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Tripoli bombing suspect arrested, death toll rises to 47

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TRIPOLI, Lebanon: The death toll from twin car bombs in the northern city of Tripoli rose to 47 Saturday, as a suspect linked to the blasts was arrested overnight.... Read full article

Missile Lands in Lebanon during Israel-Iran Flare-Up in Syria

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A missile landed in south Lebanon during a major military flare-up between Israeli, Iranian and Syrian forces in Syria overnight, Lebanon's National News Agency said.... Read full article

Salameh: Money Transfer Firms Must Not Pay in Dollar to Recipients

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Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh on Monday called on all money transfer companies operating in Lebanon, such as Western Union and OMT, to exclusively use Lebanese currency when dispensing foreign cash transfers to recipients.... Read full article

Army Prepares for Assault's 4th Stage, Deploys in Areas Liberated from IS

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The Lebanese army began Wednesday morning a deployment operation in eastern border areas liberated from the terrorist Islamic State group, as it started preparations to launch the fourth stage of Operation Dawn of the Outskirts,an army statement said... Read full article

Would You Believe This Country’s Banks Have the Highest Cash Reserve Ratios in the World?

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Lebanon ranks only behind Switzerland in terms of gold reserves per person according to this chart below from The Economist.... Read full article

Maronite bishops warn against Lebanon's 'collapse'

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The Council of Maronite Bishops reiterated its concerns Wednesday over the 14-month presidential vacuum, warning that the deadlock foreshadows the collapse of the Lebanese republic.... Read full article

Lebanon Gets Guinness World Record for Biggest Handprint Painting

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A photo released by Lebanon's Red Cross shows an aerial view of the biggest handprint painting measuring 4,600 square meters created by youth members of the Lebanese Red Cross which broke a new Guinness world record at the Sports City Stadium, Beirut... Read full article

Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas, Water Cannons Fired at Stone-Throwing Protesters in Beirut

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Security forces on Sunday fired rubber bullets, tear gas, pepper spray and water cannons at stone-throwing protesters in central Beirut, a day after almost 400 people were injured in the fiercest clashes yet...... Read full article

Actor Issam Breidy Passes Away After Traffic Accident

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Actor Issam Breidy passed away on Sunday morning after a traffic accident in Beirut's al-Dora area, reported the National News Agency.... Read full article

CNN: Lebanon, The Mediterranean's unlikely surf destination

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Off the Mediterranean coast of Lebanon lies a seaside town that locals call the "7-kilometer playground." Known for its sandy beaches, the ancient beach town Jiyeh is a rarity along the country's long, rocky coastline.... Read full article

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