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2 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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7 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Lebanon's Patriarch Rai appeals for protection of Iraqi Christians

Patriarch Beshara Rai said Iraq's Christians should stick to their roots and remain in Iraq, despite ISIS violence Visiting the Kurdish capital Irbil , Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai called Wednesday on the international community to help Iraq's minorities, asking the country's Christians to stick to their roots and not leave the country.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Beirut finally makes it to Lebanon

He played every part himself. The lead singer, principal songwriter and driving force behind the U.S. indie-rock band in the summer of 2006.

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The Daily Star

Security, economic fears push Lebanese into depression

While there are no readily available national statistics, a number of experts in the field say anti-depressant sales are on the rise and more Lebanese are experiencing depression as the country's security and economic situation becomes increasingly precarious.

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The Daily Star

U.S. reaffirms support for Lebanese independence

BEIRUT: U.S. Republican Congressman Darrell Issa held meetings with top Lebanese officials Monday and Tuesday, in a brief visit to discuss U.S. support for the Lebanese state and Army, a U.S. Embassy statement said.

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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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MassLive.com

Hip hop, graffiti in Lebanon tag a nation's woes

In a red-lit bar in Beirut, Nasser Shorbaji and Marwan Alameh try not to knock the microphones over while laughing during the broadcast of their weekly radio show.

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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

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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AME Info

Lebanon's real estate sector adapting to shortage of foreign investment

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Methods Engineer to join this leading contracting and construction group in Jeddah.

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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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WYMG-FM Springfield

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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WTEN-TV Albany

Activists: Jihadi killed near Syria-Lebanon border

Television and radio announcer Don Pardo, whose booming baritone was known to fans of "Saturday Night Live," ''The Price is Right" and other programs, has died.

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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

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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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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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The Daily Star

Graduates downbeat about prospects

BEIRUT: A recent survey showed that most new university graduates in Lebanon are not optimistic about finding jobs in the country.

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The Daily Star

Blanket pass for exams will have little impact: universities

BEIRUT: Education Minister Elias Bou Saab's decision to issue passing certificates to all students would likely have a negligible effect on grade 9 and 12 students, Lebanese universities and school representatives said Monday.

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The Daily Star

Murdered Lebanese journalist laid to rest

Relatives mourn over the coffin of Mazen Diab during his funeral at the Khashogji Mosque in Beirut, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

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Kansas City InfoZine

Lebanon Travel Warning

The Department of State urges U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to Lebanon because of ongoing safety and security concerns.

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