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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

Is this the end of shisha? New smoking laws may snuff out Middle Eastern water pipes in outdoor cafe

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LAWS banning smoking in outdoor dining areas from July 6 may spell the end of Parramatta’s popular shisha restaurants.... Read full article

New police cameras will catch phone use from 700m away

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VICTORIA Police has started using futuristic new traffic cameras to nab drivers who text, talk or tweet on mobile phones. They will also capture people not wearing seatbelts, or those applying make-up or eating while driving.... Read full article

Lebanese Man Proposes to Girlfriend Aboard MEA Flight

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Jack Sibilian, a Lebanese young man, popped the question and surprised his girlfriend, Sarin Aydenjian, aboard a Middle East Airlines flight that was heading to Armenia.... Read full article

National Museum of Beirut

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The National Museum of Beirut currently exhibits 1300 artifacts from its collection of approximately 100,000 objects.The museum displays follow a chronological circuit beginning in Prehistory and ending in the Ottoman ...... Read full article

‘The truth about one of the world’s most dangerous places’

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That’s what Australian traveller Taghred Chandab discovered when she explored the notoriously dangerous country, which the Government currently advises against visiting.... Read full article

EU hits Google with record €2.4bn euro antitrust fine

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The European Union’s competition watchdog has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service.... Read full article

Trash collection resumes in Beirut ... for now

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Relieved residents celebrated as garbage collectors resumed their work in Beirut Sunday, a week after services were suspended following the closure of the Naameh landfill. ... Read full article

Tourists to Lebanon up 17.8 percent in first 9 months

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BEIRUT: The number of incoming tourists to Lebanon totaled 1,694,662 in the first nine months of 2010, constituting an increase of 17.8 percent from 1,438,619 tourists in the same period last year, as reported by Byblos Bank’s Lebanon This Week.... Read full article

10 things to do in Batroun

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Batroun is a treasure trove of Phoenician, Roman and Byzantine history. Its existence can be traced all the way back to pre-historic times, with early tools retrieved within caves along the Nahr el Jawz river. ... Read full article

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