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Outsiders in Lebanon Vote Make a Small Win Look Big

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They won just one seat in Lebanon's 128-seat national assembly, but they celebrated like they'd won 20. A grassroots movement of activists, journalists and other political newcomers said any presence in parliament was a landmark victory ...... Read full article

Lebanese Government Offers Reward for Information on IS-Held Troops

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The council of ministers decided during its session on Friday to offer a reward for information leading to unveiling the fate of nine Lebanese soldiers held hostage by the Islamic State group since 2014.... Read full article

Google Pays Tribute to Lebanese Gibran Khalil Gibran

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Website Google paid tribute to Lebanese-American philosopher, poet, and artist Gibran Khalil Gibran on Thursday. The website commemorated Gibran’s birthday by posting his picture on its main page...... Read full article

Lebanon's first formula-style car to compete with Ferrari class cars

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Beirut- In an otherwise dynamic Lebanese society, fast cars and car racing are almost out of common man's discussion. But a young graduate of Industrial Automotive Design could well change the trend with his opus Frem F1.... 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

Beirut Protest after Spate of Violent Deaths of Women

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Dozens of people have protested outside the Lebanese parliament against violence against women, denouncing inaction by the authorities after eight women have been killed since early December.... Read full article

World Bank Gives Lebanon $200 Million to Upgrade Roads

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The World Bank said Tuesday it has earmarked $200 million for repairing Lebanon's unsafe roads, signaling a resumption of international aid months after the election of a president following two and a half years of political vacuum in the country.... Read full article

Army Advances against IS in Border Battle, Pays Tribute to Spain Victims

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Lebanese soldiers renewed fire on Islamic State group positions on the country's eastern border with Syria on Sunday after capturing a third of the territory held by jihadists in the area.... Read full article

Dima Safi Wins Miss Lebanon Emigrant 2017 & Australian Lebanese Mariam Mehajer 1st Runner Up

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Congratulations to the new Miss Lebanon Emigrant 2017, Dima Safi of Ivory Coast. Mariam Mehajer, Miss Lebanon Australia was the first runner-up. Miss Lebanon Sweden was Aya Salibi the pageant's second runner-up.... 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

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