Lebanon Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Lebanese Army arrests 15 Syrians, seizes ISIS flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army arrested 15 Syrians and confiscated ISIS flags in the eastern town of Zghorta Saturday, the National News Agency reported. Soldiers raided Syria refugee gathering points in Zghorta and arrested the 15. The military also seized ISIS flags that were in their possession.

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    Saturday Oct 18 | Connecticut Post

    With all eyes on the Islamic State group's onslaught in Iraq and Syria, a less conspicuous but potentially just as explosive front line with the extremists is emerging in Lebanon, where Lebanese soldiers and Shiite Hezbollah guerrillas are increasingly pulled into deadly fighting with the Sunni militants along the country's border with Syria.

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  3. Lebanon Pulled Into War With Islamic State GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | ABC News

    In this Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 photo, Hamza Hommos, 55, father of Lebanese policeman Wael Hommos, who was kidnapped by Islamic State militants and the Nusra Front, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in front of his tent set up for their sit-in protest in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. With all eyes on the Islamic State group's onslaught in Iraq and Syria, a less conspicuous but potentially just as explosive frontline with the extremists is emerging in Lebanon, where Lebanese soldiers and Shiite Hezbollah guerrillas are increasingly pulled into deadly fighting with the Sunni militants along the country's border with Syria.

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  4. Lebanese defense minister arrives in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Trend

    The minister's visit came upon an official invitation by his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan, IRNA news agency reported. Mokbel, who serves also as the Lebanon's deputy prime minister will discuss boosting of bilateral military ties, as well as the latest regional and international developments with Iranian officials.

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  5. Arabs from Israel risk arrest for 'Arab Idol' showRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    KRUM, Israel - Their goal is to win "Arab Idol," the Arab world's premiere television song competition. But the journey Manal Mousa, 25, and Haitham Khalaily, 24, have taken from their villages in Israel to the competition in Lebanon could comprise a television drama of its own - featuring travel to an enemy country, Israeli security interrogations, and the complicated identity crisis of Israel's Arabs.

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  6. Palestinians from Israel risk arrest for 'Arab Idol' showRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Daily Star

    In this Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 photo provided by MBC Press Office, Palestinian singer Manal Mousa, 25, performs during the Arab Idol Show broadcast by MBC Arabic satellite channel in Zouk Mosbeh neighborhood, north of Beirut, Lebanon. Her goal is to win Arab Idol, the Arab world's premiere television song competition.

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  7. Lebanese authorities shut down warehouse with expired medsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Authorities shut down a warehouse in the Bekaa Valley for containing expired medications and supplements, the National News Agency reported Saturday.

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  8. Beyond the lines: New opponents, new challenges in the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Jerusalem Post

    Hezbollah is under pressure as the consequences of its ongoing intervention in Syria have come back to bite the terrorist organization. There are increasing indications that the sectarian war raging in Iraq and Syria is now moving irrevocably into Lebanon.

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  9. Jumblatt, Geagea call for consensus presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Daily Star

    LF Chief Samir Geagea, left, riffles through the pages of a book presented to him as a gift by PSP leader Walid Jumblatt in Maarab, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. BEIRUT: Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt and Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea agreed during their meeting Friday on the need to elect a consensus president to help Lebanon cope with security threats linked to the war in Syria, officials from both parties said.

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  10. Tribute paid to - fierce optimism' of ISIS hostage, as threat loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... the former Butler University student in 2012 became fascinated by the Syrian civil war and visited nearby Beirut, Lebanon, over spring break. A one-week trip turned into a long-term humanitarian mission to help Syrian refugees, and led Kassig to ...

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  11. U.S. blacklists Lebanese firm for shipping banknotes to SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: The United States blacklisted Lebanese company DK Group for arranging to ship Syrian pound banknotes from Russia to the Syrian central bank, an allegation strongly denied by the company's general manager. The United States Treasury said Thursday that Lebanon-based DK Group Sari and its general manager Jad Dagher were designated for materially assisting, sponsoring or providing financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services in support of the Syrian regime.

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  12. Nutritionists warn of food intolerance, call for testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Food is a source of sustenance for all. Food is also a source of comfort and an opportunity to socialize, especially in Lebanon.

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  13. Prostitution: Abolish or regulate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Daily Star

    ... me to work all the time," she said before taking a drag on her cigarette. Maya, not her real name, ran away to Lebanon from Syria with her ex-husband after falling out with her stepmother at the age of 17. As a result of financial pressures and ...

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  14. Derian calls for unity and election of presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Lebanese rivals must join hands in unity to overcome a political crisis that is putting in jeopardy Lebanon's stability, Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian said Friday, before urging the election of a new president. "The first step which we should take is to rally efforts to reactive the role of the state through the election of a president, which would be the bridge leading the country towards stability," Derian said during a symbolic visit to the grave of Riad al-Solh, Lebanon's first prime minister and an icon of the country's 1943 independence.

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  15. Lebanese politicians must get to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Daily Star

    File - At state-run facilities such as the Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport the pictures of President Michel Sleiman -who left office on May 25- are replaced with blank pictures denoting. A Western diplomatic source painted a gloomy picture of Lebanon's future if politicians continued to refrain from fulfilling their national duties, particularly with regard to the election of a president.

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  16. Lebanon's stability a priority: U.N.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: The international community considers Lebanon's stability a priority and is seeking to limit the repercussions of the Syrian conflict on the country, the United Nations Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura said Friday. On his second day of meetings with Lebanese officials, de Mistura held talks with head of the Future parliamentary bloc Fouad Siniora, during which he highlighted the international community's dedication to Lebanon's stability.

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  17. Battles against jihadists pose new challenges for HezbollahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Daily Star

    ... hilltop compounds. Back then, the defenders of the outposts were Israeli troops and their Lebanese allies, the South Lebanon Army, who manned positions across the south of bulldozed earth walls and dirt-packed oil drums, not dissimilar to those ...

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  18. Living in Israel, traveling to Beirut, singing for PalestineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Times of Israel

    But the journey Manal Mousa, 25, and Haitham Khalaily, 24, have taken from their villages in Israel to the competition in Lebanon could comprise a television drama of its own - featuring travel to an enemy country, Israeli security interrogations, and the complicated identity crisis of Israel's Arabs. The two singers are competing for more than just fame: they want to be a part of the cultural world that has been largely off limits to them because of the decades-long Arab-Israeli conflict.

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  19. Israel raises the dead with skyward cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Times of Israel

    ... hoto, a Lebanese man, center, walks between graves at the overcrowded Bashoura cemetery for Muslim Sunnis in Beirut, Lebanon. The congested city of more than one million is cramped with cemeteries wedged into residential areas,

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  20. Militias rule the day in strife-torn Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Times of Israel

    ... group, attend a rally commemorating "Liberation Day," which marks the withdrawal of the Israeli army from southern Lebanon in 2000, in the southern border town of Bint Jbeil, Lebanon. (Photo credit: AP/Hussein Malla, File) In this Tuesday, Feb. 14, ...

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