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2 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Death Toll Rises In Gaza

A child holds a placard during a rally organised by Lebanese and Palestinian supporters of the Islamist movement Hamas and the Islamic group Jamaa Islamiya on July 11 in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon.

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The Daily Star

Taif is an umbrella of stability: Jumblatt

BEIRUT: Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt reiterated his commitment to the Taif Accord at an award ceremony where he was honored with the annual President Elias Hrawi award in Yazreh Friday.

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Counterpunch

Jihadists in Lebanon

Perhaps, but for a number of reasons, some suggested below, it's not a happy picture and won't be a walk in the park.

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The Daily Star

Tensions high in Tripoli over detainees release

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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Reuters

UPDATE 2-Rockets fired from south Lebanon hit Israeli territory

Two rockets were fired into northern Israel from Lebanon on Friday, and Israel's army responded with artillery fire, Lebanon's news agency and security sources said, adding it was unclear who was behind the initial attack.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Mother, father, sister, brother: The roles of Syria's refugee women

In this 2012 file photo, a Syrian refugee woman, who fled her house in the Syrian town of Tal-Kalakh, sits next to her baby at a school playground where she lives with her family and relatives temporarily in Shadra village at the northern Lebanese-Syrian border town of Wadi Khaled, in Akkar, north Lebanon.

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Al Bawaba

'Breakthrough' in public wages expected in Lebanon next week

"We are close to an agreement on holding a Parliament session on July 17 to pass laws adopting the new salary scale and government expenditures," the source said.

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The Daily Star

UN official tours Hermel, Arsal

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 Baltimore Sun

U.S. imposes sanctions on Lebanese firm for Hezbollah ties

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 Baltimore Sun

Militants in Lebanon seek to emulate Islamic State

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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The Daily Star

Machnouk: Militants in Lebanon seek to emulate ISIS

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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The Daily Star

Islamist Gathering meets over Tripoli protests

Tripoli residents protest to demand the release of a militia leader from Roumieh prison, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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Al Bawaba

Concern-causing concerts! Baalbek Festival returns despite security incidents

Despite security concerns, the historical city of Baalbek will host its annual music festival this year.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Daily Star

Cabinet unlikely to resolve LU teachers, refugee issues

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.

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