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Israel

UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850 million for 2006 oil spill caused by Israeli air force attack - @AP

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Lebanon

State employees in Lebanon will be denied immunity in real estate corruption investigation, finance minister says - @DailyStarLeb

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Syrian sectarian violence in Lebanon

A bomb wounded a Lebanese man in Arsal near the border with Syria, in an attack that appeared to be linked to a local rivalry, Lebanese security official says - @Reuters

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Beirut, Beirut, LB

Families of Lebanese soldiers held by militants block roads in Beirut, pressing government to do more to free them - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Syria's al-Qaida offshoot the Al-Nusra Front says it killed a captive Lebanese soldier after authorities failed to release detained women relatives of their leaders - @Reuters

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Israel

Lebanese army fires at Israeli drone over east Lebanon, the country's military says - @DailyStarLeb

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

State Department: US can't independently confirm that Lebanon has taken into custody Islamic State leader Baghdadi's wife and son - @HannahAllam

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Syrian sectarian violence in Lebanon

Lebanese security official says 6 soldiers killed in ambush by gunmen near border with Syria - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Update: Newspaper reports wife and son of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi were detained in coordination with 'foreign intelligence apparatus' - As Safir via @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Lebanon's army detains wife and son of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Lebanese security officials say - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

WFP to stop providing food vouchers for 1.7 million Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt - @Reuters

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Lebanon

Saeed Akl, Lebanon's leading poet whose fame spread throughout the Arab world, has died - @AP

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Lebanon

Said Akl, famed Lebanese poet, dies aged 103 - @DailyStarLeb

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Lebanon

Lebanese singing legend Sabah dies at age 87 - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Syrian sectarian violence in Lebanon

3 Lebanese soldiers wounded in ambush on outskirts of the northeastern town of Arsal, army confirms - @DailyStarLeb

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Baalbek, Baalbek Hermel, LB

Two wounded in grenade attack in Baalbek, Lebanon, per security sources - @DailyStarLeb

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Syrian sectarian violence in Lebanon

Head of Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate threatens Lebanon, warns the 'real battle' in the country has yet to begin - @AFP

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Lebanon

Lebanon's parliament extends own mandate until 2017, doubling legislators' time in office, Lebanese media reports - @Reuters

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Israel

Israel believes Hezbollah has probably dug tunnels across the border from Lebanon in preparation for any future war, general says - @Reuters

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Syrian sectarian violence in Lebanon

Lebanese troops enter Tripoli neighborhood where thousands of civilians have fled deadly fighting with Al-Qaeda - @AFP

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