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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

Parliament passes no-smoking law

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BEIRUT: Parliament endorsed a long-awaited tobacco control law proposal Wednesday banning smoking in indoor public spaces as well as tobacco advertisements, and requiring larger pictorial warnings on cigarette packs.... Read full article

Mashnouq Announces 'Final Yet Incomplete' Election Results

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Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq on Monday announced “final yet incomplete” results of the parliamentary elections that were held on Sunday, noting that the results of the Akkar district are yet to be officially released.... Read full article

CEDARS Of GOD, Language Of The Spirit

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The mountains of Lebanon were once shaded by thick cedar forests and the tree is the symbol of the country. After centuries of persistent deforestation, the extent of these forests has been markedly reduced.... Read full article

Army Prepares for Assault's 4th Stage, Deploys in Areas Liberated from IS

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The Lebanese army began Wednesday morning a deployment operation in eastern border areas liberated from the terrorist Islamic State group, as it started preparations to launch the fourth stage of Operation Dawn of the Outskirts,an army statement said... Read full article

Miracle Performed by Saint Rafqa (video)

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سينتيا منصور صبية عمرها اليوم 20 سنة كانت اصيبت بعمر 12 سنة بتلف بالجهاز العصبي اصاب رجليها ويديها وتغير شكل وجهها ورغم الزيارت الكتيرة للأطباء... Read full article

Is this the end of shisha? New smoking laws may snuff out Middle Eastern water pipes in outdoor cafe

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LAWS banning smoking in outdoor dining areas from July 6 may spell the end of Parramatta’s popular shisha restaurants.... Read full article

A Lebanese Experience from a Foreigners Eyes!

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We always forget about the beauty that surrounds us, about the music that we no longer hear and the nights that we take for granted, maybe even call them routine-ish!... Read full article

Akkar Citizen Turns 122 on New Year's Eve

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Maimouna al-Amin turned 122-years-old on New Year's eve Monday, said the National News Agency in a special report. Amin, who hails from the Akkar town of Fnaidiq, was born in 1890, but she claims to have been born years before.... Read full article

The Sensational Architecture of the Strangest Village in Lebanon

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Follow the road meandering through endless olive tree fields. Ask for directions again and again from old men chatting on the side of the road at an Abi Nasr cafe. Make a detour through Ehden, and you'll reach what looks on first sight like a typical... Read full article

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