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France and Saudi Arabia are close to signing a US$3 billion arms deal for Lebanon, the Elysee Palace said on Monday following talks between President Francois Hollande and the Saudi crown prince.
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File - Lebanese police stand guard ahead of the trials for Islamist prisoners arrested for alleged involvement in the Nahr al-Bared clashes, in Roumieh, Friday, Sept.
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BEIRUT: Marwan has been waiting more than two months for the delivery of a smartphone that he ordered via online merchant Ali Express.
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BEIRUT: Internet providers are set to block access to six porn websites based on a decision issued Monday by the Telecommunications Ministry.
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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.
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.
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.
Gregorio Pio Catapang describes the escape. . Philippine military chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang talks about the escape of Filipinos from their captors.
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.
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.
Lebanese politicians late this summer are consumed with what they habitually do best.
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."
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)
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.
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.
File - Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri arrives at the National Dialogue session held at Baabda Palace, Lebanon, on Monday, June 25, 2012.
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.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 08:48 pm
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