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Activists write banners ahead of a protest against the construction of a bridge in Ashrafieh, Saturday, March 1, 2014.
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Smoke rises after what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad near Sheikh Najjar in Aleppo March 11, 2014.
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BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army searched Wednesday an informal Syrian refugee camp in the Bekaa Valley for guns and bombs as well as Syrian fugitives who may have sought shelter there, a security source said.
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Prime Minister Tammam Salam heads the ministerial committee meeting at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
BEIRUT: The assassination of a Fatah Movement official in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh was carried out by "agents" and was intended as an attack on Palestinian moderates, the Central News Agency said Tuesday, quoting Fatah sources.
File - Senior Hezbollah security official Wafiq Safa, center, checks the site of an explosion in Beirut, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.
BEIRUT: A majority of Lebanese believe the new government lineup is passable but remain skeptical over the Cabinet's ability to address key challenges facing the country, including the deteriorating security situation, according to a poll commissioned by a local daily and published Tuesday.
The mountains north of Beirut, usually a snowy winter playground for skiers and other tourists vital for Lebanon's services-based economy, are brown, muddy and completely empty this season.
In early December of last year, Lebanese Shiite leader Hassan Nasrallah of Hizbullah accused Saudi Arabia of being behind the bombing of the Iranian embassy in Beirut, i.e. charged Riyadh with terrorism.
Millennium and Copthorne, Middle East & Africa , continues its regional expansion with the opening of a property in Kurdistan, Grand Millennium Hotel Sulaimani.
BEIRUT: The district attorney's office in Middlesex, in the American state of Massachusetts and the state medical examiner's office continued to investigate the mysterious death of Lebanese graduate student Hadi Kasab.
ISF members with their police dogs leave the Justice Palace in Beirut, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.
BEIRUT: A 20-year old man has confessed to raping seven minors after luring them with money, Lebanon's Internal Security Forces said in a statement Monday.
A Middle Eastern Airlines flight was ordered to turn around and pick up the son of an Iraq's Transport Minister - or it wouldn't be allowed to land.
On the one hand, the fact that a judge in Lebanon ruled in January that criminalization of gay sex in that country must cease is a very good thing.
BEIRUT: Arab foreign ministers stressed Sunday Lebanon's right to liberate its Israeli-occupied territories and resist Israeli aggression, adding that they would ask Arab states to share the huge burden of hosting Syrian refugees.