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Lebanese build biggest inhabitable Cross in the Middle East

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The Ijdabra Cross rises as a powerful witness of faith in the war torn Middle East. When the cross is complete, the Church of St Saba, Ijdabra, in Northern Lebanon will have the largest inhabitable cross in the Middle East.... Read full article

Lebanon wins 3rd Place of "The Albert Einstein's Global International Excellence Award"

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In recognition of the challenge’s importance and applicability to all nations, FIRST Global is taking this most universal of challenges – access to clean water – as the focus for the inaugural FIRST Global robotics game.... Read full article

His land was sold while he's in Australia

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تصلح قضية المواطن اسعد توما من بحبوش في الكورة نموذجاً لما يتعرض له المغتربون اللبنانيون من سطو على املاكهم وعقاراتهم من دون علم منهم، بواسطة عصابات منظمة تتولى التزوير ونقل سندات الملكية وكل التفاصيل المتصلة بها... Read full article

Army Closes in on Asir Mosque Complex, Military Death Toll Reaches 12

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The Lebanese army closed in on Monday on the complex of Salafist cleric Sheikh Ahmed al-Asir's mosque in the southern city of Sidon in an attempt to arrest him for attacking the military and leaving 12 soldiers dead.... 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

Report: France to Provide Lebanon with Military Aid

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French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is expected to visit Beirut in the next days, amid reports that France will provide Lebanon with military assistance after Saudi Arabia halted its grant last year, the pan-Arab al-Hayat reported on Friday.... Read full article

Beirut Port Rehabilitation and Extension

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Beirut Port Authority commissioned Dar Group to rehabilitate and extend the Beirut Port.... 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

Mufti opposes fighting the Army in Sidon

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Grand Mufti Mohammad Rashid Qabbani denounced Monday the attack that claimed the lives of over 17 soldiers and 25 gunmen in the southern city of Sidon.... Read full article

Army Seizes Control of Hills in Ras Baalbek-Fakiha Outskirts amid Heavy Shelling

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The army was on Sunday firing heavy artillery at the posts of the jihadist Islamic State group in the outskirts of the eastern border towns of Ras Baalbek and al-Fakiha, the National News Agency said.... Read full article

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