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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Housing institute receives cash from treasury

BEIRUT: The state-owned Public Housing Institute got a badly needed shot in the arm when Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil Thursday released $6.6 million to cover part of its outstanding dues to commercial banks.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Times

With Mideast in turmoil, Palestinians feel less backing : August 01, 2014,

BEIRUT/CAIRO: With the Middle East ablaze with multiple crises, Palestinians are getting less Arab support than before in their latest battle with Israel in Gaza.

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8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Benin honorary consul slain during robbery: Foreign Ministry

TRIPOLI, Lebanon: Lebanon's Foreign Ministry Thursday said the killing of its honorary consul for the West African state of Benin, Assaad Shaghouri, was motivated by theft.

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10 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Lebanese Army saluted with explosions of color

A woman shows a painting during an event marking Army Day at Ramlet al-Baida in Beirut, Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Lebanese last to leave Libya

Fighters from the Benghazi Shura Council, which includes former rebels and militants from Al-Qaeda-linked Ansar al-Shariah, gesture on top of a tank next to the camp of the special forces in Benghazi July 30, 2014.

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17 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Massive Attack dedicates Lebanon gig to Gaza children

Influential British band Massive Attack dedicated their only Middle East gig to the children of Gaza, openly condemning Israel's "massacre" of the Palestinians.

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17 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Hezbollah commander killed in Iraq

The Lebanese officials, close to the Shiite Hezbollah, say Ibrahim Mohammed al-Haj was killed during the past week while on a "jihadi mission" without providing further details.

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18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Israel releases kidnapped shepherd

BEIRUT: A Lebanese shepherd snatched by Israeli troops from the southern village of Shebaa two days ago was released late Wednesday and handed over to the Army through the intermediary of the U.N. peacekeeping force in Lebanon, UNIFIL, the Army said Thursday.

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22 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Lebanese Army arrests 6 Syrians in Arsal

The NNA said four Syrians were detained at an Army checkpoint in Wadi Ain-Ata and two at another checkpoint in Ain al-Shaab.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Daily Star

Record number of students opting to study abroad

Most private universities in Lebanon offer study abroad programs with the aim of enriching students' college experience.

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The Daily Star

Investigators face harsh conditions at Air Algerie crash

Relatives of Lebanese passengers killed in Air Algerie flight 5017 board a helicopter as they leave for the crash site.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese politicians express solidarity with Iraq Christians

BEIRUT: Lebanese politicians and Christian leaders reiterated their concern Wednesday over the exodus of Christians from Iraq's city of Mosul.

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The Times of Israel

Cinema helps Lebanese wrestle with tragic past

Lebanese actress Nada Abu Farhat in the southern Lebanese town of Sidiqin, during the shooting of 'Summer Rain' by Director Philippe Aractingi.

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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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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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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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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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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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