A Beirut airport official said they had foiled one of the country’s largest smuggling attempts
Patients were left on trolleys outside the toilets and staff were reduced to tears, according to reports
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An army statement said al-Majid died in a military hospital in Beirut
Iskander Zakharia was 26 in May 1985, when three armed men came to his family’s home to “ask him some questions”. “We’ve not seen him since,” says his sister Lina, “but we believe he is still alive.”
Singer and actress Marianne Faithfull is recovering after breaking a bone in her back in an accident.
Hezbollah has heavy backing from Shia Iran, with analysts in the region fearing that the Syrian conflict is turning into a proxy war in the region
The Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah has spent months trying to tread a narrow line, balancing its support for the Syrian government with its responsibilities as Lebanon's dominant political force. But increasing tensions inside Lebanon have underscored obstacles to having it both ways.
The fatal shooting of Sheikh Abdul-Wahid by a soldier raised fears about the influence of the Assad regime over the border, reports Robert Fisk
Field Day celebrates its sixth birthday on 2 June with its unique formula of pioneering line-up coupled with village fete mentality.
Building collapse highlights rental laws which have left Beirut's poorest tenants living in danger
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The Lebanese capital knows how to party, with stylish hotels, sizzling nightlife and plenty of bling – and Bentleys – on show. But equally distracting are the cultural landmarks that surround the city.
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