Lebanon Newswire (Page 4)

Lebanon Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lebanon. (Page 4)

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  1. Lebanon starts offensive to clear border of IS militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | 680News

    Lebanon's U.S.-backed army on Saturday launched its biggest military operation yet against Islamic State militants, who gained a foothold along the border with neighbouring Syria in 2014. The long-awaited campaign aims to defeat the militants in their last enclave and put an end to a terror threat that has loomed over the country for years.

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  2. Lebanese army, Hezbollah announce offensives against IS militant group on Syrian borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | Times of Oman

    ... the Lebanese army on the one hand and Hezbollah and the Syrian army on the other would be politically sensitive in Lebanon and could jeopardize the sizeable U.S. military aid the country receives. Washington classifies the Iran-backed Hezbollah as a ...

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  3. Lebanon forces battle to clear IS from border with SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | Independent.ie

    Brigadier General Ali Qanso at the Defence Ministry as the Lebanese army launched operations against Islamic State Brigadier General Ali Qanso at the Defence Ministry as the Lebanese army launched operations against Islamic State Lebanon's US-backed army has launched its biggest military operation yet against Islamic State militants with a foothold along the border with Syria. Lebanon's US-backed army has launched its biggest military operation yet against Islamic State militants with a foothold along the border with Syria.

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  4. Lebanon starts offensive to clear border of IS militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | Powhatan Today

    ... six-month introductory offer. Army officers watch a video of President Michel Aoun calling field commanders in east Lebanon, during a press conference at the Lebanese Defense Ministry, in Yarzeh near Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. ...

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  5. Lebanese army announces launch of Operation "Fajr al Joroud"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | Egypt Today

    "In the name of Lebanon, in the name of kidnapped Lebanese soldiers, in the name of martyrs of the army, I announce the launch of 'Fajr al Joroud Operation' in the outskirts of Ras Baalbek and al Qaa ," General Aoun said in a statement. The Lebanese army artillery pounded Daesh positions in the outskirts of the two towns once the announcement was made.

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  6. Lebanese Army Launches Anti-Daesh Offensive on Syria BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | Al Bawaba

    The Lebanese army announced on Saturday the start of an offensive against the Islamic State group close to the Syrian border in the east of the country. "In the name of Lebanon, in the name of kidnapped Lebanese soldiers, in the name of martyrs of the army, I announce that operation.... has started," said army chief General Joseph Aoun.

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  7. The evolution of war photographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | Al Jazeera

    War photography has evolved since Lebanon's 1975-1990 civil war, influenced by the advent of new technologies and the internet. Yet many of the ethical questions from that era remain relevant today, including when to put the camera down and how to properly assess the dangers of the job.

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  8. .com | Lebanon army says to begin offensive against IS on Syria borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | News24

    Beirut - The Lebanese army announced Saturday the start of an offensive against the Islamic State group close to the Syrian border in the east of the country, where jihadists have been operating for several years. "In the name of Lebanon, in the name of kidnapped Lebanese soldiers, in the name of martyrs of the army, I announce that operation 'Dawn of Jurud' has started," army chief General Joseph Aoun said, referring to the mountainous Jurud Arsal border region.

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  9. Lebanese army launches operation against Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... was following the army operation, called "Jroud Dawn". "Jroud" refers to the barren, mountainous border area between Lebanon and Syria. Lebanese security sources have previously said the army intends to fight Islamic State in Lebanese territory on ...

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  10. Operation 'Jroud Dawn': Lebanon begins assault on Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... the source said. Hezbollah fighters taking position during clashes with al-Qaeda-linked militants in an area on the Lebanon-Syria border in July. The operation by the Syrian army and Hezbollah, an Iran-backed Lebanese group, was targeting Islamic ...

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  11. Lebanon expresses willingness to host any international tournamentRead the original story

    Friday Aug 18 | Xinhuanet

    Lebanon's President Michel Aoun said Friday that his country is willing to host any regional or international sports tournaments and that Lebanon's capability to host large events would be recognized after this year's the FIBA Asia Cup. The Presidential media office said that the President's comments came during a meeting at the Baabda Palace where he welcomed a delegation from FIBA headed by its president Horacio Muratore in the presence of Lebanese Basketball Federation head Pierre Kakhia and former NBA star and Chinese Basketball Association president Yao Ming.

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  12. The drug that turns ISIS into 'unforgiving killing machines'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | New York Post

    ... used to treat those with cardiovascular conditions. Captagon pills and a cup of cocaine are shown at the office of Lebanon's Anti-Narcotics Division in Beirut. Lebanese psychiatrist Ramzi Haddad told the Guardian the drug produces "a kind of ...

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  13. Gilas, Lebanon for the spoilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Manila Bulletin

    Gilas Pilipinas begins the process of trying to salvage whatever is left in its campaign in the FIBA Asia Cup when it battles host Lebanon tonight in the classification round for fifth to eighth places at the Nouhad Nawfal Sports Complex in Beirut. The Chot Reyes-mentored team can only hope it can put to rest, at least for the moment, Wednesday's heartbreaking loss to South Korea in the quarterfinals and secure a respectable finish in the Lebanese capital.

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  14. Syrian army, Hezbollah allies attack ISIS near Lebanon borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Boston.com

    A Hezbollah member stood guard as buses transport Saraya Ahl al-Sham fighters and their families from the Wadi Hamid through Jroud Arsal mountains, Lebanon, on Monday. Not only did the Lebanese Hezbollah militants come to a deal with Syrian rebels this week, they also aided the Syrian army in strikes against the Islamic State in positions along the Syrian-Lebanese border.

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  15. Lebanese army finds surface-to-air missile in Nusra Front arms cache: Security sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Channelnewsasia.com

    BEIRUT: The Lebanese army found a surface-to-air missile in a weapons cache left by Nusra Front militants after it took over some of the jihadists' positions in northeast Lebanon, a Lebanese security source said on Friday. The cache also included U.S.-made so-called TOW anti-tank missiles, the source said.

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  16. Sri Lanka keen to strengthen bilateral relations with LebanonRead the original story

    Friday Aug 18 | Colombo Page

    Aug 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka has expressed keenness to strengthen bilateral relations with Lebanon and also is considering establishing direct air links with the Middle Eastern nation. State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake has met with the Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gebran Bassil on Friday in Beirut and held discussions on enhancing bilateral cooperation, Lebanon's National News Agency reported.

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  17. Scrapping of Lebanon rape law 'is one small step'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Al Jazeera

    The Lebanese parliament voted this week to abolish an article in the penal code exempting rapists from punishment if they marry their victims, but women's rights activists say this does not go far enough. "For sure, what happened on Wednesday was a positive step, but people in Lebanon wanted to abolish the law and its effect on other articles as well - specifically articles 505 and 518," said Manar Zaiter, a lawyer with the Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering NGO.

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  18. The Latest: Minute of silence held in Barcelona for victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    ... whose military wing is considered a terrorist group by the EU, is fighting against IS, a Sunni organization, in both Lebanon and neighboring Syria. The statement said that "targeting innocent civilians and killing them is part of a satanic plot ...

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  19. The Latest: Israel says world should unite against terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | NewsOK.com

    Israel's president has expressed his nation's sympathy to the people of Spain and said the world must join together to fight terrorism. He said "these horrific events once again prove that we must all stand united in the fight against those who seek to use violence to stifle individual liberty and freedom of thought and belief, and continue to destroy the lives of so many."

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  20. The Latest: At least 13 Germans hurt in Barcelona attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Medincine Hat News

    ... whose military wing is considered a terrorist group by the EU, is fighting against IS, a Sunni organization, in both Lebanon and neighbouring Syria. The statement said that "targeting innocent civilians and killing them is part of a satanic plot ...

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