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What became of Beirut's 1960s jet-set playgrounds

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Beirut (CNN)For several decades the name "Beirut" has conjured images of devastation and danger. But not so long ago, it enjoyed a reputation as a playground for the world's most affluent tourists.... Read full article

Egypt’s Cinema Veteran Nour El-Sherif Dies At 69

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Egypt mourns the loss of one of its most esteemed actors, Nour El-Sherif, who has passed away on Tuesday at the age of 69 after putting up a battle with illness, state-owned MENA reported.... Read full article

Moussa Castle

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The life work of a Lebanese visionary, requiring 60 years of dedicated hard-work to finish. Moussa's castle was built on a hill between Deir El Kamar and Beiteddine - Lebanon.... 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

Ehden

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Ehden is a mountainous town situated in the heart of the northern mountains of Lebanon and on the southwestern slopes of Mount Makmal. Its occupants are primarily the people of Zgharta as it is part of the Zgharta District.... Read full article

FIFA discloses Qatar World Cup bid report

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland: FIFA Tuesday released a long-withheld report on alleged corruption in awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar after more leaks deepened the controversy surrounding the vote.... Read full article

HERMEL PYRAMID

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The Pyramid of Hermel or Hermel Pyramid (also known as God’s Pyramid, House of El, the Funnel of Hermelor Needle of Hermel) is an ancient pyramid located 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) south of Hermel.... 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

Egypt billionare offers to buy Med island for refugees

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Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris has offered to buy an island off Greece or Italy and develop it to help hundreds of thousands of people fleeing from Syria and other conflicts.... Read full article

Did you know the following about Lebanon?

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The name Lebanon comes from the Semitic root lbn, meaning “white”, likely a reference to the snow-capped Mount Lebanon. Occurrences of the name have been found in texts from the library of Ebla, which date to the third millennium BC...... Read full article

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