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Turkish citizens in Lebanon asked to stay vigilant - www.worldbulletin.net

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www.worldbulletin.net

Turkish citizens in Lebanon asked to stay vigilant
www.worldbulletin.net
The warning comes as tension grips Lebanon fueled by political instability and conflict in neighboring Syria. The ministry said local authorities were taking all necessary steps to provide security to Turkish citizens and Turkish companies in Lebanon ...
Turkey tells citizens to be 'vigilant' if travelling to LebanonHurriyet Daily News

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In Lebanon, Syrian newborns risk statelessness - News & Observer

6 hours 12 min ago

News & Observer

In Lebanon, Syrian newborns risk statelessness
News & Observer
In this Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 photo, Hoda Barakat, right, a registered midwife, speaks with Syrian Wafaa Daaboul, 45, at a natal clinic in Beirut, Lebanon. Nearly 30,000 Syrian children born as refugees in Lebanon are in a legal limbo, not ...

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Is a new Cold War sweeping Lebanon? - Al-Arabiya

7 hours 24 min ago

Is a new Cold War sweeping Lebanon?
Al-Arabiya
The proverb “the more the cooks the worse the pottage” applies to the presidential elections in Lebanon. Many countries have dispatched envoys on the matter but no results have been achieved and so far and these seems to be little hope that there will ...

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New Lebanon's Scheme C favored, but questions remain - Greenwich Time

10 hours 57 min ago

Greenwich Time

New Lebanon's Scheme C favored, but questions remain
Greenwich Time
Board of Education members appear to be receptive to a preliminary building plan for New Lebanon School that would preserve the William Street ball field. But after another review Thursday night, questions and concerns remain about some of the proposed ...

South Lebanon man sentenced to prison for stealing fencing - Lebanon Daily News

10 hours 58 min ago

South Lebanon man sentenced to prison for stealing fencing
Lebanon Daily News
Ricky Canby Jr., 33, of 426 N. 11th Ave., Lebanon, was sentenced to 4.5 months to two years in county prison and fined $2,400 for receiving stolen property, driving under the influence, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug ...

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Lebanon woman pleads guilty to $135K embezzlement scheme - The Tennessean

12 hours 51 min ago

Lebanon woman pleads guilty to $135K embezzlement scheme
The Tennessean
Bianca Thompson, 42, is facing up to 25 years in prison after admitting to a scheme to embezzle more than $135,000 from her employer and a client, and lying to the U.S. Secret Service about her actions, according to a Department of Justice news release.

Why Saudi Arabia is Picking Up Lebanon's $3 Billion Weapons Tab - VICE News

Fri, 2014-12-19 01:08

Why Saudi Arabia is Picking Up Lebanon's $3 Billion Weapons Tab
VICE News
The deal, which has been in the pipeline since 2013, will provide much needed modern weaponry to Lebanon, which is currently fighting Islamic State militants in the Beqaa Valley, a mountainous region 19 miles east of Beirut on the Syrian border. Beirut ...

Abductors to free east Lebanon school girl after Hezbollah intervention: teacher - The Daily Star

Thu, 2014-12-18 13:50

The Daily Star

Abductors to free east Lebanon school girl after Hezbollah intervention: teacher
The Daily Star
BAALBEK, Lebanon: A teenage girl is set to be released later Thursday, one day after she was kidnapped from her school playground by gunmen in east Lebanon. According to a teacher close to the family of 15-year-old hostage Lilian Houri, Hezbollah's ...

Salafist-affiliated mosque targeted in Shebaa - The Daily Star

Thu, 2014-12-18 11:30

The Daily Star

Salafist-affiliated mosque targeted in Shebaa
The Daily Star
SIDON, Lebanon: Unknown assailants smashed the glass windows of a mosque in Shebaa, in southeast Lebanon, overnight Thursday, after an aborted attempt to set it on fire, security sources told The Daily Star. Fuel was found spilled at the entrance of ...

Ulrich, Hill lead Lebanon girls past Warwick - LancasterOnline

Thu, 2014-12-18 06:50

LancasterOnline

Ulrich, Hill lead Lebanon girls past Warwick
LancasterOnline
Ulrich broke the game open for the Cedars (3-0 L-L, 4-2 overall), draining a long 3-pointer late in the third quarter to extend a Lebanon lead to 13, its biggest lead at that point. With Warwick's head coach, Amy Derr, and leading scorer, Rylee Derr ...

Warwick leaves its mark at Lebanon in boys' basketball - PennLive.com

Thu, 2014-12-18 06:24

LancasterOnline

Warwick leaves its mark at Lebanon in boys' basketball
PennLive.com
Shaquell Ortiz came off the bench in the second quarter to give Lebanon spark, and he scored three straight layups to pull Lebanon within 20-14 midway through the period. A free throw by Allan Escoto got Lebanon to within five points, but the hosts ...
Warwick boys top Lebanon as rivalry renewedLancasterOnline
BOYS' BASKETBALL: Lebanon washed out by Warwick, 53-37GameTimePA

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Lebanon woman gets state time for drugs, assault - Lebanon Daily News

Thu, 2014-12-18 05:35

Lebanon woman gets state time for drugs, assault
Lebanon Daily News
According to court records, Colon and Lawrence Graves sold crack cocaine for $50 to a member of the Lebanon County Drug Task Force at South Seventh and Walnut streets in Lebanon on April 11, 2012. Graves was sentenced to seven to 14 years in state ...

Mt. Lebanon history center project gets OK - Tribune-Review

Thu, 2014-12-18 05:07

Mt. Lebanon history center project gets OK
Tribune-Review
Watercolor rendition of the Historical Society of Mt. Lebanon's building as the planned History Center, painted by local artist David Csont. The former house was turned into offices and the Historical Society rented space in its basement, but now Mt ...

Lebanon police investigate gun shot - Lebanon Daily News

Thu, 2014-12-18 04:34

Lebanon police investigate gun shot
Lebanon Daily News
Lebanon police are investigating a gun shot fired by a former Lebanon man who said he was confronted Tuesday night while visiting the city. Police were dispatched to near Ninth and Monument streets shortly after 7:30 p.m. for reports of gunfire. When ...
Gun fired during fight on Lebanon street, police sayPennLive.com
Police investigate shots fired incident in LebanonFOX43.com

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Highly toxic Lannate widely used in Lebanon - The Daily Star

Thu, 2014-12-18 01:09

The Daily Star

Highly toxic Lannate widely used in Lebanon
The Daily Star
Haddad, who has been campaigning since Bo's death to raise awareness of the poison, contrasted the sale and use of Lannate abroad – where it is highly restricted for use as a pesticide only – to its use here in Lebanon, “rampantly, recreationally and ...

Live exports to Lebanon to resume - The West Australian

Thu, 2014-12-18 00:52

ABC Online

Live exports to Lebanon to resume
The West Australian
Australia is poised to reopen the live export trade with Lebanon for the first time since the notorious "Ship of Shame" episode. Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce is likely to confirm this week that exporters will be free to sell cattle, sheep ...
Lebanon market opens for Australian live cattle, sheep and goat exportsABC Online
Livestock to LebanonWeekly Times Now
Lebanon market opens for live exportBeef Central
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
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Gunmen abduct girl from east Lebanon school playground - The Daily Star

Wed, 2014-12-17 12:04

The Daily Star

Gunmen abduct girl from east Lebanon school playground
The Daily Star
BAALBEK, Lebanon: Gunmen Wednesday entered a public school in east Lebanon and kidnapped a female student, while another student abducted in a separate incident was released shortly afterwards, security sources told The Daily Star. They said four ...

Amid Strains, Syrian Refugees Are Facing Curfews In Lebanon - NPR (blog)

Tue, 2014-12-16 21:47

NPR (blog)

Amid Strains, Syrian Refugees Are Facing Curfews In Lebanon
NPR (blog)
In Lebanon — a fragile little country of just 4 million people — there are about 1 million refugees from Syria. Many have been here three years, and their welcome is starting to wear thin. Some towns and villages have imposed a curfew on refugees ...
Lebanon Launches Plan to Cope With Syria FalloutABC News
Lebanon launches refugee crisis response planThe Daily Star
Debt, illness, discrimination – Syrian refugees struggle in LebanonCatholic News Agency
Voice of America -Sputnik International
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Lebanon court halts Abu Hamzeh land case - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-12-15 14:38

The Daily Star

Lebanon court halts Abu Hamzeh land case
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: A Beirut court Monday decided not to go forward with the land case against a former aide of MP Walid Jumblatt over lack of evidence. Investigative Judge Ghassan Oweidat decided not to indict Bahij Abu Hamzeh in the 2011 case in which Jumblatt ...

Lebanon fixes milk prices after dairy farmer protests - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-12-15 14:38

The Daily Star

Lebanon fixes milk prices after dairy farmer protests
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Lebanon will fix the price of milk to protect local dairy farmers after prices dropped below the cost of production due to a sudden decrease in demand, Health Minister Wael Abu Faour announced Monday. In a joint press conference with ...