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53 min ago | The Daily Star

Sleiman reiterates rejection of extending his term

President Michel Sleiman arrives to attend a Cabinet session at Baabda Palace, Thursday, March 27, 2014.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Groong

EOI Addresses Issue Of Kessab Armenians

I'VE SEEN TURKISH PASSPORTS OF KILLED MILITANTS Siranuysh Papyan, Interviewer Interview - Friday, 18 April 2014, 14:57 Interview with Toros Sefilian, Armenian Lebanese, member of Armenian Renaissance, who visited Latakia and met with Armenians of Kessab Mr. Sefilian, you have just returned from Syria where you met with Armenians of Kessab.

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Tehran Times

No rest for the wicked: When Israel bled Qana, story of a genocide

On April 18, 1996, Israel committed the unthinkable Oblivious to international laws and human decency it deliberately targeted a United Nations compound in which over 800 refugees of war, all Lebanese nationals, sought refuge, as to strike fear at the heart of Lebanon and most specifically the Hezbollah.

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The Daily Star

Top Egypt censor quits after Wehbe film pulled

A file picture taken on April 8, 2014 shows Lebanese pop star Haifa Wehbe arriving for a premier of her movie 'Halawet Rooh' at a cinema in the town of Dbayyeh, North of Beirut.

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Ynetnews

Barak in drag: The daring operation to kill Arafat's deputy

Forty-one years ago this month, in April 1973, in one of the IDF's boldest operations ever, a young Ehud Barak dressed himself as a woman, entered Beirut with a group of soldiers from the elite Sayeret Matkal unit and assassinated several key players from the Palestinian Liberation Organization in retribution for the Munich massacre at the Summer ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Police detain four Syrians in Lebanon border town

BEIRUT: Police said late Friday that they detained four Syrians and confiscated two vehicles in the border town of Wadi Hamyed.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese vineyards reap the fruits of letting wine make itself

Editor's note: Stephen Quinn travels the world for his weekly wine column and hopes to convey the magic of the grape in ways that anyone can understand.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Daily Star

Syrian army attacks isolate border enclave

BEIRUT: The Syrian Army has launched a series of artillery strikes on the Lebanese border town of Tfail, causing both Lebanese residents and Syrian refugees to flee into the surrounding hills.

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The Daily Star

Hezbollah planned to attack Israeli tourists

BEIRUT: One of the two suspected Hezbollah members held in Thailand confessed to planning an attack against Israeli tourists on April 13 during the Jewish festival of Passover, the Bangkok Post reported Friday.

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The Daily Star

STL defense: Lebanon unwilling to cooperate

File - A pre-trial conference for the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.

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The Daily Star

Syrian state TV: 14 killed in car bombing in Homs

A Syrian man carrying on his back his daughter makes his way amid rubble following reported air strikes by government forces in the Aleppo district of Ansari, in the southwest of the city, on April 15, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Jumblatt undecided on presidential candidate

BEIRUT: Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt said in comments published Friday that he is still undecided on which candidate he will endorse for the presidency as Hezbollah MP Mohammad Raad indirectly warned against controversial candidates.

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The Daily Star

Machnouk working with Hezbollah to help border village

Minister Nouhad Machnouk arrives to attend a Cabinet session in Baabda, Thursday, March 27, 2014.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Star

Gemayel to toss hat in presidency ring

Patriarch Beshara Rai, right, receives Prime Minister Tammam Salam in Bkirki, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese critic Nazih Khater dies at the age of 84

BEIRUT: Nazih Khater, a Lebanese art and literature critic, died Wednesday at the age of 84 after a long battle with illness.

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Time

Influx of Syrian Refugees Fans Xenophobia in Lebanon

With the conflict in Syria now in its fourth year, some Lebanese are growing increasingly hostile to the million Syrians taking refuge in their country When Dima Wannous, a 32-year-old Syrian novelist and daughter of the renowned Syrian playwright Saadallah Wannous, hailed a taxi in Beirut on April 15th she did not expect her ride would end with ... (more)

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The Daily Star

30 arrest warrants for Tripoli clashes suspects

BEIRUT: Military Investigative Judge Fadi Sawwan issued 30 arrest warrants in absentia against suspects involved in Syria-linked clashes in the northern city of Tripoli.

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The Daily Star

Army arrests Al-Qaeda-linked suspect

BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army said Thursday it has arrested a Palestinian accused of belonging to the Al-Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades.

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ABC News

Israel Arrests Arab Journalist Over Lebanon Visit

Israel's Shin Bet intelligence service says it has detained a young Israeli Arab journalist for traveling to Lebanon, which Israel considers an enemy country.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Watchdog: Rise in targeted media killings in Syria

This photo released by Hezbollah-owned Al-Manar TV Facebook page, shows a combo picture of three Al-Manar TV journalists, cameraman Mohammed Mantash, left, reporter Hamza al-Haj Hassan, center, and technician Halim Allaw, right, who were killed while covering the battle between the Syrian government forces and rebels, in the Syrian town of ... (more)

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