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1 hr ago | The Daily Star

Lebanese vineyards reap the fruits of letting wine make itself

Editor's note: Stephen Quinn travels the world for his weekly wine column and hopes to convey the magic of the grape in ways that anyone can understand.

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6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Syrian army attacks isolate border enclave

BEIRUT: The Syrian Army has launched a series of artillery strikes on the Lebanese border town of Tfail, causing both Lebanese residents and Syrian refugees to flee into the surrounding hills.

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6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

STL defense: Lebanon unwilling to cooperate

File - A pre-trial conference for the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.

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9 hrs ago | Ynetnews

Barak in drag: The daring operation to kill Arafat's deputy

Forty-one years ago this month, in April 1973, in one of the IDF's boldest operations ever, a young Ehud Barak dressed himself as a woman, entered Beirut with a group of soldiers from the elite Sayeret Matkal unit and assassinated several key players from the Palestinian Liberation Organization in retribution for the Munich massacre at the Summer ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Syrian state TV: 14 killed in car bombing in Homs

A Syrian man carrying on his back his daughter makes his way amid rubble following reported air strikes by government forces in the Aleppo district of Ansari, in the southwest of the city, on April 15, 2014.

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14 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Hezbollah planned to attack Israeli tourists: report

BEIRUT: One of the two suspected Hezbollah members held in Thailand confessed to planning an attack against Israeli tourists on April 13 during the Jewish festival of Passover, the Bangkok Post reported Friday.

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19 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Machnouk working with Hezbollah to help border village

Minister Nouhad Machnouk arrives to attend a Cabinet session in Baabda, Thursday, March 27, 2014.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Star

Gemayel to toss hat in presidency ring

Patriarch Beshara Rai, right, receives Prime Minister Tammam Salam in Bkirki, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Reform at Customs held up by vacancies

File - A Lebanese customs official displays seized material at Beirut Port, Wednesday, Sept.

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Time

Influx of Syrian Refugees Fans Xenophobia in Lebanon

With the conflict in Syria now in its fourth year, some Lebanese are growing increasingly hostile to the million Syrians taking refuge in their country When Dima Wannous, a 32-year-old Syrian novelist and daughter of the renowned Syrian playwright Saadallah Wannous, hailed a taxi in Beirut on April 15th she did not expect her ride would end with ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Rai calls for speedy trials, prison reform

Cardinal Beshara Rai kisses the foot of one of the prisoners after washing it during the Holy Thursday of Foot Washing in Roumieh Prison on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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The Daily Star

30 arrest warrants for Tripoli clashes suspects

BEIRUT: Military Investigative Judge Fadi Sawwan issued 30 arrest warrants in absentia against suspects involved in Syria-linked clashes in the northern city of Tripoli.

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The Daily Star

Army arrests Al-Qaeda-linked suspect

BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army said Thursday it has arrested a Palestinian accused of belonging to the Al-Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades.

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ABC News

Israel Arrests Arab Journalist Over Lebanon Visit

Israel's Shin Bet intelligence service says it has detained a young Israeli Arab journalist for traveling to Lebanon, which Israel considers an enemy country.

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The Daily Star

Body of Syrian boy pulled from Bekaa river

Syrian refugees who fled the violence from the Syrian town of Flita are seen at the border town of Arsal, in the eastern Bekaa Valley March 20, 2014.

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Toledo Blade

Bill of Fare: Lazeez Mediterranean Cuisine

It might not be the sexiest word in the culinary world, but it's an honest one when it comes to Lazeez' Mediterranean Cuisine on North St. Clair Street in downtown Toledo.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Daily Star

Watchdog: Rise in targeted media killings in Syria

A combo picture of three Al-Manar TV journalists, cameraman Mohammed Mantash, left, reporter Hamza al-Haj Hassan, center, and technician Halim Allaw, right, who were killed while covering the battle between the Syrian government forces and rebels, in the Syrian town of Maaloula, Syria, Monday, April 14, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Siniora: We must cut EDL deficit

BEIRUT: Former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora warned of grave consequences if Parliament passed the salary scale proposal without modifications, calling on authorities to cut waste at Electricite du Liban and other state institutions.

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The Daily Star

Schools face brunt of fresh salary bill strikes

BEIRUT: Public sector employees held a nationwide strike Wednesday and promised further protests over Parliament's delay in endorsing a long-awaited salary raise, as Education Minister Elias Bou Saab warned that continuing unrest risked severely disrupting the school year.

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The Daily Star

Cabinet makes key appointment, addresses hospital issue

BEIRUT: The Cabinet Wednesday appointed a female head for the Civil Service Board and approved a plan to address the deteriorating Rafik Hariri University Hospital in Beirut.

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