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2006-08-05 12:53:00

By Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United States and France agreed on Saturday on a Security Council resolution calling for fighting between Israel and Hizbollah to end, but on the ground both sides traded fire and a Hizbollah rocket killed three. The 15 member U.N.

2006-02-14 08:17:44

By Nadim Ladki BEIRUT (Reuters) - Half a million flag-waving Lebanese packed central Beirut on Tuesday, a year to the day after the assassination of former premier Rafik al-Hariri, giving new impetus to Lebanon's anti-Syrian coalition.

2006-01-19 08:10:00

By Rasha Elass DAMASCUS (Reuters) - For generations, Lebanese shoppers have journeyed to neighboring Syria to stock their larders and buy clothes and even furniture at bargain prices.

2006-01-15 09:30:44

By Lin Noueihed BEIRUT (Reuters) - A row between pro-Syrian Hizbollah guerrillas and Druze leader Walid Jumblatt has plunged Lebanon deeper into a political crisis that has paralyzed the government and divided the country along sectarian lines.

2005-12-13 13:57:59

By Lin Noueihed BEIRUT (Reuters) - It has become all too familiar in Lebanon. An anti-Syrian politician or journalist is killed, condemnations pour in from friends and foes alike, the funeral attracts thousands, while officials urge unity. Yet the longer a U.N.

2005-10-24 10:43:09

By Alaa Shahine BEIRUT (Reuters) - France said on Monday it was too early to seek sanctions against Syria but the U.N. Security Council must demand Damascus cooperate with a U.N. inquiry into the killing of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri.

2005-06-28 12:54:52

By Lin Noueihed BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's new parliament re-electedpro-Syrian Nabih Berri as speaker on Tuesday, in a compromisehighlighting the struggle its anti-Syrian majority faces inerasing Damascus' influence.

2005-06-28 11:18:10

By Lin Noueihed BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's new parliament re-electedpro-Syrian Nabih Berri as speaker on Tuesday, in a compromisehighlighting the struggle its anti-Syrian majority faces inerasing Damascus' influence.

2005-06-28 08:40:26

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's parliament re-elected veteranpro-Syrian politician Nabih Berri as speaker for a fourthconsecutive term on Tuesday. The 128-seat assembly, dominated by opponents of Syria forthe first time since the 1975-1990 civil war, voted by amajority of 90 votes for Berri to return.


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palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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