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Former Australian MP launches peace run for Middle East peace

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Former Australian MP Patrick Farmer held on Wednesday a press conference in which he announced his peaceful initiative to "run for peace in the Middle East in order to consolidate peace and tolerance in the region."... Read full article

Army Renews Shelling at IS Militants in Ras Baalbek, al-Qaa Outskirts

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The army renewed firing artillery on Saturday at posts and vehicles of the terrorist Islamic State group on the outskirts of the eastern border town of Ras Baalbek and al-Qaa, the National News Agency reported.... Read full article

'Lebanese Tiger' El Khatib cites the good, and bad from the win over Korea (video)

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BEIRUT (FIBA Asia Cup 2017) - One down but a lot more to go. That's the reality facing hosts Lebanon at the FIBA Asia Cup following their 72-66 win over Korea.... Read full article

أميركي شاب من أصل لبناني لا يحمل الجنسية اللبنانية، زار وطنه الأم بعد غياب طال 28 سنة، متفقداً قريت

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أميركي شاب من أصل لبناني لا يحمل الجنسية اللبنانية، زار وطنه الأم بعد غياب طال 28 سنة، متفقداً قريته الجنوبية كفردونين وأقارب له، لطالما شده الحنين إليهم... Read full article

Amal and George Clooney are sending 3,000 Syrian refugees to school in Lebanon

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George and Amal Clooney soon will help send thousands of Syrian refugees to school. The couple’s organization, the Clooney Foundation for Justice, is partnering with UNICEF and Google to devote $2.25 million toward seven public schools in Lebanon.... Read full article

Incredible flood in Baalbeck, Lebanon (Videos)

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A woman was killed on Wednesday as flash floods invaded the Bekaa border towns of Ras Baalbek and al-Qaa. The floods came from the Eastern Mountain Range according to the National News Agency.... Read full article

Lebanese Government Offers Reward for Information on IS-Held Troops

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The council of ministers decided during its session on Friday to offer a reward for information leading to unveiling the fate of nine Lebanese soldiers held hostage by the Islamic State group since 2014.... Read full article

Clooney Foundation to Open Schools for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

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George Clooney's foundation is planning to open seven public schools for Syrian refugee children. The Clooney Foundation for Justice announced a new partnership Monday with Google, HP and UNICEF to provide education for more than 3,000 refugee ...... Read full article

Bodies 'Likely' Belonging to Captive Troops Found after Army Declares Ceasefire

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Lebanese security forces on Sunday found six bodies “likely” belonging to Lebanese troops abducted by the Islamic State group in 2014, General Security chief Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim announced.... Read full article

Joint Lebanese-Australian Panel to Probe Child Abduction Case

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A joint Australian-Lebanese commission has been set up to examine a controversial child abduction case in which several Australian nationals have been charged, Lebanon's Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil announced Wednesday.... Read full article

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