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1 hr ago | The Daily Star

Uruguay offers fresh start to 120 Syrian refugees

File - Syrian refugees children play outside their tent at a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern town of Marj in Bekaa valley, Lebanon June 29, 2014.

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5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Five Lebanese hostages reunited with families

The released Internal Security Forces member Saleh Baradei reunites with his family after he was taken hostage by Al-Nusra Front during clashes with the Lebanese Army in Arsal earlier in August.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Reuters

Fiji says no word on location of U.N. peacekeepers seized in Golan Heights

The head of the Fijian army said on Sunday negotiations for the release of 44 soldiers seized by an al Qaeda-linked group on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights were being pursued but he worried there had been no word on where his men are being held.

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The Daily Star

Lebanon mulls prisoner exchange deal

Lebanese army soldier Wael Darwish, center, who was captured by militants earlier this month in Arsal, celebrates with his relatives and friends after his release, in Chehim village, Mount Lebanon province, Lebanon, Sunday, Aug 31, 2014.

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WMBF

Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

Gregorio Pio Catapang describes the escape. . Philippine military chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang talks about the escape of Filipinos from their captors.

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LA Daily News

Al-Qaida-linked Syrian group releases 5 Lebanese troops

BEIRUT >> An al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebel group has released five members of the Lebanese security forces captured earlier this month in a cross-border raid, Lebanon's military said Sunday.

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The Daily Star

Hezbollah: ISIS wants Lebanon

BEIRUT: The threat of ISIS to Lebanon cannot be underestimated, a Hezbollah official warned Sunday, stressing that occupying the country was part of the group's expansionist plan.

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OpEdNews

No American Arms for Lebanon To Fight ISIS until Civil Rights for Palestinians

Lebanese politicians late this summer are consumed with what they habitually do best.

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The Daily Star

Siniora: Future Movement stands with Lebanon against extremism

Former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora stresses on the support of the Lebanese Army, the rule of law and the legitimate authorities, refusing "any weapon outside the state's authority."

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The Daily Star

Nusra warns Lebanon's Christians against following Aoun

MP Michel Aoun speaks during a press conference in Rabieh, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Sunday Herald

Soldier executed in latest terror video

The widow of Lebanese soldier Ali al-Sayyed clutches her daughter as she mourns the death of her husband at the hands of Islamic State terrorists Photograph: Reuters UK raises alert level as Saudi king warns fighters will target Europe 'soon' By Mariam Karouny in Beirut and Judith Duffy The chilling footage emerged as the king of Saudi Arabia ... (more)

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Bangkok Post

UK raises alert level as Syria refugees top 3 million

Britain raised its terror alert level Friday over fears of possible jihadist attacks as the United Nations said the number of refugees from the Syria conflict now tops three million.

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Examiner.com

ISIS reportedly developing 'bubonic plague' bomb

Critics of the ISIS terrorist network have often condemned the jihadists of attempting to revert civilization back to the Dark Ages both theologically and culturally.

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The Daily Star

Ignoring doubters, Berri gets parliamentary election ball rolling

File - Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri arrives at the National Dialogue session held at Baabda Palace, Lebanon, on Monday, June 25, 2012.

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Al Bawaba

IS threatens to kill nine Lebanese soldiers

Nine captive Lebanese soldiers appeared in an IS video Friday pleading for the Lebanese government to agree to the release of jihadi prisoners to avoid IS threats to execute them.

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The Daily Star

Militants risking lives of Syrian refugees: Lebanon minister

A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria waves an ISIS flag in Raqqa June 29, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Families of captured soldiers block roads in Lebanon

Lebanese soldiers guard two suspected jihadists, captured following clashes in the northeastern town of Arsal, as they drive through the village of Labweh in Baalbek Aug. 7, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Suriname leader son pleads guilty over Hezbollah in US

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah makes a rare public appearance as he addresses his supporters during a rally to mark "Quds Day" in Beirut's southern suburbs July 25, 2014.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Daily Star

Gadhafi's death obstructs solving the Sadr riddle

We can't totally overcome the negative consequences left by Gadhafi's death on Sadr's case, says Mallat.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese doctor: Let's talk about sex

Women tend to have more problems with sexual desire because they are often raised with the impulse to repress, Atallah said.

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