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Beirut is 3rd Hottest destination for 2010... because of its Party People!

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According to the UK-based Mirror, Beirut is 3rd in the Top 10 Great escapes for 2010. Behind South Africa (guess why...) and the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean. Beirut has been selected as the 'PARTY PEOPLE' destination for 2010.... Read full article

Cricketer Phillip Hughes Loses Fight For Life

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In tragic news, Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes has lost his battle in hospital today after sustaining a severe blow in Tuesday's Sheffield Shield Match at the SCG. ... Read full article

Deported Lebanese arrive at Beirut airport

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Three Lebanese citizens, who were recently expelled from the United Arab Emirates, arrived at Beirut’s airport Sunday, with more expected later in the day.... Read full article

Miss Lebanon in hot water after selfie with Miss Israel

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Miss Universe contestants are keen to proclaim their desire for world peace, but this year's Miss Lebanon has declared war after claiming Miss Israel muscled in uninvited during a group "selfie."... Read full article

Farah To Lead Lebanon As Squad Announced For RLWC2017

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The Lebanese Rugby League Federation have announced their squad for the upcoming Rugby League World Cup, with an exciting mix of players selected by Head Coach Brad Fittler for the campaign.... 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

Al-Rahi Lashes out at 'Executioners,' Says Attack on Institutions is 'High Treason'

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Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi described on Monday as “executioners” all parties that use illegitimate arms against the Lebanese people, saying the country was paying the price of their actions.... Read full article

Lebanon ranks 136th in the world in the 2014 corruption perceptions index

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Lebanon ranked 136th in the world in Transparency International’s 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index, slipping as such from the 127th place it occupied in the year 2013. In fact, Lebanon’s index score fell to 27 in the year 2014, down from 28 in 2013... Read full article

UAE fans to unite for crucial match against Caltex Socceroos!

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جماهير الامارات العربية المتحدة تحتشد للمباراة المصيرية ضد "كالتكس سوكيروز" United Arab Emirates will take on the Caltex Socceroos in a FIFA 2018 World Cup Asian Qualifier at the Sydney Football Stadium, Tuesday 28 March, 2017 ..... Read full article

Early Results Emerge in Lebanon's Parliamentary Vote

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Preliminary results started emerging around midnight Monday after Lebanon voted in its first parliamentary elections in nine years.... Read full article

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