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The remains of a family of six killed by a deadly inferno that tore through London's Grenfell Tower were buried in the family's Bekaa Valley hometown on Monday.

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun has told international envoys that his country has had enough of hosting Syrian refugees and that they should return back to the war-torn country.

Syrian 'regime soldiers on catwalk' at <em>Beirut</em> fashion show

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Syrian 'regime soldiers on catwalk' at Beirut fashion show

A Syrian fashion designer has sparked anger after she posed on the catwalk with models dressed in Syrian military uniforms at a show in Lebanon.

Spy games: Is 'heart disease' really killing Russian diplomats?

Sam Fouad

Spy games: Is 'heart disease' really killing Russian diplomats?

Comment: Heart attacks, brief illnesses, and accidental falls. A disturbing number of high-ranking Russian officials have recently been found ...

British expat in Kuwait 'denied nursery job over hijab'

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British expat in Kuwait 'denied nursery job over hijab'

A British woman living in Kuwait has accused a nursery of demanding her to remove her hijab in order to work for them.

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New US measures will not affect group, says Hizballah

Hizballah brushes off multimillion-dollar bounty placed on leaders by the Trump administration.

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Palestine thrash Bhutan 10-0, in historic football performance

Palestine played Bhutan in a ten goal thriller near Hebron, which saw all the balls going into the away team's net securing a historic victory.

Paul McLoughlin

US offers multi-million dollar reward for Hizballah leaders

Hizballah's 'head of external operations' and an 'operative' have been put on a US bounty list, with Washington warning the Lebanese movement ...

Myra Al-Rahim

Lebanon's biospheres of sorrow

Comment: The health of Lebanon's environment is inextricably linked to that of its people. The government is destroying them both, writes Myra ...

Abbas: 'Hamas must not act like Hizballah in Lebanon'

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Abbas: 'Hamas must not act like Hizballah in Lebanon'

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has said political rival Hamas must not behave like powerful Islamist movement Hizballah in ...

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Lebanese radical cleric Ahmad al-Assir sentenced to death

A military court in Lebanon sentenced Islamist cleric Ahmed al-Assir over acts of terrorism and sentenced former singer-turned militant Fadl ...

Canada appoints Lebanese woman as chief science adviser

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Canada appoints Lebanese woman as chief science adviser

Beirut-born Mona Nemer has been named Canada's new chief science adviser by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Syrian children find music school away from home

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Syrian children find music school away from home

Hassan Youssef is one of two dozen Syrian children who graduated from the Action for Hope Music School music program in Lebanon.

Walking with Mashrou' Leila through the streets of <em>Beirut</em>

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

Walking with Mashrou' Leila through the streets of Beirut

The New Arab walked with Mashrou' Leila through the streets of Beirut: a city of conflict and contradictions that made them who they ...

<em>Beirut</em> participates in global day of concerts for refugees

Sarah Khalil

Beirut participates in global day of concerts for refugees

Mashrou' Leila, Chyno, Tanjaret Daghet, Jay Wud and Sand Moon play an intimate charity gig in a private home on Wednesday night, in support of ...

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British politician 'Beirut basement' comment on Brexit sparks outrage

Lebanese MP Nadim Gemayel has accused Sir Vince Cable of perpetuating an out-of-date image of the Lebanon in his recent comments, and invited ...

Alessandra Bajec

Migrants face more danger after disputed Italy-Libya deal

In-depth: By reinforcing Europe's fortress policy, Italy is further endangering the lives of vulnerable migrants rather than solving the crisis, ...

Warda Mohamed and Tony Fortin

Exposed: France's arms dealers making a killing in Yemen

The long read: The US and UK are often lambasted for their sales of weaponry to Saudi Arabia. But France cannot be overlooked, write Warda ...

Lebanon 'foils terror plot' that triggered Western travel warnings

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Lebanon 'foils terror plot' that triggered Western travel warnings

Lebanon’s armed forces have arrested Islamist militants who were planning attacks in the country after foreign embassies warned their citizens ...

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Putin meets Lebanon PM Hariri in Russia visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in the Russian Black Sea city of Sochi.

French-Lebanese filmmaker walks free after military court appearance

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French-Lebanese filmmaker walks free after military court appearance

French-Lebanese filmmaker Kamel El Basha walked out of a Lebanese military tribunal a free man, after the court decided not to press charges ...

French-Lebanese filmmaker to appear before army tribunal over movie

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French-Lebanese filmmaker to appear before army tribunal over movie

Filmmaker Kamel El Basha was briefly detained as he landed at Beirut airport and will appear in front of a military tribunal over a ...

Lebanon holds state funeral for soldiers killed by IS

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Lebanon holds state funeral for soldiers killed by IS

President Michel Aoun presided over the ceremony held at the Defence Ministry near Beirut, during which the soldiers were awarded ...

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