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FILE – In this July 25, 2014, file photo, Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah speaks during a rally to mark Jerusalem Day or Al-Quds day, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. On Friday, March. 27, 2015 Nasrallah , in a televised speech, slammed Saudi Arabia over its military campaign in Yemen saying it is […]


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Christmas market at Badaro Street, Beirut.


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A partial view of Beirut’s suburbs is seen from the Holiday Inn hotel in the Lebanese capital on April 11, 2014. (AFP Photo/Joseph Eid)


Fears of ISIS grow in Lebanon

Fears of ISIS grow in Lebanon

Beirut, Asharq Al-Awsat—The recent advances of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are causing mixed reactions in Lebanon, amid growing fears that the spillover from the conflict in neighboring Syria could be worsened by the crisis in Iraq. On Monday, military...
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A Lebanese soldier inspects the area outside the Bilal bin Rabah mosque, scene of this week’s deadly clashes between the Lebanese army and supporters of radical Sunni cleric Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir, in the Abra district of the southern city of Sidon on June 28, 2013. AFP PHOTO/MAHMOUD ZAYYAT


Lebanon’s army puts the boot in

Lebanon’s army puts the boot in

Lebanese singer Fairouz has in the past sung about the Lebanese army. The song in question starts with the line “your footsteps on the ground roar.” It’s a line which people repeat every time war or conflict strikes Lebanon. This song was remembered a lot in Lebanon...