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Lebanon's police say they have detained a Syrian citizen who was a military commander with the Islamic State group in the central Syrian province of Homs. The Internal Security Forces said in a statement Tuesday that the man was detained earlier this month in the northern town of Zgharta after entering ...
Human Rights Watch said it documented evictions in 13 towns and villages putting more than 3,600 Syrians on the streets since 2016. It said the Lebanese Army uprooted another 7,500 refugees near a military base around Christmas 2017. Meanwhile, the country's General Security apparatus, which ...

A Lebanon-based travel team, representing Sumner County Soccer Club, played in, and won, its first sanctioned tournametn last weekend, the Music City Invitational, beating out six other teams in the U10 boys' second division. Team members are (from left) Gus Cortez Jr., Heider Vargas, Gram Huffaker, ...
The volunteers quickly returned to the office and informed Amin that a “bunch of guys from the village told them not to put up any images", according to Mohamed. Campaign posters are an omnipresent feature of Lebanese elections with cities and towns plastered with giant billboards of candidates ...
LEBANON, Ind. – When a house catches fire in Boone County's Center Township, the homeowner likely doesn't care which logo is on the side of the responding fire trucks. At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Lebanon and Center Township residents are invited to City Hall to hear the pros and cons of merging the Center ...
According to the city code, beer permits for on-premises consumption shall maintain an annual ratio of $5 of gross sales for each $1 of wholesale beer purchases. The annual ratio, according to the city code, would be calculated at the end of each calendar year. The new amendments changed the code so ...

The Mufti of Lebanon, Sheikh Abdul Latif Fayez Durian, asserted his condemnation of the Houthi missile attacks on the villages and cities of Saudi Arabia. "We are committed to support security in Saudi Arabia, and we condemn the Houthi terrorist missile attacks that have sought to harm the cities, towns ...
LEBANON — UPDATE: The deceased woman has been identified as Shakima Rosado, according to a press release issued by the Lebanon City Police Department. Police are investigating Rosado's death as a homicide, the release says. Preliminary results of the autopsy reflect that the 35-year-old ...
West Lebanon — Nine people were taken to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center overnight and two young children were rescued by a neighbor following a smoky fire that heavily damaged an apartment at The Village at Crafts Hill apartment complex. Lebanon firefighters responded at 1:55 a.m. to an ...
Cumberland University has sought an $850,000 donation from the City of Lebanon to purchase nine properties adjacent to its campus. Seven of the properties include homes that are either vacant or in various states of disrepair. If the donation is ultimately approved, the university plans to develop ...
Allison Johnson, a physical therapist in the Lebanon City Schools, works primarily with students in first and second grade, plus high school students. TRENDING: This ... The Johnsons were drawn to Lebanon because it represented their origins of a small town in Ohio yet close to larger cities. Since 2009 ...
When the rubbish crisis first started, it stimulated a civil movement; protestors rallied outside the Lebanese government and declared “You Stink!” Gradually this evolved into initiatives like Beirut Madinati, a new political party, and the Waste Management Coalition which is currently campaigning against the ...
Some spectators and participants at the 257th St. Patrick's Day parade in New York City cite family histories as evidence of Ireland's deep American roots. ... Manhattan's Fifth Avenue will thunder with the sounds of more than 100 marching bands in the 257th New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade.
For Ms. Nasrallah and the other Decentrists, Beirut during the civil war became a metaphor for the villages they had abandoned. “Nasrallah redefined Lebanon, the sick child, as a village,” Professor Cooke wrote in “War's Other Voices: Women Writers on the Lebanese Civil War” (1987). “Hence, those who ...
renewed the Lebanon Chamber of Commerce tourism services agreement, which uses the city transient room tax money to fund tourism promotion for the chamber, and for the operation of the visitors center. Other than minor changes, the agreement is now set to renew automatically each year, with a ...
Last week, the Lebanon City Council voted to approve the annexation of 266 acres. A final reading is on Tuesday, and most neighbors are against it. Signs reading, 'no annexation' dot several yards. Among neighbors' worries is blasting around historic buildings and a cemetery where Revolutionary War ...
The fate of a proposed new park on Lebanon's west side appeared grim Tuesday evening following a work session of the Lebanon City Council. In an e-mail to councilors and ... “Your work on this task force and the comments I have received when we are around town are proof of that. I am still committed to ...

She may be Lebanon's first openly gay councilmember, and likely the first gay elected official in Warren County history, but she doesn't want that to define her. ... My questions take her back to a time before the November election, when she was one of six candidates running for Lebanon City Council.
Even though there is a lot of growth, Lebanon is still considered a small town. Corder said, “What we're seeing is a lot of people really do like to live in small towns and if you can get into Nashville where you got, you have the big city amenities that's really convenient but having a small town where you can ...
Pickett's death came at the end of an already trying week for the Boone County community. Western Boone Junior-Senior High School senior Sydney Foster was killed in a car accident early Thursday morning. Hours later, Lebanon City Councilman Jeremy Lamar was found dead of an apparent suicide.
I extend my deepest sympathies, thoughts, and prayers to the Lamar family and friends,” said Lebanon Mayor Matt Gentry in a statement issued by Joe LePage, who oversees the city's communications and community development. Lamar was a council member for 15 years, including a period as a council ...
Lebanon City Councilman Jeremy Lamar was found dead Thursday morning. The death was being investigated as a ... "I was shocked and saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Councilman Jeremy Lamar," Lebanon Mayor Matt Gentry said in a written statement. "I extend my deepest sympathies, ...
FILE - In this September 11, 2015 file photo, a Lebanese policeman stands guard as Syrian citizens line up to apply for visas, outside the German embassy, in Rabieh, north Beirut, Lebanon. A leading international rights group says Syrian refugees are increasingly being evicted from towns in Lebanon ...
said Mark Rawlings, who lives in Lebanon. One issue that Rawlings sees in how close together the stop lights are. “I would actually take out a couple of these stop lights that are so close together. And make them longer apart. I mean they are right on top of each other." said Rawlings. Miller took his idea to ...
The best ice cream shop in the world can be found in a leafy suburb in the heart of Beirut. Yes, you read that right. Beirut, the main stage for Lebanon's brutal civil war. Beirut, the birthplace of the modern car bomb. Beirut, the home of Hezbollah. Who would have thought such a bitter place could produce ...
Lebanon — Voters on Tuesday rejected a $29 million plan to modernize Lebanon's school buildings, with a proposed performing arts center at the high school proving to be the flashpoint for many residents concerned about the cost. Residents also elected the owner of a local craft store to the City Council ...


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