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2008-09-29 09:00:10

At least six people died and more than 30 people were injured Monday in a bombing of a bus boarding Lebanese army troops in northern Lebanon, officials said.

2008-09-29 06:00:10

Text of report in English by Lebanese Hezbollah Al-Manar TV website on 29 September [Unattributed report: "Five Killed, Dozens Injured in Lebanon Army Bus Blast"] Preliminary reports said that at least five people were killed on Monday in a blast targeting a military bus on the outskirts of the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli.

2008-08-13 09:00:04

At least 11 people died Wednesday when an explosion targeting a bus shook a business district in Tripoli, Lebanon, a Lebanese security forces official said. Nine Lebanese soldiers and two civilians were among the dead in the blast, which was outside the vehicle, CNN reported.

2006-09-05 04:23:16

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A roadside bomb blast killed an escort of a senior Lebanese intelligence officer, who was among five people wounded in the attack near Lebanon's southern city of Sidon on Tuesday, police said.

2006-09-05 03:46:53

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A senior Lebanese intelligence officer was seriously wounded and two companions were killed by a bomb that exploded in their car near the southern city of Sidon on Tuesday, security sources said.

2005-12-27 07:28:06

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has detained a Syrian suspect in the killing of anti-Syrian lawmaker and newspaper magnate Gebran Tueni, judicial sources said on Tuesday.

2005-12-27 07:18:59

Please read in headline ... Tueni's killing ... instead of ... Tueini's killing ... BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has detained a Syrian suspect in the killing of anti-Syrian lawmaker and newspaper magnate Gebran Tueni, judicial sources said on Tuesday.

2005-12-17 12:40:09

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Detlev Mehlis, the outgoing head of a U.N. investigation into the killing of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik al-Hariri, has directly blamed "Syrian authorities" for the first time.

2005-12-13 06:39:41

By Nadim Ladki BEIRUT (Reuters) - Schools, shops and businesses closed down in Lebanon on Tuesday to mourn anti-Syrian press magnate and legislator Gebran Tueni, whose killing threatened to plunge the country into political turmoil.

2005-12-12 07:40:31

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A previously unknown group claimed responsibility on Monday for the assassination of Lebanese lawmaker Gebran Tueni, a fierce critic of Syria.


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The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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