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Lebanese basketball in disarray as FIBA confirms ban

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The Lebanese Basketball Federation failed to convince FIBA Thursday to overturn the suspension of its operations, with the sport’s highest authority lambasting the local league & warning that the ban would stand until all their stipulations were met... Read full article

No Deal Yet in Lebanese-Australian Child Custody Case

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The Lebanese father of two children at the heart of a high-profile custody dispute has said he will not drop attempted kidnapping charges against his estranged Australian wife, who tried to take the children from him two weeks ago.... Read full article

Beirut ranks 181 st in world in quality of living

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Beirut’s quality of living ranked in 181st place globally and 15th in the Middle East and North Afrcia, according to the 2015 Mercer Consulting survey, which surveyed living standards in 230 cities worldwide and 24 cities in the region.... Read full article

Kadisha Valley, "Holy Valley"

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Kadisha Valley Arabic وادي قاديشا‎, also romanized as the Qadisha Valley and also known as the Kadisha Gorge or Wadi Kadisha, is a gorge that lies within the Becharre and Zgharta Districts of the North Governorate of Lebanon.... Read full article

عاجل وبالصور: بدء عملية نقل تمثال القديس شربل (الأكبر في العالم) من جونية الى منطقة فاريا في لبنان

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في حدث فريد من نوعه سيشهده لبنان، سيرتفع اكبر تمثال في العالم للقديس شربل ( ٢٧ مترا و٤٠ طنا) على مرتفع جرد فاريا الى جانب الصليب الكبير.... Read full article

Lebanon Sinks Old Tanks to Create Underwater Dive 'Park'

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Lebanese environmentalists on Saturday sank 10 old tanks and armored vehicles to the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea in a novel attempt to attract divers and create new habitats for marine life.... Read full article

Farah keen to reunite with Doueihi after Lebanon honour

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Robbie Farah sees the impact of Lebanon's World Cup campaign every day he trains with South Sydney teammate Adam Doueihi but it wasn't until he was invited to Beirut by the Lebanese government that he realised how significant it had been.... Read full article

Lebanese MP Fattouch punches female employee at Justice Palace

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Sources from the Justice Palace reported that MP Nicolas Fattouch punched a female employee, identified as Manale Daou, responsible for filing complaints at Justice Palace on Monday.... Read full article

Lebanon awaits true independence

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Monday marks the passing of another year of independent Lebanon. Flags will be waved, banners unfurled, wreaths laid & military parades performed. For nearly seven decades, Nov 22 has managed to unite all factions in observation of Independence Day.... Read full article

HRW: Lebanon Religious Laws Violate Women's Rights

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Lebanese laws and courts governing marriage and child custody "discriminate against women" from all religious groups, often trapping them in abusive unions, a Human Rights Watch report published Monday said.... Read full article

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