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Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh, left, and the head of the Association of Lebanese Banks Joseph Torbey attend a conference in Beirut, Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, talks with Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, left, as they walk away after a group photo was taken during an EU summit in Brussels on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
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A House committee taking Congress' latest look at the Internal Revenue Service's mistreatment of tea party groups will apparently have to do so without input from the star witness.
Beirut - Dozens of people, mostly combatants, have been killed in ongoing battles for the Syrian town of Qusayr, a watchdog said on Tuesday, as Hezbollah sent new elite fighters to the rebel stronghold.
Unesco Artist for Peace Amine Kouider will conduct the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra in the world premiere of Unesco Artist for Peace Marcel Khalife's Kanun Concerto tomorrow, at 7.30pm in Katara Cultural Village Opera House.
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Hezbollah fighters in their military uniform, foreground, carry the coffin of Hezbollah fighter Hassan Faisal Shuker, 18, who was killed in a battle against Syrian rebels in the Syrian town of Qusair, during his funeral procession in his hometown of Nabi Sheet in the eastern Bekaa valley, Lebanon, Monday May 20, 2013.
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Boys walk along a damaged street filled with debris in Deir al-Zor May 19, 2013.
The town has been besieged for weeks by regime troops and pro-government gunmen backed by the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group.
A senior Hizbullah terrorist was among 20 members of the group who were killed in intense fighting in Syria on Sunday, Al Arabiya reports.
Palestinian Anas Hamra, from Gaza, claims he got his Kentucky Fried Chicken delivered - after a seven hour wait.
Syrians inspect Saturday the rubble of buildings damaged by government airstrikes in Qusair, Syria.
ELIZABETH JACKSON: Lebanon's war-ravaged capital has long been heralded by Western visitors as one of the most secular stopovers in the Middle East.
Weekend Australian May 18, 2013 Saturday 5 - All-round Review Edition Harrowing stories from a broken world Review by Peter Pierce Bone Ash Sky By Katerina Cosgrove Hardie Grant, 465pp, $29.95 KATERINA Cosgrove's first novel, The Glass Heart, was published as long ago as 2000.