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Lebanon slips in Doing Business ranking - The Daily Star

6 hours 25 min ago

The Daily Star

Lebanon slips in Doing Business ranking
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Lebanon's ranking in the World Bank's annual report Doing Business, which measures ease of doing business in 189 economies, slipped from 102 in 2014 to 104 in 2015, a sign that the country did not make any serious effort to cut red tape or ...

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Lebanon's Arabic press digest. - The Daily Star

6 hours 25 min ago

The Daily Star

Lebanon's Arabic press digest.
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. Cash smuggled to soldiers' captors. The Qatari mediator Thursday ...

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In Lebanon, we are overcome with anger - Al-Arabiya

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In Lebanon, we are overcome with anger
Al-Arabiya
No sane man in Lebanon can but stand behind the Lebanese army because the alternatives are ISIS and al-Nusra. The alternative will be the destruction of Lebanon all over again. It will be the restoration of 1975's bitter experience when hesitation (to ...

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Lebanon's Druze fear IS, Hezbollah - Al-Monitor

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Lebanon's Druze fear IS, Hezbollah
Al-Monitor
The Lebanese Druze leadership and community have sat on the sidelines of the inter-Muslim conflict arising in the region. But they are facing a growing dilemma with the rise of the Islamic State (IS) in Lebanon, stuck in a struggle between the threat ...
Lebanon's Druze Fear IS and HezbollahAINA

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Lebanon's Cabinet allocates $20M for Tripoli reconstruction - The Daily Star

Thu, 2014-10-30 20:01

The Daily Star

Lebanon's Cabinet allocates $20M for Tripoli reconstruction
The Daily Star
Ministers, who convened around 10 a.m. at the Grand Serail, also tasked the Council of Development and Reconstruction to prepare criteria to call for new tenders to organize street cleaning in Beirut and Mount Lebanon. The council should present the ...
Lebanon Cabinet declares Tripoli a disaster area allocates LL30 bil.Ya Libnan

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Lebanon charges 'ISIS commander' with forming Islamic emirate - The Daily Star

Thu, 2014-10-30 19:29

The Daily Star

Lebanon charges 'ISIS commander' with forming Islamic emirate
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Lebanon's military prosecutor Thursday charged an alleged ISIS commander along with 17 other people with attempting to establish an Islamic emirate in north Lebanon and killing Army soldiers. Judge Saqr Sar issued the charge against Ahmad ...
Syria war fuels sectarian tension in LebanonAljazeera.com
Group accused of aiming to set up North Lebanon 'emirate'Al-Arabiya
Eighteen accused of aiming to set up north Lebanon 'emirate'Yahoo! Maktoob News
Your Middle East -al-Akhbar English -Reuters
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Lebanon on alert over 'digital drug' phenomenon - The Daily Star

Thu, 2014-10-30 18:17

The Daily Star

Lebanon on alert over 'digital drug' phenomenon
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: "Digital drugs," otherwise known as binaural beats, have sparked an outcry in Lebanon, with the Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi calling Thursday for legal measures to be taken against the product. Rifi called on State Prosecutor Samir Hammoud ...

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Lebanon's Arabic press digest. - The Daily Star

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:51

The Daily Star

Lebanon's Arabic press digest.
The Daily Star
“Our proposal on the issue of Syrian refugees was how to encourage states participating in the Berlin conference and other countries to accommodate larger numbers of Syrian refugees who are in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq, just like refugees were ...
Lebanon at Breaking Point Over RefugeesInter Press Service
UN Chief Urges Continued Support For LebanonRTT News
Plumbly Rules Out Naturalization of Syrian RefugeesNaharnet

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Why I've joined Lebanon's exodus - Spectator.co.uk

Thu, 2014-10-30 07:21

Spectator.co.uk

Why I've joined Lebanon's exodus
Spectator.co.uk
The end-of-days shadow cast by IS across Iraq and Syria had begun to lengthen and creep over Lebanon. But invasion was not our only worry. There are now 1.5 million Syrian refugees — 1.5 million extra Sunnis — taking up residence across the country, ...
Opinion: Tunisia's Lesson for LebanonAsharq Alawsat English
Why the route cause of IS support in Lebanon is poverty not terrorismAl-Bawaba
Time to capitalize on anti-ISIS sentimentThe Daily Star
The Christian Century
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Lebanon School Districts mulls arming school guards - WGAL Lancaster

Thu, 2014-10-30 01:51

Lebanon School Districts mulls arming school guards
WGAL Lancaster
Lebanon students have gotten used to security officers patrolling their halls and soon, officers may be armed with guns. "Basically, what we're trying to do is minimize the risk," said superintendent Dr. Marianne Bartley. "If we can prevent something ...

How does Jabhat al-Nusra operate in Lebanon? - Al-Monitor

Thu, 2014-10-30 00:38

How does Jabhat al-Nusra operate in Lebanon?
Al-Monitor
It is no longer a secret that Jabhat al-Nusra is in Lebanon, especially following the recent battles in Tripoli. This has been admitted by various Islamist and political parties in Lebanon after elements of the organization were described as ...

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Crackdown In Lebanon Pushes Some Sunnis Toward ISIS, Al-Nusra - International Business Times

Wed, 2014-10-29 20:28

International Business Times

Crackdown In Lebanon Pushes Some Sunnis Toward ISIS, Al-Nusra
International Business Times
Men ride scooters past Lebanese army soldiers patrolling a street in Tripoli, northern Lebanon October 28, 2014. The Lebanese army took the last position held by Islamist militants in the northern city of Tripoli on Monday, ending two days of battles ...
Lebanon army back in control of TripoliAljazeera.com
Army nabs 16 suspected militants in north Lebanon raidsThe Daily Star
Lebanon in talks with militants to prevent killing of captured soldiers -ministerReuters
RT (blog) -Hamilton Spectator -Alaska Dispatch
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Berlin pledges $637M to Lebanon, Jordan over refugee crisis - The Daily Star

Wed, 2014-10-29 17:11

The Daily Star

Berlin pledges $637M to Lebanon, Jordan over refugee crisis
The Daily Star
A previous version of this article erroneously reported donors had pledged $650 million for Lebanon to cope with the Syrian refugee crisis. In fact, Berlin made a pledge of 500 million euros ($637 million) to be split between both Lebanon and Jordan ...
UN chief urges continued global support for Lebanon amid ongoing regional crisesUN News Centre
Lebanon Wants End to Flow of Syrian RefugeesABC News
In Syria refugee crisis, Palestinian legacy weighs on LebanonYahoo News
Famagusta Gazette
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Israel 'assumes' Hezbollah has tunneled across Lebanon border - Reuters

Wed, 2014-10-29 13:02

The Daily Star

Israel 'assumes' Hezbollah has tunneled across Lebanon border
Reuters
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel believes the militant group Hezbollah has probably dug tunnels across the border from Lebanon in preparation for any future war although it has no conclusive evidence, an Israeli army general said on Wednesday.
Lebanon's once-mighty Hezbollah is facing attacks in Syria — and also at homeWashington Post
Takfiris were in Lebanon before Syria war: QassemThe Daily Star
Army triumphs in uniting Lebanongulfnews.com
The Times of Israel -Israel Hayom
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Senior US Army official makes brief Lebanon visit - The Daily Star

Wed, 2014-10-29 12:36

The Daily Star

Senior US Army official makes brief Lebanon visit
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: A senior official with the U.S. Army was in Lebanon on a short visit, security sources said Wednesday. The sources told The Daily Star Maj. Gen. Raymond Thomas, head of Joint Special Operations Command, arrived in Beirut Tuesday morning, ...

Lebanon's Arabic press digest. - The Daily Star

Wed, 2014-10-29 11:20

The Daily Star

Lebanon's Arabic press digest.
The Daily Star
Lebanese Forces and Kataeb Party sources told Al-Joumhouria that a meeting Tuesday between Kataeb MP Sami Gemayel and LF leader Samir Geagea addressed a wide-range of Lebanon issues. Albert Costanian, who accompanied Gemayel to the LF ...

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Motorcyclist killed in Lebanon crash - WKRN

Wed, 2014-10-29 01:59

Lebanon Democrat

Motorcyclist killed in Lebanon crash
WKRN
LEBANON, Tenn. -. A 46-year-old woman was killed Tuesday morning after the motorcycle she was driving collided with a pickup truck. Authorities said motorcyclist Deborah Miller was travelling north on State Highway 109 near Academy Road when the ...
Fatal motorcycle crash reported in LebanonLebanon Democrat

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Lebanon ranked eighth worst country for gender equality - The Daily Star

Wed, 2014-10-29 01:21

The Daily Star

Lebanon ranked eighth worst country for gender equality
The Daily Star
Although literacy rates in Lebanon are at 86 percent and enrollment in primary education is at 90 percent, the numbers were still behind those of progressive countries, which pushed Lebanon down the table to spot No. 103 and 128 in those two categories ...

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UN chief urges continued global support for Lebanon amid ongoing regional crises - UN News Centre

Wed, 2014-10-29 00:02

UN News Centre

UN chief urges continued global support for Lebanon amid ongoing regional crises
UN News Centre
28 October 2014 – Lebanon remains “a beacon of tolerance and co-existence” in an otherwise combustible region, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today, adding that in the face of growing challenges along its borders, the Middle Eastern country ...
In Syria refugee crisis, Palestinian legacy weighs on LebanonChristian Science Monitor
Berlin donors pledge $650M for Syrian refugees: Salam sourcesThe Daily Star
Syria neighbours Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey raise alarm over refugeeseuronews
ABC News -iloubnan.info
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5 week old infant assaulted in Lebanon County, police say - WFMZ Allentown

Tue, 2014-10-28 18:43

5 week old infant assaulted in Lebanon County, police say
WFMZ Allentown
A Lebanon County father brutally assaulted his five-week-old baby because he would not stop crying, police said. "It is very sad what he did, very sad. A poor innocent helpless little baby. Doing that to him, that is sad," said Cindy Beck, a neighbor ...
Police charge Lebanon County man with repeatedly assaulting infantThe Patriot-News - PennLive.com

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