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Oscars: Lebanon Selects 'Void' for Foreign-Language Category

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The film is the second submission from screenwriter Georges Khabbaz and has taken a slew of awards in the country.... Read full article

Judge seeks death penalty for Beirut road rage killer

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A Lebanon magistrate Thursday recommended the death penalty for Tarek Yateem, who was arrested in July after stabbing to death George al-Reef in a Beirut road rage incident.... Read full article

You Stink protesters occupy Environment Ministry, call for Machnouk's resignation

by Rima S.Aboulmona | The Daily Star on

At least two dozen You Stink campaign protesters Tuesday stormed the Environment Ministry building in Downtown Beirut, calling for the minister’s resignation over the protracted trash crisis.... Read full article

Beirut protesters give govt 72 hours to meet their demands

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Protesters Saturday vowed to escalate their measures across Lebanon if the state failed to meet their demands within 72 hours.... Read full article

Downtown Beirut Turns into War Zone as Police Battle Anti-trash Protesters

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Police used tear gas and water cannon on Saturday to disperse thousands of anti-garbage demonstrators in downtown Beirut's Riad al-Solh square and to stop them from moving towards the nearby Nijmeh Square, leaving scores of protesters injured.... Read full article

Protesters clash with police over garbage crisis

by Philip Issa | The Daily Star on

Police forcibly dispersed Wednesday a small group of demonstrators protesting in Downtown Beirut over the government’s delay in solving the national garbage crisis, as the environment minister announced he would need at least until next Tuesday ...... Read full article

Fugitive Salafist Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir arrested at Beirut airport

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Lebanese authorities detained fugitive Salafist Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir at Beirut's Rafik Hariri International Airport after more than two years on the run, security sources told The Daily Star Saturday.... Read full article

A third of Lebanon firms face requests for bribes

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The World Bank’s Enterprise Survey on bribery in public institutions and administrations shows that 19.2 percent of firms operating Lebanon experience at least one bribe payment request when applying for an electricity license, a water connection...... Read full article

So... Yalla, bye, dear Lebanon

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Sorry to write again. But I’m leaving your extraordinary country after four years. Unlike your politicians, I can’t extend my own term.... Read full article

Maronite bishops warn against Lebanon's 'collapse'

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The Council of Maronite Bishops reiterated its concerns Wednesday over the 14-month presidential vacuum, warning that the deadlock foreshadows the collapse of the Lebanese republic.... Read full article

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