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1 hr ago | The Daily Star

UNIFIL commander hails Lebanese Army role in border protection

BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army remains well-regarded for its capabilities in protecting the border, the new commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon said Tuesday after talks with Speaker Nabih Berri.

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6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Lebanese contract teachers protest over delayed wages

BEIRUT: Public school contract teachers demanded that civil service exams be restricted to current instructors and that they be paid overdue wages in a protest Tuesday at Beirut's Riad al-Solh Square.

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10 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Talk to Syria before ISIS: Lebanon's FPM

Labor Minister Salim Jreissati arrives to attend a Cabinet session at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.

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13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Lebanese civil servants to face corruption charges

BEIRUT: Two Finance Ministry employees Tuesday were referred to the state prosecution's office on charges of corruption, according to ministry statement.

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17 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Arrest warrants for seven detained in Arsal

BEIRUT: Arrest warrants have been issued for six Syrians and one Lebanese man Tuesday after Military Investigative Judge Imad al-Zein interrogated the seven over their suspected affiliation with detainee Imad Jomaa.

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20 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

IS and Islamic flags burned amid LebanonA s growing sectarian tension

An IS flag, similar to the one shown, was burnt in Ashrafieh, a predominantly Christian neighborhood in Beirut, on the weekend .

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20 hrs ago | Trend

Italian senator to begin visit to Lebanon

Nicola Latorre, president of the Defense Commission of the Italian Senate, begins a visit to Lebanon Tuesday, The Daily Star reported referring to a statement by the Italian Embassy in Beirut .

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

France and Saudis 'finalising' US$3b Lebanon arms deal

France and Saudi Arabia are close to signing a US$3 billion arms deal for Lebanon, the Elysee Palace said on Monday following talks between President Francois Hollande and the Saudi crown prince.

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The Daily Star

Who do ISIS and the Nusra Front want from Roumieh?

File - Lebanese police stand guard ahead of the trials for Islamist prisoners arrested for alleged involvement in the Nahr al-Bared clashes, in Roumieh, Friday, Sept.

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The Daily Star

Inspections slow LibanPost deliveries

BEIRUT: Marwan has been waiting more than two months for the delivery of a smartphone that he ordered via online merchant Ali Express.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese Internet providers to block porn websites

BEIRUT: Internet providers are set to block access to six porn websites based on a decision issued Monday by the Telecommunications Ministry.

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The Daily Star

Uruguay offers fresh start to 120 Syrian refugees

File - Syrian refugees children play outside their tent at a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern town of Marj in Bekaa valley, Lebanon June 29, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Five Lebanese hostages reunited with families

The released Internal Security Forces member Saleh Baradei reunites with his family after he was taken hostage by Al-Nusra Front during clashes with the Lebanese Army in Arsal earlier in August.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Reuters

Fiji says no word on location of U.N. peacekeepers seized in Golan Heights

The head of the Fijian army said on Sunday negotiations for the release of 44 soldiers seized by an al Qaeda-linked group on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights were being pursued but he worried there had been no word on where his men are being held.

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The Daily Star

Lebanon mulls prisoner exchange deal

Lebanese army soldier Wael Darwish, center, who was captured by militants earlier this month in Arsal, celebrates with his relatives and friends after his release, in Chehim village, Mount Lebanon province, Lebanon, Sunday, Aug 31, 2014.

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WMBF

Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

Gregorio Pio Catapang describes the escape. . Philippine military chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang talks about the escape of Filipinos from their captors.

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LA Daily News

Al-Qaida-linked Syrian group releases 5 Lebanese troops

BEIRUT >> An al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebel group has released five members of the Lebanese security forces captured earlier this month in a cross-border raid, Lebanon's military said Sunday.

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The Daily Star

Hezbollah: ISIS wants Lebanon

BEIRUT: The threat of ISIS to Lebanon cannot be underestimated, a Hezbollah official warned Sunday, stressing that occupying the country was part of the group's expansionist plan.

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OpEdNews

No American Arms for Lebanon To Fight ISIS until Civil Rights for Palestinians

Lebanese politicians late this summer are consumed with what they habitually do best.

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The Daily Star

Siniora: Future Movement stands with Lebanon against extremism

Former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora stresses on the support of the Lebanese Army, the rule of law and the legitimate authorities, refusing "any weapon outside the state's authority."

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