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CNN: Lebanon, The Mediterranean's unlikely surf destination

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Off the Mediterranean coast of Lebanon lies a seaside town that locals call the "7-kilometer playground." Known for its sandy beaches, the ancient beach town Jiyeh is a rarity along the country's long, rocky coastline.... Read full article

Lebanon's Winning Women: Six Females Voted into Parliament

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Lebanon's new parliament will include six female lawmakers across the country, up from just four in the 2009-era parliament with several fresh faces.... Read full article

Lebanese legend Sabah dies aged 87

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Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, died Wednesday at her residence, local media said. Sabah is among the most prolific Arab singers, with around 3,500 songs in her repertoire. The actress and singer was born in Beirut in 1927, she was 87.... Read full article

Hitting the streets of Lebanon with Uber

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The company was founded internationally in 2010 to solve a relatively simple problem, how to get a ride at the push of a button.... Read full article

Qahwaji Inspects Army Units in Sidon as Manhunt Launched for Asir

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Army Commander General Jean Qahwaji inspected on Tuesday military units in the southern city of Sidon as security forces launched a major manhunt for radical Salafist cleric Sheikh Ahmed al-Asir.... Read full article

Harissa to become nature reserve

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Caretaker Environment Minister Nazem Khoury announced Thursday that the Harissa Mountain area in Jounieh would be converted into a nature reserve in cooperation with the Maronite Patriarchate and the Jounieh Municipality.... Read full article

Actor Issam Breidy Passes Away After Traffic Accident

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Actor Issam Breidy passed away on Sunday morning after a traffic accident in Beirut's al-Dora area, reported the National News Agency.... Read full article

AMAL Chief Denies Supporters, Hizbullah Members Joined Battle against Asir

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The Speaker and Head of AMAL movement Nabih Berri denied on Wednesday reports saying that his supporters and Hizbullah members participated alongside the army in the battles in the southern city of Sidon.... Read full article

U.S. Denies Lebanon, Other Nations to be Added to New Travel Ban

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The United States has denied reports claiming that seven countries including Lebanon will soon be added to a new travel ban list.... Read full article

Parramatta is friends with Lebanon

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LEBANON will soon be mates with Parramatta through a goodwill agreement being set up by Lord Mayor Paul Garrard. At last week’s council meeting, Cr Garrard put forward his scheme to set up the agreement between Lebanese village associations...... Read full article

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