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With Strikes in Syria, Biden Confronts Iran's Militant Network

Yahoo Daily News 26 Feb 2021
BEIRUT — Since President Joe Biden entered the White House, Iranian-backed militants across the Middle East have struck an airport in Saudi Arabia with an exploding drone, and are accused of assassinating a critic in Lebanon and of targeting U.S ... Middle East Center in Beirut.
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Turkey: Court convicts executive, two jet pilots in Ghosn escape trial

Middle East Monitor 25 Feb 2021
The ousted chairman of the alliance of Renault, Nissan Motor Co and Mitsubishi Motors Corp had been awaiting trial under house arrest in Japan when he escaped in December 2019 via Istanbul to Beirut, his childhood home.
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Council Member Edward Pollard: A New Black History Maker

Houston Forward Times 24 Feb 2021
Council Member Edward Pollard hosts vigil at city hall and stands with leaders of the Houston Lebanese community to mourn the lives lost in the bombing in Beirut. Council Member Edward Pollard speaks to packed house of residents at the Sharpstown Civic Association.
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Explained: Why Lebanon has an ongoing trash problem

The National 24 Feb 2021
Before the country’s 1975-1990 civil war, most of Beirut’s waste was dumped in Qarantina, a run-down neighbourhood near the city's port ... As the war continued, Beirut was divided in two and movement became difficult ... East Beirut’s rubbish went to Bourj Hammoud, a poor suburb that housed mainly Armenian refugees who had fled genocide.
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Turkish court convicts executive, two jet pilots in Carlos Ghosn escape trial

Hindustan Times 24 Feb 2021
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 08.11 PM IST ... The court sentenced them to four years and two months on charges of migrant smuggling ... The ousted chairman of the alliance of Renault, Nissan Motor Co and Mitsubishi Motors Corp had been awaiting his trial under house arrest in Japan when he escaped in December 2019 via Istanbul to Beirut, his childhood home.
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Turkish court convicts executive, two jet pilots in Ghosn escape trial

Metro USA 24 Feb 2021
The court sentenced them to four years and two months on charges of migrant smuggling ... The ousted chairman of the alliance of Renault, Nissan Motor Co and Mitsubishi Motors Corp had been awaiting his trial under house arrest in Japan when he escaped in December 2019 via Istanbul to Beirut, his childhood home. The Brooklyn Navy Yard ... Schneps Connects ... .
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Court Replaces Lead Investigator for Port of Beirut Blast

The Maritime Executive 23 Feb 2021
Judge Fadi Sawan, who has led the investigation into the cause of the massive blast at the Port of Beirut last August, has been removed from the case after two former ministers complained of bias. He has been replaced by Tarek Bitar, the head of Beirut's criminal court, effective Friday.
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Fresh protests erupt in Lebanon amid public fury over Beirut port blast, legal system and ...

Russia Today 22 Feb 2021
Jal el dib #Beirut pic.twitter.com/hMa4SSTc0R— ܡܐܪܝܘ 🇱🇧🇬🇧 (@MarioLeb79) February 22, 2021 ... Other videos posted on Monday showed protesters burning tires on a main road in Beirut, while a crowd gathered outside what was reported to be the house of the judge who handed down the Tripoli charges.
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Deaths on the rise in Syrian camp housing IS families

Middle East Online 18 Feb 2021
BEIRUT -The deaths are stacking up in the sprawling camp in northeastern Syria housing families of the Islamic State (IS) group ... Al-Hol houses the wives, widows, children and other family members of IS militants — more than 80% of its 62,000 residents are women and children.
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AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EST

Artesia Daily Press 18 Feb 2021
Those memories haunt a deacon at the country’s most sacred Ethiopian Orthodox church in Axum, where local faithful believe the ancient Ark of the Covenant is housed ... Killings surge in Syria camp housing Islamic State families. BEIRUT (AP) — ... Facebook acted after the House of ...
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Tributes pour in for Palestinian poet Mourid Barghouti

The National 15 Feb 2021
Rest in power, and thank you.”. "The homeland does not leave the body until the last moment, the moment of death. The fish, ... It is then that he began focusing on his literary output, publishing several poems in journals in Beirut and Cairo ... A year later, Barghouti released his first book of poems through a publishing house in Beirut ... .
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Family, friends bid farewell to slain Lebanese publisher

Federal News Radio 12 Feb 2021
BEIRUT (AP) — Friends and family members of a slain Lebanese publisher and harsh Hezbollah critic bid him farewell on Thursday at his home in southern Beirut, at a ceremony held amid tight security and attended by Western diplomats ... Friends and diplomats flooded Slim’s family house in the Beirut southern suburb, a stronghold of Hezbollah.
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George Shultz: US secretary of state who helped to end the Cold War

The Independent 12 Feb 2021
It was one (though not the only) reason for his outrage at the Iran-Contra affair, in which White House officials secretly supplied arms to Iran in return for the release of American hostages in Beirut, and channelled the proceeds into secret aid for the rebel Contras in Nicaragua.
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