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Beirut ranks 181 st in world in quality of living

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Beirut’s quality of living ranked in 181st place globally and 15th in the Middle East and North Afrcia, according to the 2015 Mercer Consulting survey, which surveyed living standards in 230 cities worldwide and 24 cities in the region.... Read full article

Lebanese railway revival to be studied

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LEBANON: Tenders for a study into the feasibility of rebuilding the disused railway from Beirut north along the coast to Tripoli are to be invited by the European Investment Bank during September.... Read full article

Clooney Foundation to Open Schools for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

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George Clooney's foundation is planning to open seven public schools for Syrian refugee children. The Clooney Foundation for Justice announced a new partnership Monday with Google, HP and UNICEF to provide education for more than 3,000 refugee ...... Read full article

Brummana - برمانا‎

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Brummana (Arabic: برمانا‎) is a town in the Matn District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate in Lebanon. It is located east of Beirut, overlooking the capital and the Mediterranean.... Read full article

Beiteddine

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Beiteddine, "House Of Faith", is Lebanon's greatest treasure. It is known for its palace which was built by Emir Bechir II Chehab. The palace reflects the typical oriental architecture of the 19th century. It took thirty years to be build.... Read full article

PALM ISLANDS, TRIPOLI

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Covering 5 sq Km and located on the northwest of Tripoli, Sanani, Ramkine and Palm Island together with their surrounding sea make up the Palm Islands Nature Reserve. They are Lebanon’s only true Islands.... Read full article

10 Celebrities You Forgot Were Lebanese

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If there’s something that 90% of Lebanese people possess, it’s pride. This is especially true when they find out that an internationally famous celebrity originates from Lebanon and it just so happens that said celebrity is their mother’s second ...... Read full article

World Bank Gives Lebanon $200 Million to Upgrade Roads

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The World Bank said Tuesday it has earmarked $200 million for repairing Lebanon's unsafe roads, signaling a resumption of international aid months after the election of a president following two and a half years of political vacuum in the country.... Read full article

MAR TADROS CHURCH, BEHDIDAT

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Around the city of Jbeil (Byblos), many town churches have kept 13th century murals within their churches, like the church of Mar Tadros in of the village of Behdidat.... Read full article

Phoenician or Arab? Lebanon's Never-ending Debate

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"I am a Phoenician, not an Arab," asserts 20-year-old Lebanese student Rebecca Yazbeck when asked to define her identity, with nothing more than conviction to back her claim. But fellow Lebanese Shehade Seqlawi feels differently.... Read full article

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