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2 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Massive Attack dedicates Lebanon gig to Gaza children

Influential British band Massive Attack dedicated their only Middle East gig to the children of Gaza, openly condemning Israel's "massacre" of the Palestinians.

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2 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Hezbollah commander killed in Iraq

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.

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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Israel releases kidnapped shepherd

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.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Lebanese Army arrests 6 Syrians in Arsal

The NNA said four Syrians were detained at an Army checkpoint in Wadi Ain-Ata and two at another checkpoint in Ain al-Shaab.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Daily Star

Record number of students opting to study abroad

Most private universities in Lebanon offer study abroad programs with the aim of enriching students' college experience.

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The Daily Star

Investigators face harsh conditions at Air Algerie crash

Relatives of Lebanese passengers killed in Air Algerie flight 5017 board a helicopter as they leave for the crash site.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Air Accidents

The Daily Star

Lebanese politicians express solidarity with Iraq Christians

BEIRUT: Lebanese politicians and Christian leaders reiterated their concern Wednesday over the exodus of Christians from Iraq's city of Mosul.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Religion, Orthodox Church

The Times of Israel

Cinema helps Lebanese wrestle with tragic past

Lebanese actress Nada Abu Farhat in the southern Lebanese town of Sidiqin, during the shooting of 'Summer Rain' by Director Philippe Aractingi.

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The Daily Star

Kidnapped refugees ransomed to Syrian army

Syrian refugees children play outside their tent at a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern town of Marj in Bekaa valley, Lebanon, Sunday, June 29, 2014.

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The Daily Star

No president means Parliament extension: Future MP

Future bloc MP Mohammad Hajjar warns that not electing a president will mean the extension of the Parliament's term.

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The Daily Star

Eight Syrians arrested in Lebanon over terrorist links

BEIRUT: Eight Syrians were arrested near the Bekaa Valley border village of Arsal over suspected links with terrorist organizations, the Lebanese Army said Wednesday.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese expat killed in Ivory Coast

A man rest near a poster of Lebanon's President Michel Suleiman and Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara near the presidential palace in Abidjan March 15, 2013.

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Live Design Online

Robe For Beiteddine Art Festival

An all Robe moving light rig was specified for the 2014 Beiteddine Art Festival in Lebanon a vibrant, high profile annual summer music and cultural event with an all-star line-up of local and international artists that is staged against the magnificent backdrop of the 2000 year old Beiteddine Palace.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Daily Star

Hamas calls on Hezbollah to help fight Israel

BEIRUT: Hamas has urged Hezbollah to join the fight against Israel after the conflict between the Islamic Resistance Movement and the Jewish state entered its third week.

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The Daily Star

Four Syria rockets land on border villages

BEIRUT: Four rockets from Syria landed on the outskirts of two Lebanese border villages, causing material damage only, a security source told The Daily Star Tuesday.

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The Daily Star

Jumblatt denies discussing presidency with Nasrallah, Berri

BEIRUT: Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt denied on Tuesday discussing the presidential election with the Shiite duo Speaker Nabih Berri and Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah, emphasizing that the war on Gaza was the priority.

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The Daily Star

Geagea ridicules idea to import water from Turkey

BEIRUT: Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea Tuesday slammed a proposed solution to import water from Turkey to meet high demand, saying officials prefer complicated, costly solutions to practical ones.

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BBC News

Lebanese TV 'backs Iraqi Christians'

A Lebanese TV channel is using the Arabic letter N in its logo, in what appears to be a show of solidarity with Christians in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East,

The Daily Star

Paris asks to run DNA tests on Lebanese plane victims

A Burkina Faso Air Force soldier and a journalist look at debris of the Air Algerie Flight AH 5017 scattered at the crash site in Mali's Gossi region, west of Gao, on July 26, 2014.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Connecticut Post

Syrian army casualties surge, raising death toll

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, center, shakes hands with worshippers on the first day of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at the Khair mosque, in Damascus, Syria, Monday, July 28, 2014.

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