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1 hr ago | The Daily Star

Student use of energy drinks raises alarm

BEIRUT: Nearly two thirds of Lebanese school and college students consume energy drinks, new research has found, exposing them to potential health risks ranging from heart illnesses to obesity.

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5 hrs ago | Reuters

Trip Tips: See and live history in Lebanon

Some travellers want to see history, others want to live it. In Lebanon, a slice of land between the Mediterranean and war-ravaged Syria, you can do a lot of both.

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9 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Dozens of jihadis killed in Beirut

Free Syrian Army fighters react while launching a rocket towards Hama military airport that is controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the Hama countryside July 25, 2014.

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12 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Court decision delayed on Marine's Iraq vanishing

A defense attorney said Thursday that a Marine accused of deserting his unit a decade ago in Iraq was kept in Lebanon for eight years while he faced a military trial there.

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15 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Wildfire threatening Chouf cedars reserve

BEIRUT: Civil Defense fire brigades, assisted by municipality workers and residents, are struggling to extinguish a fire that broke out in the vicinity of millennia-old cedar trees in Maaser al-Chouf, southeast of Beirut, Thursday.

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19 hrs ago | The Daily Star

FPM submits bill for direct presidential election

Lebanese Forces MP Elie Keyrouz, right, listens to Change and Reform bloc MP Ibrahim Kanaan during a presidential election session at the Parliament in Beirut, Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

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22 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Cabinet to tackle trash, 'day-to-day issues'

Prime Minister Tammam Salam heads a Cabinet session at the Serail in Beirut, Friday, April 25, 2014.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Daily Star

Social Affairs Ministry justifies refugee policy changes

File - Hanna Gharib, head of the UCC, speaks during a protest outside the Social Affairs Ministry in Beirut, Monday, May 12, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Mexico seeks more bilateral trade

BEIRUT: Mexican Ambassador to Lebanon Jaime Garcia Amaral emphasized Wednesday the need to boost trade relations and investments between his country and Lebanon.

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Jacques R. Saade Visits the Cma CGM Columba

During the CMA CGM Columba call in Beirut, Lebanon, on August 19, Jacques R. Saad, CMA CGM Group's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, visited the 11,400 TEU ship.

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The Daily Star

Geagea denies heart attack rumors

The March 14 has backed Geagea's nomination while Aoun remains the March 8 group's undeclared candidate for the country's top Christian post.

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The Daily Star

Future MPs: Priority for president over elections

BEIRUT: Future Bloc MPs called Wednesday for giving priority to electing a new president over holding the parliamentary elections, arguing that the bloc supported extending Parliament's term only to facilitate the presidential election and avert a total vacuum.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese patriarchs head to Iraq in show of support

BEIRUT: Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai left Beirut Wednesday to lead a delegation of bishops on a visit to Iraq in a show of support with the thousands of Christians suffering the advance of Islamist militants.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily Star

Berri: ISIS a 'giant' that needs 'downsizing'

Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri casts his vote to elect the new Lebanese president in the parliament building in downtown Beirut April 23, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Hezbollah kills jihadist who trained suicide bombers

This undated photo shows a Hezbollah fighters launching rockets during clashes with Nusra Front militants in the hills surrounding the border province of Qalamoun.

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The Daily Star

Lebanon's Christians, Muslims stand united

File - A church in the border village al-Qaa near Arsal, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Future bloc: Priority for presidential election

BEIRUT: The parliamentary Future bloc renewed its call Tuesday for priority to be given to the election of a new president to avoid the security and constitutional ramifications that might arise from holding parliamentary polls before the presidential vote.

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The Scorpions a not dead yet,a plan 20th album

STILL MAKING MUSIC: Guitarists Rudolph Schenker, left, and Matthias Jabs, right, of the German rock band Scorpions perform during a concert at Byblos International Festival in the ancient city of Byblos, north of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, July 6, 2011.

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The Daily Star

Lebanon charges fake Twitter account creator

BEIRUT: Military Prosecutor Saqr Saqr Tuesday charged Hussein al-Hussein for creating a fake Twitter account in the name of the Free Sunni Brigades of Baalbek.

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The Daily Star

Militants issue their demands over captive soldiers

Lebanese soldiers advance towards Arsal, in the eastern Bekaa Valley as part of reinforcements August 5, 2014.

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