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2008-08-15 00:00:14

By Albert Aji Syria and Lebanon agreed Wednesday to establish full diplomatic relations for the first time, taking a step toward healing tensions that have fueled decades of turmoil in Lebanon.

2008-06-24 02:29:28

Fierce factional fighting in Tripoli, Lebanon, continued Monday for a second day as residents fled or hid in underground shelters, a security official said.

2006-08-31 15:59:45

By Patrick Lannin STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - International donors pledged more than $940 million on Thursday for war-torn Lebanon's immediate relief efforts, nearly double the target amount.

2006-08-31 06:06:15

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel is prepared to discuss freeing Lebanese prisoners for two soldiers held hostage by Hizbollah if the two are handed over to the Lebanese government, a senior Israeli political source said on Thursday.

2006-08-28 10:16:30

By Jonathan Wright BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan told Lebanese ministers on Monday he wanted the two Israeli soldiers whose capture by Hizbollah sparked a 34-day war with Israel to be handed to the Red Cross, a government source said.

2006-08-28 07:31:00

By Jonathan Wright BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan began a Middle East mission in Beirut on Monday aimed at turning a U.N. truce that halted a 34-day war between Israel and Hizbollah guerrillas into a lasting ceasefire.

2006-08-28 04:36:56

By Jonathan Wright BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, trying to turn a shaky truce between Israel and Hizbollah guerrillas into a lasting ceasefire, arrived in Beirut on Monday to discuss an expanded peacekeeping mission in south Lebanon.

2006-08-28 02:45:24

By Gideon Long BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan will discuss the deployment and role of a planned 15,000-strong peacekeeping force for southern Lebanon when he visits Beirut on Monday for the first time since the Israel-Hizbollah war.

2006-08-27 17:32:46

By Gideon Long BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan will discuss the deployment and role of a planned 15,000-strong peacekeeping force for southern Lebanon when he visits Beirut on Monday for the first time since the Israel-Hizbollah war.

2006-08-23 10:04:09

By Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - Three Lebanese soldiers were killed on Wednesday while clearing unexploded Israeli shells in southern Lebanon, underscoring the dangers of a region awaiting the deployment of thousands of U.N. peacekeepers.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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