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Comment: Emile Nakhleh examines how corruption has brought Lebanese society to the brink, and why the international community and its institutions must hastily re-imagine innovative ways for it to survive.

A UN-backed court said fugitive Hezbollah suspect Salim Ayyash, who is convicted of assassinating Rafic Hariri, cannot appeal against the verdict until he turns himself in.

US offers $10mln for Hezbollah fugitive over Hariri killing

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US offers $10mln for Hezbollah fugitive over Hariri killing

The United States on Monday offered $10 million to find a fugitive Hezbollah suspect who was convicted over the assassination of Lebanon's former prime minister Rafic Hariri.

Lebanon PM, president trade blame, as government formation delayed

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Lebanon PM, president trade blame, as government formation delayed

Lebanon's prime minister-designate Saad Hariri and President Michel Aoun failed Monday to agree on a new government line-up after months of ...

Lebanon's wrangling leaders to meet over government formation

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Lebanon's wrangling leaders to meet over government formation

Lebanon's president and prime minister are set to meet on Monday afternoon to discuss the formation of a new government, although the situation ...

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Thousands in Lebanon rally in support of Maronite patriarch

In a show of support for Maronite Patriarch Bechara al-Rahi, thousands rallied in Bkerke, north of the capital Beirut on Saturday.

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UN court to try Hezbollah member for Lebanon attacks

A fugitive Hezbollah suspect will go on trial in June accused of three attacks on Lebanese politicians in the mid-2000s.

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Massive Israeli military drill sends message to Hezbollah

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel after an Israeli drill military drill simulated mock strikes on some 3,000 Hezbollah ...

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Lebanese protesters stage sit-in condemning Lokman Slim's killing

The protesters gathered in the Samir Kassir garden following a call for a "silent protest".

Lebanese anti-Hezbollah intellectual Lokman Slim shot dead

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Lebanese anti-Hezbollah intellectual Lokman Slim shot dead

Lokman Slim, a long-time critic of Hezbollah, had received death threats and pointed the finger to the Shiite group

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'Not like every time:' Beirut blast victims want truth

Months after the blast at Beirut port, there has still been no international probe and no real accountability.

France asks the US for more 'realism' towards Hezbollah

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France asks the US for more 'realism' towards Hezbollah

France hopes it can join forces with the US to help Lebanon find a way out of its current economical crisis

Appeals phase begins in Hariri case at international tribunal

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Appeals phase begins in Hariri case at international tribunal

Prosecutors, lawyers for a suspect facing five life terms and representatives of victims of the attack - which killed 21 others and wounded 226 ...

Hezbollah claims it has 'doubled' arsenal of guided missiles

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Hezbollah claims it has 'doubled' arsenal of guided missiles

Hassan Nasrallah alleged that his group has the capability to strike anywhere in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories.

Killer of Lebanon's Hariri sentenced to life by UN

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Killer of Lebanon's Hariri sentenced to life by UN

Salim Ayyash, was found guilty of murder by the Netherlands-based Special Tribunal for Lebanon over the suicide bombing that killed the Sunni ...

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Killer of Lebanon's Hariri to be sentenced in December

The UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon convicted Salim Ayyash, 57, of the 2005 murder but acquitted three others after a trial that ended on August 18.

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Strike Haifa if Israel killed scientist, Iran newspaper urges

Iranian analyst Sadollah Zarei said striking Haifa and killing a large number of people would "definitely lead to deterrence".

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Arab authors call for boycott of Emirati book prize

Some of the Arab world's most well-known authors have demanded the International Prize for Arabic Fiction cut ties with the UAE.

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Iran's allies on high alert during Trump's final weeks

Tehran has instructed its allies to be on high alert amid fears the outgoing Trump administration could launch attacks on Middle East targets.

Hezbollah's Hassan <em>Nasrallah</em> welcomes Trump election defeat

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Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah welcomes Trump election defeat

Lebanon's Hezbollah has become the latest regional party to welcome the election defeat of Donald Trump/

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Hariri prosecutors seek life term for Hezbollah operative

Salim Ayyash was found guilty in absentia of murder by a UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon in the Netherlands on August 18.

French archbishop stands against offensive Prophet Muhammad cartoons

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French archbishop stands against offensive Prophet Muhammad cartoons

The Archbishop of Toulouse Robert Le Gall said there are limits to freedom of expression, as France continues to defend offensive Prophet ...

Hezbollah chief urges France to back down over cartoons

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Hezbollah chief urges France to back down over cartoons

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said 'No Muslim in the world will accept the dignity of our Prophet, being insulted'.

Prospects of US mediation in the Lebanon-Israel border talks

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Prospects of US mediation in the Lebanon-Israel border talks

Comment: As Israel and Lebanon begin landmark maritime border talks, Joe Macaron takes an in-depth look at the players and issues involved in ...

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