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Lebanese Mother, Son among Five killed in Plane Crash in Kenya

A small plane that crashed in the west of Kenya killed all five people on board including two Lebanese-American, a mother and her son, media reports said Thursday.

According to preliminary information, the Lebanese victims were identified as Cynthia Sh.S and her son Karl R.

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Lebanon Marks Hariri's Assassination Anniversary

Lebanon marked the 14th anniversary of slain former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri who was assassinated in a massive and shocking suicide bombing in 2005 that destabilized the country.

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Guidanian Says Tourism Growth ‘Excellent’

Tourism Minister Avedis Guidanian on Thursday said that tourism in Lebanon has improved remarkably, noting that "Valentine Day is an exceptional occasion” that increased hotel occupancy and customer demands for restaurants.

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Kataeb: Mousawwi’s Remarks Not a Slip of the Tongue

After a heated debate between Hizbullah and Kataeb deputies in parliament on Thursday, Kataeb party said that remarks made by Hizbullah MP Nawwaf Moussawi reflect a “public declaration that Hizbullah controls the state institution by force of arms,” al-Joumhouria daily reported on Thursday.

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Nadim Gemayel: 'We're Willing to Take Up Arms'

Kataeb bloc MP Nadim Gemayel on Wednesday lashed out at Hizbullah, after MP Nawwaf al-Moussawi voiced remarks against slain president-elect Bashir Gemayel -- Nadim's father and the founder of the Lebanese Forces.

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Bukhari Says Hariri Lebanon 'Guardian', PM Says KSA Will Always Back Lebanon

Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Walid al-Bukhari on Wednesday described Prime Minister Saad Hariri as an “extension” of his father, slain ex-PM Rafik Hariri, and as a “guardian of the approach of protecting Lebanon.”

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Hariri on Feb. 14 Eve: 'I Have Not Changed'

On the eve of the 14th anniversary of the assassination of ex-PM Rafik Hariri, Prime Minister Saad Hariri has stressed that he has not “changed” his political views and stances.

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KSA Lifts Eight-Year Travel Warning for Lebanon

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday lifted a travel warning for Lebanon that remained in place for eight years, as a senior royal envoy visited the country.

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Rampling Urges 'Impactful Reforms', Adherence to Dissociation Policy

British Ambassador to Lebanon Chris Rampling on Wednesday urged Lebanon to implement “impactful” economic reforms and to abide by its self-declared policy of disassociation.

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U.S. Delivers Laser-Guided Rockets to Lebanese Army

The United States said Wednesday that it “pleased to announce the delivery today of the shipment of the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rockets,” valued at more than $16 million and destined for the Lebanese Army.

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