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2011-07-01 13:01:00

NEW YORK, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC applauded the decision of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), a UN body investigating the assassination of the former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri, to issue criminal indictments against four Hezbollah terrorists accused of the murder.

2008-09-14 15:00:18

According to Assafir newspaper (September 13, 2008), an official report issued by the Rafiq Hariri Beirut International Airport shows that the total number of the operated flights via the airport amounted to 8,169 flights in the first eight months of 2008 compared with 3,950 flights in the corresponding period of last year, a 106% growth.

2008-09-14 15:00:18

According to Assafir newspaper (September 13, 2008), an official report issued by the Rafiq Hariri Beirut International Airport shows that the total number of the transit passengers via the airport fell to 34,054 passengers in the first eight months of 2008 compared with 59,465 passengers in the corresponding period of last year, a 43% fall.

2008-09-14 15:00:18

According to Assafir newspaper (September 13, 2008), an official report issued by the Rafiq Hariri Beirut International Airport shows that the total passengers traffic volume via the airport amounted to 2,649,872 passengers in the first eight months of 2008 compared with 2,255,919 passengers in the corresponding period of last year, a 17.4% growth.

2008-08-15 09:00:25

By ROBERT FISK Bomb attack in Tripoli has exposed the brutal infighting in the country's second city Abdullah got it about right. Picking his fingernails in the ticket office of the local bus station, he lowered his eyes.

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.

2008-08-14 09:00:23

By Robert F. Worth and Tom Rachman A bomb hidden in a briefcase exploded on a bus in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli during morning rush hour on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 30 others, the Lebanese Army said.

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.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.