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Pope Francis calls family Of James Foley to offer His condolences
Fri 22 Aug 2014 at 09:58

Pope Francis calls family Of James Foley to offer His condolences

NNA - The death of American journalist James Foley at the hands of the Islamic State has been mourned internationally since the tragic news broke. On Thursday, Pope Francis personally called Foley

Army: Ammunition detonation in south Lebanon
Fri 22 Aug 2014 at 09:28

Army: Ammunition detonation in south Lebanon

NNA - Army Command Guidance Directorate issued the following communiqu: "On 22/08/2014 between 09:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m., a unit affiliated with the UNIFIL will detonate unexploded ammunition at the

Huge fire breaks out in Tair Falsieh outskirts
Thu 21 Aug 2014 at 05:58

Huge fire breaks out in Tair Falsieh outskirts

NNA - A huge fire broke out in the outskirts of the town of Tair Falsieh in al-Qaraa region, coming across large areas of olive groves, NNA correspondent in Tibneen reported on Thursday. Civil defen

EDL calls its employees to resume work on Monday
Fri 22 Aug 2014 at 10:31

EDL calls its employees to resume work on Monday

NNA - Electricit Du Liban (EDL) called on Friday upon its employees and part-timers to resume work on Monday at the company's headquarters, as well as at all other branches. The call came in a s

Law

Lawyer files motion challenging accusation of Jomaa
Wed 20 Aug 2014 at 12:46

Lawyer files motion challenging accusation of Jomaa

NNA - The scheduled interrogation of detainee Imad Jomaa by Military Investigative Judge, Imad El-Zein, was postponed at the request of his lawyer, Tarek Jandab, who filed a motion challenging the acc

Students in front of education ministry protest certificates
Thu 21 Aug 2014 at 01:29

Students in front of education ministry protest certificates

NNA - School students of classes subjected to official exams gathered on Thursday in front of the education and higher learning ministry to protest the certificates of success given to students and c

Hannawi meets head of Rugby Union
Tue 12 Aug 2014 at 01:20

Hannawi meets head of Rugby Union

NNA - Sports Minister, Abdul Mottalib Hannawi, on Tuesday received at his office head of Rugby Union, Abdullah Al Jamal, with talks featuring high on the schedule of sports activities that will take

Israel air strikes kill 4 Palestinians in Gaza
Fri 22 Aug 2014 at 10:00

Israel air strikes kill 4 Palestinians in Gaza

NNA - Israeli air strikes killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Friday, two in Deir al-Balah and two in Nusseirat, an emergency services spokesman said. The strike in Nusseirat hit a house, k

Pope Francis calls family of James Foley to offer His condolences
Fri 22 Aug 2014 at 10:43

Pope Francis calls family of James Foley to offer His condolences

NNA - The death of American journalist James Foley at the hands of the Islamic State has been mourned internationally since the tragic news broke. On Thursday, Pope Francis personally called Foley