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2 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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The Daily Star

The Lebanese who are making it big in Brazil

BEIRUT: Jamil Fadlallah left Lebanon in 1979 without any money or legal papers, seeking an escape from the Lebanese Civil War, then in its fourth year.

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The Daily Star

Rockets launched from Lebanon benefiting Israel: MP

Lebanese soldiers find rockets that were ready to be launched into Israel, on Friday, July 11, 2014, BEIRUT: Amal MP Qassem Hashem said Sunday that rockets being launched from southern Lebanon into Israel were only benefiting the Jewish state and were in fact harming Lebanese border towns.

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In-depth Africa

Hamas Finds New Way to be Evil, Allies with North Korea

Hamas is trying to innovate. Whether it's long range missiles or tunnels, it keeps trying to remain on the cutting edge of evil.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle East, 11:49 AMReport: Hezbollah Leader Among Air Algerie Casualties

While most of those killed aboard were French - including at least 33 French military personnel and three senior intelligence officials - a Lebanese Hezbollah leader was also killed in the crash, according to the International Business Times .

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The Daily Star

Officials head to Mali to identify crash victims

French soldiers walk near debris at the crash site of the Air Algerie flight AH5017 in Mali's Gossi region, west of Gao.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Daily Star

Salam: Disassociation policy should be observed

Prime Minister Tammam Salam, center, heads a Cabinet session at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Friday, May 16, 2014.

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Examiner.com

Printing Museum hosts block party inaugurating Arabic-English mural

On Friday, July 27, the Printing Museum hosted a block party inaugurating its new bilingual mural entitled "Changing Language, Changing Worlds" executed earlier this week on the west wall of the museum along Peveto Street through the collaborative efforts of Lebanese wall artist Paschal Zoghby and a Houston-based street painter known as "Dual.

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The Daily Star

Abolition of wanted lists not a security obstacle: Machnouk

Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk arrives to attend a press conference in Beirut, Friday, July 25, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Hariri hopes Lebanon, region sees better days

Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri speaks on a TV screen during an Iftar held at BIEL in Beirut, Friday, July 18, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Lebanon condemns world inaction in Gaza, Mosul

BEIRUT: Lebanese lawmakers Saturday urged the international community to take immediate action to protect Christians in Iraq's Mosul and put an end to Israel's brutal aggression against civilians in Gaza, stressing on Arab and Muslim unity in the face of rising extremism.

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The Daily Star

Rivals in talks to extend Parliament's mandate: Abu Faour

BEIRUT: Lebanese politicians are in talks over means to extend Parliament's mandate once again, Health Minister Wael Abu Faour said in remarks published Saturday.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers

In this Tuesday, July 22, 2014 photo, part of the DKNY Ramadan collection is seen on display at a shopping mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Counterpunch

Solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza begins in Lebanon's Camps

Jeffrey St. Clair on Hillary Clinton's miraculous rags-to-riches method of financial success; LA CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Ballinger on race, violence and inequality in Los Angeles; PAPER DRAGON: Peter Lee on China's military; THE BATTLE OVER PAT TILLMAN: David Hoelscher provides a 10 year retrospective on the changing legacy of Pat Tillman; MY BROTHER AND ... (more)

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Financial Times

Baalbeck festival, Lebanon

Lebanese singer Assi El Helani performing the musical play 'From the Days of Saladin' at the Baalbeck festival in 2011 When the lights go up at the Temple of Bacchus on Wednesday, and the orchestra of Assi El Helani sounds its first notes, a collective sigh of relief may well rise up through the warm Lebanese night air.

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Daily Times

Despite Syria rift, Hezbollah pledges full support to Hamas : July 26, 2014,

BEIRUT: Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah pledged full support on Friday to the Palestinian group Hamas in its conflict with Israel despite a deep rift between the two militant organisations over the civil war in Syria.

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