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Seeking to inspire environmental movements to reform the current trajectory of Palestinian waste, and poor management of resources, Refutrees is a growing organisation.

Russia is expected to veto a resolution that will impose sanctions on regional ally Iran for supplying weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen

US envoy continues shuttle diplomacy over Israel-<em>Lebanon</em> gas dispute

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US envoy continues shuttle diplomacy over Israel-Lebanon gas dispute

Lebanon signed offshore exploration agreements with foreign oil companies in February, which kick-started a years-long maritime dispute with Israel.

Protect Shia shrines from jihadists in Hizballah video game

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Protect Shia shrines from jihadists in Hizballah video game

Protect Shia shrines from a horde of invading Sunni extremists - a new Hizballah video game puts players on the front line against the Islamic ...

Lebanese president Michel Aoun makes historic visit to Iraq

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Lebanese president Michel Aoun makes historic visit to Iraq

Michel Aoun led a delegation to Iraq on the first visit by a Lebanese head of state to the war-scarred country for talks that included ways to ...

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Zambo Festival: Lebanese mark start of Lent in Tripoli

Lebanese of all sects marked the annual Zambo celebration in Tripoli on Sunday.

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Israeli, US officials meet to defuse Lebanon gas row

Last week Lebanon signed its first contract to drill for oil and gas in a pair of offshore zones, including one that its southern ...

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'Do not test Israel’s resolve,' Netanyahu warns Iran

Tensions between the two countries have been building in recent months, with Israel fearing that Iran is trying to establish a permanent ...

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Iran's 'proxy armies' must stop: US

The US has warned that action must be taken to prevent Iran from continuing its "Hizballah-like" proxy armies to spread influence in the region.

Jordan foils militant smuggling plot in disused pipeline

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Jordan foils militant smuggling plot in disused pipeline

The disused Trans-Arabian Pipeline once transported Saudi oil through Jordan, Syria's Golan Heights and onto Lebanon and the ...

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One dead in clash near Syria-Lebanon border

Syrian border guards clashed with a group of people attempting to sneak into the country from neighbouring Lebanon, Damascus state ...

<em>Lebanon</em> forces 'Syria students to swear off local women'

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Lebanon forces 'Syria students to swear off local women'

Lebanese authorities have come under fire after it emerged that Syrian students have been made to sign contracts promising not to have ...

Nasrallah says US cannot fairly mediate <em>Lebanon</em>-Israel gas dispute Nasrallah says US cannot fairly mediate Lebanon-Israel gas dispute

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Nasrallah says US cannot fairly mediate Lebanon-Israel gas dispute

Hizballah leader Hassan Nasrallah has accused the US of taking Israel's side in an ongoing dispute over offshore drilling rights.

Saudi Arabia and Iran battle it out in Azerbaijan

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Saudi Arabia and Iran battle it out in Azerbaijan

Comment: Saudi Arabia and Iran are extending their bitter rivalry beyond the Middle East, into the Caucasus, writes James Dorsey.

Tillerson blasts Hizballah, one day after softening his rhetoric Tillerson blasts Hizballah, one day after softening his rhetoric

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Tillerson blasts Hizballah, one day after softening his rhetoric

During his trip to Beirut, the US secretary of state said that Hizballah's foreign entanglements aren't in the interests of Lebanese people.

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Tillerson demands 'Iranian-backed militias withdraw from Syria'

The US diplomat voiced his concern over Iran's military presence in Syria, citing the recent confrontation between Israel and Iran as an obstacle to Syrian peace.

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Tillerson: Hizballah is part of Lebanon's political process

Despite its designation as a 'terrorist group', Hizballah is part of Lebanon's political process, and the Trump administration must 'acknowledge ...

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Polish PM visits Lebanon ahead of refugee donor conferences

Poland’s prime minister on Monday visited Lebanon ahead of a series of European donor conferences to support the tiny Mediterranean ...

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Tillerson praises military, encourages fair elections during Egypt visit

The US envoy voiced his support for fair elections in Egypt, but made no mention of human rights or the political situation during his meeting ...

This Lebanese hotel is representing LGBTQ+ in Valentine's ad

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This Lebanese hotel is representing LGBTQ+ in Valentine's ad

Phoenicia Hotel Beirut's 'Define Love' advertisement campaign included two LGBTQ+ women exchanging glances and it was met largely with ...

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The war in Syria is entering a new phase

Analysis: With the Islamic State group and domestic opposition largely crushed, foreign powers continue to jostle for power and influence in ...

Qassem Soleimani: Saudi Arabia 'sold its soul to America'

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Qassem Soleimani: Saudi Arabia 'sold its soul to America'

Shia Iran's most notorious general Qassem Soleimani has lashed out at his country's arch-rival Sunni Saudi Arabia, saying it has sold its soul ...

<em>Lebanon</em> judge orders Quran memorisation in insulting Christianity case

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Lebanon judge orders Quran memorisation in insulting Christianity case

A Lebanese judge has been hailed for handing down an ingenuitive punishment to three young Muslim men who were on trial for contempt for ...

Israel warns over Iran's presence in Syria after airstrikes

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Israel warns over Iran's presence in Syria after airstrikes

Israel has reiterated its refusal to accept Iranian military domination in Syria after an Israeli war-plane was shot down.

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