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  1. News - World - LEBANON

    Battered Holiday Inn hotel in Beirut set for new lease of life

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:43am by AFP

    ... war's earliest and most violent confrontations, pitting Christian militias against Palestinian fighters allied with Lebanese Muslims and leftists. One of the most iconic images to emerge from ... remember its luxuriousness and its spectacular cinema. But former fighters remember the structure as a "tower of death" that acted as a makeshift landmark dividing majority Christian east ...

  2. News - World - LEBANON

    Pope visits Lebanon amid Syria war, Libya protest

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:15pm by Reuters in Beirut

    ... Christian churches in the region and peace between Christians and Muslims during the visit, which will be restricted to Beirut and its surroundings and end on Sunday. He will also urge Christians ... will also hold two major open-air events and meet leaders of all Lebanon’s many Christian and Islamic communities, as well as the country’s political leaders. Christians now make up about five per ...

  3. News - World - LEBANON

    Beirut bomb blast kills eight, scores injured

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 09:34pm by Reuters in Beirut

    ... of the anti-Damascus Christian Phalange Party is located near Sassine Square in Ashrafiyeh, a mostly Christian area. Phalange leader Sami al-Gemayel, a staunch opponent of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ...

  4. News - World - LEBANON

    Pope closes Lebanon visit with plea for peacemakers

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... to the streets of numerous Arab nations and elsewhere. The 85-year-old pope was met by enthusiastic crowds and received a warm reception from Muslim and Christian leaders. More than one-third of Lebanon's population is Christian, the highest proportion in the region. Lebanon, a nation of 4 million, has lived in a sometimes uneasy peace since 1990, when its devastating civil war finally came ...

  5. News - World - LEBANON

    Day of mourning after 24 die, 355 injured in Beirut bombing

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:26am by Reuters

    ... of the victims, and requests for information about people still missing. Politicians from across Lebanon’s diverse communities, including Sunni Muslims, Christians and Druzes, united to condemn ...

  6. News - World - LEBANON

    Army, gunmen trade fire in Beirut as tensions rise

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... the assassination of Hassan being exploited as an opportunity to murder the nation as a whole”. Lebanon is a multi-faith country in which Christians, Shiite and Sunni Muslims each make up about one-third of the population. Under a complex but unwritten arrangement, the president must be a Maronite Christian, the premier a Sunni and the speaker of parliament a Shiite. Sunnis are furious over what they call ...

  7. News - World - LEBANON

    Assad accused after Beirut bomb kills security official

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 02:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... calls for the government to resign. The rush-hour bombing in the predominantly Christian district of Ashrafieh also left 86 people wounded, Information Minister Walid Daouk said. Two Lebanese ... of Damascus does not care if Lebanon burns.” The explosion occurred only 200 metres from the headquarters of the Christian party, the Phalange, which is also anti-Damascus. No one claimed ...

  8. News - World - LEBANON

    Call for anti-Syria demo at Lebanon police chief’s funeral

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 05:55pm by AFP

    ... Christian area of Beirut. Government sources say the blast killed at least eight people, and wounded 126, but the Red Cross said the final death toll could be revised downwards. Internal Security ...

  9. News - World - LEBANON

    Clashes continue in Beirut after overnight fighting

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 05:29pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... Shiites and Sunnis. Christians make up most of the balance. ...

  10. News - World - LEBANON

    Angry crowd demands Lebanon PM Mikati step down after slain spy chief's funeral

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Beirut

    ... which is part of Mikati's government. Many of the protesters waved flags from the anti-Syrian opposition Future Movement- a mainly Sunni Muslim party- and Christian Lebanese Forces, as well ...




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