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Jabal Lubnan, Lebanon News

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2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Fugitive Fadel Shaker to release new song

Fadel Shamandour - known by his stage name Fadel Shaker - has repeatedly affirmed his retirement, asking audiences not to listen to his songs so as not to increase his religious immorality.

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6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Restrictions impede Lebanon aid to Gaza

File - Dr. Ghassan Abu-Sittah, right, cares for a young boy from the Yarmouk camp in this Nov. 1, 2013.

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10 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Differences linger over salary scale ordeal

Minister Ali Hasan Khalil, left, speaks with MP Ibrahim Kanaan as they leave the Parliament in Beirut, Friday, April 4, 2014.

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15 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Woman wearing explosive belt arrested in N. Lebanon

Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of the Military Hospital in Badaro, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014.

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17 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Rocket fire suspect set for release

BEIRUT: A suspect detained for allegedly firing rockets from South Lebanon toward Israel is set to be released Friday and will be charged with crimes of possessing unlicensed weapons and firing rockets into Israel later today, a judicial source told The Daily Star Hussein Izzat Atwe from the Hasbaya village of Hebbarieh was arrested at the Al-Bire ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

Politics Complicates Education in Lebanon's Refugee Camps

And, after recent statements by Lebanon's foreign minister, some fear that the thousands of Syrian refugee children within them will soon have even slimmer chances of learning to read and write.

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17 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Lebanon prepares for Ebola spread

A new map released Thursday shows Lebanon among the 35 countries that are one flight away from Ebola-affected countries.

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18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

No one wants Aoun as president: MP

BEIRUT: Democratic Gathering bloc member Fouad As-Saad said Friday that MP Michel Aoun should acknowledge that even his allies don't want him as president, condemning the Free Patriotic Movement leader's insistence on his name for president.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Daily Star

Housing institute receives cash from treasury

BEIRUT: The state-owned Public Housing Institute got a badly needed shot in the arm when Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil Thursday released $6.6 million to cover part of its outstanding dues to commercial banks.

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Massive Attack Dedicate Lebanese Benefit Gig To Children Of Gaza

British dance stars Massive Attack dedicated their charity concert in Lebanon on Tuesday to the children of Gaza as the violence between Israeli and Palestinian forces continues to rise.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese Army saluted with explosions of color

A woman shows a painting during an event marking Army Day at Ramlet al-Baida in Beirut, Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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The Baltimore Sun

With Mideast in turmoil, Palestinians feel less backing

With the Middle East ablaze with multiple crises, Palestinians are getting less Arab support than before in their latest battle with Israel in Gaza.

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The Daily Star

Man briefly kidnapped in the Bekaa Valley

Motorists drive on the highway leading to Barr Elias and Kamed al-Loz in Bekaa, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014.

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Star-Telegram.com

Hezbollah commander killed in Iraq

The Lebanese officials, close to the Shiite Hezbollah, say Ibrahim Mohammed al-Haj was killed during the past week while on a "jihadi mission" without providing further details.

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The Daily Star

Israel releases kidnapped shepherd

BEIRUT: A Lebanese shepherd snatched by Israeli troops from the southern village of Shebaa two days ago was released late Wednesday and handed over to the Army through the intermediary of the U.N. peacekeeping force in Lebanon, UNIFIL, the Army said Thursday.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese Army arrests 6 Syrians in Arsal

The NNA said four Syrians were detained at an Army checkpoint in Wadi Ain-Ata and two at another checkpoint in Ain al-Shaab.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Daily Star

Jumblatt reaches out to break deadlock

Speaker Nabih Berri, right, receives Druze leader Walid Jumblatt and Minister Wael Abu Faour in Beirut, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Record number of students opting to study abroad

Most private universities in Lebanon offer study abroad programs with the aim of enriching students' college experience.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese politicians express solidarity with Iraq Christians

BEIRUT: Lebanese politicians and Christian leaders reiterated their concern Wednesday over the exodus of Christians from Iraq's city of Mosul.

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The Daily Star

Investigators face harsh conditions at Air Algerie crash

Relatives of Lebanese passengers killed in Air Algerie flight 5017 board a helicopter as they leave for the crash site.

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