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Hariri’s visit to Washington

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Prime Minister Saad Hariri begins a four-day official visit to Washington Monday, during which he will hold talks with U.S. President Donald Trump and discuss refugees. Accompanied by Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, Central Bank Gov. Riad Salameh, Nader Hariri, the premier’s chief of staff, and several advisers, Hariri, who arrived ...

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Arsal battles: Hezbollah completely controls Wadi al-Khayl, One of the most important strongholds of the “Nusra” terrorist front

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Hezbollah gained more ground on the northeastern Lebanese border with Syria over the weekend, as part of its offensive launched Friday against Jabhat Fatah al-Sham positions on the Arsal outskirts. Hezbollah carried out rocket attacks with the support of Syrian airstrikes against militant posts in the Arsal outskirts and the ...

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The army commander roams around the outskirts of Arsal

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Lebanese Army Commander Gen. Joseph Aoun inspected Army positions around Tfail, near Arsal on the northeastern Lebanese border. The tour aimed to assure the locals that they remain under the protection of the Army. A source told The Daily Star that despite the border tensions and the arrest of two ...

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Aoun and berri… recommendations on the stance of the Lebanese government toward Palestinian unity.

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President Michel Aoun and lawmakers reaffirmed their commitment to the Palestinian cause Wednesday, calling on Palestinian nationals to unite. During the morning parliamentary session Speaker Nabih Berri called on MPs to make recommendations on the stance of the Lebanese government toward Palestinian unity. “The Lebanese Parliament, which is meeting today, ...

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The new tax hike law

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Parliament approved a series of tax hikes to finance the new salary scale for public sector workers Wednesday in a heated legislative session that was adjourned before the agenda was completed. In the second day of a legislative session, held to discuss the 30-item agenda and chaired by Speaker Nabih ...

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Paralyzed athlete launches North Pole expedition

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“Disability is a state of mind,” declared the posters decorating the Grand Serail ballroom at Tuesday’s launch of paralyzed athlete Michael Haddad’s expedition to the North Pole, hosted by Prime Minister Saad Hariri. On the posters, Haddad wears a body brace, hangs from a massive boulder, and smiles. After a ...

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