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    Saad Hariri named new Lebanon PM

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:24pm on October 22, 2020

    Three-time Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri was named to the post for a fourth time Thursday and immediately promised a government of technocrats committed to...

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    Watchdog urges sanctions over civilian deaths in Idlib

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:25pm on October 15, 2020

    Attacks on civilian targets during a Syrian-Russian campaign in northeast Syria’s rebel-held Idlib may amount to crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said Thursday, calling...

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    90 dead as Syria govt forces clash with IS in a week

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 06:20pm on October 07, 2020

    Clashes in the Syrian Desert between pro-government forces and holdouts of the Islamic State group have killed at least 90 combatants this month, a war...

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    Car bomb in north Syria kills 18

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:25pm on October 06, 2020

    A car bomb on Tuesday killed 18 people, including at least 13 civilians, in the Turkish-controlled town of Al-Bab in northern Syria, a war monitor...

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    Lebanese artists in overdrive to restore Beirut’s beauty

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:32pm on October 02, 2020

    Lebanese stained glass artist Maya Husseini had hoped to retire after decades spent designing colourful windows, but she has been flooded with work since the...

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    Lebanon reels after efforts to form govt collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:46pm on September 27, 2020

    Lebanon was left reeling Sunday without the slightest prospect of ending multiple crises, after its premier-designate stepped down following the failure of talks to form...

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    Lebanon PM designate bows out after failing to form cabinet

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:42pm on September 26, 2020

    Lebanon’s premier-designate stepped down Saturday, saying he had been unable to form a reform-minded government to lift the country out of its worst economic crisis...

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    Lebanon to compensate blast victims

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:48pm on September 25, 2020

    Lebanon on Thursday unveiled a compensation programme for the thousands of homes and businesses devastated by the August 4 mega-blast at Beirut’s port. President Michel...

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    ‘28 dead’ as IS, govt forces clash in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:32pm on September 23, 2020

    Clashes in Syria between pro-regime forces and Islamic State group jihadists, along with air strikes, have killed at least 28 fighters in the northern province...

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    Lebanon PM urges parties to help form overdue cabinet

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:00pm on September 21, 2020

    Lebanon’s prime minister-designate Mustapha Adib on Monday urged competing political forces to step up and help him form a desperately needed independent government to save...