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Lebanon to launch refugee crisis response plan - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-12-15 12:27

The Daily Star

Lebanon to launch refugee crisis response plan
The Daily Star
Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas and Ross Mountain, the U.N. resident coordinator in Lebanon, will discuss the plan at a meeting held at the Grand Serail in Downtown Beirut under the auspices of Prime Minister Tammam Salam and in the presence of ...
Lebanon Counts The Cost Of ConflictGulf Business News
'We didn't have the money': agency running out of funds for SyriaThe National

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Mount Lebanon water main breaks near post office - WTAE Pittsburgh

Mon, 2014-12-15 03:00

Mount Lebanon water main breaks near post office
WTAE Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH —Water was gushing from an 8-inch water main that broke Sunday morning in Mount Lebanon. Related. Perryopolis officer killed in Fayette County crash · Blue Jackets edge short-handed Penguins in SO · South Fayette football repeats as ...
Water main break floods Mt. Lebanon parking lotWPXI Pittsburgh
Crews repair Mt. Lebanon water main breakTribune-Review

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France pushing for election of consensus president - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-12-15 01:14

The Daily Star

France pushing for election of consensus president
The Daily Star
France, out of its commitment to protect Lebanon's independence, sovereignty and free decision-making, is determined to push for the election of a consensus president as the only way to end the deadlock that has left the country without a head of state ...

Nusra, ISIS appoint new Lebanon hostage mediator: report - The Daily Star

Sun, 2014-12-14 16:27

The Daily Star

Nusra, ISIS appoint new Lebanon hostage mediator: report
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: The kidnappers of Lebanon's 25 captive soldiers and policemen have appointed a new mediator to conduct negotiations with the government, Al-Jadeed television reported Sunday. The channel, citing unnamed sources, said the Nusra Front and ...
Families of captive Lebanese soldiers stage protest in BeirutPress TV
Lebanese Families of 25 Captured Servicemen Held by IS Rally Against GovtSputnik International

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Israel began stealing Lebanon's oil 7 years ago: Hezbollah MP - The Daily Star

Sun, 2014-12-14 14:55

The Daily Star

Israel began stealing Lebanon's oil 7 years ago: Hezbollah MP
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Israel has been dipping into Lebanon's offshore oil and gas reserves for years, Hezbollah MP Nawwaf Musawi warned Sunday, days after Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri made a similar statement. “The Israeli enemy had started drilling for oil more ...
Israel dipping into Lebanon's oil, gas reserves: MPPress TV
Authorities Seek to Revive Oil Exploration after Drop in International InterestNaharnet

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Northeast Lebanon gunmen release Arsal resident - The Daily Star

Sun, 2014-12-14 14:12

The Daily Star

Northeast Lebanon gunmen release Arsal resident
The Daily Star
Baalbek, Lebanon: A man abducted Friday on his way to the northeastern town of Arsal has been freed, a security source told The Daily Star Sunday. The source said Arsal resident Hasan Ezzeddine, abducted by gunmen in the nearby rival town of Bazzalieh, ...
Kidnap victim released in Lebanon's ArsalAl-Bawaba

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Army arrests 3 terror suspects in north Lebanon raids - The Daily Star

Sun, 2014-12-14 13:02

The Daily Star

Army arrests 3 terror suspects in north Lebanon raids
The Daily Star
Army arrests 3 terror suspects in north Lebanon raids. File - Lebanese Army soldiers during the crackdown on Islamist gunmen in Tripoli, north Lebanon. (REUTERS/Omar Ibrahim). Connect; Tweet; RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. The Daily Star. BEIRUT: ...
Three suspected militants arrested in n. Lebanon raidAl-Bawaba

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Veteran politician: Legalize marijuana in Lebanon - Al-Arabiya

Sun, 2014-12-14 07:19

Al-Arabiya

Veteran politician: Legalize marijuana in Lebanon
Al-Arabiya
Lebanon's outspoken Druze leader Walid Jumblatt, long famed for his blunt manner and role as Lebanon's kingmaker, became an instant must-follow after opening a Twitter account. (File photo: AFP) ...
Jumblatt in joint statement: legalise hash in LebanonYahoo News
Lebanon's Druze leader tweets: Time to legalize potHaaretz

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Lebanon Counts The Cost Of Conflict - Live Trading News

Sun, 2014-12-14 06:08

Live Trading News

Lebanon Counts The Cost Of Conflict
Live Trading News
But while Lebanon's humanitarian effort and generosity towards its neighbour should be commended, it has come at a heavy price. The World Bank (WB) estimates that the Syrian refugee crisis will cost Lebanon around $7.5-B in lost economic activity ...
Kuwait's KRCS launches winter aid campaign for Syrian refugeesKuwait News Agency
Kuwait- KRCS delivers more aid to Syrian refugeesMENAFN.COM

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Lebanon should legalise Marijuana cultivation Druze leader says - Telegraph.co.uk

Sun, 2014-12-14 05:54

Telegraph.co.uk

Lebanon should legalise Marijuana cultivation Druze leader says
Telegraph.co.uk
According to cannabis growers in Lebanon, the conflict in Syria has turned the state's attention away from the problem at home and boosted traffic with the border now less secure. Farmers say demand has risen by more than 50 percent since 2012, the ...

UN deputy headed to Beirut to launch refugee response plan - The Daily Star

Sat, 2014-12-13 14:13

The Daily Star

UN deputy headed to Beirut to launch refugee response plan
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson will arrive in Beirut Saturday evening for a four-day visit to attend the launch of the Lebanon response plan for the Syrian refugee crisis. According to the U.N., Eliasson will take part in ...
Lebanon PM calls Syrian FM's visit an embarrassment to LebanonYa Libnan
Syrian Women Displaced By War Make Tragedy Of 'Antigone' Their OwnNPR (blog)

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Army arrests 8 in north Lebanon raids: NNA - The Daily Star

Sat, 2014-12-13 14:13

The Daily Star

Army arrests 8 in north Lebanon raids: NNA
The Daily Star
December 2014. BEIRUT. The Daily Star. Navigate. Home; News. Lebanon News · Middle East · World. Business. Local · Regional · International. Opinion. Editorial · Columnist · Commentary · Sports · Football · Motor Sports · Tennis · Basketball · Other ...

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Gemayel in rare visit to south Lebanon - The Daily Star

Sat, 2014-12-13 12:09

The Daily Star

Gemayel in rare visit to south Lebanon
The Daily Star
MARJAYOUN, Lebanon: In a rare visit to south Lebanon, head of the Kataeb Party Amine Gemayel expressed hope Saturday that intra-Lebanese dialogue would lead to the election of a new president, saying his party maintained open, continuous contact ...

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Local Roundup: Bishop Brady Spoils Lebanon Girls' Home Opener - Valley News

Sat, 2014-12-13 08:11

Valley News

Local Roundup: Bishop Brady Spoils Lebanon Girls' Home Opener
Valley News
Lebanon — It wasn't the way the Lebanon High girls basketball team wanted to christen the new-look Lang Metcalf Gym. The Raiders shot poorly from both the floor and the free throw line in a season-opening 36-29 loss to Bishop Brady, played on polished ...

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Lebanon snaps Manheim Twp.'s 64-game LL League girls' basketball winning ... - PennLive.com

Sat, 2014-12-13 04:57

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Lebanon snaps Manheim Twp.'s 64-game LL League girls' basketball winning ...
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Manheim Twp. brought a 64-game L-L winning streak to Lebanon on Friday night for its league crossover opener against Lebanon. And the Cedars snapped the Streaks' impressive four-year run with a 56-44 win, as Lebanon opened defense of its Section 2 ...
Lebanon pulls away from visiting Manheim TownshipLancasterOnline
Manheim Twp. knocks off previously undefeated Lebanon: Friday night's ...PennLive.com
BOYS BASKETBALL: Lebanon falls at home to Manheim TownshipGameTimePA

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EU announces completion of Lebanon tax reform - The Daily Star

Sat, 2014-12-13 01:23

The Daily Star

EU announces completion of Lebanon tax reform
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: The European Union announced Friday the completion of a project to modernize Lebanon's tax administration after nearly two years of cooperation between the French and Lebanese Finance departments. The 1.85 million euro EU-funded project ...

Sacrifice for Lebanon - The Daily Star

Sat, 2014-12-13 01:14

The Daily Star

Sacrifice for Lebanon
The Daily Star
But it seems as if Lebanon's political leaders – particularly those holding up any progress on the presidential front – are behaving like petulant children, determined to get their own way, at whatever cost. It should be a cause for embarrassment that ...
Renewed calls for negotiations over vacant Lebanese presidencyAsharq Alawsat English

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Seeking revenge will only take Lebanon backwards - Al-Arabiya

Fri, 2014-12-12 22:58

Seeking revenge will only take Lebanon backwards
Al-Arabiya
These militias control Lebanon from outside our borders and lead the soldiers' families to close roads and paralyze life in the capital and other areas because they desire to incite strife. There's a foreign will manipulating us and the Syrian aspect ...

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Lebanon detains ISIS commander's sister-in-law - The Daily Star

Fri, 2014-12-12 21:06

The Daily Star

Lebanon detains ISIS commander's sister-in-law
The Daily Star
ARSAL, Lebanon: The sister-in-law of ISIS commander Anas Sharkas, better known by his nom de guerre Abu Ali al-Shishani, has been arrested in the Bekaa Valley, her husband told The Daily Star Friday. Mohammad Sharkas, brother of Abu Ali al-Shishani, ...
Lebanon continues the arrest campaign of militants /relativesYa Libnan
ISIS Calls on Terrorists to Attack LebanonAINA (press release)

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