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Lebanon beat Iran 1-0 in World Cup qualifier


September 12th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Sep 12 (IANS) Lebanon managed to beat Iran 1-0 in the Asian zone Football World Cup qualifier at the Cite Sportive Stadium here.Lebanon skipper Rida Antar headed the goal ... Read more...

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Police guarding Lebanese envoy’s house in Syria killed


September 5th, 2012 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 5 (IANS/AKI) Armed men abducted and "brutally killed" two Syrian policemen guarding the residence of the Lebanese ambassador to Damascus, according to Lebanese newspaper As Safir.The police officers ... Read more...

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Five Killed, many injured in Syria blast


September 4th, 2012 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least five people were killed and about 30 injured in a car bomb blast in the Jaramana neighbourhood of Damascus, reported Al-Mayadeen TV Monday.Until ... Read more...

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Twin blasts kill 12 at Syria funeral


August 29th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twin blasts during a funeral killed at least 12 people and injured 48 in a predominantly Christian suburb of Syrian capital Damascus, Syria's state TV ... Read more...

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Japanese, Syrian journalists killed in clashes


August 21st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Syrian reporters and a Japanese journalist have been killed in Aleppo during armed clashes between government troops and rebels.Lebanon-based Al-Mayadin TV said Tuesday the ... Read more...

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UN observers leave Syria


August 20th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 20 (IANS) A total of 23 international observers under the UN Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) Monday headed to Lebanese capital Beirut as their mission officially expired Sunday, ... Read more...

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UN observers start leaving Syria


August 19th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 19 (IANS) Members of the UN Supervision Mission to Syria (UNSMIS) Sunday started leaving the unrest-hit country, Xinhua reported.As their mission officially was set to expire Sunday midnight, ... Read more...

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34,000 Syrian refugees reach Lebanon: UN


July 29th, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, July 29 (IANS) Nearly 34,000 Syrian refugees have arrived in Lebanon, after fleeing the clashes in their country, the UN agency for refugees said."There are currently nearly 34,000 Syrian ... Read more...

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Syria to use chemical weapons against foreign attack


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria may use chemical weapons only in the case of external aggression, Syrian foreign ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi said Monday.The official said in Damascus that ... Read more...

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Over 30,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon: UN


July 9th, 2012 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, July 9 (IANS) There are over 30,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon receiving aid from UN Refugees Agency in coordination with the Lebanese government's relief committee and other non-governmental ... Read more...

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Israel builds wall on Lebanese border


April 30th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, April 30 (IANS) Israel Monday began building a wall along its border with Lebanon. The wall will separate the Lebanese village of Kfar Kila from Israel's settlement of Metula, ... Read more...

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Lebanon halts ship carrying arms for Syria rebels


April 29th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Lebanese Navy has intercepted a Sierra Leone-registered ship carrying arms and ammunition reportedly destined for Syrian rebels, Al Jazeera reported.The ship's crew were detained ... Read more...

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Lebanese families remember loved ones on Titanic


April 17th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, April 17 (IANS) Residents of two Lebanon villages held a remembrance ceremony Monday for the 24 victims from their village aboard the gigantic Titanic that sank in the North ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad’s visit to disputed island irks Lebanon


April 15th, 2012 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, April 15 (IANS) Lebanon has criticised the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to the disputed island of Abu Musa.Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati Saturday discussed with Iranian Ambassador to ... Read more...

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Seven-story building collapses in Beirut, killing 27


January 17th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIRUT, LEBANON (BNO NEWS) -- More than 25 people were killed on late Monday afternoon when a seven-story building collapsed in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, officials said on Tuesday. A dozen ... Read more...

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Craig toyed with being war journalist


December 5th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig, who has won millions of hearts as British super spy James Bond, once considered becoming a war journalist.The actor almost found himself ... Read more...

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UAE, Lebanon discuss cooperation in education sector


October 21st, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Oct 20 (IANS/WAM) UAE Ambassador to Lebanon Youssef Ali Abdul Rahman Al Osaimi in a meeting with the Lebanese Minister of Education and Higher Education Hassan Diab discussed ways ... Read more...

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Lebanon draw 2-2 with Kuwait in World Cup qualifier


October 12th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Oct 12 (IANS) Lebanon missed a chance of achieving victory against Kuwait after being forced to a 2-2 draw in the third game of Group B at the Asian ... Read more...

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Sushila Devi wins gold in Asian junior judo


October 4th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India bagged seven medals, including a gold from Sushila Devi, at the Asian Youth and Junior Judo Championships in Beirut.Indian judokas also won four silver ... Read more...

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Bomb blast kills 2 in Beirut


August 11th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIRUT (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed and another was injured on Thursday after a blast ripped through a parking lot in a suburb of the Lebanese capital of Beirut, The ... Read more...

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Flydubai doubles fleet


August 4th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) Flydubai, Dubai's pioneering low-cost airline, has doubled the size of its fleet within a year following the arrival of its 18th aircraft last week.Marking yet ... Read more...

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Play about UAE enthrals Los Angeles


July 26th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 26 (IANS/WAM) A play about the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - titled "Zayed and the Dream" - has drawn huge crowds in Los Angeles.The play depicts the ... Read more...

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Emirates offers special fares for Ramadan


July 19th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 18 (IANS/WAM) Emirtaes, the flag carrier of Dubai, has announced special fares to 32 select destinations across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Far East and the Indian ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ banned in Lebanon


June 7th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beirut, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga’s new album “Born This Way” has been banned in Lebanon. The country’s authorities consider the song too vulgar religiously and as a result given the ... Read more...

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Gas station blast kills seven in Lebanon


June 7th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, June 7 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 10 injured when a fuel tank blew up at a gas station near the Lebanese capital of Beirut, state-run ... Read more...

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Hacking can now be made useless


May 18th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Hackers can now be discouraged from hacking into user accounts despite having access to passwords, reveals a new Labanese research.According to the Key-Pattern Analysis (KPA), a ... Read more...

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Lebanese leader denies inciting unrest in Syria


April 14th, 2011 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, April 14 (IANS) An anti-Syrian Lebanese politician has declined accusations that he was involved in financing and arming anti-government protests in Syria, Xinhua reported."We don't have the desire, the ... Read more...

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Egypt Air strikes out Israel from route map


March 26th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Mar.26 (ANI): Egypt Air has removed Israel from its route map, even though its subsidiary, Air Sinai, flies to its capital, Tel Aviv, four times a week.Customers seeking flights to ... Read more...

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Athens named ‘world’s most flirtatious city’


March 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 1 (ANI): Athens has been named the world's most flirtatious city in a new study.But London ranks a lowly 57th, according to the compilers of the world's largest ever study ... Read more...

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“Egypt is free!”: Nation celebrates as Mubarak resigns


February 12th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned from the presidency on Friday after weeks of massive anti-government protests, the country's vice president said, an announcement hailed by millions around the ... Read more...

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Now, third woman who was seduced by WikiLeaks founder emerges


December 20th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is at the centre of sex assault allegations by two women, is said to have seduced a third right from under her boyfriend's ... Read more...

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Saudi wanted joint Arab-US-NATO force to destroy Iran-backed Hezbollah in Lebanon


December 8th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh, Dec 8 (ANI): Saudi Arabia had proposed creating an Arab force backed by US and NATO aerial and navy power to intervene in Lebanon two years back and destroy Iranian-backed Hezbollah, ... Read more...

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Lebanese authorities arrest Islamist hate cleric Omar Bakri following life sentence


November 15th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beirut, Nov 15 (ANI): A radical Islamist preacher Omar Bakri was arrested on Sunday following a violent stand-off with security forces in Lebanon, days after boasting that he would not spend a ... Read more...

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‘South Asia 39′ to promote new Asian writing: Hay fest founder


November 15th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15 (IANS) 'South Asia '39' is a unique literary project to promote new intellect from this part of the world. But choosing young writers for it will be ... Read more...

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Omar Bakri Mohammad convicted on terrorism charges


November 12th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beirut, Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Omar Bakri Mohammad - the radical Muslim with a Lebanese and Syrian descent has been sentenced to life in prison in absentia by military court in Lebanon. ... Read more...

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