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#beirut

# beirut - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Shatter: Ireland would consider sending more soldiers to Syrian border
# Syria
# Syria

Shatter: Ireland would consider sending more soldiers to Syrian border

Mar 12th 2013, 7:30 PM 8,456 Views 6 Comments

The Defence Minister, speaking at the beginning of a tour of Lebanon and Israel, said increased tension could lead to involvement of more peacekeepers at Golan Heights. Niamh Fleming-Farrell reports from Beirut.

# beirut - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Protestors try to storm Lebanese government headquarters
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# Lebanon

Protestors try to storm Lebanese government headquarters

Oct 21st 2012, 3:12 PM 2,419 Views 2 Comments

Police used tear gas to repel protestors who stormed the headquarters of the Lebanese Prime Minister following the funeral of the security chief killed in a car bomb on Friday.

# beirut - Friday 19 October, 2012

Two killed as large explosion rattles Beirut
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# Lebanon

Two killed as large explosion rattles Beirut

Oct 19th 2012, 2:07 PM 3,218 Views 11 Comments

Local media are reporting that at least two people have been killed and 15 injured in the explosion.

# beirut - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 7th 2012, 11:00 AM 11,013 Views 4 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# beirut - Friday 17 August, 2012

Air France passengers asked to chip in for fuel
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# Air France

Air France passengers asked to chip in for fuel

Aug 17th 2012, 9:45 PM 18,035 Views 44 Comments

Passengers rounded up around €17,000 but the airline found another way to pay for the fuel on the emergency stopover in Damascus.

# beirut - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Interview: ‘I just survived’ – ex-Beirut hostage John McCarthy on his ordeal
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# Read Me

Interview: ‘I just survived’ – ex-Beirut hostage John McCarthy on his ordeal

Jul 8th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,435 Views 4 Comments

John McCarthy, released from a Beirut cell 21 years ago, has written a new book. He spoke to TheJournal.ie about captivity, celebrity… and Martin McGuinness.

# beirut - Friday 2 March, 2012

Red Cross denied entry to besieged Homs neighbourhood
# Syria
# Syria

Red Cross denied entry to besieged Homs neighbourhood

Mar 2nd 2012, 7:37 PM 1,050 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, the organisation says it has received the bodies of Western journalists Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik.

# beirut - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Lebanon to host its first Irish film festival
# Beirut
# Beirut

Lebanon to host its first Irish film festival

Feb 28th 2012, 1:45 PM 1,430 Views 8 Comments

Event in Beirut is to focus on conflict resolution as well as representations of sectarianism and violence. “The two countries have very much in common,” says organiser.

# beirut - Thursday 23 February, 2012

UN to send top humanitarian official to Syria as civil war looms
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# Arab Spring

UN to send top humanitarian official to Syria as civil war looms

Feb 23rd 2012, 7:48 AM 549 Views 1 Comment

Ban Ki-Moon has asked Valerie Amos to visit Syria to assess the humanitarian situation and renew the call for urgent access.

# beirut - Saturday 15 October, 2011

McAleese to meet Irish troops in Lebanon on final official trip
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

McAleese to meet Irish troops in Lebanon on final official trip

Oct 15th 2011, 9:36 AM 583 Views 7 Comments

The President will meet with members of the 104th Battalion today, visit Camp Shamrock, and lay a wreath in memory of those who have lost their lives.

# beirut - Monday 28 March, 2011

Two Reuters journalists freed by Syrian authorities
# Syria
# Syria

Two Reuters journalists freed by Syrian authorities

Mar 28th 2011, 4:00 PM 447 Views 0 Comments

The two journalists who went missing on Saturday night had been detained by Syrian authorities but were released on Monday afternoon.