We don't expect you to keep up with all the news happening around you. That being said, we've rounded up the most important stories of the week to make sure you don’t look like a juicebox when you get to work on Monday.

1. Massive Attack Performs in Lebanon

British trip hop pioneers Massive Attack performed at the Byblos International Festival on Tuesday, using the performance as a chance to tackle the ongoing assault by Israel on Gaza. Earlier in the day, founding members Grant Marshall and Robert Del Naja visited the Burj al-Barajneh Palestinian refugee camp and said part of the proceeds from the show would be donated to a local Palestinian charity and to support ambulance services in Gaza.

"Today we want to show our love, solidarity, and support for the Palestinian people of Gaza. All of them have a right to a life of dignity and beauty... Like most people we believe in peace and justice over violence and oppression," Robert Del Naja told the crowd at Byblos.

2. Lebanese Honorary Consul for Benin Killed

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Lebanese Honorary Consul to Benin Assaad Shaghouri was shot dead while his car was stopped at a red light in the West African country late Wednesday. According to news reports, the incident was motivated by theft.

3. Fourteen Syrians Arrested in Arsal

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The Lebanese Army Forces announced the arrest this week of 14 Syrians accused of acting as rebels against the Syrian Regime. The arrests were divided into two operations and the suspects were handed over to the judicial police for further interrogation.

4. Hezbollah Invades... Lebanon?

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According to Lebanon Debate, Hezbollah has been attacking Lebanese territories that lay on the border between Lebanon and Syria, with the aim of grabbing up strategic points that will help in aiding the Syrian regime. The operations started around midnight on Thursday. Hezbollah has already captured Nahla and some Bekaii villages, according to Lebanon Debate.

5. Army Day Parade Cancelled With No President to Preside Over Ceremony

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The traditional military parade held annually to mark Army Day will not be held this year because of the failure of the cabinet to elect a new president. Additionally, instead of the traditional ceremony which the president always presides over, a smaller event will be held at the Fayadieh Military Academy where around 280 officers will receive certificates from the head of the academy.

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