Syrian refugees forced into statelessnessIn Lebanon one in five people is now a Syrian refugee. The country closed its borders over a year ago, and the government has become more restrictive in issuing residence…
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Lebanon's Aoun 'expected to be nominated for president'2016-01-19 02:03 EN NW GRAB ADAM PLETTS FROM 17H30
Lebanon’s Aoun wins rival’s backing for presidencyIn a surprise reversal, a leading Lebanese politician on Monday endorsed the presidential candidacy of a rival, Michel Aoun, potentially defusing an 18-month crisis over the post.
ISRAEL - LEBANON
Hezbollah claims attack on Israeli border patrolLebanon's Hezbollah movement said it had targeted an Israeli army border patrol with a bomb on Monday in an attack that prompted retaliatory fire from the Jewish state.
Hezbollah vows response to ‘assassination’ of militantLebanon's Shiite movement Hezbollah on Monday vowed to respond to the killing in a suspected Israeli air strike near Damascus of one of its top militants, Samir Kantar.
Hezbollah militant killed in Israeli airstrikeSamir Kantar, a Lebanese militant who was convicted of carrying out a notorious attack on Israel including the killing of a four-year old girl, has been killed by an Israeli…
'The Prophet': Salma Hayek brings Khalil Gibran’s lessons in life to the big screenPaying homage to her Lebanese roots, Salma Hayek has taken on one of the world’s best-loved books, "The Prophet", in a new film adaptation. The actress and producer merges…
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
British papers divided over whether or not to bomb SyriaINTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Weds. 02.12.15: All eyes are on Britain as its lawmakers decide whether to back UK air strikes against IS group targets in Syria. Papers are as divided as…
Al Qaeda-linked group frees Lebanese troopsAl Qaeda's Syrian wing, the Nusra Front, released 16 Lebanese soldiers and policemen held captive since August 2014 on Tuesday in a Qatari-mediated deal that also secured freedom…
Deadly explosions rock Hezbollah stronghold in BeirutTwin suicide bombings rocked a busy shopping street in a Hezbollah stronghold of Beirut Thursday, killing 43 people and wounding more than 200, according to Lebanese officials.
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
'United by tragedy'INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 13.11.15: Lebanese papers call for unity in the wake of yesterday's deadly twin suicide attacks in Beirut. Also, British papers are critical of Indian…
Deadly bomb rocks Lebanese town near Syrian borderA bomb exploded in a Lebanese town near the Syria border on Thursday, killing and wounding several people including clerics who were holding a meeting at the time, security…