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Barack Obama sits during a bilateral meeting with UN chief Ban Ki-moon in the White House, August 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 09:58 GMT
US President Barack Obama warned of a Hezbollah backlash against Israel should Congress reject the Iran nuclear deal.
A Lebanese man carries a block of ice at his factory on Aug. 3, 2015, as demand rises in the southern city of Sidon due to power cuts and heat waves. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayyat)
August 05, 2015 - 09:55 GMT
Business for ice factories are booming as excessive electricity problems and hot temperatures raise demand.
Wael Kfoury wows at Cedars International. (zayheka)
August 05, 2015 - 08:33 GMT
Well, hello, Cedars International Festival! Wael Kfoury puts music festival on the map.
A reconnaissance plane crashed overnight in the plains of Bekaa, a Lebanese army statement said Wednesday. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 06:51 GMT
A reconnaissance plane crashed overnight in the plains of Bekaa, a Lebanese army statement said Wednesday.
The families of 25 Lebanese hostages threatened Tuesday to stage demonstrations near the country's tourist destinations. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 00:18 GMT
The families of 25 Lebanese hostages threatened Tuesday to stage demonstrations near the country's tourist destinations.
Security forces deployed Tuesday as residents protested electricity rationing in the city. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2015 - 00:09 GMT
Security forces deployed Tuesday as residents protested electricity rationing in the city.
An abandoned outpost, belonging to al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front, is seen on the Lebanese side of the Qalamuon Mountains on the border with Syria on May 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Hezbollah and the Syrian army close in on the border city of Qalamoun, making their most aggressive offensive in the month-long battle.
A guard outside the Ministry of Finance. (Twitter)
August 04, 2015 - 09:40 GMT
Finance ministry warns that government employees and civil servants may not be paid by the end of September.
Syrian refugee children open their books as they await lessons in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
August 04, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
A father found his 12-year-old boy hanged inside a room at a north Lebanon school where he teaches Monday.
Beirut is still grappling with a waste crisis that is threatening the health of its residents. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 19:40 GMT
Lebanon’s trash crisis has cast a spotlight on the importance of effective waste management, and inspired new interest in how people can reduce their own environmental impact.
The military court Monday sentenced a man to three years of hard labor after being convicted of connections with Daesh and al-Nusra Front. (Wikimedia Commons)
August 03, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
The military court Monday sentenced a man to three years of hard labor after being convicted of connections with Daesh and al-Nusra Front.