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Minor earthquake hits Lebanon - The Daily Star

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Minor earthquake hits Lebanon
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: A mild earthquake was felt in Lebanon overnight, particularly in the north and east of the country, with no reported damage. According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, a 4.1 magnitude quake shook Lebanon at 11:50 p.m. ...

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France and Saudis 'finalising' $3bn Lebanon arms deal - Middle East Eye

7 hours 48 min ago

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France and Saudis 'finalising' $3bn Lebanon arms deal
Middle East Eye
France and Saudi Arabia are close to signing a $3 billion arms deal for Lebanon, the Elysee Palace said late Monday following talks between President Francois Hollande and the Saudi crown prince. The deal 'is being finalised', according an aide to the ...
France and Saudis 'finalizing' $3B Lebanon arms dealThe Daily Star
France and Saudis 'finalising' $3bn Lebanon arms deal: officialYahoo News
France and Saudi Arabia finalizing $3b. arms deal with LebanonJerusalem Post

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Lebanon's Arabic press digest – Sept. 2, 2014 - The Daily Star

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Lebanon's Arabic press digest – Sept. 2, 2014
The Daily Star
An-Nahar has learned that the March 14 coalition held a nighttime meeting on the eve of an 11th parliamentary session to elect a new president for Lebanon Tuesday. March 14 is expected to launch a new initiative on the stalled presidential election ...

Lebanon woman killed in early morning crash - The Register-Guard

13 hours 6 min ago

Lebanon woman killed in early morning crash
The Register-Guard
A Lebanon woman, Bethany Leanne Wilson, 27, was killed in a one-car accident early this morning, Oregon State Police said. A citizen came across the crash scene west of Lebanon, on the south side Highway 34 near Denny School Road, about 3:50 a.m., ...
Fatal accident west of LebanonCorvallis Gazette Times
Woman dies in rollover crash on Highway 34 just west of LebanonKVAL
Lebanon woman killed in early morning Labor Day accidentAlbany Democrat Herald (blog)
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Italian senator to begin visit to Lebanon - The Daily Star

Tue, 2014-09-02 01:00

Italian senator to begin visit to Lebanon
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Nicola Latorre, president of the Defense Commission of the Italian Senate, begins a visit to Lebanon Tuesday, a statement by the Italian Embassy in Beirut said. During his trip, the Italian senator will meet Speaker Nabih Berri, Deputy-Prime ...

Lebanon celebrates the humble bat - The Daily Star

Tue, 2014-09-02 00:18

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Lebanon celebrates the humble bat
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: The Mount Lebanon city of Aley Monday celebrated International Bat Night, a global initiative to spread awareness about the nocturnal animal's importance in the ecological system, according to the National News Agency. Animal Encounter, a local ...

Lebanon army gets body of soldier 'beheaded by IS' - BBC News

Mon, 2014-09-01 20:07

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Lebanon army gets body of soldier 'beheaded by IS'
BBC News
The Lebanese army has received the remains of a missing solider believed to have been beheaded by militants from Islamic State (IS). Officials said the body of Sgt Ali Sayyed was handed over to the Lebanese Red Cross outside Arsal, a north-eastern town ...
Military Hospital receives body of beheaded soldierThe Daily Star
Lebanon/IS: Soldier Beheading a War Crime if ConfirmedHuman Rights Watch
Lebanon mulls swapping prisoners for captured troopswww.worldbulletin.net

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The disappeared, or Lebanon's inability to face its Civil War history - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-09-01 14:54

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The disappeared, or Lebanon's inability to face its Civil War history
The Daily Star
His story, like theirs, is one of abject sadness for families who find themselves in a painful purgatory – unable to lose hope, and unable to hope for the best. Theirs is also a story about a Lebanon unable to grapple with its Civil War history – a ...

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Protests across Lebanon over missing soldiers - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-09-01 13:28

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Protests across Lebanon over missing soldiers
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Families blocked roads across Lebanon in a bid to press the government to work to release their relatives held by militants groups from Syria. Security sources said angry protesters erected sand mounds and parked cars in the middle of main ...

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Salam: Lebanon's struggle against terrorism just beginning - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-09-01 13:21

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Salam: Lebanon's struggle against terrorism just beginning
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Lebanon's struggle against terrorism will not be over soon, Prime Minister Tammam Salam warned Monday, while stressing that electing a president and strengthening the state were top priorities. “The battle against terrorism is still at its ...
Salam Calls for 'Full Mobilization' to Combat TerrorismNaharnet
Salam: Battle against terrorism still in early stagesiloubnan.info

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Lebanon's Arabic press digest – Sept. 1 2014 - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-09-01 10:01

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Lebanon's Arabic press digest – Sept. 1 2014
The Daily Star
18-22 for talks with his Russian counterpart as well as security officials to discuss the purchase of weapons as part of the $1 billion Saudi grant for Lebanon's security forces. Sources said Lebanese Army commander Gen. Jean Kahwagi, in turn, had held ...

Lebanon mulls prisoner exchange deal - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-09-01 07:55

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Lebanon mulls prisoner exchange deal
The Daily Star
Mario Abou Zeid, of the Carnegie Middle East Center, said that Nusra's more cooperative approach was due to the fact that it enjoyed more sympathizers and connections among Lebanon's hard-line Sunni community, “whereas the Sunni community in ...
ISIS militants behead kidnapped soldier from LebanonNew York Daily News
Islamist gains prompt US to send arms to LebanonJerusalem Post
US weapons land in Lebanon for Islamic S...Washington Times
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Police blotter: Lebanon man arrested for assault - Lebanon Daily News

Mon, 2014-09-01 05:41

Police blotter: Lebanon man arrested for assault
Lebanon Daily News
East Hanover Townshipm>> Pennsylvania State Police at Lickdale arrested a 45-year-old Lebanon man in simple assailt after an incident in East Hanover Township early Saturday morning. Police said officers responded to a domestic dispute at 112 ...

Hezbollah: ISIS wants Lebanon - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-09-01 00:11

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Hezbollah: ISIS wants Lebanon
The Daily Star
“If there is an increasing global interest in forming an international-regional alliance to confront takfiri groups,” he said, “those eager to [safeguard] Lebanon should be even more progressive by forming this front, through which Lebanon's diversity ...
While Holding Lebanon hostage, Hezbollah Slams ISIS for Designs on CountryTheTower.org
No American Arms for Lebanon To Fight ISIS until Civil Rights for PalestiniansOpEdNews
No American Arms For Lebanon Until Civil Rights For Palestinians - OpEdEurasia Review
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Lebanon official urges punishment for ISIS flag burning - JURIST

Sun, 2014-08-31 20:15

JURIST

Lebanon official urges punishment for ISIS flag burning
JURIST
[JURIST] Lebanon's Minister of Justice [official website] on Saturday called for the "sternest punishments" to the individuals in Beirut who burned the flags of the militant groups the Islamic State of Iraq (ISIS) and the Al-Nusra Front. It is reported ...
Nusra warns Lebanon's Christians against following AounThe Daily Star

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Siniora: Future Movement stands with Lebanon against extremism - The Daily Star

Sun, 2014-08-31 13:52

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Siniora: Future Movement stands with Lebanon against extremism
The Daily Star
Signed in 2012 by rival political leaders who met at Baabda Palace, the declaration stated that Lebanon should be distanced from regional crises. The pact's significance was that it announced a unified Lebanese opinion against engaging in the Syrian war.

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Nusra warns Lebanon's Christians against following Aoun - The Daily Star

Sun, 2014-08-31 12:19

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Nusra warns Lebanon's Christians against following Aoun
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: The Nusra Front warned Lebanon's Christians Sunday that the Free Patriotic Movement leader, MP Michel Aoun, was leading the sect into war with Sunnis with the aim of becoming president. “He seeks to drag you into war with the Sunni people,” the ...

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Claremont OKs Transfer of Sawtooth Building to Lebanon Nonprofit - Valley News

Sun, 2014-08-31 08:31

Claremont OKs Transfer of Sawtooth Building to Lebanon Nonprofit
Valley News
Claremont — The City Council has unanimously approved the transfer of the Sawtooth building, which is attached to the parking garage at the corner of Main and Central streets, to Twin State MakerSpaces, a Lebanon nonprofit that plans to redevelop the ...

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Lebanon - Lebanon Daily News

Sun, 2014-08-31 06:12

Lebanon
Lebanon Daily News
Kathryn L. and Guy J. Stoever to Victor F. Guisbert and Kautar Chfifig, 22 Guilford St., $52,000. Redevelopment Authority of the County of Lebanon to Patricia A. Remlinger, 1015 Orchard Ave., $55,000. Bruce E. Klingler, Sheriff, to Mississippi Land LLC ...

Nusra Front releases five Lebanese troops - The Daily Star

Sat, 2014-08-30 23:39

The Daily Star

Nusra Front releases five Lebanese troops
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Jihadists released four soldiers and one policeman they had captured during bloody clashes with the Lebanese Army in northeast Lebanon earlier in August, the state-run National News Agency reported Saturday night. The NNA said the released ...
ISIS Militants Behead Lebanese Soldier and Hold 18 MoreNew York Times
ISIS militants behead kidnapped soldier from LebanonNew York Daily News
Lebanon army probes 'jihadist beheading of soldier'Yahoo News
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