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Suspected Remains of Lebanese Troops Undergo DNA Tests, Buses to Evacuate Jihadists to Syria

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The remains of eight Lebanese soldiers kidnapped by the Islamic State group three years ago were located Sunday, a senior Lebanese official said, in a negotiated deal that followed a military offensive to drive the militants out of the border area ..... Read full article

Mother Teresa, the war in Lebanon and the rescue of 100 orphans and children with disabilities

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In 1982, in the middle of fighting, the nun saved from bombardments a group of children in an orphanage. Disabled and ill, the children had been abandoned by the staff. Through faith and prayer, she obtained a ceasefire to evacuate. ... Read full article

Parliamentary Election Turnout 49 Percent, Says Mashnouq

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Less than half of Lebanon's electorate voted in Sunday's general elections, according to a provisional turnout figure of 49.2 percent announced by Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq.... Read full article

Trash collection resumes in Beirut ... for now

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Relieved residents celebrated as garbage collectors resumed their work in Beirut Sunday, a week after services were suspended following the closure of the Naameh landfill. ... Read full article

Lebanon ranked #4 worldwide - Maths and science education quality, 2018

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1. Singapore 2. Finland 3. Switzerland 4. Lebanon 5. Netherlands 6. Qatar 7. Belgium 8. Estonia 9. Hong Kong 10. US 11. Slovenia 12. Denmark 13. UAE 14. Canada 15. Germany ... Read full article

Lebanon garbage crisis pollutes Mediterranean

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Activists say untreated waste is being dumped freely into sea waters off the Lebanese coast, killing off ocean life. The pollution of the Mediterranean is sparking public outrage.... Read full article

Lebanese Woman Jailed in Egypt after Making Harassment Claim

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A Lebanese woman was jailed for eight years in Egypt on Saturday for "harming" its people, a judicial source said, after she claimed in a video to have been sexually assaulted. ... Read full article

Tripoli bombing suspect arrested, death toll rises to 47

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TRIPOLI, Lebanon: The death toll from twin car bombs in the northern city of Tripoli rose to 47 Saturday, as a suspect linked to the blasts was arrested overnight.... Read full article

Lebanese ANZACs of World War One

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Below is a list of Australians of Lebanese heritage who served during World War One. They are represented in all Australian campaigns including Gallipoli. Some were killed in action, some wounded and some were prisoners of war.... Read full article

PALM ISLANDS, TRIPOLI

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Covering 5 sq Km and located on the northwest of Tripoli, Sanani, Ramkine and Palm Island together with their surrounding sea make up the Palm Islands Nature Reserve. They are Lebanon’s only true Islands.... Read full article

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