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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.

2006-08-06 09:04:31

By Alistair Lyon, Special Correspondent BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hizbollah killed 10 Israeli soldiers on Sunday in its deadliest rocket strike yet and Israeli bombs killed 11 Lebanese civilians as Lebanon rejected a draft U.N. resolution to end the 26-day-old war.

2006-08-06 07:36:37

By Lin Noueihed BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon rejects a draft U.N. Security Council resolution to end 26 days of fighting because it would allow Israeli forces to remain on Lebanese soil, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said on Sunday. Slamming the French-U.S.

2006-03-14 12:26:06

By Lin Noueihed and Alaa Shahine BEIRUT (Reuters) - Rival Lebanese leaders meeting to end a debilitating political crisis failed to agree on Tuesday on the key issues of whether Hizbollah guerrillas should disarm and whether pro-Syrian President Emile Lahoud should go.

2006-02-28 09:49:55

By Alaa Shahine BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's political factions on Thursday launch the most high-profile talks since the end of the civil war, but hopes are slim that they can find a way out of the country's worst political crisis in the last 15 years.

2005-07-30 12:51:03

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's parliament voted confidence in the new government on Saturday, endorsing a program that vows balanced ties with Syria but does not mention a U.N. demand that Hizbollah guerrillas disarm.

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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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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