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BEIRUT: Organizers are gearing up to take part in the 57th edition of the Beirut International Arab Book Fair, with publishers promising to offer up a variety of work from fiction titles and poetry to political analyses and social science studies.
Hassan al-Laqis, one of the founding members and a senior commander of Hezbollah in Lebanon, was shot and killed Wednesday outside his home in Beirut.
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Syrian refugee relief effort Islamicized By Alexander Casella GENEVA - As the Syrian crisis is poised to enter into its third year, it is estimated that 25% of the country's inhabitants have been uprooted, including more than 2 million refugees abroad and about 4.5 million internally displaced people.
A member of Lebanese Hezbollah clashes with members of the Sunni-dominated Free Syrian Army in the town of Hatita, in the countryside near Damascus, Syria.
Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, chief of Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah movement, giving an interview to local television station OTV at an undisclosed location in Lebanon, December 3, 2013.
Abbotsford News editor Andrew Holota was in Jordan and Lebanon with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank last week, reporting on the Syrian refugee crisis.
In Damascus this week, despite many hardships, Palestinians in all of Syria's ten official camp and three unofficial ones, paused to recall and reflect on the 1947 UN Resolution 181 and its progeny, the 1948 Nakba.
LF leader Samir Geagea speaks during a press conference in Maarab, Friday, Sept.
The 4,700-year-old Phoenician city of Tyre, assaulted by Egyptians and Babylonians, by Alexander the Great and the Crusaders, has found a defender with a famous lineage.
File - Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai, center, receives former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora in Bkirki, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.
File - Soldiers evacuate school children in armored personnel carrier in Tripoli, north Lebanon, on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.
Every morning in northeastern Lebanon, hundreds of Syrian children are picked up from refugee settlements, loaded onto trucks and taken to the fields or shops for a day's work that earns $4 or less.
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