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Notorious Salafist Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir was detained by Lebanese authorities as he was trying to board a plane to Nigeria. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 17:25 GMT
Salafist Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir on Thursday admitted to funding a militant group involved in armed clashes against the Lebanese military.
The Cabinet approved a number of bills in its session Thursday. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 17:25 GMT
The Cabinet approved a number of bills in its session Thursday.
The UN relief agency inched toward closing the $100 million deficit but still faces restructuring that may cost employees their jobs. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 14:33 GMT
The UN relief agency inched toward closing the $100 million deficit but still faces restructuring that may cost employees their jobs.
Zabadani has been at the forefront of clashes between rebels and Hezbollah. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Warring factions in the Syrian border region of Zabadani agreed on a two-day ceasefire following ongoing clashes.
Gunmen march through Sidon's Ain al-Hilweh camp. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayat)
August 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Palestinian officials said the ceasefire between rival factions remained in place despite the breach Wednesday night.
In Beirut, trash mounds as there is no system in place for disposing the waste or recycling it. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 08:18 GMT
The village of Arabsalim knows how to manage its waste.
Lebanese activists march toward the American University hospital in downtown Beirut on Aug. 26, 2015, in support of the protesters injured in clashes with police. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
August 27, 2015 - 07:49 GMT
Protests in Lebanon continued Wednesday in solidarity for a severely injured protester.
Hundreds of Palestinians fled the refugee camp following weeks of violence. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 07:29 GMT
Palestinian factions in Lebanon's Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp agreed on a ceasefire after weeks of violence between armed units.
The country's import bill may decline for Lebanon's goods coming from China and Europe. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 02:49 GMT
The country's import bill may decline for Lebanon's goods coming from China and Europe.
The farmers said it was the government's responsibility to help cover their living expenses.
August 27, 2015 - 02:37 GMT
The farmers said it was the government's responsibility to help cover their living expenses.