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1 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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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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Jerusalem Post

Lebanon's Grand Mufti calls for 'jihad' to liberate Palestinians

Lebanon's Grand Mufti Sheikh Mohammed Rashid Qabbani, the country's leading Sunni authority, called for "jihad" against Israel to liberate "Palestine's sacred land from Jewish foreign occupation."

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Inter Press Service

Drought and Misuse Behind Lebanon's Water Scarcity

Tank trucks being filled with water in front of Osman Bin Affan Mosque in Beirut.

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Tehran Times

Iranian official and Lebanese PM discuss war on Gaza

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met with Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam in Beirut on Saturday during which they exchanged views about Israel's war on the Gaza Strip.

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The Daily Star

Geagea, Canadian minister discuss Lebanon, region

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea Monday met Monday with a Canadian minister to discuss Lebanon's political situation as well as regional developments.

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The Daily Beast

The Coming Blitz of BaghdadBy Jamie Dettmer

Analysts say the Islamic State is about to launch a major offensive-but one built around commando raids and suicide bombings rather than a frontal attack.

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The Daily Star

Book suggests Iran role in Sadr killing theory

BEIRUT: A recently released book by an American author claims that charismatic Shiite Imam Musa Sadr was executed, and that an Iranian figure was involved in his killing.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Times of Israel

PFLP chief says Syria, Iran, Hezbollah armed Hamas

GC chief Ahmed Jibril pictured with Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah in Beirut in May 2002.

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The Daily Star

Nasrallah, Jumblatt call for swift election of president

Socialist Party Leader Walid Jumblatt meets with Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah to discuss regional and local events.

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