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Spanish army honors Lebanese solidarity

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The Spanish army hoisted the Lebanese flag during a military parade Thursday to honor soldiers who raised the Bandera de Espana during a military offensive against Daesh (ISIS) in August after a deadly attack by the group in Barcelona.... 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

Trump Immigration Ban Loses First Legal Battle

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A federal judge blocked Saturday part of President Donald Trump's temporary immigration ban, ordering authorities to stop deporting refugees and other travelers stuck at U.S. airports.... Read full article

Blind woman regains her sight in miraculous recovery after praying to the relics of a Lebanese saint

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Dafne Gutierrez said she could see shadows a day after praying to St Charbel. She was suffering from benign intracranial hypertension which blinded her. Her doctors say there is no 'medical explanation' for her complete recovery.... Read full article

Vatican announces beatification of John Paul II

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The Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints today published the decree announcing the beatification of John Paul II. Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi said Pope Benedict XVI will perform the beatification in Rome on May 1...... Read full article

The 10 Countries With the Fastest Internet

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South Korea leads the world as the home of the planet's fastest Internet, followed by Japan, Hong Kong and Switzerland. The United States makes the cut, but not until further down on the top 10 list.... Read full article

From Beirut to Boston: The Utter Americanness of Khalil Gibran

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He was an immigrant child from Lebanon who passed through Ellis Island and became America’s best-selling poet. His story is America’s story.... Read full article

Melbourne Crowned for seventh year running as World's most liveable city.

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It was a record seventh time in a row in the top spot for Melbourne since 2011, which scored 97.5 out of a possible 100.... Read full article

Lebanon in the Top 9 Places You Absolutely, Positively Must See Before You Die

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In honor of the Huffington Post's 9th birthday today, we're looking at "9 Places You Absolutely, Positively Must See Before You Die."... Read full article

Facebook Tests Steep Fees to Message Strangers

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Facebook confirmed Friday it was dabbling with charging members as much as $100 to get messages to the inboxes of strangers such as social network co-founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg.... Read full article

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