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Italian Ambassador Giuseppe Morabito, right, and Minister Alain Hakim attend a conference at the Serail in Beirut, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
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BEIRUT: Parliament failed to decide on wage hikes for civil servants and teachers Tuesday, opting instead to form a committee to re-examine the controversial public sector salary scale bill.
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This Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 file photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows a general view of Maaloula village, northeast of the capital Damascus, Syria.
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Zeina Karam, who has reported on political upheaval, war and transformation in the Middle East for almost two decades, has been named as Beirut bureau chief for The Associated Press, leading coverage of Lebanon as well as the devastating conflict in Syria.
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This photo taken on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 shows Zeina Karam of the Associated Press in Beirut, Lebanon.
16 hrs ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Parliament held Tuesday a crucial session over the civil servants' disputed wage hike bill, as public schools and administrators went on strike to pressure lawmakers to endorse the bill.
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The following are a selection of stories from Lebanese newspapers that may be of interest to Daily Star readers.
BEIRUT: Enacting a wage hike for public sector employees would spur inflation if paid in full rather than in installments, economists told The Daily Star Monday.
DUBAI: Men's clothing took center stage in Dubai over the weekend, as designers showed everything from colorful Bermuda shorts to sober tweed suits and offered a break from the fancy evening gowns that have characterized fashion design in the Middle East for over half a century.
Minister Gebran Bassil speaks during a press conference in Beirut, Monday, April 14, 2014.
The Lebanese Navy receives gunboats as a grant from the U.S. at the port in Beirut, Monday, April 14, 2014.
Members of the Lebanese security forces control vehicles at a checkpoint in the Bekaa Valley, near the border with Syria on April 11, 2014.
Authorities say there is enough evidence to warrant a hate-crimes prosecution in the shooting spree that killed three people at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City.
For two weeks now, the rifles have been silent along Syria Street in Lebanon's Tripoli, an area shot up so often that even memorial posters of men killed just a few months ago are speckled with bullet holes.
Once upon a time, Berlusconi hired a man to work as broom at his villa: his name was Vittorio Mangano and, incidentally, he was also a Mafia member,who will be sentenced to imprisonment for murder and similar nice stuff.
The Lebanese army will soon take control of Beirut's western neighborhood, southern suburbs, and Tariq al-Jadideh district.
Image 1 of 9: Happy Jordan: Solid choreography and slick production make this a winner! Produced by BeAmman, a grassroots website that promotes the city of Amman, it sets spectacular dance moves against the backdrop of the Citadel, Roman Amphitheater and Amman skyline.