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Lebanon

Lebanese Army says 1 soldier killed, 1 wounded after unidentified attackers open fire on position in Dinnieh - LBC

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Syria: Israeli warplanes fired 2 missiles from Lebanese airspace that struck near capital, no casualties - AP

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Syrian Civil War

Editor's note: In its report on the alleged Israeli attack on a Hezbollah convoy in Syria, the Times of Israel notes that this is not the first such incident attributed to the Israeli Air Force. Israeli, the paper notes, has vowed to prevent Hezbollah from obtaining 'game-changing' arms and in particular advanced anti-aircraft systems of chemical weapons. - Tom

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Beirut, Beirut, لبنان

Reports: Israeli Air Force attacked a Syrian army outpost and a Hezbollah arms convoy near the highway connecting Damascus and Beirut - Ynet News

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Lebanon

2 arrested at Lebanon's Tripoli port for attempting to smuggle drugs - Daily Star Lebanon

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Lebanon

Lebanon GDP growth expected at 1.5-2% in 2016, central bank governor says in televised speech - Reuters

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Lebanon

Newly-elected Lebanese President Michel Aoun meets with Saudi delegation in Beirut - Daily Star

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Syrian Civil War

Lebanese army raids makeshift Syrian refugee camps in northeast Lebanon, state media say - Daily Star

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Lebanon

Man suspected of opening fire on police force patrol in Tripoli, Lebanon, has been arrested, state media reports - Daily Star

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Beirut, Beirut, لبنان

Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif and head of Lebanon's resistance movement Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, discuss regional issues in Beirut, Lebanon - MEHR News Agency

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Lebanon

2 officers manning south Lebanon Internal Security Forces checkpoint injured when vehicle rammed into their post, state media say - Daily Star

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Lebanon

Saad Hariri named Lebanon's new prime minister, country's presidency says - AFP

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Lebanon

Lebanese army arrest 2 men suspected of kidnap in east Lebanon - Daily Star

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Israel

Iran foreign policy adviser hails Lebanon's election of Michel Aoun to presidency, says it shows support for 'Islamic resistance' against Israel - Reuters

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Lebanon

United Arab Emirates sentences 7 to life in prison for establishing cell linked to Hezbollah - Reuters

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Lebanon

Lebanon President Michel Aoun sworn in, calls in acceptance speech for establishment of fair electoral law, implementation of Taif accord to normalize politics in nation - Reuters, Daily Star Lebnon

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Lebanon

Editor's note: Michel Aoun, now president-elect of Lebanon after lawmakers elected him after four rounds of voting, is a former army commander and ally of Hezbollah, Reuters reports. Aoun eventually won 83 out of 127 votes from lawmakers, but failed to initially get the two-thirds majority many thought he would get. Reuters also says that many see the win as a boon for an Iranian coalition. - Andrew

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Lebanon

Lebanese lawmakers elect Michel Aoun as president after 4 rounds of voting - Reuters, @Sarahussein

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Lebanon

More: Lebanese lawmakers voting for president for 4th time, with each casting their vote by hand - @sarahussein

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Lebanon

Lebanese lawmaker protests latest ballot count in presidential vote after extra ballot found; ballot to be redone - Daily Star Lebanon

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