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REPORT: In Lebanon, some people ski, others swim in one day (video)

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While a number of Lebanese people headed to the mountains on Sunday to sky, many others chose to hit the beaches to benefit from the sunny weather and high temperature.... Read full article

Deported Lebanese arrive at Beirut airport

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Three Lebanese citizens, who were recently expelled from the United Arab Emirates, arrived at Beirut’s airport Sunday, with more expected later in the day.... Read full article

Clooney Foundation to Open Schools for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

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George Clooney's foundation is planning to open seven public schools for Syrian refugee children. The Clooney Foundation for Justice announced a new partnership Monday with Google, HP and UNICEF to provide education for more than 3,000 refugee ...... Read full article

The world's largest flag - The Lebanese Flag

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A giant Lebanese flag, said to be the largest in the world, will be unfurled in Beirut next month, Lebanon’s ambassador to Kuwait has said.... Read full article

Report: Battle to Expel IS from al-Qaa, Ras Baalbek Within 72 Hours

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The Lebanese Army is gearing for a battle against the Islamic State group militants on the eastern borders in the al-Qaa and Ras Baalbek which will reportedly “begin within 72 hours,” al-Mustaqbal daily said on Saturday.... Read full article

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

Lebanon thwarts a bomb attack to blow up an Etihad flight bound to Lebanon from Sydney

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A plot to blow up a plane with explosives hidden inside a large Barbie doll and a meat grinder was foiled by Lebanon's security services.... Read full article

ISIS Destroys 5th Century Assyrian Monastery in Syria

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Photos posted on ISIS social media sites show the destruction of Mar Elian monastery in Qaryatain, Syria, which is near Homs. Qaryatain fell to ISIS on August 6. An estimated 1,400 Syriac Orthodox and 400 Syriac Catholic Assyrians lived in Qaryatain ... 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

Army Renews Shelling at IS Militants in Ras Baalbek, al-Qaa Outskirts

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The army renewed firing artillery on Saturday at posts and vehicles of the terrorist Islamic State group on the outskirts of the eastern border town of Ras Baalbek and al-Qaa, the National News Agency reported.... Read full article

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