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6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

UK raises alert level as Syria refugees top 3 million

Britain raised its terror alert level Friday over fears of possible jihadist attacks as the United Nations said the number of refugees from the Syria conflict now tops three million.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East,

9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

ISIS reportedly developing 'bubonic plague' bomb

Critics of the ISIS terrorist network have often condemned the jihadists of attempting to revert civilization back to the Dark Ages both theologically and culturally.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News,

13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Ignoring doubters, Berri gets parliamentary election ball rolling

File - Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri arrives at the National Dialogue session held at Baabda Palace, Lebanon, on Monday, June 25, 2012.

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17 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

IS threatens to kill nine Lebanese soldiers

Nine captive Lebanese soldiers appeared in an IS video Friday pleading for the Lebanese government to agree to the release of jihadi prisoners to avoid IS threats to execute them.

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17 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Militants risking lives of Syrian refugees: Lebanon minister

A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria waves an ISIS flag in Raqqa June 29, 2014.

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17 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Families of captured soldiers block roads in Lebanon

Lebanese soldiers guard two suspected jihadists, captured following clashes in the northeastern town of Arsal, as they drive through the village of Labweh in Baalbek Aug. 7, 2014.

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20 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Suriname leader son pleads guilty over Hezbollah in US

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah makes a rare public appearance as he addresses his supporters during a rally to mark "Quds Day" in Beirut's southern suburbs July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Middle East, Reuters, Drugs, Terrorism

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Daily Star

Gadhafi's death obstructs solving the Sadr riddle

We can't totally overcome the negative consequences left by Gadhafi's death on Sadr's case, says Mallat.

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

The Daily Star

Lebanese doctor: Let's talk about sex

Women tend to have more problems with sexual desire because they are often raised with the impulse to repress, Atallah said.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, World News, Middle East, Erectile Dysfunction

Cybercast News Service

Christian Patriarchs: International Community Must 'Eradicate ISIL'CNS

"The international community must act and eradicate ISIL" , Eastern Orthodox and Catholic patriarchs said in a strongly-worded statement from Lebanon Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Orthodox Church, Pop/Rock, The Christians

Connecticut Post

US delivers military aid to Lebanese army

A U.S. soldier walks past mortars at the Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, US Military, US Air Force

The Lebanon Daily News

US delivers military aid to Lebanon

The United States has delivered the first shipment of weapons to Lebanon to help bolster its military as it faces a growing threat from Islamic militants amid the fallout from neighboring Syria's civil war.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, PA, World News, Middle East,

The Daily Star

Arab health workers pay tribute to Gazans at Lebanon conference

Head of the General Labor Confederation Ghassan Ghosn speaks during a conference in Beirut, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Israel

Thu Aug 28, 2014

This is Local London

Deportation fight for man with Down's syndrome who lost his parents

A man with Down's syndrome faces deportation to Lebanon after his application to stay in the UK was refused by the Home Office.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

The Daily Star

Arrest warrant issued for ISIS commander over Arsal

BEIRUT: A Lebanese judge issued arrest warrants Thursday for two Syrian nationals, including the alleged ISIS commander whose apprehension by the Lebanese Army ignited bloody clashes in the Bekaa Valley border town of Arsal earlier in August.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Terrorism

The Daily Star

Former Lebanese president: Muslims, Christians must unite against extremism

Kataeb leader Amine Gemayel speaks during a press conference in Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, Feb. 7, 2011.

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The Daily Star

Militants fire at van entering Lebanon illegally

Lebanese soldiers perform a training exercise in the Western Bekaa area of Rashaya, Tuesday, Sept.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese Army cracks down on terror in Bekaa Valley

Lebanese army soldiers guard two suspected Jihadists, captured following clashes in the northeastern town of Arsal in the Bekaa valley, as they drive through the village of Labweh in the Baalbek district on August 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Terrorism

The Daily Star

Israel arrests 16 in Hezbollah-linked drug bust

An Israeli military vehicle drives along Israel's border with Egypt's Sinai desert, near the Nitzana crossing, August 20, 2013.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Terrorism

The Daily Star

Five killed, 34 injured in Lebanon accidents in 24 hours

BEIRUT: Five people were killed and 34 injured in 25 separate road accidents across Lebanon in the past 24 hours, the Traffic Monitoring Center and the Lebanese Red Cross said Thursday.

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