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Jezzine جزين, Lebanon

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Jezzine is a town in Lebanon, located 22 km (14 mi) from Sidon and 40 km (25 mi) south of Beirut. It is the capital of Jezzine District. Surrounded by mountain peaks, pine forests (like the Bkassine Pine Forest)...... Read full article

Sydney & Melbourne Are Among The Top 20 Safest Cities In The World

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The Economist’s Intelligence Unit has released a ranking of the safest major cities in the world, and Tokyo comes out on top.... Read full article

Saida (Sidon)

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SAIDA (SIDON, SAIDON) is said to mean "fishing", and even today fishermen moor their boats in the small picturesque port. Sidon was the third great Phoenician city-state, rivaling Byblos and Tyre as a naval power. In Darius' time...... Read full article

Lebanese legend Sabah dies aged 87

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Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, died Wednesday at her residence, local media said. Sabah is among the most prolific Arab singers, with around 3,500 songs in her repertoire. The actress and singer was born in Beirut in 1927, she was 87.... Read full article

Lebanese descended from Biblical Canaanites: genetic study

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Modern day Lebanese people are largely descended from an ancient tribe ordered to be annihilated or forced from the land in the Bible. The Canaanites, who according to the Old Testament occupied the Jewish Promised Land, were largely conquered ...... Read full article

Street coup for Australian Kfarsghab Association

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THERE’S a Parramatta Rd in the Lebanese village of Kfarsghab and now Parramatta is set to return the favour. Parramatta Council is considering renaming Amos St, east of Good St, Kfarsghab Pl in recognition of the ties our city has...... Read full article

Byblos Christmas tree is chosen among the best by the wall street journal

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The Christmas tree of the historic city of Byblos, or Jbeil, is going to make history. It was chosen by WSJ ( Wall Street Journal) to show the most beautiful Christmas trees around the world.... Read full article

Zahle

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Zahle; is the capital of Beqaa, Lebanon. With around 140,000 inhabitants, it is the third largest city in Lebanon. Zahle is called the bride of the Bekaa Valley. It is famous for its clean air, its resorts & its food.... Read full article

Australia Day honours: Abla Amad, Melbourne restaurateur recognised in Australia Day awards

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When Lebanese immigrant Abla Amad opened her own restaurant in Melbourne's cosmopolitan Carlton in 1979, she wanted to introduce the community to authentic food she cooked for her family at home.... Read full article

Oscars: Lebanon Selects 'Void' for Foreign-Language Category

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The film is the second submission from screenwriter Georges Khabbaz and has taken a slew of awards in the country.... Read full article

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