climate."

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily Star

U.S. reaffirms support for Lebanese independence

BEIRUT: U.S. Republican Congressman Darrell Issa held meetings with top Lebanese officials Monday and Tuesday, in a brief visit to discuss U.S. support for the Lebanese state and Army, a U.S. Embassy statement said.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Star

Shifting focus, Jumblatt meets with top models

BEIRUT: Head of the Progressive Socialist Party Walid Jumblatt found himself surrounded by some of the most beautiful women in the world Sunday, when he met participants from the Top Model 2014 competition.

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International Business Times

5 Shocking Findings Of GBRMPA Report Revealed

So what was in the report that so alarming? Let's understand 5 main findings of GBRMPA report that need immediate world attention to protect this UNESCO World Heritage Site: "Climate change remains the most serious threat to the Great Barrier Reef," the report says.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily Star

Rai: National Pact is the spirit of Lebanon

BEIRUT: Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai lauded the principles of diversity and coexistence that are characteristic of the National Pact Sunday, saying that all components of Lebanese society constitute an added value to a united national fabric.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

State Department

Daily Press Briefing: August 14, 2014

MS. HARF: Good afternoon. Welcome to the daily press briefing. I have a few items at the top, and then we'll get started.

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Sun-Star

Deployment ban on HSWS to Lebanon still in effect - " POEA

THE deployment ban for newly hired Filipino household service workers bound for Lebanon remains in effect, seven years after it was imposed.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Daily Star

UCC asked to end boycott after salary scale pledge

The Union Coordination Committee has reaffirmed its determination to continue the boycott until the new salary scale is passed by Parliament.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

CNN

Exploring Kyoto's Sagano Bamboo Forest

Kyoto, Japan's Sagano Bamboo Forest is often featured on website lists highlighting the most beautiful woodlands in the world.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Lucianne.com

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The U.S. embassy in Beirut took to social media Wednesday to deny claims that the United States created and condones the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

UPI

U.S. embassy in Beirut denies involvement in creation of ISIS

The U.S. embassy in Beirut took to social media Wednesday to deny claims that the United States created and condones the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Age

Sydney woman facing adultery charges refused help with finding safe house

A Sydney woman who is trapped in Lebanon facing adultery charges has been refused help with finding a "safe house" by the Australian embassy in Beirut.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Daily Star

Restrictions impede Lebanon aid to Gaza

File - Dr. Ghassan Abu-Sittah, right, cares for a young boy from the Yarmouk camp in this Nov. 1, 2013.

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The Daily Star

Siniora: No priority above electing president

Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai, center, receives former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora in Bkirki, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Daily Star

Egypt appoints new ambassador to Lebanon

The appointment was announced in a statement from the Egyptian Embassy in Beirut, which explained that Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi had reshaped and changed Egyptian representatives across the globe.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Daily Star

Record number of students opting to study abroad

Most private universities in Lebanon offer study abroad programs with the aim of enriching students' college experience.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Daily Star

The Lebanese who are making it big in Brazil

BEIRUT: Jamil Fadlallah left Lebanon in 1979 without any money or legal papers, seeking an escape from the Lebanese Civil War, then in its fourth year.

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Christian Science Monitor

Classroom brings a rare, welcome 'escape' for refugees in Lebanon

Palestinian and Syrian students sit in a makeshift classroom in the offices of the Joint Christian Council in Sidon south Lebanon.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Financial Times

Baalbeck festival, Lebanon

Lebanese singer Assi El Helani performing the musical play 'From the Days of Saladin' at the Baalbeck festival in 2011 When the lights go up at the Temple of Bacchus on Wednesday, and the orchestra of Assi El Helani sounds its first notes, a collective sigh of relief may well rise up through the warm Lebanese night air.

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