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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

Al-Rahi Lashes out at 'Executioners,' Says Attack on Institutions is 'High Treason'

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Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi described on Monday as “executioners” all parties that use illegitimate arms against the Lebanese people, saying the country was paying the price of their actions.... Read full article

Syrians Denied Entry at Philadelphia Airport, Sent Back to Lebanon

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Six Syrians including Christians were turned away from Philadelphia International Airport in the United States and sent back to Lebanon, an official at Beirut airport told AFP on Sunday.... Read full article

Triumph for Brazilian in Miss Lebanon Overseas contest

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FURN AL-SHUBBAK: While Brazil missed out on World Cup 2010 this month, it did pick up another international win, in the Miss Lebanon Overseas contest. Two diaspora organizations, the Lebanese World Committee and the World Lebanese Cultural Union...... Read full article

British-Australian Held over Lebanon Abduction to Post Bail

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The lawyer of a dual British-Australian national indicted in a botched attempt to kidnap two Australian-Lebanese children at the center of a custody battle has said that his client will post bail and be released.... Read full article

Outsiders in Lebanon Vote Make a Small Win Look Big

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They won just one seat in Lebanon's 128-seat national assembly, but they celebrated like they'd won 20. A grassroots movement of activists, journalists and other political newcomers said any presence in parliament was a landmark victory ...... 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

Bodies 'Likely' Belonging to Captive Troops Found after Army Declares Ceasefire

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Lebanese security forces on Sunday found six bodies “likely” belonging to Lebanese troops abducted by the Islamic State group in 2014, General Security chief Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim announced.... Read full article

State begins removing political signs in Beirut, Tripoli

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Municipality workers began removing political signage and party banners in Beirut and Tripoli Thursday, in line with an agreement reached during dialogue sessions between the Future Movement and Hezbollah to defuse sectarian tensions.... Read full article

Hariri Announces Resignation, Urges Political Parties to Protect Lebanon

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Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Tuesday submitted his government’s resignation to President Michel Aoun, on the 13th day of an unprecedented popular revolt against the entire political class.... Read full article

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