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October 2008

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October 31
Pope meets Lebanon's new president
Lebanon says Syria to put more troops on border
UN chief urges Hezbollah to be political party
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 31, 2008
Bomb explosion in south Lebanon refugee camp
Prominent Lebanese judge resigns
Lebanese banks escape global crisis
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October 30
Siniora: No Egyptian mediation between Lebanon & Israel
Syria deploys extra troops on east Lebanon border: army
Israel geared up for 3rd Lebanon war?
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 30, 2008
Salameh reiterates view that local banks are immune to global woes
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October 29
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 29, 2008
Lebanon charges 34 over Tripoli attacks
Lebanon proposes establishment of Arab police body
Armored Against Turmoil, Lebanon Lures Investors
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October 28
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 28, 2008
Iraqi Antiquities Seized In Lebanon - Customs
Lebanon's Solidere tumbles 14 pct, drags index
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October 27
Lebanon's Hariri, Nasrallah hold rare meeting
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 27, 2008
Lebanon seizes 20 tonnes of cannabis
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October 26
MI Chief: Syria has become Hezbollah's de facto arsenal
U.S. Resupplies Lebanon Military to Stabilize Ally
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October 25
Hezbollah chief denies report he was poisoned
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October 24
Hezbollah denies reports its leader was poisoned
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 24, 2008
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October 23
Colombia drug bust has links to Hezbollah: police
Rumors of attempt to kill Lebanon's Nasrallah
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 23, 2008
Tehran proud of support to Hamas, Hezbollah: speaker
Report: Iranian docs save Nasrallah from poisoning attempt
Lebanon: Safe for Now
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October 22
Lebanon's Kantar vows to work for end of Israel
Diplomatic sources: Nasrallah ill from chemical murder attempt
Lebanese woman who fled Islamic law granted asylum in UK
Two injured in clashes in Lebanon refugee camp
Lebanese top Shia scholar against US-Iraq pact
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 22, 2008
Saudi official presents new Israeli-Palestinian peace plan
Lebanon's BLOM Bank's 9-month net rises 34 pct
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October 21
Colombian cocaine ring linked to Hezbollah
Report: Senior Hezbollah officials invited to Cairo
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 21, 2008
Bellemare plans to transfer detained security chiefs to Netherlands - report
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October 20
Lebanese banks provide welcome stability
Israel mulls non-belligerence pact with Lebanon
UN calls on Lebanon to step up fight against human trafficking
Sunni-Shiite overnight clashes in Beirut injures 4
Israel mulling non-aggression treaty with Lebanon
Anti-Syrian Lebanese leader visits Egypt
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 20, 2008
Syrians indifferent to Lebanese ties
Orange Business Services and Solidere bring IPTV to Lebanon
Lebanese banks provide welcome stability
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October 19
Lebanon PM declares solidarity with Iraq Christians
Syrian opposition leader flees Lebanon after uncovering assassination plot
Barak: Israel considering Saudi peace plan
Lebanon's Bank Audi sees benefit from global crisis
Lebanon's Bank Audi sees benefit from global crisis
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October 18
Israel encouraged by UN call for Hezbollah to be dismantled
Lebanon PM denounces Israel to UN
Egypt tycoon pleads not guilty to Lebanese pop star murder
Damascus, Beirut pick embassy locations
Lebanon's Bank Audi says profits, deposits climb
ADIH Signs Deals to Develop $1.2b Mixed use Beirut Gate Project
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October 17
Beirut mosque potent symbol of Lebanon troubles
Musical tackles Lebanon emigration woes
Lebanese policeman held for having explosives
Beirut museum to recall horrors of civil war
U.N. chief says Hezbollah a threat to Middle East security
Rice warns Syria against attacking Lebanon
UN chief underscores danger of Lebanon's armed groups
Lebanon's Gemayel warns against oppressing Iraqi Christians
Iran praises Lebanon-Syria diplomatic ties
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 17, 2008
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October 16
Hezbollah basks in its authority
Extremists turn their wrath on Syria, Lebanon
Up North, Hothouse of Tension in Lebanon
Egypt hails Lebanon-Syria 'step in right direction'
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 16, 2008
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October 15
Lebanon, Syria face 'same militant threat'
Syria-Lebanon ties will help stabilize the Middle East: France
Syria opens diplomatic ties with Lebanon
Anti-Hezbollah Shiite station launches in Lebanon
Syria boosts diplomatic ties with Lebanon
Fires burn large wooded areas southeast of Beirut
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 15, 2008
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October 14
Jumblat welcomes Syrian-Lebanon diplomatic ties
Syria's Assad decrees diplomatic ties with Lebanon
Terrorists planned to assassinate Lebanon's army commander
Danger persists despite terrorists arrest in North Lebanon
Aoun's visit to Teheran underscores Iran’s grip on Lebanon
Forest fires raging in Lebanon
Lebanon leader woos Saudi investors
Report: Nasrallah appoints relative as his successor
New UN representative for Lebanon takes up post in Beirut
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 14, 2008
Lebanese leader praises Iranian leadership
Lebanon's economy can weather the storm - Citigroup
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October 13
Iran Cracks Down On Hezbollah
Lebanon bombers wanted revenge - security official
Aoun says Iran helping Lebanese unity
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 13, 2008
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October 12
Lebanon busts 'terrorist network' behind Tripoli attacks
Billboard truce eases tensions in Lebanon
Iran appoints successor to Mughniyeh
Lebanese soldiers wounded in grenade attack
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October 11
Lebanon Christians must seek reconciliation: Geagea
Lebanon camp takes census to keep Islamists out
Beirut accepts Syrian explanation for troop moves
Lebanon to complain to UN about Israeli threats
Lebanon Central Bank gov wants credible response to financial crisis
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October 10
Two wounded in Lebanon camp blast
US journalists say they were taken to Syria by force
Senior Iranian intelligence man to replace Mughniyeh
Syrian policeman, two suspected 'terrorists' killed: TV
Syria downplays troop buildup on Lebanese border
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 10, 2008
Syria: 'Hundreds,' not 'thousands,' of troops on Lebanon border
Iran: Tehran to name street after slain Lebanese militant
Global financial crisis may put Beirut's cellular sell-off on hold
IMF credits Banque du Liban for fending off credit crunch
Lebanon sidesteps the crash of '08 - for now
Lebanese banks cash in on worldwide turmoil
World Bank names 28 financially strained states
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October 9
Syria says 2 missing Americans arrested
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 9, 2008
US officials fear terrorist links with drug lords
Fear in Lebanon as Syrian forces mass on border
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October 8
Two American journalists missing in Lebanon
Sheikh Bakri warns foreign media against defaming him
Syrian troops gather on Lebanese border
Israel on high alert for Syrian, Hezbollah Yom Kippur attacks
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 8, 2008
Bomb explodes in northern Lebanon
Israel on alert as Syrian tanks advance to Lebanon's eastern border
UNIFIL facilitates Israeli pullout from Lebanese town - Spokesperson
USAID announces new mission director for Lebanon
Beirut stock market tumbles as Gulf investors pull out
Consumer prices rise by 8 percent in Lebanon
Global financial crisis creates worries among Lebanese
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October 7
Hummus war looms between Israel and Lebanon
Syria intensifies troop deployment along Lebanon border
U.S. warns Syria against interfering in Lebanon
Lebanon, US set up joint military commission
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 7, 2008
US pledges Cobra gunships to Lebanon
U.S. warns of October security risk in Lebanon
Christians fear attacks by Muslim extremists in north
Syria, Lebanon abuzz over report about militant's arrest
Hezbollah source: A 'big surprise' awaits Israel if it attacks Lebanon
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October 6
Manila keeps ban on jobs in Jordan, Lebanon
Hezbollah dismisses Israeli threats of destruction
Israel detains Lebanese near border
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 6, 2008
Lebanon militants hide with refugees
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October 5
Syrian officer involved in Hariri's death said killed in Damascus bomb
Israel gunboat violates Lebanese territorial waters
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October 4
Geagea calls for probing civil war wrongdoings
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October 3
Israel in new war threats against Lebanon
Senior Salafi cleric issues stark warning to Damascus
Marines '83 Beirut chief: Mughniyeh killing 'overdue justice'
Lebanon Press Highlights: October 3, 2008
IMF agrees in principle on $39 mln for Lebanon
Lebanese President says Christian reconciliation inevitable
Syria blocks distribution of Saudi-owned daily
IMF agrees in principle on $39 mln for Lebanon
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October 2
Fears rise in Lebanon of Syria return
Lebanese expatriates delighted they will vote in 2013
One injured in grenade blast in Lebanese city
Hezbollah orders its men not to visit Syria
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October 1
Syria urges security cooperation on Lebanon border
U.S.: Brief Talks with Syria Spur Speculation
Tension grows between Syria and Lebanon after bombings

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