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Five Lebanese soldiers killed in battles with militants

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BAALBEK, Lebanon: Lebanese troops, backed by heavy artillery and helicopter gunships, battled Syria-based jihadis on Lebanon’s northeastern border Friday, killing at least 18 militants and losing five soldiers.... Read full article

Batroun

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Batroun Arabic: البترون‎ al-Batrun,‎ Bitron is a coastal city in northern Lebanon and one of the oldest cities in the world. It is the capital city of Batroun District.... 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

Lebanese Woman Jailed in Egypt after Making Harassment Claim

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A Lebanese woman was jailed for eight years in Egypt on Saturday for "harming" its people, a judicial source said, after she claimed in a video to have been sexually assaulted. ... Read full article

'His name is Tony.. Tony Montana': Crime victim's mate's cheeky response to questions by journalists

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A 23-year-old tradesman from Preston in Melbourne woke up about 4am to the sound of two men allegedly using a grinder to cut his 4WD and $30,000 worth of building equipment from a tree so they could steal it.... Read full article

Ex Australian FM blasts Israeli “cruel occupation” of Palestinian land

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Former Australian foreign minister Bob Carr has spoken out against Israel’s “cruel” and “foul” occupation of Palestinian land, and its “ruinous path” in rejecting the creation of a state of Palestine.... 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

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

Five Reasons to Visit Beirut

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While the rest of the region has been caught up in the turmoil of the Arab Spring, democratic, cosmopolitan Lebanon has been a haven of calm. Local sectarian politics, so often at trigger's edge, seem to be in a quiescent phase, allowing visitors...... Read full article

Record Number of Visitors to Lebanon

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Lebanon welcomed just over two million tourists in the first 11 months of this year, a record number despite months of political tensions between the two main ruling camps, according to tourism ministry figures released Monday.... Read full article

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