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Lebanon braces for general strike as MPs mull Parliament extension - The Daily Star

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The Daily Star

Lebanon braces for general strike as MPs mull Parliament extension
The Daily Star
The results of the official exams, required for students to enroll in university, have been caught up in the ongoing battle over a new ranks and salary scale for Lebanon's public workers. Civil servants and teachers are demanding a 121-percent raise ...

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Police log: Crews respond to rollover accident in Lebanon - Lebanon Daily News

11 hours 42 min ago

Police log: Crews respond to rollover accident in Lebanon
Lebanon Daily News
Emergency crews work to free occupants of a van involved in a rollover crash that occurred shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Witnesses say the crash involved the van and an SUV at Cornwall Road and Hauck Street in Lebanon. No police report was ...

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Lebanon College Cancels Fall Classes, Will Close - My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22

Thu, 2014-08-21 02:16

My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22

Lebanon College Cancels Fall Classes, Will Close
My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
The president of Lebanon College says canceling the upcoming fall semester's classes is a sign of things to come; the college will close its doors. The plans to close the college in New Hampshire came as a shock to the community. “I was kind of shocked ...
Lebanon College Cancels Fall Classes, Expected to CloseUniversity Herald
Lebanon College cancels fall semesterWMUR Manchester
Lebanon College, in New Hampshire, Considers ClosingChronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)
Nashua Telegraph -WCAX
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Lebanon Valley Knights of the 21st Century beginning fifth year - Lebanon Daily News

Wed, 2014-08-20 23:06

Lebanon Valley Knights of the 21st Century beginning fifth year
Lebanon Daily News
Members of the Knights of the 21st Century program talk last week at the Lebanon Valley YMCA about the effect the program's had on their lives. From left are Dan Smith, Jeremiah Krueger, the Rev. Steve Sabol, Mike DiNunzio, John Walsh, Jamal Benjamin ...

Lebanon College's Demise Leaves Hole in City's Downtown - Valley News

Wed, 2014-08-20 17:35

Lebanon College's Demise Leaves Hole in City's Downtown
Valley News
Miriam Osofsky, of Hanover, N.H., walks past Lebanon College while on her way to lunch at the Lebanon Diner on August 19, 2014. Osofsky took American Sign Language courses at the college years ago so she could communicate with her son Sam, who is ...

Lebanon's Arabic press digest – Aug. 20, 2014 - The Daily Star

Wed, 2014-08-20 11:51

The Daily Star

Lebanon's Arabic press digest – Aug. 20, 2014
The Daily Star
The following are a selection of stories from Lebanese newspapers that may be of interest to Daily Star readers. The Daily Star cannot vouch for the accuracy of these reports. Al-Akhbar. Qatar intervenes to help release captive soldiers. Al-Akhbar has ...
Lebanon to US: We need military aid, tooYahoo News

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Hezbollah kills jihadist who trained suicide bombers - The Daily Star

Wed, 2014-08-20 09:36

The Daily Star

Hezbollah kills jihadist who trained suicide bombers
The Daily Star
The activist group reported that a roadside bomb killed Abu Abdullah al-Iraqi when his vehicle passed through Syria's Qalamoun region, an area bordering Lebanon where Hezbollah is assisting Syrian troops in rooting out rebels. The bombing also killed ...
Hezbollah kills ISIS leader near Syria-Lebanon border: activistsMacleans.ca
Lebanon's Hezbollah kills top jihadist in Syria: NGOYahoo News
Activists: Jihadi killed near Syria-Lebanon borderMiamiHerald.com
Mission Network NEws (press release) -Syria Deeply
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Lebanon 9-12 leader chastises GOP executive committee over Diamond - Lebanon Daily News

Wed, 2014-08-20 05:15

Lebanon 9-12 leader chastises GOP executive committee over Diamond
Lebanon Daily News
The Lebanon 9-12 Project chairman let his displeasure show Tuesday night with the Lebanon County Republican Executive Committee's push to get Russ Diamond off the November ballot in the 102nd state House race. Group Chairman Jim Rodkey ...

Police log: Teen boys charged in South Lebanon fight - Lebanon Daily News

Wed, 2014-08-20 03:17

Police log: Teen boys charged in South Lebanon fight
Lebanon Daily News
BURGLARY/ASSAULT >> Adam Kiser, 24, of Lebanon was charged with burglary and aggravated assault after he entered a home in the first block of North Fifth Street and threw a rock at a man, striking him in the head, at 12:10 a.m. Friday, police said.

Lebanon's Christians united with Muslims - The Daily Star

Wed, 2014-08-20 00:08

Dallas Morning News

Lebanon's Christians united with Muslims
The Daily Star
The exile of Iraqi Christians, a living, proximate reminder of the insecurities facing the region's minorities, has revived fears in Lebanon of the spread of extremism in a region destabilized and disintegrating. The recent, brief takeover of the town ...
Lebanon's Christians, Muslims Stand UnitedAINA

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes in Lebanon set for Friday - Lebanon Daily News

Wed, 2014-08-20 00:01

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes in Lebanon set for Friday
Lebanon Daily News
The proceeds are used toward counseling and education services in Lebanon County for victims of sexual violence. And, she adds, it is a way for men to play a role in ending sexual violence. "Many men are approached by survivors thanking them for walking.

Lebanon hopes to draw hotel and new athletic venue - The Tennessean

Tue, 2014-08-19 22:17

Lebanon hopes to draw hotel and new athletic venue
The Tennessean
A company that builds hotels and athletic facilities is considering Lebanon for a project centered around a sports village concept. The proposal includes an approximately 80,000-square-foot athletic venue and 120-room hotel, according to Mayor Philip ...

Foreigners in Lebanon Show us your papers - The Economist (blog)

Tue, 2014-08-19 18:11

The Economist (blog)

Foreigners in Lebanon Show us your papers
The Economist (blog)
WITH only the clothes on her back and a toothbrush in her pocket, Mariney, a Mexican-American NGO worker, flew from Beirut to Cyprus in April. It was a routine visa run made by many expatriates in Lebanon before the expiry of their two-month “tourist ...

Lebanon College To Close; School Cancels Fall Classes - Valley News

Tue, 2014-08-19 18:06

Lebanon College To Close; School Cancels Fall Classes
Valley News
Lebanon — Following years of economic turmoil, Lebanon College has canceled all of its classes for the upcoming fall semester in what is likely “the first step towards closing” the school, President Ron Biron said in an email Monday evening. “Without ...

Lebanon charges fake Twitter account creator - The Daily Star

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:03

The Daily Star

Lebanon charges fake Twitter account creator
The Daily Star
Lebanon charges fake Twitter account creator. A Lebanese Army checkpoint is seen in Ras Baalbek, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir). Connect; Tweet; RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. The Daily Star. BEIRUT: Military Prosecutor Saqr ...

Lebanon's Hezbollah kills top jihadist in Syria: NGO - Yahoo News

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:38

Yahoo News

Lebanon's Hezbollah kills top jihadist in Syria: NGO
Yahoo News
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Hezbollah fighters had killed Abu Abdullah al-Iraqi in the Qalamun region in Syria, near the border with Lebanon. He "was one of the officials in the Islamic State in charge of preparing suicide attacks ...
ISIS threatens LebanonMission Network NEws (press release)
Hezbollah lowers fighting age as it takes on Islamic StateChristian Science Monitor
Lebanon's Hezbollah kills top jihadist in SyriaYour Middle East
The Daily Star
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Lebanon's Arabic press digest – Aug. 19, 2014 - The Daily Star

Tue, 2014-08-19 11:28

The Daily Star

Lebanon's Arabic press digest – Aug. 19, 2014
The Daily Star
The following are a selection of stories from Lebanese newspapers that may be of interest to Daily Star readers. The Daily Star cannot vouch for the accuracy of these reports. An-Nahar. MPs may make fresh efforts to end pay raise crisis. An-Nahar has ...

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Jumblatt: Put differences aside to face ISIS threat - The Daily Star

Tue, 2014-08-19 10:53

The Daily Star

Jumblatt: Put differences aside to face ISIS threat
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Lebanon's rival groups should put their differences aside to better confront the ISIS threat facing Lebanon as well as the region, MP Walid Jumblatt said in remarks published Tuesday. In his remarks to An-Nahar, Jumblatt said he shared ...

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Lebanon College To Close - Valley News

Tue, 2014-08-19 07:22

Lebanon College To Close
Valley News
Lebanon — Following years of economic turmoil, Lebanon College has canceled all of its classes for the upcoming fall semester in what is likely “the first step towards closing” the school, President Ron Biron said in an email Monday evening. “Without ...
Lebanon College cancels fall semesterWMUR Manchester
Lebanon College planning to close due to low enrollmentThe Republic

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Lebanon as a main actor in global humanitarian aid response - The Daily Star

Tue, 2014-08-19 00:59

The Daily Star

Lebanon as a main actor in global humanitarian aid response
The Daily Star
The unfortunate experience that Lebanon has had to acquire from dealing with conflicts over the last four decades, coupled with extensive local talent, has given this country a unique capacity to respond. It is little known and appreciated that the ...

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