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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

U.S., Mexico and Canada to Host 2026 World Cup

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The United States, Mexico and Canada won the right to host the 2026 World Cup after easily beating Morocco in a vote by FIFA member nations on Wednesday.... Read full article

Lebanese poised to take Brazil’s presidency

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Ten kilometers off the northern Lebanese coast, nestled between two mountains, lies the village of Btaaboura. Many of the inhabitances have left the sleepy town to seek their fortunes abroad. Amoung them is Michel Temer, the son of a Lebanese ...... Read full article

ISF begins crackdown on traffic violations in Lebanon (video)

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BEIRUT: The heaviest punishments for traffic violations under a new law came into force last week, as road safety organizations stressed strict and continuous implementation of the new rules if they were to be effective.... Read full article

Lebanon claims world's largest glass of wine

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Seeking to brush off its political troubles and burnish its reputation for good living, Lebanon claimed a record for the world's biggest glass of wine. Organizers of a wine festival in Beirut poured around one hundred bottles of Lebanese wine into...... Read full article

UAE fans to unite for crucial match against Caltex Socceroos!

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جماهير الامارات العربية المتحدة تحتشد للمباراة المصيرية ضد "كالتكس سوكيروز" United Arab Emirates will take on the Caltex Socceroos in a FIFA 2018 World Cup Asian Qualifier at the Sydney Football Stadium, Tuesday 28 March, 2017 ..... Read full article

Mufti opposes fighting the Army in Sidon

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Grand Mufti Mohammad Rashid Qabbani denounced Monday the attack that claimed the lives of over 17 soldiers and 25 gunmen in the southern city of Sidon.... Read full article

Violent storm disrupts Beirut flights, schools ordered shut

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BEIRUT/TRIPOLI/SIDON: A powerful storm with violent winds and heavy hail and rainfall ripped through Lebanon Tuesday, halting air traffic at Beirut airport and prompting the government to order the closure of schools across the country.... Read full article

Report: France to Provide Lebanon with Military Aid

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French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is expected to visit Beirut in the next days, amid reports that France will provide Lebanon with military assistance after Saudi Arabia halted its grant last year, the pan-Arab al-Hayat reported on Friday.... Read full article

Lebanon awaits true independence

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Monday marks the passing of another year of independent Lebanon. Flags will be waved, banners unfurled, wreaths laid & military parades performed. For nearly seven decades, Nov 22 has managed to unite all factions in observation of Independence Day.... Read full article

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