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Hunters shoot down seagulls that are attracted by the garbage at the Costa Brava dump, on January 14, 2017 near Beirut's International Airport. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
January 16, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The Costa Brava landfill, located next to the Beirut airport, was temporarily closed after it posed a threat to aviation safety.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (2nd L) gestures next to Russian Ambassador to France Alexander Orlov (L) and European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini as they take part with other representatives during the Mideast peace conference in Paris on January 15, 2017. (AFP/Bertrand Guay)
January 16, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Around half a million Palestinians still reside in Lebanon, most of them living below the poverty line.
Lebanese president Michel Aoun met with the Qatari emir after a trip to Saudi Arabia to repair relations with the country. (AFP/File)
January 12, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The Lebanese president asked the emir to continue Qatar's efforts in assisting with locating several Lebanese nationals who were kidnapped by Daesh in 2014.
Relatives of Lebanese soldiers and policemen being held hostage by jihadists in Syria, hold portraits during a protest to press for their release. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
January 11, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Lebanese President Michel Aoun, who will head a delegation to Doha on Wednesday, is expected to press Qatar to pursue the case of the nine Lebanese servicemen.
Thierry Mariani, who is a member of The Republicans party, his fellow LR member Nicolas Dhuicq and a former member of the Democratic Movement party and presidential candidate, Jean Lassalle, arrived in Damascus on Thursday to visit Syrian Christians in Aleppo. (Twitter)
January 10, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Their humanitarian visit was organized without coordination between foreign ministries.
George Piro, special agent in charge of the FBI's Miami Division speaks during a news conference at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Terminal, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Jan. 7, 2017. (File photo)
January 09, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
George Piro, head of the FBI's Miami field office, is a Beirut native fluent in Arabic and Assyrian.
Lebanese president-elect Michel Aoun sits on the presidential chair at the presidential palace in Baabda east of Beirut on Oct. 31, 2016. (AFP/File)
January 05, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Aoun will visit the Kingdom Jan. 9-10 at the invitation of King Salman, before heading to Qatar for a two-day visit.
President of Lebanon, Michel Aoun. (AFP/File)
January 04, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Amine Bakri, 56, was shot dead by gunmen near his workplace Sunday in the Angolan capital Luanda.
Clashes have recently erupted in south Lebanon's Ain el-Hilweh camp between rival extremist groups. (AFP/File)
January 03, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Many essential services stopped after violence flared in the poverty-stricken refugee camp.
Lebanese troops are seen on patrol in the border town of Arsal. (AFP/File)
January 01, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Nine are still being held hostage after being captured during clashes in Arsal in August 2014.
Lebanese security forces secure the site of multiple suicide bombings which took place early on June 27, 2016 in the predominantly Christian village of Al-Qaa, in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria. (AFP/File_
December 28, 2016 - 08:05 GMT
The victim has been identified as Khalid Houry, the deputy mayor of al-Ain.
Lebanon is expected to hold parliamentary elections in May 2017 for the first time in eight years. (AFP/File)
December 19, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Two of the 30 ministers are from the influential Hezbollah movement, despite Hariri's opposition to the group.
Protesters hold placards during a demonstration in solidarity with the inhabitants of the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, outside the entrance to Downing Street, in central London on December 13, 2016. (AFP/Daniel Sorabji)
December 14, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Global outrage has been mounting over reports of atrocities by the Syrian government as they recapture eastern Aleppo.
Activists from NGO Abaad dressed as brides and wearing injury patches, protest in downtown Beirut on 6 December 2016. (AFP/File)
December 08, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Article 522 of Lebanon's penal code states that authorities shall not pursue or prosecute an accused rapist, and will overturn the sentence of a convicted rapist if he or she marries the victim.
Another 73 per cent consider that the Article increases pressure on women to marry their rapists with the same number considering that the Article reflects society's preference for preserving a family's 'honour', rather than seeking justice for a woman's suffering. (AFP/File)
December 03, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Local NGO organises visual performance outside of parliament of a woman dressed in a white dress made out of bandages.
Women's rights activists in Lebanon have been protesting an article that allows rapists to avoid punishment if they marry their victim. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Article 522 of Lebanon's penal code allows rapists to escape punishment for marrying their victim.