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FPM leader Michel Aoun speaks during a news conference in Rabieh, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
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Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of the military court in Beirut, Tuesday, May 22, 2012.
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BEIRUT: A Lebanese soldier has joined the ranks of rebel groups fighting in Syria, a security source told The Daily Star Tuesday, the first case since the war in the neighboring country began in 2011.
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Lebanese soldiers find rockets that were ready to be launched into Israel, in south Lebanon, Friday, July 11, 2014.
LF leader Samir Geagea speaks during an interview on MTV, Monday, June 9, 2014. BEIRUT: Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea has strongly denounced attacks targeting Christians in Iraq and Syria, calling on Muslim leaders to act quickly to counter rampant fanaticism sweeping the region.
BAROUK, Lebanon: In a Chouf village that boasts numerous springs and a river that feeds several regions with drinking water, residents are increasingly relying on private water companies, another sign of the serious drought that Lebanon is facing.
BEIRUT: Palestinian mothers weep over the bodies of children, whose expressionless faces indicate their untimely fate.
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri speaks on a TV screen during an Iftar held at BIEL in Beirut, Friday, July 18, 2014.
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Rai prayed for the protection of the "Lebanese society" from "the evil of those who mess with its security and institutions and from the phenomenon of violence and car bombs."
Hezbollah MP Hasan Fadlallah speaks at a news conference at Parliament in downtown Beirut, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013.
A police officer walks on broken glass after a raid at City Complex 2 in Tripoli, northern Lebanon July 20, 2014.
AUSTRALIAN with links to al-Qaida has been arrested in Tripoli, while a man suspected of arming suicide bombers was killed.
BEIRUT: Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb said Sunday that the Lebanese should give priority to safeguarding their country from the fallout of raging conflicts sweeping the region, by first electing a new president of the republic.
Lebanese state media says soldiers have killed a wanted militant suspected of involvement in a suicide bombing at a Beirut hotel last month.
"Daesh will not have any political backing or weight in Lebanon because of Lebanon's mosaics and diversified social fabrics," said Geagea.
Actor James Garner, wisecracking star of TV's "Maverick" who went on to a long career on both small and big screen, has died.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:21 pm
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