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Qassem Says Hizbullah Missiles Deterring Israel

Hizbullah deputy chief Sheikh Naim Qassem has announced that Hizbullah missiles that can “target every point” in Israel are “deterring” Israel.

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Mashnouq: Hariri Won't Quit No Matter the Presidential or Partisan Pressures

Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri will not step down from the mission of forming the new government no matter the “pressures,” caretaker Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq said on Sunday.

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Israel Uncovers 'Another Hizbullah Tunnel'

Israeli forces have said that they uncovered another Hizbullah tunnel dug from Lebanon, an announcement that came shortly after troops fired at suspected members of the Lebanese militant group who approached the site of Israeli army engineering working to thwart suspected tunnels.

The find makes this at least the second purported cross-border tunnel discovered since Israel began an operation this week to detect and "neutralize" what ot called attack passageways dug by the Iranian-backed group into northern Israel.

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ISF: Suspect Arrested over Arms Trafficking

The Internal Security Forces arrested a van driver in the Bekaa district of Hermel on charges of trafficking arms and ammunition from Syria into Lebanon, the National News Agency reported on Saturday.

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Sabaa Party Protests Govt. Delay, ‘Worsening Living Conditions’

Activists from the Sabaa party staged a sit-in on Saturday near the Ministry of Finance-TVA Directorate in Beirut's neighborhood of Adliyeh.

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Report: Tunnels Found in Northern Israel are ‘Old, Deserted’

The “Hizbullah” tunnels reportedly discovered by the Israeli army on the Blue Line last week are “old and deserted” tunnels that Israel is “exploiting for political ends,” al-Joumhouria daily reported on Saturday.

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Hariri Says Not behind Govt. Delay, Rejects 32-Minister Govt. Proposal

Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri stressed Friday that he is not to blame for the continued delay in the cabinet formation process but rather the Hizbullah-led camp.

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Rudderless Lebanon Could Miss Out on Aid, France Warns

France on Friday warned Lebanon it could lose the international community's goodwill and much-needed investments if it takes any longer to form a government.

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U.S. Ambassador Celebrates Achievements under the USAID-Funded Project

U.S. Ambassador Elizabeth Richard celebrated the successes and achievements of the $46 million agribusiness and rural development project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the US embassy said in a statement on Friday.

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Presidency Office Denies Premiership Remarks Attributed to Aoun

The Presidency’s media office stressed on Friday that government formation remarks attributed to President Michel Aoun were “inaccurate.”

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