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French delegation in Lebanon to finalize arms deal - The Daily Star

2 hours 40 min ago

The Daily Star

French delegation in Lebanon to finalize arms deal
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: A large delegation of French officials is in Lebanon to finalize the military equipment to be provided by Paris under a Saudi-financed deal that was signed earlier this month. Local newspaper An-Nahar said the delivery would include two types ...
French Delegation in Lebanon to Finalize Weapons DealNaharnet

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Icon of Arab music Sabah dies in Lebanon - Aljazeera.com

6 hours 22 min ago

Aljazeera.com

Icon of Arab music Sabah dies in Lebanon
Aljazeera.com
"Today, Lebanon lost a legend. Sabah is gone but she remains in our hearts," famed Lebanese pop singer Nancy Ajram said on Twitter. "Her memory will remain in the minds and hearts of millions," she tweeted. Lebanese politician Walid Jumblatt wrote on ...
Lebanese diva Sabah dies at age 87The Daily Star
Arab world's beloved singer Sabah dies at 87U.S. News & World Report

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Lebanon Schools Tight on Space - Valley News

7 hours 27 min ago

Lebanon Schools Tight on Space
Valley News
Lebanon — School officials are weighing options to address a space crunch at the city's elementary schools, primarily at the Hanover Street School. Though nothing has been finalized, officials discussed a range of options for addressing the school's ...

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Mt. Lebanon schools report praises academic outcomes - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

7 hours 31 min ago

Mt. Lebanon schools report praises academic outcomes
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Mt. Lebanon students continue to perform at a high level, according to the district's annual student academic outcomes report, as presented at last week's school board meeting. The report addresses results of academic testing and school performance ...

Master plan an uphill climb for Lebanon Valley Bike Coalition - Lebanon Daily News

12 hours 29 min ago

Lebanon Daily News

Master plan an uphill climb for Lebanon Valley Bike Coalition
Lebanon Daily News
In the past, the LVBC has spent most of it energy working with the Lebanon County Metropolitan Planning Organization — a committee headed by the Lebanon County commissioners that includes municipal, county, state and federal transportation planners ...

Dialogue key to reaching Lebanon presidential consensus: Future bloc - The Daily Star

Wed, 2014-11-26 01:16

The Daily Star

Dialogue key to reaching Lebanon presidential consensus: Future bloc
The Daily Star
This comprehensive initiative would resolve Lebanon's stalemate and may make way for a “new experience” between Lebanon's rival factions when it comes to addressing current difficulties, the statement said. The initiative could even possibly solve ...

Flight of Iraqi Christians into Lebanon persists - The Daily Star

Wed, 2014-11-26 01:15

The Daily Star

Flight of Iraqi Christians into Lebanon persists
The Daily Star
The flight of Iraqi Christians into Lebanon continues – the families in this house arrived in Lebanon in early October after two months as internal refugees in the Kurdish capital of Irbil. While the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees projects that ...
No Letup in Flight of Iraqi Christians Into LebanonAINA (press release)

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'Notorious' Bulgarian Captagon cook busted in Lebanon - The Daily Star

Tue, 2014-11-25 21:34

The Daily Star

'Notorious' Bulgarian Captagon cook busted in Lebanon
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Lebanon's Central Narcotics Bureau has busted a drug ring in Lebanon that employed a Bulgarian chemist to cook Captagon pills for the purpose of exporting them to the Gulf, police said Tuesday. An Internal Security Forces statement said that ...
Drug ring smashed in LebanonShanghai Daily (subscription)
Lebanese Police Arrests 'Dangerous' Bulgarian Drug ExpertNovinite.com

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Pro-Hezbollah Singer Detained in Lebanon Over Song - ABC News

Tue, 2014-11-25 16:41

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Pro-Hezbollah Singer Detained in Lebanon Over Song
ABC News
Lebanese authorities have detained a pro-Hezbollah singer over some of his songs, including one that calls Saudi Arabia a "terrorist," judicial officials and his father said Tuesday. Ali Barakat became known last year after releasing songs related to ...
Saudi envoy supports dialogue if benefits LebanonThe Daily Star
Pro-Hezbollah Singer Arrested for Incitement in LebanonThe Jewish Press
Singers rile authorities in Lebanon and Israeli24news
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Thoughts from Monday's hoops scrimmage between Steel-High and Lebanon - PennLive.com

Tue, 2014-11-25 14:39

Thoughts from Monday's hoops scrimmage between Steel-High and Lebanon
PennLive.com
All of that hardware was earned in just seven seasons, too. While Monday night's scrimmage against a feisty Lebanon side was merely the Rollers' first look against an unfamiliar opponent since preseason practice began early last week, a few things ...

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Lebanon to shut down six dairies for health violations - The Daily Star

Tue, 2014-11-25 13:55

The Daily Star

Lebanon to shut down six dairies for health violations
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Lebanon's Economy Minister Alain Hakim has announced the closure of half a dozen dairy plants for food safety violations. Hakim, in remarks to local daily As-Safir, said Laqlouk, Qaisar, Masabki, Center Jdita, Chtaura products and Hawa Dairy ...

The PFLP-GC in Lebanon: a timeline - The Daily Star

Tue, 2014-11-25 01:21

The Daily Star

The PFLP-GC in Lebanon: a timeline
The Daily Star
While the PFLP-GC generally ceased operations against Israel from southern Lebanon in the 1980s, the group continues to spur tensions in Lebanon with its unabashed support of the Syrian regime, leading it to engage with Syrian rebel and militant groups ...

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Lebanon braces for new storm - The Daily Star

Tue, 2014-11-25 01:18

The Daily Star

Lebanon braces for new storm
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Starting Tuesday, Lebanon will be hit by another major storm that will continue until Thursday afternoon, according to the Meteorological Department at the Rafik Hariri International Airport. The thunderstorm will get stronger starting in the ...

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The Palestinians of Lebanon; a life of curtailed rights and limited opportunities - Middle East Monitor

Mon, 2014-11-24 18:47

Middle East Monitor

The Palestinians of Lebanon; a life of curtailed rights and limited opportunities
Middle East Monitor
The Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, like all refugee camps, were built to be temporary. Palestinians escaping the violence that preceded and ensued the establishment of the State of Israel hoped they would return to their homeland in the not so ...

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2 Syrian refugee babies die of cold in east Lebanon - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-11-24 18:00

The Daily Star

2 Syrian refugee babies die of cold in east Lebanon
The Daily Star
The two deaths occurred as Lebanon witnessed a weekend rain and snow storm that cut off roads in the mountains. The medics cautioned that cases of pneumonia and respiratory problems are expected to rise among Syrian refugees in the absence of ...
Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceCarnegie Endowment for International Peace
2 Syrian refugee infants die of cold in LebanonAl-Shorfa
Two Syrian refugee babies freeze to death in LebanonPress TV
Naharnet -Business Insider
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Agriculture minister inaugurates project to plant 1M trees in south Lebanon - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-11-24 14:33

The Daily Star

Agriculture minister inaugurates project to plant 1M trees in south Lebanon
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb inaugurated Monday a project that aims to plant 1 million trees in south Lebanon. The project will “bolster the culture of forestation in the south and increasing the green areas,” the minister said. The ...

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Lebanon General Security chief says hostage negotiations ongoing - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-11-24 12:28

The Daily Star

Lebanon General Security chief says hostage negotiations ongoing
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Negotiations aimed at securing the release of captive soldiers and policemen held by jihadist militants on Lebanon's border with Syria are ongoing with the help of a Qatari-appointed mediator, Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim, head of General Security, ...

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West Lebanon Church's Interfaith Service Speaks to All - Valley News

Mon, 2014-11-24 08:31

West Lebanon Church's Interfaith Service Speaks to All
Valley News
From left, Rev. Clare Overlander, of the West Lebanon Congregational Church, Sharif A. Rosen, the Muslim and multi-faith director of the Tucker Foundation at Dartmouth, and Rabbi Edward S. Boraz, of the Upper Valley Jewish Community, walk out after an ...

Family homeless after fire on Park Avenue, Lebanon - Lebanon Daily News

Mon, 2014-11-24 03:55

Lebanon Daily News

Family homeless after fire on Park Avenue, Lebanon
Lebanon Daily News
Lebanon city firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze that started in the upper floor of a duplex in the 300 block of Park Avenue late Sunday afternoon. City firefighters were dispatched to 313 Park Ave., just a block south of the Good Samaritan Hospital ...

North Pole comes to Lebanon with 40000 Christmas lights - Lebanon Daily News

Mon, 2014-11-24 02:54

Lebanon Daily News

North Pole comes to Lebanon with 40000 Christmas lights
Lebanon Daily News
Justin Smith calls it a passion. It's official name is Lebanon's North Pole, located at 2090 New St., where more than 40,000 LED Christmas lights will greet visitors. Smith, wife Tracy and friend Steve Gill installed the lights, and the display will be ...