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Egypt’s army gives Mursi the boot

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Egypt will see a new President sworn in Thursday to oversee a transition to early elections after a dramatic four days that saw the country’s first freely elected president, Islamist Mohammad Mursi, swept from power in a swift military coup.... Read full article

Byblos Christmas tree is chosen among the best by the wall street journal

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The Christmas tree of the historic city of Byblos, or Jbeil, is going to make history. It was chosen by WSJ ( Wall Street Journal) to show the most beautiful Christmas trees around the world.... 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

Egypt Jet Hijacker Says was Shot Fighting Israeli Troops in Lebanon

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An Egyptian hijacker who is fighting his extradition from Cyprus claimed Thursday that he had been wounded in an attack on the Israeli army in Lebanon.... Read full article

30,000 Displaced from Iraq's Fallujah in 3 Days

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Fighting in the Iraqi city of Fallujah has displaced at least 30,000 people in three days, the Norwegian Refugee Council said Sunday, warning that a humanitarian disaster was unfolding.... Read full article

Venezuelans Told to 'Unfriend' Facebook over U.S. Spying

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A government minister in Venezuela, which has offered fugitive U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden asylum, is urging her countrymen to cancel their Facebook accounts lest they be targeted by U.S. snooping.... Read full article

Islamic State video shows beheadings of Egyptian Christians taken hostage in Libya

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Cairo: A video released by the Islamic State appeared to show the mass beheading of a group of Egyptian Christians by fighters in a recently formed Libyan arm of the militant group.... Read full article

The 10 Oldest Cities In The World (3 in Lebanon)

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THERE’S A CERTAIN AESTHETIC ATTACHED to the oldest cities in the world: bustling souks beneath a bright blue sky, flowing garments made of whispery white cotton, stone masonry painted yellow by the sun.... Read full article

Australia world’s second best for human development: UNDP report

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Australia has been ranked the second best country in the world when it comes to human development. Australia sits ahead of the United States (third), the Netherlands, Germany, New Zealand and Ireland.... Read full article

Real estate group reveals average apartment prices in Beirut

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Beirut-based real estate advisory firm RAMCO revealed the average sales prices of apartments under construction in Beirut vary between USD 2,088 and USD 7,000 per square meter.... Read full article

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