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UN Development Program Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon Ross Mountain speaks during an interview with The Daily Star in Beirut, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.
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The United States on Thursday imposed financial sanctions on a Lebanese consumer electronics company, saying it purchased supplies used to develop military drones for the militant Hezbollah movement.
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The success of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has emboldened like-minded militants in Lebanon who believe they can emulate it, the interior minister said, confirming the militant Sunni group had now appeared in Beirut for the first time.
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While Machnouk did not see the presidential vacuum lasting as long as a year, he said it would take "not less than six months" before the post was filled.
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Tripoli residents protest to demand the release of a militia leader from Roumieh prison, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
File - From left, UCC head Hanna Gharib, Minister Elias Bou Saab and MP Ali Bazzi chat as they leave the Parliament in Beirut, Thursday, June 19, 2014.
A woman and children walk in front of a wall bearing pictures of late leader Yasser Arafat in the Palestinian refugee camp of Bourj al-Barajneh, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
A former CIA operative described Qassem Suleimani, the head of Iran's Quds Force, as the "most powerful operative in the Middle East today."
BEIRUT: A meeting to discuss quick solutions for the water shortage emergency is underway in Parliament Wednesday, joining the responsible parliamentary committee with ministers and officials.
Actor George Clooney has accused the Daily Mail of concocting a false and irresponsible story about his fiance, the human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin.
The main fountain at the Baabda Palace was turned off after Michel Sleiman left, signaling that the residence place of the Lebanese president is temporarily empty.
As you drive along the provincial roads of the Bekaa Valley, a region that stretches for about 75 miles from Mount Lebanon to the mountains next to the Syrian border, it's not uncommon to come across marijuana plantations extending almost as far as the eye can see.
Amin is charged with contempt of court and obstruction of justice over reports published by Al-Akhbar last year.
Minister Gebran Bassil gestures as he enters his car in Batroun, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013.
BEIRUT: A quarter of all Syrian refugee households in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt are now run solely by a woman, leaving mothers struggling to make ends meet and even forcing children into work, a report by the United Nations released Tuesday says.
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A bomb attack in Bekaa in June this year left two dead and Beirut scrambling to crack down on spillover violence from Syria A rocket launched from the Eastern Mountain Range on the Lebanese-Syrian border landed Tuesday near the northern Bekaa town of Al Fakiha, state-run National News Agency reported.
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