Beirut, Lebanon Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Shiite Lebanese Activists Gather in Beirut to Voice Opposition to HezbollahRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | The Jewish Press

    A small group of Shiite Lebanese political activists gathered this month at a conference in Beirut to express their opposition to the political power wielded by Hezbollah and Amal in the government. In response, the conference participants - dozens of professors, writers, journalists and well-known business leaders - have been called "traitors" and have faced accusations on social media of being influenced by foreign agents.

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  2. Virtual graft fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | The Daily Star

    Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri sits next to Minister of Public Health Ghassan Hasbani during a parliament session in downtown Beirut, Lebanon October 9, 2017.

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  3. Lebanon passes disputed tax hikes to fund public sector pay riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | Reuters

    ... (C) sits next to Minister of Public Health Ghassan Hasbani (L) during a parliament session in downtown Beirut, Lebanon October 9, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir Sami Gemeyal, leader of the Christian Kataeb party which filed an appeal against the ...

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  4. Lebanon receives 2 military aircraft from the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The Lebanese army says the United States has supplied Beirut with two A-29 Super Tucano light-attack aircraft designed for counter-insurgency operations. The Army said in a statement that the aircraft were handed to Lebanon on Monday at the Hamat air base north of the capital Beirut.

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  5. Lebanon Receives 2 Military Aircraft From USRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | Voice of America

    The Lebanese army says the United States has supplied Beirut with two A-29 Super Tucano light-attack aircraft designed for counter-insurgency operations. The army said in a statement that the aircraft were handed to Lebanon on Monday at the Hamat air base north of the capital Beirut.

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  6. IAEA says Iran upholding deal, as Trump looks to 'decertify' itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | The Times of Israel

    International Atomic Energy Agency director general Yukiya Amano delivers a speech during a meeting at Accademia dei Lincei in Rome on October 9, 2017. The UN atomic agency chief on Monday affirmed Iran's commitment to a 2015 nuclear deal, in a statement that comes as the US has argued that Tehran was violating the "spirit" of the accord, with US President Donald Trump looking to "decertify" it.

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  7. Sapienza University and the Refugee CrisisRead the original story

    Monday Oct 9 | PressReleasePoint

    Sapienza is deeply committed to provide support for the refugee crisis and, as part of a series of activities to face the large migration flow to Europe, it is involved - together with the European Commission and other universities - in several projects that aim to provide refugees with access to university and higher education. On September 26-27, Sapienza was in Beirut at the "Higher Education and Refugees in the Mediterranean" Conference, organized by the European Commission and Project "Hopes - Higher and Further Education Opportunities and Perspectives for Syrians."

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  8. US Lawmakers Eye Tougher Sanctions Against HezbollahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 8 | Voice of America

    Hezbollah fighters listen to Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, as he speaks via video link during a rally to mark the Hezbollah martyr day, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. Members of the U.S. Congress are seeking new tools to stop the flow of cash to the militant group Hezbollah in hopes of reducing its ability to recruit, raise funds and carry out propaganda.

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  9. Hezbollah leader says U.S. actions aiding Islamic State in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 8 | The Peninsula

    Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah addresses his supporters via a screen during a rally marking Al-Quds day in Beirut's southern suburbs, Lebanon June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Aziz Taher/File Photo BEIRUT: Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Sunday that the United States was serving the interests of Islamic State by preventing the Syrian army and its allies advancing in some areas of eastern Syria.

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  10. It's not independence, but Syria's Kurds entrench self-ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 8 | The Republican

    ... wears traditional clothes as she dances and waves a Kurdish flag, during a celebration of Nowruz day, in Beirut, Lebanon. While Iraq's Kurds have sparked confrontation with their drive for independence, Kurds in Syria are making major advances ...

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  11. A Lebanese treat: Joanna Blythman reviews Beirut Star, GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 8 | Sunday Herald

    Joanna Blythman: Beirut Star, the new Middle Eastern restaurant on Glasgow's Paisley Road West, is as authentic as an establis IT'S at least two years since I heard a publisher on the Radio 4 Food Programme speculating that the already well-established fashion for Middle Eastern food had lots of mileage in it yet. She was right.

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  12. Thomaston businesses collecting food, donations for holidays;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 7 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Plymouth Glass and Mirror LLC and Thomaston Insurance LLC, both headquartered in Thomaston, are joining forces to lend support to the Thomaston Food Pantry and Thomaston Social Services office. The two businesses will be collecting food items and donations for the upcoming holidays.

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  13. Lebanon Arrests 3 Alleged Mossad CollaboratorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 7 | The Jewish Press

    The Hezbollah-linked Al-Akhbar newspaper reported on Saturday that Lebanese security forces arrested three citizens on charges of collaborating with Israel's international Mossad intelligence agency. According to the Arabic-language report , "The intelligence war between the Israeli and Palestinian security services of Lebanon and Hezbollah continues, as we recently arrested a cell of three Lebanese citizens" operating out of the Burj Barajneh Palestinian refugee camp, Bourj Hammoud, a suburb of Beirut heavily populated by Armenians, and the Deir Koubel monastery to gather information about the resistance.

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  14. Lebanon's PM hails female biking tour for peaceRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 7 | Xinhuanet

    Prime Minister Saad Hariri hailed Saturday a female biking tour calling for peace and highlighted Lebanon's efforts for peace and unity, said a press release by the PM's media office. Kicked off in Lebanon on Oct. 1, the "Pedal for Peace" biking tour arrived in capital Beirut on Saturday with 120 women bikers from 16 countries, who are scheduled to visit across the whole country.

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  15. UN study tackles violence against women in Arab regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Scoop

    ... in the Arab world - was spotlighted this week at one of the United Nations regional commissions, based in Beirut, Lebanon. "Our ultimate goal has always been to translate the findings of our studies into practical projects with a view to empowering ...

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  16. IDF Brass: Israel Faces "Catastrophic Defeat" if Next Hezbollah War Exceeds Ten DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Counterpunch

    This week's words from the Levant offer contending messages for Israel's and Hezbollah's friends and foes alike: "We are naturally unhappy about the fact that Lebanon will be largely destroyed. Ask Iran why this may well happen? But be assured that it won't drag on for anything close to 34 days like last time.

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  17. Syrian army nears IS stronghold al-Mayadin -Hezbollah media unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Channelnewsasia.com

    BEIRUT: The Syrian army and its allies have advanced to within 10 km of al-Mayadin, a military media unit run by the Lebanese Hezbollah group said on Friday, bringing them close to a city seen as the current main base of Islamic State. They have won control of positions and heights parallel to the main road linking Deir al-Zor and al-Mayadin, located on the Euphrates in eastern Syria, the media unit said.

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  18. Labor union president rejects impoverishing taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | The Daily Star

    Bechara Asmar, head of the General Confederation of Lebanese workers, gestures in Beirut, Lebanon September 25, 2017. REUTERS/ Aziz Taher Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual whose content is submitted.

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  19. Syria's destruction revives a dream of rebuilding Lebanon's railwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | The Economist

    TRAVELLERS to Lebanon have long bemoaned the state of the country's roads. Writing in the 1850s, an Irish banker, James Farley, called the route from Beirut to Damascus a "wretched mule path".

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  20. Commercial rep. office solves issue of mango exports to LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | Egypt Today

    An Egyptian company tasked with examining Egypt's mango farms had imposed a 50-cent fee on each kilo of mango exported to Lebanon, prompting Egyptian merchants to lodge a complaint with the Trade and Industry Ministry on that score. Promptly, Trade and Industry Minister Tareq Qabil assigned the commercial representation office to solve this issue to resume the exportation of mangoes to the Lebanese market as soon as possible.

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