Lebanon Newswire

Lebanon Newswire

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  1. Merkel Visits Beirut, Thursday, Part of Bigger German Role in Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Al Bawaba

    ... to land in Beirut Thursday for a visit that is part of a new policy to play a bigger role in the Middle East. "Lebanon is part of that foreign policy," a German diplomatic source said. Merkel's visit comes after German President Frank-Walter ...

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  2. Lebanon to review move to let Iranians in without passport stamps: sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... General Security agency has sparked an outcry from some politicians who fear it reflects the deepening influence of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah movement, which emerged from a recent parliamentary vote with more sway. The staunchly anti-Hezbollah ...

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  3. Lebanon: Single By ChoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    ... Lebanese women, tied to the more traditional expectations of parents and extended family, have tended to remain in Lebanon. "Men with qualifications leave Lebanon to get married because there are no opportunities here for them to achieve their ...

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  4. Israel struck Iranian-backed Shia militia in Iraq with Russian approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Jarida reported on Tuesday that Israel carried out an airstrike on a Shi'ite militia in Syria with the approval of both Moscow and Washington. On Monday an airstrike killed and wounded dozens of members of Iraq's Kata'ib Hezbollah, an Iranian-backed Shia militia which has been operating near the Iraqi border in Syria.

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  5. On Social Media: Boy Snatched From Mother by Lebanese Security Causes National OutrageRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    The case of a boy who was removed from the custody of his mother by the Internal Security Forces received national attention over the weekend, prompting caretaker Justice Minister Salim Jreissati to take personal action. The boy was forcibly taken from his mother's house in implementation of a court order awarding custody to his father.

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  6. Unidentified people on the promenade of Zaitunay Bay, Lebanon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Al Bawaba

    ... for Social Development. Since then, several exhibitions per year have been held under its auspices, both in Lebanon - in Beirut Souks and Faraya, for instance - and elsewhere in the region. Afkart's central mission is to support local creators, many ...

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  7. $1.4 million ISIS cache of "jihadist's drug" seized, U.S. saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBS News

    An image from a video posted on Twitter by the U.S.-allied Free Syrian Army group Maghawir al-Thowra shows a haul of the amphetamine-type narcotic Captagon, seized from ISIS near al-Tanf, Syria. U.S. allies in the war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have found and destroyed an massive cache of narcotics previously held by the jihadist group in Syria, the Pentagon said early Monday morning.

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  8. Syria says US-led strike hits troops in east, US deniesRead the original story

    Monday | Journal Gazette

    BEIRUT Syrian state media reported Monday that an airstrike against pro-government forces in the far east of the country caused casualties, an attack that Iraqi officials said killed at least 25 Shiite paramilitaries and was just across the border from its own territory.

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  9. Lebanon: PM Hariri Attempts to Form New National Unity GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Al Bawaba

    ... While in Moscow, he held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin focusing on developments in Lebanon and the region, the Syrian refugee crisis and bilateral relations, including trade. In a bid to accelerate the Cabinet formation, ...

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  10. Dozens of pro-regime fighters killed in east Syria strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangkok Post

    Syrian children ride on a horse past destroyed buildings as they celebrate the first day of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday, marking the end of holy fasting month of Ramadan, in the northern Syrian city of Idlib on June 15, 2018. BEIRUT: An air strike has killed nearly 40 pro-regime foreign fighters in eastern Syria, with a US-led coalition denying accusations from Damascus that it was behind the attack.

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  11. Washington's dangerous fixation on IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | LA Daily News

    President Donald Trump must not go to sleep at night without worrying about Iran. Why is he so fearful of Tehran? Iran is a struggling regional power.

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  12. Syrian family touches down in P.E.I.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... their 20s and their children, a four-year-old boy and a two-year-old girl, were living in a refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon. The children were born at the camp. It was especially good to have the Summerside couple at the airport, as they are ...

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  13. Cyclists retrace Jewish child refugees' journey to BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | Houston Chronicle

    ... paid smugglers to get her and her four children out of extremist-held territory so they could join their father in Lebanon. That journey took two traumatic months and Aisha was forced to beg strangers for water along the way as well as walk for ...

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  14. FM denies shielding Hezbollah-linked drug smugglerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | The Daily Star

    People carry a Hezbollah flag with a picture of newly appointed Lebanese President Michel Aoun stuck on it, in the Haret Hreik area, southern suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon October 31, 2016. The flag has a printed picture of Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on it, and the text on the picture reads in Arabic:" The strong Lebanon."

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  15. Lebanese people relieve heat as summer comesRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 16 | Xinhuanet

    People enjoy themselves at a beach in Beirut, Lebanon, June 16, 2018. As the summer comes, Lebanese people go to the sea or swimming pools to relieve heat.

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  16. New developments dent legacy of ?father? of Stamford'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... designing California's Disneyland in Anaheim. He is also the architect behind buildings in Dubai and Beirut, Lebanon. But it is Stamford that brought him fame, the city amended to his name in the headline of his 1996 New York Times obituary. "I ...

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  17. Amal Clooney exudes elegance in burgundy crushed velvet gown as she ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Daily Mail

    She recently gushed she had found 'the great love she always hoped existed' in a rare public speech about her husband George Clooney . And Amal Clooney looked the epitome of happiness as she arrived for the WAAAUB Uk Chapter Gala Dinner in London on Saturday night.

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  18. Taste of the Month: Yallah Food's Fast-Casual Restaurants Offer an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Statecollege.com

    Yallah is Arabic for "let's go," and owner Hitham Hiyajneh welcomes everyone to his restaurants. From Underground Burgers & Crepes and UR Pizza to Yallah Tacos and Burritos, Yallah Food Inc. brings variety and customization to the downtown State College food scene.

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  19. New developments dent legacy of - father' of Stamford's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Darien News-Review

    ... designing California's Disneyland in Anaheim. He is also the architect behind buildings in Dubai and Beirut, Lebanon. But it is Stamford that brought him fame, the city amended to his name in the headline of his 1996 New York Times obituary. "I ...

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  20. 'People still believe in Syria': Searching for a shattered nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Age

    "We had only two options - working in coordination with Mukhabarat or jail. So we came up with a third alternative."

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