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Lebanon: so hot right now

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Two years ago, Lebanon was reeling from a crisis which brought gun battles onto the streets of Beirut, forced its airport to shut, and threatened to pitch the tiny Mediterranean country back into civil war.... Read full article

Maronite bishops warn against Lebanon's 'collapse'

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The Council of Maronite Bishops reiterated its concerns Wednesday over the 14-month presidential vacuum, warning that the deadlock foreshadows the collapse of the Lebanese republic.... Read full article

Oscars: Lebanon Selects 'Void' for Foreign-Language Category

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The film is the second submission from screenwriter Georges Khabbaz and has taken a slew of awards in the country.... Read full article

THE 44 PLACES TO GO IN 2009 - Beirut Number #1

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With a recent (though perhaps tenuous) detente keeping the violence in check, the capital of Lebanon is poised to reclaim its title as the Paris of the Middle East.... Read full article

Fadl shaker admits infront of the camera of killing 2 Lebanese soldiers

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Fadl shaker admits infront of the camera of killing 2 Lebanese soldiers... 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

٢ مليون دولار لإعادة إعمار ممرّ بيروت – طرابلس.. القطار "راجع"؟

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كتبت فيفيان عقيقي في صحيفة "الأخبار": "تقدّر كلفة زحمة السير في لبنان بنحو 2 مليار دولار سنوياً، أي ما يشكّل حوالى 4% من الناتج المحلي الإجمالي، بحسب تقرير نشره مركز الدراسات في "بلوم بنك"... Read full article

Aussie jihadists captured in Lebanon

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Three men believed to be Australian Islamic State jihadists have been captured at gunpoint in Lebanon. The Australian-Lebanese dual nationals were arrested in Beirut after a series of raids conducted earlier this week by the Lebanese Army & Hezbollah... Read full article

Syrians Denied Entry at Philadelphia Airport, Sent Back to Lebanon

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Six Syrians including Christians were turned away from Philadelphia International Airport in the United States and sent back to Lebanon, an official at Beirut airport told AFP on Sunday.... Read full article

Parliament passes no-smoking law

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BEIRUT: Parliament endorsed a long-awaited tobacco control law proposal Wednesday banning smoking in indoor public spaces as well as tobacco advertisements, and requiring larger pictorial warnings on cigarette packs.... Read full article

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