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ST MARON CAVE, HERMEL

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The monastery, carved out of rock near the source of the Orontes (Assi) River, has been in decline for many years, as natural forces and shepherds seeking shelter from winter storms have taken their toll. ... Read full article

Google Looking to Future after 20 Years of Search

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Google celebrated its 20th birthday Monday, marking two decades in which it has grown from simply a better way to explore the internet to a search engine so woven into daily life its name has become a verb.... Read full article

‘The truth about one of the world’s most dangerous places’

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That’s what Australian traveller Taghred Chandab discovered when she explored the notoriously dangerous country, which the Government currently advises against visiting.... Read full article

Turnbull Wants Zuckerburg to Answer Questions in Australia

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would "love" Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by Australian lawmakers, he said Thursday, in the wake of revelations the tech giant allowed Chinese smartphone makers access to user data.... Read full article

Saint Rafqa

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Rafqa Pietra Choboq Ar-Rayès - رفقا بطرسيّة شبق ألريّس, June 29, 1832 – March 23, 1914, also known as Saint Rafka, is a Lebanese Maronite saint canonized by Pope John Paul II on June 10, 2001.... Read full article

Tourist arrivals to Lebanon unhurt by trash crisis

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Jean Abboud, president of the Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies, denied claims that the trash crisis in Lebanon has discouraged tourists from coming to the country this summer.... Read full article

The 10 Oldest Cities In The World (3 in Lebanon)

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THERE’S A CERTAIN AESTHETIC ATTACHED to the oldest cities in the world: bustling souks beneath a bright blue sky, flowing garments made of whispery white cotton, stone masonry painted yellow by the sun.... Read full article

From Colombia to Lebanon: Father Dario Escobar

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In his spartan hermitage several kilometres up a narrow footpath in northern Lebanon's Qadisha Valley, only one trait remains from Dario Escobar's previous life: a love of football. The 75-year-old recluse hails from a wealthy Colombian family...... Read full article

Melbourne voted best city in the world to live - for the third year in a row

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The Victorian capital came out top among 140 cities for providing the best living conditions for the third year in a row. Adelaide, Sydney and Perth again made it into the top 10 of The Economist Intelligence Unit's liveability survey... Read full article

Five Reasons to Visit Beirut

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While the rest of the region has been caught up in the turmoil of the Arab Spring, democratic, cosmopolitan Lebanon has been a haven of calm. Local sectarian politics, so often at trigger's edge, seem to be in a quiescent phase, allowing visitors...... Read full article

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