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Lebanon’s beaches swimming with waste

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BEIRUT: Flush a toilet in Beirut and the waste water is piped out a kilometer into the Mediterranean and expelled into the sea. Flush the toilet just about anywhere else, however, and the waste is deposited just a few meters away...... Read full article

What is the percentage of Lebanese women who get married before the age of 18? (video)

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What is the percentage of Lebanese women who get married before the age of 18? 13% of Lebanese women got married before they turned 18, according to the study of the institute of Political Sciences at St Joseph University.... Read full article

Lebanon defeats Hong Kong in AFC Asian Cup qualifiers

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Hong Kong: Hassan Maatouk’s first-half penalty proved enough for Lebanon to confirm top spot in Group B of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 qualifying campaign following a 1-0 victory over Hong Kong on Tuesday.... Read full article

Lebanon braces for snow at altitude of 300 meters

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BEIRUT: The storm that hit the country earlier this week is expected to continue into the weekend, with snow falling Friday as low as 300 meters above sea level, according to the meteorological department at Rafik Hariri International Airport.... Read full article

Rahi Voices Calls for 'Slimline Crisis Government'

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Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi called for the formation of a “slimline crisis government” to end the governmental “vacuum” and carry out reforms required by the CEDRE Conference, the National News Agency reported on Tuesday.... Read full article

Salameh: Money Transfer Firms Must Not Pay in Dollar to Recipients

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Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh on Monday called on all money transfer companies operating in Lebanon, such as Western Union and OMT, to exclusively use Lebanese currency when dispensing foreign cash transfers to recipients.... Read full article

The Catholic visionary who founded the World Cup

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Inspired by Pope Leo XIII, Jules Rimet created a tournament that brought warring nations together. Three lions on a shirt Jules Rimet still gleaming Thirty years of hurt Never stopped me dreaming... Read full article

Syria fans unite for crucial match against Caltex Socceroos!

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Syria will take on the Caltex Socceroos in a crucial 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Asian Qualifier Playoff at Stadium Australia, Tuesday 10 October, 2017 as they bid to keep their fairytale story alive.... Read full article

Is this the best Lebanon football team ever?

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As the Lebanon Cedars prepare for their first AFC Asian Cup appearance since 2000, their faithful fans are asking the question. Is this team the best Lebanese team ever? According the latest FIFA World Rankings, the answer is yes.... Read full article

Beirut protesters give govt 72 hours to meet their demands

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Protesters Saturday vowed to escalate their measures across Lebanon if the state failed to meet their demands within 72 hours.... Read full article

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