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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Cabinet waives fines to encourage refugees to leave

Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas speaks during a conference at the Social Affairs Ministry in Beirut.

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8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Lebanon asks for $280M to finish Nahr al-Bared

Prime Minister Tammam Salam, right, speaks with deputy Prime Minister Samir Moqbel during a Cabinet session at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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10 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Opposition: 15 Hezbollah fighters killed in Syria

BEIRUT: The opposition National Syrian Coalition said 15 fighters from Lebanon's Hezbollah had been killed in recent battles against Syrian rebels in the village of Flita in Syria's mountainous Qalamoun region on the border with Lebanon.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Dozens of jihadis killed in Beirut

Free Syrian Army fighters react while launching a rocket towards Hama military airport that is controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the Hama countryside July 25, 2014.

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Reuters

Trip Tips: See and live history in Lebanon

Some travellers want to see history, others want to live it. In Lebanon, a slice of land between the Mediterranean and war-ravaged Syria, you can do a lot of both.

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The Daily Star

Health Ministry busts supervisor for fraud

File - Health Minister Wael Abu Faour attends a ceremony in Baabda, Thursday, March 13, 2014.

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Cybercast News Service

Court decision delayed on Marine's Iraq vanishing

A defense attorney said Thursday that a Marine accused of deserting his unit a decade ago in Iraq was kept in Lebanon for eight years while he faced a military trial there.

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The Daily Star

Wildfire threatening Chouf cedars reserve

BEIRUT: Civil Defense fire brigades, assisted by municipality workers and residents, are struggling to extinguish a fire that broke out in the vicinity of millennia-old cedar trees in Maaser al-Chouf, southeast of Beirut, Thursday.

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The Daily Star

FPM submits bill for direct presidential election

Lebanese Forces MP Elie Keyrouz, right, listens to Change and Reform bloc MP Ibrahim Kanaan during a presidential election session at the Parliament in Beirut, Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

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Al Bawaba

Lebanon's Patriarch Rai appeals for protection of Iraqi Christians

Patriarch Beshara Rai said Iraq's Christians should stick to their roots and remain in Iraq, despite ISIS violence Visiting the Kurdish capital Irbil , Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai called Wednesday on the international community to help Iraq's minorities, asking the country's Christians to stick to their roots and not leave the country.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Beirut finally makes it to Lebanon

He played every part himself. The lead singer, principal songwriter and driving force behind the U.S. indie-rock band in the summer of 2006.

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The Daily Star

Security, economic fears push Lebanese into depression

While there are no readily available national statistics, a number of experts in the field say anti-depressant sales are on the rise and more Lebanese are experiencing depression as the country's security and economic situation becomes increasingly precarious.

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The Daily Star

U.S. reaffirms support for Lebanese independence

BEIRUT: U.S. Republican Congressman Darrell Issa held meetings with top Lebanese officials Monday and Tuesday, in a brief visit to discuss U.S. support for the Lebanese state and Army, a U.S. Embassy statement said.

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The Daily Star

Geagea denies heart attack rumors

The March 14 has backed Geagea's nomination while Aoun remains the March 8 group's undeclared candidate for the country's top Christian post.

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MassLive.com

Hip hop, graffiti in Lebanon tag a nation's woes

In a red-lit bar in Beirut, Nasser Shorbaji and Marwan Alameh try not to knock the microphones over while laughing during the broadcast of their weekly radio show.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese patriarchs head to Iraq in show of support

BEIRUT: Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai left Beirut Wednesday to lead a delegation of bishops on a visit to Iraq in a show of support with the thousands of Christians suffering the advance of Islamist militants.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily Star

Hezbollah kills jihadist who trained suicide bombers

This undated photo shows a Hezbollah fighters launching rockets during clashes with Nusra Front militants in the hills surrounding the border province of Qalamoun.

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AME Info

Lebanon's real estate sector adapting to shortage of foreign investment

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Methods Engineer to join this leading contracting and construction group in Jeddah.

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The Daily Star

Lebanon's Christians, Muslims stand united

File - A church in the border village al-Qaa near Arsal, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

The Scorpions a not dead yet,a plan 20th album

STILL MAKING MUSIC: Guitarists Rudolph Schenker, left, and Matthias Jabs, right, of the German rock band Scorpions perform during a concert at Byblos International Festival in the ancient city of Byblos, north of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, July 6, 2011.

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