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UN chief urges Lebanon to elect new president

May 26, 2014

UN chief urges Lebanon to elect new president

coming days to secure the election of a president by the date set in law," Plumbly said in the capital Beirut. Lebanon has been split between two
Syrian army retakes Crusader castle from rebels

Mar 21, 2014

Syrian army retakes Crusader castle from rebels

BEIRUT, Lebanon (Reuters) - Syrian soldiers have raised the national flag on the battlements of a 900-year-old Crusader castle after a three
Lebanese pro-Hezbollah cleric killed in drive-by shooting

Nov 12, 2013

Lebanese pro-Hezbollah cleric killed in drive-by shooting

Beirut.Lebanon's political and sectarian divisions have widened since the Syrian conflict began with peaceful protests against Assad in March 2011 and
Three killed, 20 wounded in explosion in southern Beirut

Aug 15, 2013

Three killed, 20 wounded in explosion in southern Beirut

Beirut Lebanon's state-run news agency says at least three people have been killed and 20 others wounded in an explosion that ripped through a
Syrian jet fires missile into Lebanese town

Apr 03, 2013

Syrian jet fires missile into Lebanese town

Beirut Lebanon's official news agency says a Syrian jet has fired a missile that slammed into a house on the outskirts of a Lebanese border town
Hezbollah condemns Israel's airstrike on Syria

Jan 31, 2013

Hezbollah condemns Israel's airstrike on Syria

Beirut Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group has condemned Israel's air raid on Syria, saying it targeted a "scientific research centre
Lebanon facing critical situation, says army

Oct 22, 2012

Lebanon facing critical situation, says army

Beirut Lebanon's army said on Monday the nation faced a critical time after violent demonstrations against the killing of a senior intelligence
Pope to visit Lebanon despite Syria conflict Vatican

Aug 21, 2012

Pope to visit Lebanon despite Syria conflict Vatican

-called popemobile equipped with bullet-proof glass - was already on its way to Beirut.Lebanon will be the 85-year-old pope's second foreign visit this year after a
Syrian forces hunt for rebels in Damascus

Jul 23, 2012

Syrian forces hunt for rebels in Damascus

Beirut, Lebanon Syrian forces went house to house kicking down doors in the capital Damascus Monday, searching for any remaining rebel fighters
UN chief asks Syrian President to stop killing its own people

Jan 16, 2012

UN chief asks Syrian President to stop killing its own people

," Ban said at the HighLevel Meeting on Reform and Transitions to Democracy in Beirut, Lebanon.Ban's remarks came amidst increasing international pressure