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All aboard the Lebanon express: Nostalgia and a desperate need could revive ... - The Independent

Mon, 2014-10-20 08:35

The Independent

All aboard the Lebanon express: Nostalgia and a desperate need could revive ...
The Independent
Lebanon hasn't seen a train on its tracks since the last service, shuttling cement to the capital, ceased to run in 1997. Yet the Train and Public Transport ministry still employs 370 people. More than 120 are bus drivers, but many of the remainder ...

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Lebanon girl copes after crash, spinal injury - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Mon, 2014-10-20 07:39

Lebanon girl copes after crash, spinal injury
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
The Lebanon girl, who turns 18 next month, is determined to make those words come true. She knows she has a spinal cord injury that affects her thoracic nerves at the point of her spine her doctors call T-5. She knows at the moment, she can feel ...

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Lebanon pulled into war with ISIS - Al-Arabiya

Mon, 2014-10-20 05:57

Al-Arabiya

Lebanon pulled into war with ISIS
Al-Arabiya
With all eyes on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria group's onslaught in Iraq and Syria, a less conspicuous but potentially just as explosive front line with the extremists is emerging in Lebanon, where Lebanese soldiers and Shiite Hezbollah ...

Analysis / Brazen Hezbollah renews operations along Israel border - Haaretz

Mon, 2014-10-20 05:35

Haaretz

Analysis / Brazen Hezbollah renews operations along Israel border
Haaretz
Hezbollah later announced that the operation was in response to the explosion of an Israeli spy installation that a Hezbollah sapper was trying to dismantle in south Lebanon on September 5. Resolution 1701 (from August 2006) forbids armed Hezbollah ...

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Lebanon drastically limits Syrian refugee entry - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-10-20 04:28

The Daily Star

Lebanon drastically limits Syrian refugee entry
The Daily Star
Lebanon has not totally closed its borders to refugees,” Derbas said in an interview with Voice of Lebanon Sunday. “We are still receiving humanitarian cases, but other reasons for refuge are not being accepted.” “Anyone who passes the Syrian-Lebanese ...
Lebanon sharply limits Syrian refugee entryAl-Arabiya
Lebanon puts brakes on Syrian refugee entryFRANCE 24
Lebanon needs support to cope with Syria refugee burdenFamagusta Gazette
gulfnews.com -Al-Shorfa
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Lebanon plans fundraiser to fight cancer - Springfield News-Leader

Mon, 2014-10-20 02:22

Lebanon plans fundraiser to fight cancer
Springfield News-Leader
The Lebanon Police Department is raising money for the Curry Cancer Center. Its Lighting Up Cancer event will feature the Lebanon city administrator being tased by by a Lebanon police officer. The event will be Thursday at the Cowen Civic Center.

Lebanon flooding forces residents to flee, strands motorists - The Daily Star

Sun, 2014-10-19 13:53

The Daily Star

Lebanon flooding forces residents to flee, strands motorists
The Daily Star
A flooded street in Sidon, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Lebanon has seen heavy rains this week, a somewhat-welcome sight after one of the worst droughts in a decade. However, excitement over the rainfall has been tempered by the numerous accidents and ...

Lebanon sharply limits Syrian refugee entry - Al-Arabiya

Sun, 2014-10-19 12:50

Al-Arabiya

Lebanon sharply limits Syrian refugee entry
Al-Arabiya
U.N. official says there are no precise figures on the number of refugees allowed to enter. (AFP). Tweet. Text size A A A. Agence France-Presse, Beirut Saturday, 18 October 2014. Lebanon has all but closed its borders to refugees fleeing Syria's civil ...
Derbas: Over 100000 Syrian refugees received military trainingThe Daily Star
UN: Lebanon Restricts Syrian Refugee InfluxVoice of America
Fanning the anti-Syrian flames in LebanonMiddle East Eye
Deutsche Welle
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Salam wary over Lebanon's future: report - The Daily Star

Sun, 2014-10-19 11:40

The Daily Star

Salam wary over Lebanon's future: report
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Prime Minister Tammam Salam expressed concern over the security and political situation in Lebanon, saying there are no simple solutions to the many unresolved crises facing the country. “I feel that the country is living through a cycle that ...

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Fars: Moqbel to return Beirut with Iran military aid - The Daily Star

Sun, 2014-10-19 09:55

The Daily Star

Fars: Moqbel to return Beirut with Iran military aid
The Daily Star
Moqbel is in Iran on a three-day official visit to the Islamic Republic to discuss the military grant with Iranian officials. While Fars reported that Moqbel would return to Beirut with the aid in hand, the pledge has been at the center of a ...
Lebanon defense minister in Iran on anti-ISIS arms visitAl-Arabiya
Lebanon defense minister in Irangulfnews.com
Iran repeats readiness to equip Lebanon armyPress TV
Al-Manar TV
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The Shia-Sunni war Reaches Lebanon - Middle East Forum

Sun, 2014-10-19 05:17

The Shia-Sunni war Reaches Lebanon
Middle East Forum
Hezbollah is under pressure as the consequences of its ongoing intervention in Syria have come back to bite the terrorist organization. There are increasing indications that the sectarian war raging in Iraq and Syria is now moving irrevocably into Lebanon.

Lebanon is facing a 'fierce terrorist onslaught'; Syrian refugees influx into ... - i24news

Sat, 2014-10-18 20:21

Lebanon is facing a 'fierce terrorist onslaught'; Syrian refugees influx into ...
i24news
Research by the Washington Institute showed that support for the Islamic State was at 1% in Lebanon, but while 1% seems small, that percentage amounts to a few thousand supporters. Recruitment for jihad in impoverished Sunni areas of northern Lebanon ...

Syrian refugee influx into Lebanon reduced, but not stopped - The Daily Star

Sat, 2014-10-18 15:34

The Daily Star

Syrian refugee influx into Lebanon reduced, but not stopped
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Despite remarks from Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas that Lebanon was no longer allowing the entry of Syrian refugees, a General Security source said such a measure had not been officially implemented, saying the influx was reduced, ...

ISIS in Lebanon: Stoking Sunni-Shia tensions - CBC.ca

Sat, 2014-10-18 15:33

CBC.ca

ISIS in Lebanon: Stoking Sunni-Shia tensions
CBC.ca
With all eyes on the Islamic State group's onslaught in Iraq and Syria, a less conspicuous but potentially just as explosive front line with the extremists is emerging in Lebanon, where Lebanese soldiers and Shiite Hezbollah guerrillas are increasingly ...
How ISIS, Jabhat al-Nusra Infiltration In Lebanon Helps Hezbollah, Spreads ...International Business Times
Fars: Moqbel to return Beirut with Iran military aidThe Daily Star
Beyond Iraq and Syria, Lebanon gets pulled into war with Islamic State groupGlobalnews.ca
Arutz Sheva
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