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Lebanon: Israel exploiting US elections

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Lebanese President Emile Lahoud Saturday accused Israel of exploiting the U.S. presidential elections "to obtain gains that serve its expansionist goals."

Three convicted Lebanese executed

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Three Lebanese nationals convicted of premeditated crime and sentenced to death were executed in Beirut Saturday amid protests against capital punishment.

Feature: Letter from Beirut

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Lebanon is a land of a 1,001 contradictions and even greater extremes. Lebanese society, composed of a fragile mosaic of some 17 different religious groups, offers a gamut of ideologies and ideas ranging from radical Islam to Christian conservatism, with
CLAUDE SALHANI

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