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Tannourine

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Tannourine is a Lebanese municipality located in the Batroun District, part of the Mohafazah of North-Lebanon, 75 km from the capital Beirut. Tannourine is the plural of the Syriac word Tannour. A Tannour is an old stone oven used in ancient times. ... Read full article

Ella Rouge wins prestigious Business Award

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The President of the Australian Arab Business Network (AABN), Mr. Rodney Hamdan, has today congratulated AABN Corporate members, Ali and Manal Hammoud of Ella Rouge on winning this year’s initiative award in the prestigious Ethnic Business Awards.... Read full article

حكومة الائتلاف تحدد موعد الاستفتاء العام لتشريع زواج مثليي الجنس

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سيتمكن المواطنون الأستراليون من التوجه لمراكز الاقتراع والادلاء برأيهم حول تشريع زواج المثليين وذلك في الخامس والعشرين من شهر تشرين الثاني /نوفمبر في حال وافق مجلس الشيوخ على اقتراح الحكومة لإجراء استفتاء عام للبت في هذه القضية... Read full article

A third of Lebanon firms face requests for bribes

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The World Bank’s Enterprise Survey on bribery in public institutions and administrations shows that 19.2 percent of firms operating Lebanon experience at least one bribe payment request when applying for an electricity license, a water connection...... Read full article

Lebanon ranks 136th in the world in the 2014 corruption perceptions index

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Lebanon ranked 136th in the world in Transparency International’s 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index, slipping as such from the 127th place it occupied in the year 2013. In fact, Lebanon’s index score fell to 27 in the year 2014, down from 28 in 2013... Read full article

Aussie jihadists captured in Lebanon

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Three men believed to be Australian Islamic State jihadists have been captured at gunpoint in Lebanon. The Australian-Lebanese dual nationals were arrested in Beirut after a series of raids conducted earlier this week by the Lebanese Army & Hezbollah... Read full article

Miss France Crowned Miss Universe

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France won its first Miss Universe crown in 64 years on Monday in a made-for-television spectacle where finalists spoke out on the refugee crisis and other hot-button global issues.... Read full article

Syrians Denied Entry at Philadelphia Airport, Sent Back to Lebanon

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Six Syrians including Christians were turned away from Philadelphia International Airport in the United States and sent back to Lebanon, an official at Beirut airport told AFP on Sunday.... Read full article

جسر بحري أوفر من توسيع طريق جونية

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كان لافتاً إفتتاح الرئيس التركي رجب طيب أردوغان جسراً جديداً على مضيق البوسفور، والذي سجّل أرقاماً قياسية عالمية جديدة دافعاً بتركيا إلى المراكز العالمية الأولى... 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

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