Beirut, Lebanon Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Haigazian University 60th Anniversary Gala Dinner in Dubai – UAERead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 5 | Groong

    On Friday, March 11, 2016 the Alumni Committee-Gulf Chapter of Haigazian University organized its first annual gala dinner in the presence of the Lebanese and Armenian Ambassadors and brought together more than 300 graduates, friends, and supporters of the university, who had come to celebrate not only the solid academic programs of the university and its heritage, but also the warm family atmosphere it has created and still creates on its campus in Kantari, Beirut, which con After a word of salutation by Ms. Zeina Daccache, an alumna of Haigazian herself as well as the MC for the night, Mr. Vatche Keverian - Chairman of the Alumni Committee-Gulf Chapter, was introduced to address the audience.

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  2. StropnickA1 2: Czech intelligence makes no big mistake in Beirut caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 5 | Prague Daily Monitor

    The Czech military intelligence has made no crucial mistake in the case of the kidnapping of five Czech men, including intelligence officer Martin Psik, in Lebanon, Defence Minister Martin Stropnicky said in a written statement sent to CTK on Monday. The Neovlivni.cz server wrote that the Czechs were swapped for Ali Fayad, an alleged Lebanese secret agent who was kept in a Prague custody prison and whose extradition the USA demanded.

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  3. Beirut's racetrack, once a chic hotspot, falls on hard timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 4 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Thursday, March 24, 2016 photo, a jockey rides a horse during a race at the Beirut horse racetrack in Beirut, Lebanon. The prized piece of real estate has set off a fight over its future that is revealing competing visions for public space in the Lebanese capital.

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  4. Lebanon: Grenade attack breaks ceasefire in Ain al Helweh campRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 4 | Al Bawaba

    In this May 21, 2014 photo, Palestinian refugees walk under electricity cables in an alley in the Palestinian refugee camp of Shatila in Beirut, Lebanon. A store burned down after a grenade was tossed in the southern Palestinian refugee camp of Ain el-Helweh at dawn Tuesday, the state-run National News Agency reported.

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  5. Analysis: Saudi Arabia's bitter Lebanese divorceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 4 | Jerusalem Post

    "By default we're abandoning Lebanon to Iran," said a senior European diplomat. "It's a big blow to Lebanon."

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  6. Hello! magazine apologises for 'completely fabricated'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    When George Clooney drops down on one knee, with a huge diamond in his hand, to ask you THAT question, you jump up and down, you scream and say yes, right? After rumours surfaced this winter that Amal Clooney, a British-Lebanese lawyer and activist, was divorcing her husband, actor George Clooney, he defended their relationship in a "one-on-one interview" with Hello! magazine last week. Clooney told the British celebrity weekly that he and his wife never spend more than a week apart and make efforts to stay in touch even when they are in different parts of the world.

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  7. Tuesday, April 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | KRON 4

    1961 - Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man to fly in space, orbit the Earth and make a safe landing. 1985 - Sen. Jake Garn of Utah becomes the first senator to fly in space as the shuttle Discovery lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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  8. The Latest: Strike kills leader of al-Qaida faction in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | Newsday

    Syrian soldiers flash the v-victory sign in the ancient city of Palmyra on Friday, April 2, 2016. An Associated Press crew visiting the town Friday witnessed firsthand the destruction inflicted by the extremist group on the town's famed archaeological site, less than a mile away from the modern-day town of the same name, now completely deserted.

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  9. Ryan Jespersen Show: Restricted news coverage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | 900 CHML AM

    ... concern emerged three days after the Paris bombings, when IS claimed responsibility for killing 43 people in Beirut, Lebanon and there was more coverage for what happened in Paris than in the Middle East. Paul Knox is an ex-journalism professor ...

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  10. British Cold War double agent details life of betrayal in videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The London Free Press

    British double agent Kim Philby detailed his life of betrayal and the ease with which he was able to pass secrets to his Soviet controllers in newly-discovered video footage broadcast by the BBC on Monday. Philby was one of the Soviet Union's most successful spies who penetrated the heart of the British establishment and passed secrets back to Moscow for three decades, part of a ring of British double agents recruited in the 1930s.

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  11. Syrian army presses ahead with offensive against ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Peninsula

    A picture shows a partially burnt church at the monastery of Syriac Catholic Saint Elian, who lived in the fifth century AD, in the town of al-Qaryatain, one of the last Islamic State group strongholds in central Syria, on April 4, 2016, after Syrian troops regained control of the town the previous day. AFP / JOSEPH EID BEIRUT: Syrian troops and allied militiamen pressed on with an offensive against Islamic State militants in central Syria on Monday, clashing with the extremists around the town of Qaryatain a day after it was captured by pro-government forces.

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  12. Today in Pictures, April 4, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Straits Times

    A plane crash-lands in sea off Tel Aviv coast, an Amtrak train derails near Philadelphia, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures. Members of the Israeli rescue team work around a light Israeli aircraft after it made an emergency landing in the Mediterranean sea off the shore of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, on April 3, 2016.

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  13. Al-Nusra Front spokesman killed as army pushes anti-IS advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Beirut: Air strikes have killed several Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Nusra Front members including its spokesman and regime forces have retaken a strategic town from the Islamic State group in the latest setbacks for jihadists in Syria. Abu Firas al-Suri, whose real name was Radwan Nammous, fought against Soviet forces in Afghanistan where he met Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and the founding father of global jihad, Abdullah Azzam, before returning to Syria in 2011.

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  14. Five Reasons to Still Live and Love the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    I'll admit I'm treading a narrow path between love and hate for the Middle East, at this very moment. My reasons? Well I've noticed a shift in the way women are treated as well as behave in certain beloved Arab worlds that shall remain nameless.

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  15. Welcoming Middle Eastern Refugees Will Restore Confidence In US Says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    A recent article on the CNN Politics website by Ted Barrett entitled "Senate Democrats block Syrian refugee bill" reported that Democrats blocked a bill that would curb the flow of Middle Eastern refugees to the US. In effect this decision by the US Senate was a vote to uphold President Obama's plan to accept refugees.

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  16. Cold war double agent Kim Philby details life of betrayal in newly discovered Stasi videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    Philby was one of the Soviet Union's most successful spies who penetrated the heart of the British establishment and passed secrets back to Moscow for three decades. British double agent Kim Philby detailed his life of betrayal and the ease with which he was able to pass secrets to his Soviet controllers in newly discovered video footage broadcast by the BBC on Monday.

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  17. Rubble over rubbish! Lebanese family moves to war-torn Syria to escape trash crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    That's what Fayyad Ayyash, his wife Riham and their four young daughters plan to do next week, leaving behind their home in Lebanon for neighboring Syria. Their modest two-storey house in the town of Naameh, about 12 miles south of the Lebanese capital, directly overlooks the infamous and odorous landfill by the same name.

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  18. Air strikes kill 22 Qaida-linked militants in SyriaRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | 12NewsNow.Com

    The government is urging health officials around the country to prepare now for any possible outbreaks of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in the U.S. this summer. The government urged health officials around the country Friday to get ready now in case there are outbreaks of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in the U.S. this summer.

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  19. Al-Arabiya shuts down Lebanon operation amid tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    A Lebanese employee who works at Al-Arabiya channel, is seen through the main gate of the channel stands at her door office, in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, April 1, 2016. Beirut-based employees of the Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya channel say the station has decided to shut down its Lebanon operation amid tensions between Riyadh and Beirut.

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  20. Lebanese newspaper a oeAs-Safira to stop publishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Doha: After the announcement from two prestigious Lebanese newspapers, 'As-Safir' and 'An-Nahar' to stop publishing, As-Safir management informed its employees that it would stop publishing from Thursday both print and online - after 42 years of its launch. The newspaper employees announced the same on their social media accounts.

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