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Lebanon faces high Ebola risk: Health Ministry - The Daily Star

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The Daily Star

Lebanon faces high Ebola risk: Health Ministry
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Lebanese business people who travel to West Africa risk carrying Ebola into Lebanon, Health Minister Wael Abu Faour said Monday, announcing a set of measures to prevent the disease from entering the country. Due to the large number of ...
Lebanon to Monitor Travelers Coming from Africa over Ebola FearsNaharnet

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Army intensifies north Lebanon raids, 5 detained - The Daily Star

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Army intensifies north Lebanon raids, 5 detained
The Daily Star
Antoine Amrieh| The Daily Star. TRIPOLI, Lebanon: Lebanese Army units have been carrying out widespread raids across the north since late Sunday, arresting at least five Syrians in Akkar, security sources said. In Tripoli, the Army raided several ...

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Lebanon minister: Political parties not seeking confrontation - The Daily Star

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Lebanon minister: Political parties not seeking confrontation
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Lebanon's political parties want to avoid a clash over controversial issues, Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas said Monday. “I have sensed from all the parties their desire to avoid a clash over critical issues because the government is the ...
Hezbollah Leader Snubs UN Envoy as Lebanon Tension SimmersArutz Sheva

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

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The Daily Star

Lebanon's Arabic press digest – Oct. 20, 2014
The Daily Star
UNHCR representative in Lebanon Ninette Kelley said the humanitarian agency had registered 45,000 Syrian refugees in the northeastern border town of Arsal. Kelley told An-Nahar that Arsal still sheltered refugees, adding that UNHCR could not determine ...

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All aboard the Lebanon express: Nostalgia and a desperate need could revive ... - The Independent

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The Independent

All aboard the Lebanon express: Nostalgia and a desperate need could revive ...
The Independent
Lebanon hasn't seen a train on its tracks since the last service, shuttling cement to the capital, ceased to run in 1997. Yet the Train and Public Transport ministry still employs 370 people. More than 120 are bus drivers, but many of the remainder ...

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Lebanon girl copes after crash, spinal injury - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

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Lebanon girl copes after crash, spinal injury
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
The Lebanon girl, who turns 18 next month, is determined to make those words come true. She knows she has a spinal cord injury that affects her thoracic nerves at the point of her spine her doctors call T-5. She knows at the moment, she can feel ...

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Analysis / Brazen Hezbollah renews operations along Israel border - Haaretz

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Haaretz

Analysis / Brazen Hezbollah renews operations along Israel border
Haaretz
Hezbollah later announced that the operation was in response to the explosion of an Israeli spy installation that a Hezbollah sapper was trying to dismantle in south Lebanon on September 5. Resolution 1701 (from August 2006) forbids armed Hezbollah ...

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Lebanon drastically limits Syrian refugee entry - The Daily Star

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The Daily Star

Lebanon drastically limits Syrian refugee entry
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: The number of Syrians entering Lebanon has declined dramatically in recent weeks as the government inches closer toward drafting new policies for its borders. According to comments made by the Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas, Lebanon is ...
Lebanon sharply limits Syrian refugee entryAl-Arabiya
Lebanon puts brakes on Syrian refugee entryFRANCE 24
Lebanon to Syrian refugees: Sorry, we're fullThe i100
International Business Times UK
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Lebanon plans fundraiser to fight cancer - Springfield News-Leader

Mon, 2014-10-20 02:22

Lebanon plans fundraiser to fight cancer
Springfield News-Leader
The Lebanon Police Department is raising money for the Curry Cancer Center. Its Lighting Up Cancer event will feature the Lebanon city administrator being tased by by a Lebanon police officer. The event will be Thursday at the Cowen Civic Center.

Lebanon flooding forces residents to flee, strands motorists - The Daily Star

Sun, 2014-10-19 13:53

The Daily Star

Lebanon flooding forces residents to flee, strands motorists
The Daily Star
A flooded street in Sidon, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Lebanon has seen heavy rains this week, a somewhat-welcome sight after one of the worst droughts in a decade. However, excitement over the rainfall has been tempered by the numerous accidents and ...

Lebanon sharply limits Syrian refugee entry - Al-Arabiya

Sun, 2014-10-19 12:50

Al-Arabiya

Lebanon sharply limits Syrian refugee entry
Al-Arabiya
U.N. official says there are no precise figures on the number of refugees allowed to enter. (AFP). Tweet. Text size A A A. Agence France-Presse, Beirut Saturday, 18 October 2014. Lebanon has all but closed its borders to refugees fleeing Syria's civil ...
Derbas: Over 100000 Syrian refugees received military trainingThe Daily Star
UN: Lebanon Restricts Syrian Refugee InfluxVoice of America
Fanning the anti-Syrian flames in LebanonMiddle East Eye
Deutsche Welle
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Salam wary over Lebanon's future: report - The Daily Star

Sun, 2014-10-19 11:40

The Daily Star

Salam wary over Lebanon's future: report
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Prime Minister Tammam Salam expressed concern over the security and political situation in Lebanon, saying there are no simple solutions to the many unresolved crises facing the country. “I feel that the country is living through a cycle that ...

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Fars: Moqbel to return Beirut with Iran military aid - The Daily Star

Sun, 2014-10-19 09:55

The Daily Star

Fars: Moqbel to return Beirut with Iran military aid
The Daily Star
Moqbel is in Iran on a three-day official visit to the Islamic Republic to discuss the military grant with Iranian officials. While Fars reported that Moqbel would return to Beirut with the aid in hand, the pledge has been at the center of a ...
Lebanon defense minister in Iran on anti-ISIS arms visitAl-Arabiya
Lebanon defense minister in Irangulfnews.com
Iran repeats readiness to equip Lebanon armyPress TV
Al-Manar TV
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The Shia-Sunni war Reaches Lebanon - Middle East Forum

Sun, 2014-10-19 05:17

The Shia-Sunni war Reaches Lebanon
Middle East Forum
Hezbollah is under pressure as the consequences of its ongoing intervention in Syria have come back to bite the terrorist organization. There are increasing indications that the sectarian war raging in Iraq and Syria is now moving irrevocably into Lebanon.

Lebanon is facing a 'fierce terrorist onslaught'; Syrian refugees influx into ... - i24news

Sat, 2014-10-18 20:21

Lebanon is facing a 'fierce terrorist onslaught'; Syrian refugees influx into ...
i24news
Research by the Washington Institute showed that support for the Islamic State was at 1% in Lebanon, but while 1% seems small, that percentage amounts to a few thousand supporters. Recruitment for jihad in impoverished Sunni areas of northern Lebanon ...

Syrian refugee influx into Lebanon reduced, but not stopped - The Daily Star

Sat, 2014-10-18 15:34

The Daily Star

Syrian refugee influx into Lebanon reduced, but not stopped
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Despite remarks from Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas that Lebanon was no longer allowing the entry of Syrian refugees, a General Security source said such a measure had not been officially implemented, saying the influx was reduced, ...

ISIS in Lebanon: Stoking Sunni-Shia tensions - CBC.ca

Sat, 2014-10-18 15:33

CBC.ca

ISIS in Lebanon: Stoking Sunni-Shia tensions
CBC.ca
With all eyes on the Islamic State group's onslaught in Iraq and Syria, a less conspicuous but potentially just as explosive front line with the extremists is emerging in Lebanon, where Lebanese soldiers and Shiite Hezbollah guerrillas are increasingly ...
How ISIS, Jabhat al-Nusra Infiltration In Lebanon Helps Hezbollah, Spreads ...International Business Times
Fars: Moqbel to return Beirut with Iran military aidThe Daily Star
Beyond Iraq and Syria, Lebanon gets pulled into war with Islamic State groupGlobalnews.ca
Arutz Sheva
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Lebanon Pulled Into War With Islamic State Group - ABC News

Sat, 2014-10-18 13:55

ABC News

Lebanon Pulled Into War With Islamic State Group
ABC News
With all eyes on the Islamic State group's onslaught in Iraq and Syria, a less conspicuous but potentially just as explosive front line with the extremists is emerging in Lebanon, where Lebanese soldiers and Shiite Hezbollah guerrillas are increasingly ...
How ISIS, Jabhat al-Nusra Infiltration In Lebanon Helps Hezbollah, Spreads ...International Business Times
Battles against jihadists pose new challenges for HezbollahThe Daily Star
Lebanon 'In the Eye of the Storm,' Now Pulled Into War With Islamic StateThe Epoch Times

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Refugees evacuated after heavy rains flood north Lebanon - The Daily Star

Sat, 2014-10-18 10:41

The Daily Star

Refugees evacuated after heavy rains flood north Lebanon
The Daily Star
TRIPOLI, Lebanon: Hundreds of Syrian refugees had to be evacuated Saturday morning from informal settlements in north Lebanon due to heavy floods, which also destroyed a bridge in the northern region. On its Twitter account, the Lebanese Red Cross ...

Lebanon's Arabic Press Digest - Oct. 18, 2014 - The Daily Star

Sat, 2014-10-18 10:16

The Daily Star

Lebanon's Arabic Press Digest - Oct. 18, 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. Confrontation with the soldiers' killers to escalate, March 14 to ...

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