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My Turn: 'Eye for an eye' shows neither strength or courage

...people.Israel successfully defended itself and the war officially ended with the signing of an armistice with Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt. It came too late for the 6,400 Israelis and 10,000 Palestinians and Arabs who died in the war. Most of those...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-16/my-turn-eye-eye-shows-neither-strengt
Opinion
Lebanon's economy ravaged by Syria

...from the Syrian war has cost neighboring Lebanon billions of dollars, deeply damaged its...next week to try to raise aid to relieve Lebanon's heavy financial burden. U.N. Secretary-General...the Syrian conflict, spillovers onto Lebanon have rapidly moved beyond the humanitarian...

http://juneauempire.com/marjorie-olster/2013-09-20/lebanons-economy-ravaged-syri
A Bishop's Perspective: The cry of Christians in Iraq

...sought refuge in Syria and Jordan, although the outbreak of civil war in Syria has forced refugees there to seek haven in Lebanon and Turkey.Catholic Relief Services reports that 500,000 Sunni, Shia and Christian refugees have fled from Mosul to Erbil...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-06/bishops-perspective-cry-christians-ir
Opinion
Pastor defrocked over gay wedding is reinstated

...for gay rights "with an even stronger voice from within the United Methodist Church."The church suspended Schaefer, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, for officiating his son's 2007 wedding, then defrocked him when he refused to promise to uphold the Methodist...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-25/pastor-defrocked-over-gay-wedding-rei
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Hezbollah commander killed outside home

...his apartment building's garage Wednesday in Lebanon's capital, a major breach of the Shiite militant...and its Western-backed political opponents in Lebanon who blame it for dragging Lebanon into Syria's war, which pits the mainly Sunni...

http://juneauempire.com/zeina-karam/2013-12-05/hezbollah-commander-killed-outsid
Educating our way to a more peaceful foreign policy

...about the military crackdown in Egypt and a car bombing in Lebanon. If national polling is accurate, then most subscribers probably...in Juneau was Hadi, a very thoughtful 16-year-old from Lebanon. They were all given scholarships from the Kennedy-Lugar...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-08-20/educating-our-way-more-peaceful-forei
Opinion
He comes in peace

...At that moment, Dear said, he saw jets swoop down and drop bombs on Lebanon - this was the summer of 1982 and, under Defense Minister Ariel Sharon, Israel invaded Lebanon in "Operation Peace for Galilee."Seeing warfare at the Sea of Galilee...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-22/he-comes-peace
Local
As Syria burns, neighboring Lebanon feels the heat

...enflaming emotions in its tiny neighbor Lebanon. The already deep divisions between Lebanese...chaos will bleed over across the border.Lebanon is sharply split along sectarian lines...against, Syria's virtual rule over Lebanon from 1976 to 2005 and its continued influence...

http://juneauempire.com/zeina-karam/2012-02-12/syria-burns-neighboring-lebanon-f
Hezbollah's seizure of power in Lebanon dooms peace talks

...Now, Hezbollah's de facto takeover of Lebanon's government puts a final nail in the...role as a "state within a state" in Lebanon's south to the nation's most powerful...With Hezbollah now essentially running Lebanon's government, Iran could well create...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021111/opi_783979961.shtml
Opinion
Hezbollah: Syria to supply weapons to militia

...Iranian weapons possibly bound for the group.Any attempts to ship advanced Iranian missiles across Syria to Hezbollah in Lebanon would likely draw a new Israeli response, and Thursday's warning by Hezbollah chief Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, if more than...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-05-10/hezbollah-syria-supply-weapons-militi
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