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VIDEO: Treasury Committee

BBC News - Tue, 2015-02-24 20:43
MPs take evidence on the Bank of England’s Inflation Report.
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How IS helps foreigners reach Syria

BBC News - Tue, 2015-02-24 20:39
How Islamic State helps foreigners reach Syria
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Political impasse stops Lebanon exploiting oil resources - BBC News

Google News - Lebanon - Tue, 2015-02-24 20:38

BBC News

Political impasse stops Lebanon exploiting oil resources
BBC News
The announcement was supposed to bring with it the magical solution for many of Lebanon's ills, among them chronic public debt, power shortages and poor public services. Back then, the prospect of major oil discoveries off the Mediterranean coast ...

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Comment on The Hezbollah Misconnection by Ray

Qifa Nabki Comments - Tue, 2015-02-24 20:38

Let’s just hold on to our Camels, Guys.

We’re Lebanese :)

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Eurozone backs Greece reform plans

BBC News - Tue, 2015-02-24 20:10
Eurozone finance ministers approve reform proposals submitted by Greece in order to obtain a four-month extension of its bailout.
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Comment on The Hezbollah Misconnection by Ray

Qifa Nabki Comments - Tue, 2015-02-24 20:08

Shocking news, V. I would not want to be poor, modern and Saudi at this moment. A prison.

Danny, Al Akhbar is the mouthpiece of Hezbollah. Sometimes there is misinformation. Sometimes there are messages.

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Mustaqbal: Those Hindering Presidential Polls Indirectly Contributing to Growth of Extremists

Naharnet Political News - Tue, 2015-02-24 19:22

The Mustaqbal parliamentary bloc condemned on Tuesday the ongoing vacuum in the presidency, saying that political factions should prioritize overcoming obstacles that are thwarting the presidential elections.

It said in a statement after its weekly meeting: “Those hindering the election are indirectly contributing to the growth of extremist and terrorist groups.”

Naharnet Newsdesk http://www.naharnet.com
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VIDEO: A Winter World Cup - in 60 seconds

BBC News - Tue, 2015-02-24 18:57
BBC News looks at why FIFA is recommending that the 2022 World Cup should be held in winter - and why many clubs disagree.
Categories: International News

About 20 manatees rescued from Florida storm drain

Oddly Enough - Tue, 2015-02-24 18:33
ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - About 20 Florida manatees were freed by early Tuesday morning from a storm drain near Cape Canaveral, where they were apparently trying to warm themselves, officials and local media said.






FPM Says 'There's a Will' to Reach Solutions with LF despite 'Difficulties'

Naharnet Political News - Tue, 2015-02-24 18:26

The Free Patriotic Movement announced Tuesday that it is determined with the Lebanese Forces to reach "common denominators" in their ongoing dialogue, despite “difficulties and obstacles” hindering the unprecedented talks between the two rivals.

“Everyone knows that the details of our talks with the LF are being kept confidential and dialogue aims to reach common solutions to pave the way for a breakthrough in the current crisis,” MP Ibrahim Kanaan announced after the weekly meeting of the FPM's Change and Reform bloc in Rabieh.

Naharnet Newsdesk http://www.naharnet.com
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Pebble crowdfunds new smart watch

BBC News - Tue, 2015-02-24 18:01
Pebble is returning to crowdfunding to release its second smartwatch - which it claims will have colour e-paper display and seven day battery life
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Comment on Le Bristol’s Sunday Buffet At Achrafieh’s Splendid Villa Linda Sursock by Najib

Blog Baladi Comments - Tue, 2015-02-24 17:58

Not sure if you were being sarcastic or not but I copied the menu items from where I was there and some were in french. I am not sure now whether it’s curry or some other sauce because I didn’t taste them but they didn’t smell like curry.

I ll check and let u know

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Five ways a winter World Cup would be different

BBC News - Tue, 2015-02-24 17:10
What would the knock-on effects of a winter World Cup be for British fans?
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Comment on The Hezbollah Misconnection by Vulcan

Qifa Nabki Comments - Tue, 2015-02-24 16:45

Here’s an example of Wisdome Arabs and the world in general should be proud of.

Saudi court gives death penalty to man who renounced his Muslim faith.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/24/us-saudi-execution-apostasy-idUSKBN0LS0S620150224

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Lebanon, Mexico committed to enhancing ties: Bassil - The Daily Star

Google News - Lebanon - Tue, 2015-02-24 16:19

The Daily Star

Lebanon, Mexico committed to enhancing ties: Bassil
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil reaffirmed Lebanon's commitment to enhancing political and friendly ties with Mexico to facilitate trade and investment between the two countries. A joint statement outlined the objectives of a meeting between ...
Lebanon signs diplomatic agreement with CubaLebanese Examiner

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Comment on The Hezbollah Misconnection by danny

Qifa Nabki Comments - Tue, 2015-02-24 16:02

Reliable sources: Al Akhbar!!!!

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VIDEO: Sinkhole swallows S Korean pedestrians

BBC News - Tue, 2015-02-24 15:49
Local bus CCTV has caught the moment a sinkhole opened up in a pavement beneath two South Korean pedestrians.
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Day in pictures: 24 February 2015

BBC News - Tue, 2015-02-24 15:22
Images from around the world: 24 February
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