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Suspected Remains of Lebanese Troops Undergo DNA Tests, Buses to Evacuate Jihadists to Syria

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The remains of eight Lebanese soldiers kidnapped by the Islamic State group three years ago were located Sunday, a senior Lebanese official said, in a negotiated deal that followed a military offensive to drive the militants out of the border area ..... Read full article

THE 44 PLACES TO GO IN 2009 - Beirut Number #1

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With a recent (though perhaps tenuous) detente keeping the violence in check, the capital of Lebanon is poised to reclaim its title as the Paris of the Middle East.... Read full article

لبنان ساهم في إحباط تفجير طائرة إماراتية آتية من سيدني وإنقاذ 400 راكب بينهم 120 لبنانيا

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كشف وزير الداخلية والبلديات نهاد المشنوق عن مساهمة شعبة المعلومات في إحباط عملية إرهابية كبيرة، بالتنسيق مع أجهزة الأمن الأوسترالية، من خلال الكشف عن شبكة من 4 أخوة من آل الخياط يتحدرون من شمال لبنان... 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

Salam 'Won't Accept or Reject' Kataeb Ministers Resignation

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The resignations of Kataeb Party's ministers Sejaan Qazzi and Alain Hakim will remain unofficial, similarly to that of Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi, due to Prime Minister Tammam Salam's keenness on the coherence of his government, a media report said... Read full article

Lebanon's first formula-style car to compete with Ferrari class cars

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Beirut- In an otherwise dynamic Lebanese society, fast cars and car racing are almost out of common man's discussion. But a young graduate of Industrial Automotive Design could well change the trend with his opus Frem F1.... 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

Beirut Could Be the World’s Next Silicon Valley

by Nikia Wade on

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

Lebanon garbage crisis pollutes Mediterranean

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Activists say untreated waste is being dumped freely into sea waters off the Lebanese coast, killing off ocean life. The pollution of the Mediterranean is sparking public outrage.... Read full article

Five New Faces to Follow in New Parliament

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Lebanon's first general election this decade has yielded its crop of new faces -- not necessarily new names -- entering parliament for the first time.... Read full article

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