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14 min ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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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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