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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

Beirut Central District (Downtown)

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he Beirut Central District (BCD) or Centre Ville is the name given to Beirut’s historical and geographical core, the “vibrant financial, commercial, and administrative hub of the country.... Read full article

Ardeh, Lebanon

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Ardeh is a village in Zgharta District, in the Northern Governorate of Lebanon. Ardeh (also known in pre-Christian times as Ardata).... Read full article

DOUMA SOUK

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Douma is famous for its old souk that has well preserved its traditional cachet. The small souk in the middle of the town offers various shops selling local and artisanal crafts and inexpensive goods.... Read full article

Lebanon: so hot right now

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Two years ago, Lebanon was reeling from a crisis which brought gun battles onto the streets of Beirut, forced its airport to shut, and threatened to pitch the tiny Mediterranean country back into civil war.... Read full article

Baabda بعبدا

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Baabda (Arabic: بعبدا‎) is the capital city of Baabda District as well as the capital of Mount Lebanon Governorate, western Lebanon.... Read full article

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

Record Number of Visitors to Lebanon

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Lebanon welcomed just over two million tourists in the first 11 months of this year, a record number despite months of political tensions between the two main ruling camps, according to tourism ministry figures released Monday.... Read full article

PALM ISLANDS, TRIPOLI

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Covering 5 sq Km and located on the northwest of Tripoli, Sanani, Ramkine and Palm Island together with their surrounding sea make up the Palm Islands Nature Reserve. They are Lebanon’s only true Islands.... Read full article

HARDINE VILLAGE, THE TEMPLE OF GOD MERCURY

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Hardine means in Syriac language: “Pious”, Witness of justice, Ardent in faith and Square of religion.... Read full article

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