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Fadel Shamandour - known by his stage name Fadel Shaker - has repeatedly affirmed his retirement, asking audiences not to listen to his songs so as not to increase his religious immorality.
File - Dr. Ghassan Abu-Sittah, right, cares for a young boy from the Yarmouk camp in this Nov. 1, 2013.
Lebanese officers attend their graduation ceremony marking the 69th Army Day, at a military barracks in Beirut's suburb of Fayyadieh, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.
Israel's army of mainly young conscripts is part of the fabric of the nation, and the state fights hard to get captives back In 2006, the country went through the experience twice - first on the Gaza border, then weeks later on the Lebanese border.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of the Military Hospital in Badaro, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014.
And, after recent statements by Lebanon's foreign minister, some fear that the thousands of Syrian refugee children within them will soon have even slimmer chances of learning to read and write.
A new map released Thursday shows Lebanon among the 35 countries that are one flight away from Ebola-affected countries.
BEIRUT: A suspect detained for allegedly firing rockets from South Lebanon toward Israel is set to be released Friday and will be charged with crimes of possessing unlicensed weapons and firing rockets into Israel later today, a judicial source told The Daily Star Hussein Izzat Atwe from the Hasbaya village of Hebbarieh was arrested at the Al-Bire ... (more)
BEIRUT: The state-owned Public Housing Institute got a badly needed shot in the arm when Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil Thursday released $6.6 million to cover part of its outstanding dues to commercial banks.
BEIRUT/CAIRO: With the Middle East ablaze with multiple crises, Palestinians are getting less Arab support than before in their latest battle with Israel in Gaza.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon: Lebanon's Foreign Ministry Thursday said the killing of its honorary consul for the West African state of Benin, Assaad Shaghouri, was motivated by theft.
A woman shows a painting during an event marking Army Day at Ramlet al-Baida in Beirut, Thursday, July 31, 2014.
Fighters from the Benghazi Shura Council, which includes former rebels and militants from Al-Qaeda-linked Ansar al-Shariah, gesture on top of a tank next to the camp of the special forces in Benghazi July 30, 2014.
Influential British band Massive Attack dedicated their only Middle East gig to the children of Gaza, openly condemning Israel's "massacre" of the Palestinians.
The Lebanese officials, close to the Shiite Hezbollah, say Ibrahim Mohammed al-Haj was killed during the past week while on a "jihadi mission" without providing further details.
BEIRUT: A Lebanese shepherd snatched by Israeli troops from the southern village of Shebaa two days ago was released late Wednesday and handed over to the Army through the intermediary of the U.N. peacekeeping force in Lebanon, UNIFIL, the Army said Thursday.
Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 12:14 am
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