Beirut, Lebanon Newswire (Page 9)

Beirut, Lebanon Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Syria: Army seizes 'full control' of rebel-held townRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    This picture provided by The International Committee of the Red Cross , working alongside the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the United Nations , shows a convoy containing food, medical items, blankets and other materials being delivered to the town of Madaya in Syria, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. The town, about 15 miles northwest of Damascus, has been blockaded for months by government troops and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

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  2. UN says 400 starving Syrians must be evacuated from besieged town for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Canada.com

    David Bowie, who died Sunday following an 18-month battle with cancer, paid his first visit to Vancouver in 1976 when brought his Isolar tour to the Pacific Coliseum. He was the first big music act to play BC Place Stadium in 1983.

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  3. Lebanon's ski season opens: high hopes on the slopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    If one of your New Year's resolutions is to get in shape, head to the hills for some skiing or snowboarding at the Mzaar Kfar Debian ski resort, which has just opened nine of their slopes this weekend. This exhilarating winter sport is great way to kick-start your regime while taking in some of Lebanon's picturesque scenery .

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  4. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | Lucianne.com

    ... Hall, 59, made a rare appearance at the Golden Globes together on Sunday, after "getting engaged over the BEIRUT, Lebanon - The first trucks from a convoy carrying food and medical aid entered the besieged Syrian town of Madaya on Monday, only to ...

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  5. Syria pro-government forces push into rebel-held town in Latakia provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    BEIRUT: Syrian pro-government troops battled insurgents in and around a rebel-held town in Latakia province on Tuesday, a monitoring group and state media said, in a push by President Bashar al-Assad's forces to retake lost territory in the west. Fighting on the government side was supported by dozens of air strikes, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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  6. Syrian army enters rebel bastion in Latakia province: monitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Beirut: Syrian regime forces advanced Tuesday into the main bastion of rebels in the northwestern province of Latakia, the coastal heartland of President Bashar al-Assad's clan, a monitor said. Supported by pro-regime militias, fighters with Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah and intense Russian air strikes, the army entered the town of Salma, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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  7. A PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Foreword

    War creates victims on all sides, but love can serve as a grounding force even in the midst of intense hatred. Antonio Roy's A Promise tells the story of a Muslim man trying to fulfill the promises he made to his Christian lover during a religious war.

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  8. Bourj Hammoud As A Palimpsest Of Culture In Ara Madzounian's `Birds' Nest'Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Groong

    Bourj Hammoud As A Palimpsest Of Culture In Ara Madzounian's `Birds' Nest' 2015 Year End Special Issue 31/12/15 The cover of Ara Madzounian's `Birds' Nest: A Photographic Essay of Bourj Hammoud' BY TALAR CHAHINIAN Having emerged out of the refugee camps near the eastern port of Beirut, the district of Bourj Hammoud holds a unique place in the history of post-genocide dispersion and in the making of a collective Armenian diasporic identity. Often referred to as the `Armenian quarter' or the `Armenian ghetto' of Beirut, the small plot of land served as a site where lost Armenian villages and towns were resurrected in the form of renamed neighborhoods in the aftermath of 1915.

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  9. Rise of Islamic extremism in 2015: 10 most deadly terror attacks of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | India.com

    Islamic extremism grew at a soaring rate in 2015, with some of the most dreadful terror attacks reported from regions of Middle East, Africa and also the West. A number of terror assaults were also reported from Southern Hemisphere region and the Asian subcontinent.

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  10. For a Syrian family reunited in Vancouver after a 15-year ordeal, Canada means freedom on many levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | National Post

    It has meant the freedom to exist together as a family and freedom from being constantly hunted down by their own government. Alhomsi and his sons Yasin, 25 and Majd, 22, spent the final weeks of 2015 getting to know each other after a 15-year separation.

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  11. Syrian army launches assault against rebels near border with IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | The Peninsula

    BEIRUT: The Syrian army and allied militias launched an offensive in the Golan Heights on Thursday, in what rebels said was part of a major assault to regain ground in southern Syria the government had lost over the last three years. Rebels said the attacks began at dawn, when the army stormed the village of Samdaniya al Gharbiya, near the border with Israel.

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  12. Samir Kuntar: 'Resistance hero' or sex monster?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    After his release from Israeli prison in 2008, he had a series of sexual affairs - some with women being pressured and intimidated by Kuntar, sources say. Some disturbing facts are emerging about the character of Lebanese terrorist Samir Kuntar who was assassinated in an airstrike attributed to Israel earlier this month .

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  13. Looking back on a year of challengeRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Lethbridge Herald

    ... leaving 11 people dead. The year featured other terrorist attacks in Sydney, Australia; Baghdad, Iraq; and Beirut, Lebanon. Terrorism returned to Paris on Nov. 13 when 130 people died and almost 370 were wounded in a series of co-ordinated attacks. ...

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  14. Nicola Meighan's pick of 2015's compilation albumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    As we see off a year that was fixated on time travel , it's fitting that 2015's stand-out compilations offer a voyage through place and time, and back again: from Jamaican proto-ska to 60s French psychedelic pop; from nascent US punk to vintage southern soul; from visionary 21st century electronica to early-1900s Lebanese folk. Here in the future, prime compilers Rough Trade Shops issued a stellar collection of 21st Century beats and rhymes - largely released on independent labels - courtesy of Hip Hop 15 , which spotlights some of 21st century hip-hop's most incendiary artists, including Run The Jewels, Flying Lotus, Earl Sweatshirt, Pharoahe Monch, Essa and Edinburgh's own genre-defying experimental pop poets, Young Fathers.

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  15. Libyans probing Gadhafi son's case leave Lebanon amid threatRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this undated file photo made available Sept. 25, 2011, Hannibal Gadhafi, son of ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, watches an elite military unit exercise in Zlitan, Libya.

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  16. Syria arrests two opposition figures heading for Lebanon - monitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    BEIRUT: Syrian authorities arrested two members of the country's internal opposition on Wednesday as they were travelling to Lebanon, two monitoring groups said. Ahmad al Asrawi and Munir Bitar had both been appointed earlier this month to a joint opposition body formed in Saudi Arabia that also includes exiled opposition figures and representatives of armed groups fighting President Bashar al-Assad.

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  17. No sex please, we're Middle EasternRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Economist

    IT WAS a disquieting announcement. On November 25th Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi approved a committee tasked with "improving the morals and values" in his country.

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  18. Libyans Probing Gadhafi Son's Case Leave Lebanon Amid Threat9 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | ABC News

    In this undated file photo made available Sept. 25, 2011, Hannibal Gadhafi, son of ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, watches an elite military unit exercise in Zlitan, Libya.

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  19. Syrian army makes huge gainsRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Journal Gazette

    U.S. and coalition airstrikes killed 10 Islamic State leaders over the past month, including several linked to the Paris attacks or other plots against the West, a U.S. military official in Iraq said Tuesday.

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  20. The scars of war on Lebanon's Holiday InnRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    In the early hours of the morning, Lebanese artist Jad El Khoury, who goes by the name Potato Nose, entered the carcass of Beirut's abandoned Holiday Inn through the military base that now occupies the ground floor. He climbed the 26 flights of narrow service stairs, then descended down the side of the building on ropes.

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