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2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Saqr preps for Tripoli militant prosecution

BEIRUT: Military Prosecutor Judge Saqr Saqr requested that Lebanese Army Intelligence finalize preliminary investigations for Tripoli militant Hussam al-Sabbagh's case Friday, calling for his immediate referral to the Military Court for prosecution.

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6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Special Tribunal drops charges against New TV, but not editor

This Screen grab shows Karma Khayyat, deputee head of news at Al Jadeed TV, speaking during a hearing before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in the Hague, Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Middle East, Lebanon, IN, Journalism

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Wreckage of Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people found in Mali

Authorities said on Thursday they located the wreckage of an Air Algerie flight after it crashed in northern Mali carrying 116 passengers and crew, nearly half of them French, en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria.

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Related Topix: Burkina Faso, World News, Africa, Blaise Compaore, Middle East, Air Accidents

Manawatu Evening Standard

Australian trapped in Lebanon on adultery charges

An Australian woman trapped in Lebanon and facing adultery charges raised by her husband has been disowned by her family and friends.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Wedding

The Daily Star

Air Algerie disaster wipes out three Lebanese families

Amina Daher shows a photo of her nephew who perished in the AH5017 plane crash, in her house in Srifa, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Air Accidents, Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Africa, Mali, Burkina Faso

The Daily Star

New committee to follow up on Sadr disappearance

A conference launching a new committee to follow up on the case of Shiite Imam Musa Sadr's disappearance.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Africa, Libya, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi)

MilitaryCity.com

Marines file charges against corporal suspected of deserting twice

Marine Corps Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun disappeared from his unit in Iraq's western desert in June 2004.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US News, World News,

The Daily Star

Hezbollah questions rivals' support for Gaza resistance

BEIRUT: Hezbollah criticized rivals in the Future Movement-led March 14 coalition Thursday for showing support for the resistance in Gaza while attacking the Lebanese resistance.

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The Daily Star

PSP ready to relinquish LU post in favor of Kataeb

From left, Ministers Elias Bou Saab, Alain Hakim and Sejaan Azzi attend a Cabinet session in Beirut, Friday, May 30, 2014.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CNN

Ramadan is different in Lebanon this year

Fattoush, diced vegetables mixed with pomegranate molasses and olive oil, lentil soup spiced with cumin and with other small mezze dishes including fatteh , and cheese-filled sambousek are all placed on the dining table.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Soup, Food, Fasting, Health, Terrorism

UNICEF News

Vaccination campaign to reach most vulnerable children in Lebanon

UNICEF Lebanon, with the Ministry of Public Health, local NGO Beyond Association, WHO and UNHCR, is launching Summer Immunization Weeks for a week each in July, August and September.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, World News

Northern Territory News

Sydney mum charged with adultery while in Lebanon

A DESPERATE Sydney mother is pleading for help from the Australian government after she was charged with adultery during a short holiday in Lebanon.

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The Daily Star

Nusra Front posts video of Lebanese Army defector

BEIRUT/TRIPOLI, Lebanon: A video emerged Wednesday purporting to show an Army defector announcing that he had joined the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front, citing the Lebanese authorities' alleged discrimination against Sunnis as his motive.

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The Daily Star

STL to decide on challenge to Al-Jadeed charges

BEIRUT: A judge at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon will decide Thursday whether to proceed with the trial of Al-Jadeed TV and its top editor, amid mounting opposition by Lebanese civil society.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Netherlands, Prison, Journalism

Canada.com

Assad declares victory as Western-backed push to topple him seems increasingly elusive

Syrians carry foodstuff as they return to the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Moadamiyeh, following the entry of some 13 Syrian Red Crescent trucks loaded with 1000 food parcels under the supervision of the U.N., the Red Crescent and in coordination with the Syrian government, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, July 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Terrorism

The Daily Star

Skepticism over protection of abused Syrian child

Head of Cyber Crime Bureau Suzan El Hajj and Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas speak to the press during a conference at the Social Affairs Ministry in Badaro, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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AME Info

AUB Libraries joins US libraries to create a digital library of over 100,000 Arabic volumes

The American University of Beirut Libraries have joined Arabic Collections Online , a five-year project funded by New York University Abu Dhabi that aims to digitize and make accessible worldwide over 100,000 volumes of Arabic content.

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Related Topix: Libraries, World News, American University, Middle East, New York University

Arutz Sheva Israel News

News from America, 6:12 AMU.S. Lawmakers Broaden the Sanctions on Hezbollah

U.S. lawmakers voted Tuesday to thwart efforts to fund Hezbollah by punishing banks and other financial organizations that help the funneling of money to the Lebanese terrorist group.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Drugs

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Daily Star

Future Bloc preps for presidential consultations

BEIRUT: Future Parliamentary bloc lauded former Prime Minister Saad Hariri's political roadmap Tuesday, announcing its readiness to commence consultations with March 14 heads to end the void in the Presidency.

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Inter Press Service

Food Insecurity a New Threat for Lebanon's Syrian Refugees

A severe drought has put the Lebanese agricultural sector at risk. According to the Meteorological Department at Rafik Hariri International Airport, average rainfall in 2014 is estimated at 470 mm, far below annual averages of 824 mm.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science,

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