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  1. Israel trades cross-border fire with Lebanona s HezbollahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah militia exchanged fire Wednesday across the border. The Israeli military said there casualties, but did not immediately have numbers.

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  2. Flow of Syrian refugees to Lebanon drops after restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Washington Post

    A U.N. official says the flow of Syrian refugees into Lebanon has dropped sharply due to restrictions recently imposed by Lebanese authorities. Although Lebanese border officials began informally restricting the entry of Syrians last October, the tiny Arab country officially imposed visa regulations earlier this month on their neighbors.

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  3. 4Hezbollah holds funeral for fighter it says was killed in Israeli airstrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Washington Post

    Thousands of mourners took to the streets of Beirut on Monday for the funeral of a slain Hezbollah commander's son who the group says was killed by an Israeli airstrike in Syria a day earlier, along with five more of its members and an Iranian general. The outpouring of support for Jihad Mughniyah, a Hezbollah fighter in his mid-20s, underscores the recent escalation of tensions between Israel and the Lebanese Shiite militant group to a level perhaps not seen since the longtime foes fought a devastating war in 2006.

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  4. Hezbollah says Israel killed six of its fighters in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Washington Post

    An Israeli air raid over Syria killed six members of Hezbollah on Sunday, the Lebanese-Shiite group announced, adding to a recent escalation in tensions between the longtime foes, who fought a devastating war in 2006. Hezbollah said in a statement that Israeli-helicopter fire had killed several of its fighters in the Quneitra region of southern Syria, an area bordering the Israeli-held Golan Heights.

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  5. Syrian refugees facing storms and snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Washington Post

    As the driving rain turned to icy sleet and a blustering wind rocked their flimsy tent, Umm Khalil and her four children shivered, from fear as much as the cold. A major storm was descending on Lebanon, and along with hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees bracing for the onslaught, she worried the family would lose the few possessions they had left.

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  6. Syrian troops repel IS attack on eastern air baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Syrian government forces repelled an attack by the Islamic State group on a major air base in the country's east on Saturday, in fighting that killed dozens on both sides, activists and state media said. The base, outside the city of Deir el-Zour, has been used by the government in the past months to launch air raids on areas held by the Islamic State group bordering Iraq.

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  7. Wife, daughter of Islamic State head detained in LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Lebanon's military has detained a wife and daughter of the Islamic State leader, security officials said Tuesday, handing authorities possible bargaining chips for the release of hostages held by the militant group. The detentions - which also included a spouse of another senior Islamic State commander - could offer insights into the movements and activities of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and his inner circle.

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  8. Sabah, actress and entertainer who thrilled and scandalized the Arab world, dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Lebanese singer, actress and entertainer Sabah, who was known for her powerful voice and was notorious in the conservative Arab world for her garish outfits, multiple marriages and flings with younger men, died Nov. 26 at her home in Beirut. She was 87. The Lebanese National News Agency reported her death without disclosing a cause.

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  9. Brazen, beloved Lebanese singer Sabah dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In this 1987 photo, Lebanese singer and actress Sabah whose real name is Jeanette Feghali, an icon of Arab music, poses for a picture, in Beirut, Lebanon. Sabah died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 morning after a career that spanned over six-decades, Lebanese media said.

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  10. Clashes rage between Lebanona s military, Sunni militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Clashes in northern Lebanon raged for a third day Sunday as the military deployed tanks and carried out helicopter-borne attacks against militants with ties to extremists fighting in Syria's civil war. The violence is the worst in months and has centered in Tripoli, an impoverished city of predominantly Sunni Muslims that has experienced regular unrest because of sectarian divisions over the three-year-old Syrian conflict .

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  11. Israel raises the dead with skyward cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In this Oct. 14, 2014, photo, a Lebanese man, center, walks between graves at the overcrowded Bashoura cemetery for Muslim Sunnis in Beirut, Lebanon. The congested city of more than one million is cramped with cemeteries wedged into residential areas, increasingly forcing families to bury several members of the same family in one grave.

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  12. Syrians attacked in Lebanon after soldiers killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In this photo taken Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, displaced Syrians who fled their home in their country stand near tents that were burned by gunmen at a Syrian refugee camp in the village of Brital in the eastern Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.

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  13. AP Analysis: US wary over hitting Syrian militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In this Tuesday, July 22, 2014, file photo, a sign is posted at a checkpoint belonging to the Islamic State group, captured from the Iraqi Army, at the main entrance of Rawah, 175 miles northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. Arabic reads, "Islamic State, the Emirate of Anbar, City of Rawah."

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  14. Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In this July 12, 2014 photo, Lebanese shoppers are seen reflected, at left, by a shop window that is decorated with the Islamic crescent symbol representing the season of Ramadan, with the words, "Happy Ramadan," bottom, at the Beirut Mall, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon.

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  15. Bulgaria identifies bomber of Israeli tourist busRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Bulgaria has identified a suicide bomber who blew up a bus containing Israeli tourists two years ago as a dual Lebanese-French citizen.

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  16. Anxiety grips Lebanon following blasts, arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | The Washington Post

    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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  17. STORY: Rockets from Gaza and Lebanon strike IsraelRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Rocket fire from both the Gaza Strip and Lebanon struck Israel Friday morning as fears of a possible Israeli ground invasion rose in Gaza and Israel warned some residents of the crowded coastal enclave to leave their border-area homes.

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  18. STORY: Beyonc and J-Lo's designers cap Paris coutureRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Not bad for "up-and-coming" houses Ralph & Russo and Zuhair Murad - part of a new wave of business-minded couture designers - whose shows capped fall-winter 2014-15 shows Thursday.

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  19. Lebanon: Beirut hotel bomber is Saudi citizenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Fire engines work on extinguishing a fire after a suicide bomber blew himself up in his room at a Beirut hotel, Lebanon, Wednesday, June 25, 2014, as Lebanese security forces raided the premises.

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