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1 hr ago | The Daily Star

Geagea denies heart attack rumors

The March 14 has backed Geagea's nomination while Aoun remains the March 8 group's undeclared candidate for the country's top Christian post.

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This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

5 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Hip hop, graffiti in Lebanon tag a nation's woes

In a red-lit bar in Beirut, Nasser Shorbaji and Marwan Alameh try not to knock the microphones over while laughing during the broadcast of their weekly radio show.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Lebanese patriarchs head to Iraq in show of support

BEIRUT: Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai left Beirut Wednesday to lead a delegation of bishops on a visit to Iraq in a show of support with the thousands of Christians suffering the advance of Islamist militants.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily Star

Hezbollah kills jihadist who trained suicide bombers

This undated photo shows a Hezbollah fighters launching rockets during clashes with Nusra Front militants in the hills surrounding the border province of Qalamoun.

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Lebanon's real estate sector adapting to shortage of foreign investment

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Methods Engineer to join this leading contracting and construction group in Jeddah.

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The Daily Star

Lebanon's Christians, Muslims stand united

File - A church in the border village al-Qaa near Arsal, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

The Scorpions a not dead yet,a plan 20th album

STILL MAKING MUSIC: Guitarists Rudolph Schenker, left, and Matthias Jabs, right, of the German rock band Scorpions perform during a concert at Byblos International Festival in the ancient city of Byblos, north of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, July 6, 2011.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Activists: Jihadi killed near Syria-Lebanon border

Television and radio announcer Don Pardo, whose booming baritone was known to fans of "Saturday Night Live," ''The Price is Right" and other programs, has died.

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The Daily Star

Lebanon charges fake Twitter account creator

BEIRUT: Military Prosecutor Saqr Saqr Tuesday charged Hussein al-Hussein for creating a fake Twitter account in the name of the Free Sunni Brigades of Baalbek.

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The Daily Star

Berri: ISIS a 'giant' that needs 'downsizing'

Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri casts his vote to elect the new Lebanese president in the parliament building in downtown Beirut April 23, 2014.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Star

Militants issue their demands over captive soldiers

Lebanese soldiers advance towards Arsal, in the eastern Bekaa Valley as part of reinforcements August 5, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Graduates downbeat about prospects

BEIRUT: A recent survey showed that most new university graduates in Lebanon are not optimistic about finding jobs in the country.

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The Daily Star

Blanket pass for exams will have little impact: universities

BEIRUT: Education Minister Elias Bou Saab's decision to issue passing certificates to all students would likely have a negligible effect on grade 9 and 12 students, Lebanese universities and school representatives said Monday.

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The Daily Star

Murdered Lebanese journalist laid to rest

Relatives mourn over the coffin of Mazen Diab during his funeral at the Khashogji Mosque in Beirut, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

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Lebanon Travel Warning

The Department of State urges U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to Lebanon because of ongoing safety and security concerns.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese police detain two in EDL standoff

Security forces prevent protesters from holding a sit-in inside the Electricite du Liban branch in Sidon, Monday, August 18, 2014.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily Star

Residents flee Bekaa village after Syrian Army warning

BEIRUT: Around 10 families remained in Tfail Sunday evening, one day after residents received a warning to evacuate because the Syrian army would soon shell the village in the eastern Bekaa Valley.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese banks' Syrian profits take a big hit

BEIRUT: The combined net profits of six out of seven Lebanese banks operating in Syria dropped 54 percent in the first half of 2014 to SYP 2.89 billion, down from SYP 6.35 billion during the same period last year.

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The Daily Star

Saudi envoy: Lebanon's stability a "red line"

Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Awad Asiri attends a conference in Beirut, Thursday, May 9, 2013.

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The Daily Star

Ghosn: Implicit compromise led to Assir's escape

BEIRUT: Former Defense Minister Fayez Ghosn admitted Sunday that the escape of the Sunni extremist Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir from last year's clashes between his supporters and the Army in Sidon was due to an unspoken compromise, and said that Al-Qaeda has been in Lebanon for years.

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