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Syrian president sworn in for 4th term in war-torn country
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Syrian president sworn in for 4th term in war-torn country

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad was sworn in Saturday for a fourth seven-year term in the war-torn…
Lebanon’s army chief says situation worsening, urges need for chaos prevention
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Lebanon’s army chief says situation worsening, urges need for chaos prevention

BEIRUT, July 16 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s army chief General Joseph Aoun said on Friday the situation in the country was…
Europe, US urge Lebanese politicians to quickly form Cabinet
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Europe, US urge Lebanese politicians to quickly form Cabinet

BEIRUT (AP) — Seeking to stabilize Lebanon after a series of crises, France, the European Union and the US on…
Lebanon’s president says no one is protected in port probe
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Lebanon’s president says no one is protected in port probe

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s president said Wednesday there would be no political cover for anyone implicated in last year’s massive…
EgyptAir increases flights between Cairo and Asmara, Beirut
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EgyptAir increases flights between Cairo and Asmara, Beirut

EgyptAir on Sunday decided to increase its flights from Cairo to the Eritrean capital Asmara to two flights per week…
Lebanese minister denies request to quiz security chief over Beirut blast
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Lebanese minister denies request to quiz security chief over Beirut blast

EIRUT, July 9 (Reuters) – A Lebanese minister has denied a request by the judge probing the Beirut port explosion…
Syria government shelling kills 8, mostly children, in Idlib
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Syria government shelling kills 8, mostly children, in Idlib

BEIRUT (AP) — Artillery fire from government-controlled territory and airstrikes Saturday killed at least eight civilians in Syria’s last rebel…
Economic crisis, severe shortages make Lebanon ‘unlivable’
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Economic crisis, severe shortages make Lebanon ‘unlivable’

BEIRUT (AP) — Ibrahim Arab waits in line several hours a day in the hot summer sun to buy gas…
Hezbollah leader, Hamas chief talk recent Gaza war in Beirut
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Hezbollah leader, Hamas chief talk recent Gaza war in Beirut

BEIRUT (AP) — The top leaders of the militant groups Hezbollah and Hamas held talks in Beirut on Tuesday about…
Riots in Lebanon over economy injure 10 soldiers, protesters
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Riots in Lebanon over economy injure 10 soldiers, protesters

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese troops deployed in the northern city of Tripoli early Sunday taking positions around major state institutions…
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