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30 min ago | The Daily Star

Three Syrians drown in sea off Lebanon

Three Syrian nationals, including an 8-year-old, drowned off the coast of Lebanon, Sunday July 13, 2014.

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1 hr ago | The Daily Star

Seven Hezbollah fighters dead after clash on Syria border

Last month, Lebanese Army forces carried out raids in the area around Arsal, targeting militants with ties to "terrorist groups," an army statement said at the time.

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1 hr ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Officials: Deadly fighting on Syria-Lebanon border

Police on Sunday praised a dispatcher and crisis negotiator for persuading a gunman to surrender after he allegedly shot and killed three people in a Southern California neighborhood, wounded two others and fired on officers.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Daily Star

Rai: No justification for presidential void

Rai accused legislators of evading their constitutional duties, "the most important and honorable of which is electing a president of the republic."

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The Daily Star

Rifts over key issues scuttle Cabinet session

File - Prime Minister Tammam Salam arrives at the Parliament in Beirut, Thursday, March 20, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Important dates in Franco-Lebanese relations

File - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walkter Steinmeier, Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergei Lavrov, Lebanese President Michel Sleimane, French President Francois Hollande, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, British Foreign Affairs Secretary William Hague, and Spanish Foreign Affairs Minister ... (more)

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MLive.com

Locals enjoy a taste of Lebanese culture during Mid-East Festival in Flint Township

The scent of seasoned meat and fresh vegetables hung in the air surrounding Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church as local residents celebrated the Mid-East Festival Sunday, July 13. The festival ending Sunday, a family friendly event outside the Calkins Road church in Flint Township, has been entertaining and selling delectable Lebanese ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Patriot publishers push secularism and peace

BEIRUT: When Erik Chiniara founded the analytical news website L'Echo du CA dre , he hoped other young Lebanese abroad would rally to his message of secularism, modernity and peace.

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AlertNet

Hamas denies claim it fired rockets on Israel from Lebanon

The Palestinian group Hamas had no role in a rocket attack on Israel from Lebanon and had nothing to do with a statement in the name of its armed wing that claimed responsibility for the attack late on Saturday, Hamas officials in Lebanon said.

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The Daily Star

Sigrid Kaag to become new U.N. coordinator for Lebanon: reports

BEIRUT: Dutch diplomat Sigrid Kaag will replace Derek Plumbly as the new United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, media reports said over the weekend.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Art Daily

Lebanese-American poet, essayist, and visual artist Etel Adnan now represented by Galerie Lelong

Galerie Lelong announced the representation of Etel Adnan in Paris and New York.

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The Daily Star

Bassil calls for free trade pact with Brazil

Bassil left Beirut Tuesday for Brazil to discuss relations between the two countries, meet members of the Lebanese diaspora and watch the World Cup final games.

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The Daily Star

World Bank program looks to create jobs

BEIRUT: The World Bank will soon call upon Lebanese youths to apply to "New Entrance to Work," a project aimed at providing 3,000 job opportunities as unemployment in Lebanon is expected to double by the end of 2014 and reach 20 percent, said Haneen Sayed, Human Development Coordinator at the World Bank.

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The Daily Star

Rifi urges Tripoli residents to show self-restraint

Protesters block a road in Tripoli to demand the release of a militia leader from Roumieh prison, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Siniora: Palestinians should learn from Lebanon's 2006 war

Hezbollah has repeatedly accused Siniora, who was prime minister in 2006, of conspiring against the resistance group with the U.S. during the war.

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The Daily Star

Al-Jamaa member behind rockets fired at Israel

Lebanese soldiers and UNIFIL peacekeepers check the site of rocket attack in Rayhanit Berri in the Mari area, Friday, July 11, 2014.

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The Washington Post

Anxiety grips Lebanon following blasts, arrests

In this Thursday, June 26, 2014, file photo, tourists leave Beirut's Ramada Hotel as security forces raided some rooms in the building in Beirut.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Daily Star

Leaving for Beirut

On a winter night in 1981, Momen left for Beirut. When I met him the day before, his 17-year-old eyes twinkled with the excitement of joining the Palestine Liberation Organisation .

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The New Zealand Herald

Clooney rejects apology

The Daily Mail report suggested Ms Alamuddin's mother objected to her marriage to George Clooney - which the Hollywood star says is wrong.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese scientist finds consciousness switch

Mohamad Koubeissi, Associate Professor of Neurology and Director of Epilepsy Center at George Washington University at his office.

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