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Lebanon is combating terror financing: Machnouk

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Lebanon’s security agencies and the Central Bank are working closely to prevent the use of Lebanese banks to channel money to terrorist groups, Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Tuesday.



Future bloc blasts Iraqi militia leader's visit

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The Future Parliamentary bloc Tuesday expressed its concern over the recent visit to south Lebanon by the head of an Iranian-backed Iraqi militia group.



Lebanese man who escaped from US prison in 1997 arrested

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An inmate who disappeared 20 years ago from a federal prison in Pennsylvania is set to be returned to the state for arraignment on an escape charge.



Italy donates hydrographic equipment to Lebanese Army

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The Lebanese Army received Tuesday $700,000 worth of hydrographic equipment, donated by the Italian authorities, a statement from the Defense Ministry said.



Syrian monastery church bell recovered by Lebanese Army

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The people of the northeastern border town of Arsal handed over Tuesday a church bell and 11 ancient religious books in several languages to the Lebanese Army.



General Security to open Al-Qaa center

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General Security has announced that it will open Friday a new center in the northeastern border town of Al-Qaa.



Hasbani recalls Lactalis baby formula

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Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani Tuesday issued a decree to withdraw from Lebanese markets baby formula made by French dairy giant Lactalis, after salmonella bacteria was discovered in the formula by a French consumer protection agency.



Elections will be on time, Berri tells visitors

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Parliamentary elections will be held on time, Speaker Nabih Berri told visitors Tuesday.



Marada, FM election alliance likely: Frangieh

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MP Sleiman Frangieh signaled Tuesday that his Marada Movement and the Future Movement might form an alliance during next year’s parliamentary elections.



Jerusalem move won’t destabilize Lebanon: experts

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Despite Sunday’s clashes between protesters and security forces near the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon, analysts say the recent U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will not have an overwhelmingly negative effect on Lebanon’s security situation.



U.S. Embassy protest turns violent

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Protests at the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon took a violent turn Sunday when Internal Security Forces charged demonstrators after firing tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons as the crowd was dispersing.



Protests against Jerusalem move held across Lebanon

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Protests in solidarity with Palestine were held across Lebanon Friday, with demonstrators denouncing U.S. President Donald Trump and demanding his downfall after he recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital Wednesday.



Groups fight gender-based violence

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Another year and the battle against gender-based violence is still being hard-fought in Lebanon.



Cabinet set to resume sessions, ending month of paralysis

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The Cabinet will be back in business this week following a one-month paralysis and uncertainty caused by Hariri’s shock resignation from Riyadh on Nov. 4