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  1. With a calmer Syria, Hezbollah may reduce its fighters thereRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | SFGate

    Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah speaks via a video link, as his supporters raise their hands, during activities to mark the ninth of Ashura, a 10-day ritual commemorating the death of Imam Hussein, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.


  2. Hezbollah leader Nasrallah says group will stay in Syria until further noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah, a key Damascus ally, said on Wednesday that his group will keep its military presence in Syria until further notice, commending the Idlib Russian-Turkish agreement as a step toward reaching a political solution in the country. FILE PHOTO: Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah gestures as he addresses his supporters via a screen in Beirut, Lebanon August 14, 2018.


  3. Announcing the agenda for TechCrunch Startup Battlefield MENA 2018 in BeirutRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TechCrunch

    We're excited to head to Beirut, Lebanon, on October 3rd for TechCrunch Startup Battlefield MENA 2018 . Yes, we're bringing our premier startup pitch competition to the Middle East / North Africa, and as well as launching 15 of the hottest startups in MENA on stage for the first time, we'll also be joined by some leading lights of the scene.


  4. Mustafa Badreddine Street sparks outrage in LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in 2005. The street sign was changed just days after the UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) began hearing the closing arguments in the trial in absentia of four other men linked to Hezbollah who are accused of ...


  5. Old Company. Troubled Industry. Inside the Effort to Reboot...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SFGate

    Technology has threatened the real estate agent, but people still hate the home-buying process. Can Century 21 fix it? A few things seem off and slightly out of place.


  6. Lebanon's Cablevision deploying IP-based servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Lebanese pay-TV provider Cablevision has announced the imminent launch of an IP-based TV/entertainment/content service in Beirut in partnership with Meatel, Alpha Networks, Amino, Broadpeak and Viaccess. Cablevision said it will bundle its new 'IP-to-home content delivery service' with 'a broadband offering', delivering over 150 channels alongside on-demand and content, adding that it plans to expand the service to other major cities nationwide in due course.


  7. Kuwaiti ambassador thanks Lebanon for rejecting jab at emirRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... to make sure your account meets the requirements. ( http://bit.ly/vDisqus ) Kuwait's ambassador in Beirut thanked Lebanon Wednesday for supporting Kuwait in the wake of the controversy caused by a pro-Hezbollah journalist's criticism of the Kuwaiti ...


  8. In Lebanese Return Initiative More Than 400 Refugees Went Back to SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Over 400 Syrian refugees returned to their home country Monday, Lebanon's General Security said, in the latest return initiative organized by the agency in cooperation with the Syrian government. The agency said in a statement issued in the evening that it had organized the return of 427 Syrian refugees that had registered to return from different areas in Lebanon, in cooperation with the United Nations' refugee agency.


  9. Committees tackle river pollution, green light $65M in loansRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Jaber heads a committee meeting at the Parliament in Beirut, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (The Daily Star/Lebanese Parliament, HO) A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 19, 2018, on page 2.


  10. UN Refugee Agency Gives Trump's Latest Cuts a Weary ShrugRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    The al-Qassab family, Iraqi Christian refugees from Mosul, walk through the Beirut international airport ahead of their travel to the United States, in Beirut, Lebanon, Feb. 8, 2017. The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR declined to criticize U.S. President Donald Trump's cut in refugee resettlement places on Tuesday, saying it was up to the United States to decide on its policy.


  11. Putin blames downing of Russian plane in Syria on 'tragic...Read the original story

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... systems to manufacture accurate and lethal weapons were about to be transferred on behalf of Iran to Hezbollah in Lebanon." The weapons were meant to be used by the Lebanese Shiite militant group to attack Israel "and posed an intolerable threat," ...


  12. Gambling Lebanese Hotel That Once Housed Umm Kalthoum Opens AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    ... take the viewer back in time with scenes of the hotel's heyday, busy with life. "It was one of the bigger hotels in Lebanon and was the first hotel to get a gambling license in Lebanon," Roderick Sursock Cochran, grandson of Alfred Sursock, told The ...


  13. Tall Blacks coach slams gruelling schedule: 'This isn't...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    Tall Blacks basketball coach Paul Henare has taken a not-so-subtle dig at world governing body Fiba over the scheduling demands that served up a world cup qualifier brickfest against Lebanon. Henare's New Zealand men's side found a way to win the top-of-the-table clash in Rotorua on Monday night 63-60, despite shooting a miserable 28 percent from the floor.


  14. Lebanese Film Festival Honors Women in CinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    The Lebanese Film Festival has cast its 13th edition as a tribute to women in Lebanese cinema, and will commence and conclude with feature films by female directors. The event opens Monday with the official Beirut premiere of Nadine Labaki's third feature, "Capharnaum," which was awarded a jury prize at the Cannes Film Festival, where it debuted in May. Under the direction of Wafaa Halawi and event organizers bande a part, LFF's latest edition marks its first partnership with Film Femmes Francophones Mediterranean.


  15. Stem cell transplant cements father-son bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Columbian

    Thirty-five years after an Arizona man cared for his son when he was shot in their native Lebanon, the son is returning that devotion. Both the Rev.


  16. Armenian Army conducts military inspections inside TurkeyRead the original story

    Monday | Groong

    BEIRUT, LEBANON – The Armenian Army is conducting inspections inside of neighboring Turkey this week, News.am reported this morning.


  17. Tall Blacks come up clutch at finish to squeeze out 63-60 victory over LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Stuff.co.nz

    ... that mattered to coach Paul Henare was his side managed to grind out a 63-60 victory over previous group co-leaders Lebanon to take a further stride towards one of the top qualifying spots out of Asia for next year's World Cup in China. The New ...


  18. Buy your ticket to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield MENA 2018 todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | TechCrunch

    We're less than one month away from hosting our first Startup Battlefield pitch competition in the Middle East and North Africa. Holy smokes, we're so excited to showcase the region's most promising early-stage startups at TechCrunch Startup Battlefield MENA 2018 on October 3 in Beirut, Lebanon.


  19. Finance minister to brief parliamentary committee on Lebanon's economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Star

    The Finance and Budget Committee meets at Parliament in Beirut, Thursday, June 8, 2017. Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual whose content is submitted.


  20. Hundreds of Refugees in Lebanon Prepare For Return to SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Al Bawaba

    Hundreds of refugees gathered in Beirut, Tyre, Burj Hammoud and Nabatieh Monday morning in the latest return initiative organized by Lebanon's General Security, in cooperation with the Syrian government. According to the state-fun National News Agency, more than 200 refugees, the majority of whom will head to Syria's Aleppo, gathered at Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium in Beirut's Al-Tariq al-Jadideh neighborhood.