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Lebanon - Centenary Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide: "Releasing Lanterns Into Beirut Sky".   video
World  (tags: Armanian, genocode, centenary, #AgainstAllGenocides, Turkey, 1915, Beirut, Lebanon, lanterns )

Evelyn
- 5 days ago - youtu.be
19/04/2015 the sky of Beirut was enlightened by 500 lanterns that were released during an awareness event entitled #AgainstAllGenocides. The event was organized by the Zavarian Student Association on the occasion of the 100th anniversary
Hezbollah V. ISIS, A Showdown Looms In Lebanon
World  (tags: Hezbollah vs. ISIS, Lebanon, Lebanon politics, world, violence, society, politics, war, conflict, middle-east )

Cal
- 28 days ago - worldcrunch.com
There's a 140-kilometer strip of land on top of the mountains just north of Lebanon's Bekaa Valley that marks the border with Syria. It's here that ISIS has dug in, appropriating a remote corner of Lebanon where the terror group has accumulated militants
Hezbollah Says It Is Becoming Secular
World  (tags: Hezbollah, violence, politics, government, Lebanon, Syria, Iran, Israel, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, middle-east, terrorism, interesting, ethics, news )

Carrie
- 54 days ago - rawstory.com
The Lebanese armyâEUR(TM)s inability to defend the borders against infiltration by Syrian rebels, including ISIS, is helping Hezbollah emerge as the only viable military defender of the country and the group, backed by Iran and a sworn enemy of Israel, is ...
Forced From Damascus, Hamas Establishing Itself in Turkey
World  (tags: hamas, lebanon, turkey, terrorist training camps )

Barbara
- 59 days ago - ynetnews.com
slamist group sets up 'West Bank and Jerusalem Headquarters' in Istanbul, taking advantage of deteriorating ties between Ankara and Jerusalem, using it as base for recruitment.
2014 Review (Part One) - Drone Wars: The New Normal
World  (tags: world, war, violence, conflict, drones, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), lethal UAVs, so-called ‘risk free’, US, UK, France, Israel, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Mali )

Evelyn
- 77 days ago - dronewars.net
Stimson Center report argues that the existence of armed drones has "enabled a significantly expanded US campaign of targeted cross-border strikes against suspected terrorists. We believe that this campaign of targeted killings raises numerous questions"
Hezbollah Seeks Revenge But Not War Over Israeli Strike
World  (tags: Israel, Iran, Lebanon, Hezbollah, violence, ethics, government, politics, freedoms, news, middle-east, conflict )

Carrie
- 90 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The question hanging over an already tense region, now, is how will Hezbollah respond? The timing of the air strike and the caliber of those killed leaves its leaders feeling compelled to retaliate if they are to maintain any degree of deterrence ...
Islamic State Fighters Mass on Lebanon Border and Threaten to Launch Attacks Across It
World  (tags: middle-east, ISIS, Lebanon, attacks, terrorism )

Barbara
- 94 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Exclusive: How Islamic State fighters have been training new recruits close to Lebanon - and could launch cross-border attacks
Amid Rising Tensions, IDF Closes Roads Along Lebanon Border
World  (tags: Syria, Lebanon, IDF, hezbollah )

Barbara
- 94 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Tanks join Iron Dome batteries along Israel's northern border, following airstrike which killed senior Hezbollah, Iranian commanders.
Refugees Caught in Heavy Snow as Storms Lash Lebanon and Jordan
World  (tags: Weather, snow, cold, UNHCR, UN Agencies, middle-east, refugees, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Gaza )

Evelyn
- 105 days ago - unhcr.org
Lebanon's Bekaa Valley was blanketed in snow on Wednesday morning, cutting off roads and affecting tens of thousands of refugees - many of whom live in makeshift shelters in more than 850 informal settlements See video: http://youtu.be/ZcWE9HToCdY
Refugees Between a Legal Rock and a Hard Place in Lebanon
World  (tags: world, society, violence, Refugees&Relief, Lebanon, Syria )

Cal
- 153 days ago - ipsnews.net
Since the start of Syria's civil war in March 2011, over 1.2 million Syrians have sought refuge in Lebanon, where they now account for almost one-third of the Lebanese population.
OP-ED: Sooner or Later, Hezbollah Will Push Lebanon Over the Edge
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, war, Hezbollah, Israel, Lebanon, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 196 days ago - now.mmedia.me
Hezbollah is aggressively putting out the message that it is willing to heat things up on the border
As Israel Bombarded Mosques, Lebanon Restores Synagogue
World  (tags: synagogue, Beirut, Lebanon, Jews, Jewish, Arabs )

Sam
- 235 days ago - buzzfeed.com
A promising story of religious cooperation in the Middle East may seem unlikely at the end of a summer of sectarian violence across the region. But a Lebanese project to rebuild its one and only synagogue project offers a tiny glimmer of optimism.
Malnutrition Hits Syrians Hard as UN Authorises Cross-Border Access
World  (tags: world, Refugees&Relief, Lebanon, syrian conflict, Syrian refugees, humanrights, freedoms, conflict, politics )

Cal
- 280 days ago - ipsnews.net
Gaunt, haggard Syrian children begging and selling gum have become a fixture in streets of the Lebanese capital; having fled the ongoing conflict, they continue to be stalked by its effects.
Conflicts in Syria and Iraq Raising Fears of Contagion in Divided Lebanon
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, violence, Lebanon, Syria, iraq, society )

Cal
- 307 days ago - ipsnews.net
With jihadists leading a Sunni uprising against Iraq's Shiite-dominated government, the conflicts in Syria and Iraq are beginning to reverberate across the region, raising fears of contagion in divided Lebanon where a suicide bombing took place on Friday
Lebanon
World  (tags: Lebanon, people, places, travel )

Kit
- 349 days ago - youtube.com
Lebanon has enjoyed a rich Middle Eastern history. The oldest documented, continuously inhabited city in the world is Byblos found in Lebanon.
 

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