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My big fat Lebanese wedding

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GROWING up, I never dreamt about an extravagant wedding. I didn’t play “weddings” with my sisters or have a scrap book full of magazine cut outs and drawings of my dream wedding dress.... Read full article

Beirut Could Be the World’s Next Silicon Valley

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Ignited in late 2014, this “Beast of the (Middle) East” is gradually inching its way towards a seat at the big kids’ table – and closer to the current leader of the pack…... Read full article

Don’t Date A Successful Arab Woman

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My mentor once told me there’s nothing that scares an Arab man more than a successful Arab woman who doesn’t have to depend on him.... 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

1-year-old US girl buys car using dad's smartphone!

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Born shopaholic! A one-year-old girl in the US has bought a car through online trading, while playing on the mobile phone of her dad, who has decided to keep the "purchase".... Read full article

Google Looking to Future after 20 Years of Search

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Google celebrated its 20th birthday Monday, marking two decades in which it has grown from simply a better way to explore the internet to a search engine so woven into daily life its name has become a verb.... Read full article

Did you know the following about Lebanon?

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The name Lebanon comes from the Semitic root lbn, meaning “white”, likely a reference to the snow-capped Mount Lebanon. Occurrences of the name have been found in texts from the library of Ebla, which date to the third millennium BC...... Read full article

Three Beirut Startups to Watch

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Beirut is developing as a powerhouse for startups in the Middle East. The entrepreneurial culture, an increasing number of incubators and accelerators...... 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

The 10 Countries With the Fastest Internet

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South Korea leads the world as the home of the planet's fastest Internet, followed by Japan, Hong Kong and Switzerland. The United States makes the cut, but not until further down on the top 10 list.... Read full article

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