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  1. Blatche doubtful starter for Gilas in FIBA Asia CupRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Naturalized player Andray Blatche is doubtful is reportedly having second thoughts on joining Gilas Pilipinas in next month's FIBA Asia Cup in Lebanon, which may force coach Chot Reyes to tap Fil-German Christian Standhardinger instead. Reports said that the former NBA veteran is having second thoughts on representing Gilas Pilipinas in two-week tourney, owing to the security situation in Beirut, the Lebanese capital, thus leaving the PBA-led national squad with big shoes to fill.

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  2. Gliddon named in Boomers teamRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Gliddon was this week selected in the 12-man Boomers squad to head to Lebanon later this month for the FIBA Asian Cup tournament. The 27-year-old has played a number of games for the Boomers, but said they were more exhibition games and he was excited to head overseas and compete for a medal in the green and gold.

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  3. Hezbollah wages multi-pronged attack on militants at Syrian border - media unitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    BEIRUT: Lebanese Hezbollah launched attacks against Sunni jihadist militants on Monday as part of an offensive to drive them from their last foothold along the Syria-Lebanon border, a military media unit of the group said. Forces of the Iranian-backed Shi'ite group advanced from several directions against militants in the Wadi al-Kheil area of Juroud Arsal, a barren mountainous border zone which has served as a base for jihadists.

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  4. Lebanese Fishermen Suffer as Country's Trash Crisis Remains UnresolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Voice of America

    In Lebanon, trash is being dumped into the Mediterranean as landfill, sparking criticism and concern over the environmental impact of the practice. The country has had a long-term problem with waste management, a situation that even led to large scale protests two years ago as garbage piled up in Beirut's streets.

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  5. AFC Futsal Championship: Al Rayyan, Bank of Beirut & Naft Al-Wasat post winsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sporting News

    The Qatari, Lebanese & Iraqi clubs posted wins in the AFC Futsal Championships being held in the in Ho Chi Minh City. Here is the recap from Day 4 in the 2017 AFC Futsal Championship which is currently taking place in Ho Chi Minh City.

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  6. Hezbollah claims advances in border offensive near SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Long War Journal

    As fighting rages on in the Jurud Arsal region of Lebanon and in the western Qalamoun region of Syria, Hezbollah has claimed several advances against Sunni jihadists. Since the operation to clear the border area began Friday, numerous videos have been uploaded to Hezbollah's War Media Center on Telegram and YouTube.

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  7. The Trump administration should not give up on removing Assad in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Michael G. Vickers served as assistant secretary of defense for special operations, low-intensity conflict and interdependent capabilities and undersecretary of defense for intelligence during the Bush and Obama administrations. Based on recent statements by several senior administration officials, President Trump's Syria policy now focuses exclusively, in cooperation with Russia, on defeating the Islamic State.

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  8. Gilas Pilipinas exits with a bangRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Gilas Pilipinas made sure it finished its campaign on a high note as it downed Iran, 90-82, in the 2017 William Jones Cup last night at the Taipei Peace Basketball Gymnasium here. Import Mike Myers collected 21 points and 11 rebounds, while Matthew Wright contributed 20 points and Fil-German Christian Standhardinger 13 points off the bench for the national team.

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  9. Lebanese mediator killed in fighting near Syrian borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Yahoo!

    A Lebanese mediator was killed on Saturday in a second day of fighting between the powerful Hezbollah group and militants near the border with Syria, the official news agency said. "Ahmad al-Fliti, who was mediating between fighters and Hezbollah... was wounded when his car was hit by shelling of unknown origin in Jurud Arsal," ANI said.

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  10. Former Ford Plantation owner dead at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | SavannahNow

    The former owner of the Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill, controversial Saudi businessman Ghaith Pharaon, died Jan. 6 of this year in Beirut, Lebanon. Pharaon, who purchased the Ford property in 1981 for $3.6 million, was prosecuted with U.S. authorities for violating federal banking laws after it was discovered he had secretly acquired control of two U.S. banks while he was an investor in BCCI .

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  11. The Latest: Syria, Hezbollah make gains at Lebanese borderRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

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  12. Hezbollah kills 46 militants near Lebanese-Syrian borderRead the original story

    Yesterday | Nerve News

    Beirut, July 23 - Lebanon's Shiite Islamist movement Hezbollah on Sunday claimed it had killed 46 Sunni radicals during its offensive to liberate the northeastern region of Arsal, next to the Syrian border. Hezbollah launched an offensive on Friday in Arsal -- a region located 120 km to the northeast of Beirut -- with the support of forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Efe news agency reported.

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  13. Russia, Syrian opposition agree to safe zone for aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Russia's Defense Ministry said Saturday that an agreement has been reached with the Syrian opposition on the boundaries for a de-escalation zone for the eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus while the Syrian army command said it has ceased military operations in several areas near the capital. The announcements in Moscow and Damascus came after days of bombardment and airstrikes on the area that is known as eastern Ghouta.

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  14. Ending marriage-rape laws gaining traction in MideastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Gruesome billboards of a woman in a bloodied and torn bridal gown appeared around Beirut recently, captioned in Arabic: "A white dress doesn't cover up rape." This spring, a women's rights group, Abaad, hung similarly defiled gowns along the city's famous seaside promenade.

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  15. Marry-your-rapist laws on way out in Arab worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times of India

    Wedding dresses displayed in April in Beirut by the Lebanese NGO Abaad to protest Article 522 in the Lebanese ... Read More BEIRUT: Gruesome billboards of a woman in a bloodied and torn bridal gown appeared around Beirut recently, captioned in Arabic: "A white dress doesn't cover up rape ." This spring, a women's rights group, Abaad, hung similarly defiled gowns along the city's famous seaside promenade.

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  16. Deal reached on safe zone outside Syrian capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SFGate

    Workers clear rubble from the courtyard of the ancient Great Umayyad Mosque in the old city area of Aleppo. The northern Syrian city was recaptured by government forces in December.

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  17. Russia: 'Safe zone' in Syria's Ghouta demarcatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | 680News

    Russia's Defence Ministry said Saturday an agreement has been reached with the Syrian opposition on the boundaries for a de-escalation zone for the eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus while the Syrian army command said it has ceased military operations in several areas near the capital. The announcements in Moscow and Damascus came after days of bombardment and airstrikes on the area that is known as eastern Ghouta.

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  18. The Latest: Lebanese town official slain in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    The Lebanese army says the former deputy mayor of the border town of Arsal was killed while on a mediation mission with al-Qaida-linked militants in Syria. The army said in a statement that Ahmad Fleeti was killed Saturday near the border town after al-Qaida-linked militants hit his vehicle with a missile.

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  19. Ceasefire in effect in parts of Syria, but fighting intensifies on Lebanese borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBC News

    This frame grab from video released on Friday by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media, shows a Hezbollah cannon pounding militants' positions on the Lebanon-Syria border. The Syrian army command says it has ceased its military operations in several areas near the capital Damascus but warned it will retaliate against any attack by militants.

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  20. Hezbollah registers gains against al-Nusra Front on Lebanese borderRead the original story

    Saturday | Nerve News

    Beirut, July 22 - Hezbollah registered gains on the second day of its operation against the Al Qaeda linked al-Nusra Front entrenched on the outskirts of the border town of Arsal, the media reported on Saturday. Hezbollah fighters secured gains as they caught the hills of Wadi al-Khayl and al-Qanzah following heavy clashes with al-Nusra terrorists, Xinhua news agency reported.

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