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In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps - Aljazeera.com

1 hour 25 min ago

Aljazeera.com

In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Aljazeera.com
As they walk through the Shatila refugee camp in Beirut with a stampede of children at their feet, Kevin, Geraldine, Francoise and Virginie sing and smile at the incredulous locals. These Belgian clowns are in Lebanon for a month to play for Syrian ...
What Syrian Child Refugees 'Working The Streets' In Lebanon Really MeansHuffington Post

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Bringing them home - to Lebanon - SBS

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SBS

Bringing them home - to Lebanon
SBS
"My message to the Lebanese in Lebanon, it says, 'People smugglers are going to take your money, you're going to be putting your life at risk crossing the ocean, and you're going to end up in indefinite detention because of Australian policy. And if ...

Gay rights in Lebanon: The good, the bad and the ugly - Index On Censorship

3 hours 46 min ago

Gay rights in Lebanon: The good, the bad and the ugly
Index On Censorship
While walking the streets of the upscale downtown district of Beirut, or sipping cocktails in one of El-Hamra's bustling bars, one could easily forget that Lebanon is a country where civil liberties are still in debate. Article 534 of the Lebanese ...

Lebanon's Arabic press digest - Apr. 24, 2014 - The Daily Star

6 hours 25 min ago

The Daily Star

Lebanon's Arabic press digest - Apr. 24, 2014
The Daily Star
During Wednesday's parliamentary session to elect a new president for Lebanon, the use of blank votes by a large parliamentary bloc proved the best way to face an opponent who has insisted on the need to participate in the first round of elections ...

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Most Wanted and Sheriff's Reports for April 24, 2014 - Lebanon Democrat

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Lebanon Democrat

Most Wanted and Sheriff's Reports for April 24, 2014
Lebanon Democrat
Kevin Duane Moore, 44, of Lebanon, was charged with public drunkenness. Brian Anthony Morris, 25, of Lebanon, was charged with probation violation. Courtney Lynn Pignone, 30, of Mt. Juliet, was charged with probation violation and failure to appear.

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Friends of Historic Lebanon dinner date set - Lebanon Democrat

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Friends of Historic Lebanon dinner date set
Lebanon Democrat
Friends of Historic Lebanon dinner date set. Historic Lebanon, a local nonprofit, will hold its annual Friends of Historic Lebanon Membership Dinner on May 8 at 6:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church at 304 W. Main St. in Lebanon. Staff Reports. Lebanon.

World Bank: Lebanon's economy still in jeopardy - The Daily Star

Thu, 2014-04-24 00:34

The Daily Star

World Bank: Lebanon's economy still in jeopardy
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: The World Bank says enormous challenges remain for Lebanon, despite the progress made with the formation of a government. “Despite some progress on the political front, spillovers from the Syrian conflict, outstanding political uncertainty, and ...
Central Bank: Riad Salameh Discusses Surviving The TurmoilMarcopolis

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Lebanon parliament fails to elect president - Aljazeera.com

Wed, 2014-04-23 13:19

Aljazeera.com

Lebanon parliament fails to elect president
Aljazeera.com
Lebanese President Michel Suleiman's term ends on May 25 [AP]. Beirut, Lebanon - Lebanon's parliament has failed to elect a new president, in what is set to be a prolonged saga closely linked to Syria's upcoming election in June, political analysts say.
Parliament fails to elect a new presidentThe Daily Star
No winner seen in first round of Lebanon president voteReuters
Lebanon's presidential stalemateAl-Monitor
Middle East Monitor -Ma'an News Agency
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Citizens, like politicians, divided over president - The Daily Star

Wed, 2014-04-23 00:37

The Daily Star

Citizens, like politicians, divided over president
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: With Wednesday's parliamentary presidential election session looming, several Lebanese described to The Daily Star what qualities the next president should embody. As has been the case throughout Lebanon's history, the population is divided ...

Woman breaks taboos, announces candidacy - The Daily Star

Wed, 2014-04-23 00:35

The Daily Star

Woman breaks taboos, announces candidacy
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Nadine Moussa, Lebanon's first female candidate for the presidency, insists that Lebanon needs a “new social contract,” with women holding half of all parliamentary and governmental posts. “I know what Lebanese women are capable of, and I know ...

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Lebanon Sends Aid to Cut-off Village Near Syria - ABC News

Tue, 2014-04-22 14:13

The Daily Star

Lebanon Sends Aid to Cut-off Village Near Syria
ABC News
The army official says the Iranian-backed Lebanese militant Hezbollah group was occasionally blocking the only access road to Tfail, severing it from the rest of Lebanon. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to speak to media.
Security forces gear up for border village rescueThe Daily Star
The Impact of the Syria Conflict on Salafis and Jihadis in LebanonThe Epoch Times
This Week: Syria's Fighting and Spillover Into Lebanon and JordanCouncil on Foreign Relations (blog)
Wall Street Journal (blog) -TheTower.org
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North Lebanon Township pays tribute to former supervisor - Lebanon Daily News

Tue, 2014-04-22 13:58

North Lebanon Township pays tribute to former supervisor
Lebanon Daily News
The North Lebanon Township supervisors opened their meeting Monday night with a silent tribute to the late Ken Artz, a former township supervisor who died last week. Artz, who served 24 years as a supervisor, did not seek re-election in 2013. He ...

17 reasons why Lebanon's got something for everyone - GlobalPost

Tue, 2014-04-22 07:30

GlobalPost

17 reasons why Lebanon's got something for everyone
GlobalPost
4. Cool cave buildings. Tracey Shelton/GlobalPost. It seems ancient Lebanese priests really liked caves. The mountains of Lebanon are dotted with ancient monasteries and churches built into the mountainside that often incorporate cool natural caves.

Man dead in South Lebanon SWAT situation - WLWT Cincinnati

Tue, 2014-04-22 07:10

WLWT Cincinnati

Man dead in South Lebanon SWAT situation
WLWT Cincinnati
Photos. A man with a gun barricaded himself inside a home, leading to a neighborhood shutdown in South Lebanon. Images: South Lebanon standoff · More. A SWAT team had the area around the 4800 block of Lebanon Road blocked off for several hours on ...
SWAT standoff in South Lebanon ends in deathDayton Daily News
Officers shoot, kill suspect in South Lebanon standoffFOX19
Officers shoot, kill suspect to end standoff at South Lebanon homeWCPO
700 WLW -Cincinnati.com -10TV
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Lebanon school board urges state to release Medicaid funds - Lebanon Daily News

Tue, 2014-04-22 04:34

Lebanon school board urges state to release Medicaid funds
Lebanon Daily News
In a 6-2 vote, the Lebanon School Board passed a resolution Monday night urging Gov. Tom Corbett and the state Legislature to pressure the Department of Public Welfare into releasing federal Medicaid funds owed to school districts across the state.

Lebanon's Sufi orders threatened by rise in Salafism - Al-Monitor

Mon, 2014-04-21 22:46

Lebanon's Sufi orders threatened by rise in Salafism
Al-Monitor
There are few sources on Sufism and Sunni Sufi orders in Lebanon. Were it not for some news reports on Sufi ceremonies and video clips on YouTube depicting remembrance sessions and spiritual dances, one would almost think that Sufi orders are ...

Hezbollah Vies to Win Presidential Elections in Lebanon - Arutz Sheva

Mon, 2014-04-21 21:33

Hezbollah Vies to Win Presidential Elections in Lebanon
Arutz Sheva
Lebanon's parliament convenes Wednesday to try to elect a new president without a clear frontrunner in sight because of deep divisions over the Syrian conflict and Hezbollah's arsenal, according to AFP. The conflict next door in Syria has pushed more ...
No end to Lebanon's woesArab News
Lebanon to hold presidential elections, no clear favoriteThe Voice of Russia

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Aoun hesitates as Geagea forges ahead on elections - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-04-21 13:58

The Daily Star

Aoun hesitates as Geagea forges ahead on elections
The Daily Star
We have a serious chance to elect a president who is 'made in Lebanon' seeing as major powers are preoccupied with other affairs,” Geagea said. In comments to Kuwaiti daily As-Seyasah published Monday, Alain Aoun said “It is not likely that [Aoun] will ...
Lebanon: Opinion polls try to influence election outcomegulfnews.com

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Aoun unlikely to announce candidacy by 23: MP - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-04-21 11:10

The Daily Star

Aoun unlikely to announce candidacy by 23: MP
The Daily Star
Lebanon's Parliament is set to convene Wednesday to elect a new president, but so far, only Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea has declared his candidacy for the presidential post. Aoun said he does not expect a president to be elected soon because ...
Lebanon: Opinion polls try to influence election outcomegulfnews.com
Geagea Does Not Fear Security Chaos in Case of Presidential VacuumNaharnet

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Man shot, wounded at Army checkpoint in E. Lebanon - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-04-21 10:38

The Daily Star

Man shot, wounded at Army checkpoint in E. Lebanon
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: A man wanted by the Lebanese authorities was shot and wounded Sunday after opening fire on soldiers manning a checkpoint in east Lebanon, a statement from the military said. Kamal Ezzedine, driving a pickup truck with foreign license plates, ...

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