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Israel Arrests Arab Journalist Over Lebanon Visit - ABC News

4 hours 22 min ago

Israel Arrests Arab Journalist Over Lebanon Visit
ABC News
Although Lebanon bars Israeli citizens from entering, the Shin Bet said Palestinian officials in the West Bank gave Kayyal Palestinian travel documents that allowed him to enter Lebanon. Kayyal was arrested last Saturday at the Israeli border on ...

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Date set to elect Lebanon president - Press TV

5 hours 15 min ago

Press TV

Date set to elect Lebanon president
Press TV
Lebanon's parliament speaker has called on lawmakers to convene on April 23 to elect the country's new president as former military chief, Samir Geagea, will likely capture the post. The announcement on Wednesday by Nabih Berri comes as the Lebanese ...
Session to elect Lebanon president on April 23Washington Post

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GlaxoSmithKline says it is investigating bribery claims in Jordan and Lebanon - The Guardian

8 hours 2 min ago

The Guardian

GlaxoSmithKline says it is investigating bribery claims in Jordan and Lebanon
The Guardian
GlaxoSmithKline, the UK's largest drug firm, is investigating claims that its staff in Jordan and Lebanon have bribed doctors. The inquiry comes after separate allegations of unscrupulous behaviour by staff in China, Iraq and Poland, with the last two ...
Glaxo Investigating Bribery Claims in Jordan and LebanonWall Street Journal
GSK says investigating claims of bribery in Jordan, LebanonReuters UK
GlaxoSmithKline Bribery Probe Extended to Jordan and LebanonInternational Business Times UK
Telegraph.co.uk -iNVEZZ -Naharnet
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Lebanon man arrested after 100 mph pursuit - Albany Democrat Herald

8 hours 17 min ago

Lebanon man arrested after 100 mph pursuit
Albany Democrat Herald
A Lebanon man was arrested Wednesday morning after leading police in a pursuit that topped 100 mph, according to the Lebanon Police Department. Paul George Wyckhuyse, 31, was lodged in the Linn County Jail on charges of felony attempt to elude, ...
Lebanon man arrested after allegedly driving 100 mph on Highway 34The Register-Guard

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Lebanon's Arabic press digest - Apr. 17, 2014 - The Daily Star

9 hours 11 min ago

The Daily Star

Lebanon's Arabic press digest - Apr. 17, 2014
The Daily Star
Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt told As-Safir that he will not reveal the favorite candidate for the presidency before Wednesday's session to elect a new president for Lebanon. "Whoever wants to know who I will vote for has to wait ...
Lebanon: Geagea reveals platform amid Gemayel candidacy rumorsAsharq Alawsat English
Report: Gemayel to Announce Candidacy this WeekNaharnet
Marouni: Gemayel anticipated candidate for presidential electionsiloubnan.info

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Lebanon Council Approves Flood Repairs - Valley News

9 hours 38 min ago

Lebanon Council Approves Flood Repairs
Valley News
The slate of eight projects the council approved Wednesday includes repairs to Storrs Hill, a fix for a West Lebanon sewer main, improvements to swales, slopes and the runway at the airport, as well as reconstruction of Slayton Hill Road and Dulac Street.

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Police blotter, 4/16: Lebanon man injured in Route 72 crash in Union Township - Lebanon Daily News

Thu, 2014-04-17 02:35

Lebanon Democrat

Police blotter, 4/16: Lebanon man injured in Route 72 crash in Union Township
Lebanon Daily News
A Lebanon man was injured in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Route 72 south of Lickdale Road in Union Township. William F. Manning, 73, was being treated in the Hershey Medical Center emergency department late Wednesday afternoon, ...
Wilson County Most Wanted and Sheriff's Reports for April 16Lebanon Democrat

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Fire destroys chips factory in east Lebanon - The Daily Star

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:32

The Daily Star

Fire destroys chips factory in east Lebanon
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: A huge fire that erupted Wednesday at a chips factory in east Lebanon completely destroyed the building, with no casualties reported, security sources told The Daily Star. The Masters Chips factory in the Zahle town of Ferzol burned to the ...

Parliament to Elect Lebanon President on April 23 - ABC News

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:01

Parliament to Elect Lebanon President on April 23
ABC News
According to Lebanon's sectarian-based power-sharing system, the president must be a Maronite Christian, the prime minister a Sunni Muslim and the parliament speaker a Shiite Muslim. Politicians have clashed over who should take the role after the ...

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Tripoli, Lebanon is microcosm of toxic Syria war - gulfnews.com

Wed, 2014-04-16 13:59

gulfnews.com

Tripoli, Lebanon is microcosm of toxic Syria war
gulfnews.com
Tripoli, Lebanon: For two weeks now, the rifles have been silent along Syria Street in Lebanon's Tripoli, an area shot up so often that even memorial posters of men killed just a few months ago are speckled with bullet holes. Soldiers patrol quiet ...
Information Warfare: Hezbollah And The Three Front WarStrategy Page

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Lebanon Woman, 65, Discovers Weight Lifting at the Right Time - Valley News

Wed, 2014-04-16 07:15

Lebanon Woman, 65, Discovers Weight Lifting at the Right Time
Valley News
Jane Higgins, 65, of Lebanon, sets up for a clean and jerk lift during her work out in the CCBA Witherell Center weight room Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Higgins recently set two records in her age group at the national masters weight lifting meet in ...

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Rivers could flood Lebanon, other parts of New Hampshire - WMUR Manchester

Wed, 2014-04-16 06:39

WMUR Manchester

Rivers could flood Lebanon, other parts of New Hampshire
WMUR Manchester
MORNING AND WHEN DOES IT CLEAR OUT? WE'LL TAKE A LOOK AT ALL THAT IN A FEW MINUTES. A NUMBER COMMUNITIES ARE ON FLOOD WATCH TONIGHT, AMONG THEM LEBANON, WHERE RIVERS WILL BE GETTING REGULAR SPOT ...
West Lebanon Plazas Spared From FloodingValley News

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Lebanon to curb flow of Syrian refugees: Machnouk - The Daily Star

Wed, 2014-04-16 00:16

The Daily Star

Lebanon to curb flow of Syrian refugees: Machnouk
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: The government is seeking to reduce the number of Syrian refugees entering the country, Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Tuesday, warning that the Syrians constituted 27 percent of Lebanon's population. Machnouk's warning comes as ...
Lebanon concerned over inflow of Syria refugeesPress TV
Syrian refugees in Lebanon lose everything in a fire but just rebuildUNHCR (press release)
Beirut: At least 27% of Lebanon's population is Syrian refugeesAl-Bawaba
Ya Libnan
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Under fire - The Economist (blog)

Tue, 2014-04-15 09:02

Under fire
The Economist (blog)
But the Lebanese authorities increasingly talk of the need to “fight terrorism”, encouraged by foreign governments including America, France, Britain, the UAE and Saudi Arabia, who do not want to see Lebanon destabilised by Syria's war. Some donors ...

Syrian army seizes towns near Lebanon border - Aljazeera.com

Mon, 2014-04-14 20:44

The Daily Star

Syrian army seizes towns near Lebanon border
Aljazeera.com
The regime has prioritised capturing the area to protect the highway linking Damascus to Homs that runs through the region, as well as to sever rebel supply lines across the border with Lebanon. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which ...
Syrian army seizes ancient Christian town near Lebanon borderReuters
Lebanon News Three Al-Manar staff killed in SyriaThe Daily Star
Assad forces seize two villages near Lebanon borderHaaretz

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Lebanon objects to Arab League final statement - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-04-14 17:49

The Daily Star

Lebanon objects to Arab League final statement
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Foreign Affairs Minister Gebran Bassil Monday voiced his country's reservation and opposition to a recent resolution by the Arab League that he said failed to mention the Palestinian right of return, a crucial item for Lebanon. During a news ...

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Syrian army seizes towns near Lebanon border - Aljazeera.com

Mon, 2014-04-14 13:51

Aljazeera.com

Syrian army seizes towns near Lebanon border
Aljazeera.com
Syrian government troops seized two towns, one of them an ancient Christian hamlet north of Damascus, as part of the military's relentless offensive along the rugged frontier with Lebanon, state media and activists said. Syria's state news agency said ...
Syrian forces take rebel town near Lebanon borderSTLtoday.com
Assad forces seize two villages near Lebanon borderHaaretz

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Army demands camp hand over shooting suspect - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-04-14 13:15

The Daily Star

Army demands camp hand over shooting suspect
The Daily Star
SIDON, Lebanon: The Lebanese Army Monday blocked roads leading to the Palestinian refugee camp of Bass in the southern town of Tyre, demanding the handover of a shooting suspect. The military tightened its cordon around the camp, blocking its ...

Lebanon, Jordan to coordinate on refugee crisis - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-04-14 12:24

The Daily Star

Lebanon, Jordan to coordinate on refugee crisis
The Daily Star
The minister will also hold talks Wednesday with Jordanian Foreign Affairs Minister Naser Joudeh to "coordinate each country's stance on the political level with regards to the Syrian crisis," the state-run agency said. The number of refugees in ...

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Lebanon's Arabic press digest - Apr. 14, 2014 - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-04-14 09:54

The Daily Star

Lebanon's Arabic press digest - Apr. 14, 2014
The Daily Star
Lebanon's Arabic press digest - Apr. 14, 2014. April 14, 2014 09:55 AM (Last updated: April 14, 2014 11:47 AM). The Daily Star. A+, A-. The following are a selection of stories from Lebanese newspapers that may be of interest to Daily Star readers. The ...

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