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New projects aim to benefit Hermel

New projects aim to benefit Hermel: "North Lebanon’s impoverished Hermel qada will benefit from four new development projects, focusing on health care, economic opportunities and infrastructureRepresentatives of the UN Development Program (UNDP), local municipalities and donor countries attended the inauguration of the projects in Hermel qada, Wednesday."

فنادق في جنوب لبنان, فنادق جزين

فنادق في شمال لبنان

فنادق في جبل لبنان

فنادق في البقاع لبنان

فنادق في بيروت لبنان

Mtouleh Village Lebanon

Hamatoura Lebanon

Balaa pothole Lebanon

Discovered in 1952. The Pothole is located in Balaa near the village of tannourine el fawqa.
http://www.tourism-lebanon.com/BalaaLebanon.asp

Douma Village Lebanon

Check out this beautiful red-roofed town in batroun district
http://www.tourism-lebanon.com/DoumaLebanon.asp

Tannourine Lebanon

Akoura Lebanon

Akoura Profile & Photos Added.
http://www.tourism-lebanon.com/akouralebanon.asp

Spectacular ceremony kicks off Francophone games in Lebanon

Spectacular ceremony kicks off Francophone games in Lebanon: " The sixth Francophone Games kicked off in spectacular fashion Sunday with a lavish opening ceremony in Beirut. Thousands of fans packed into Camille Chamoun stadium as more than 70 million television viewers worldwide tuned in to see the extravagant launch.The ceremony was attended by top Lebanese politicians including."

Lebanon looking for positive spinoff by hosting Francophone Games

Lebanon looking for positive spinoff by hosting Francophone Games: " Lebanon from Sunday plays host to the Francophone Games, a quadrennial event that organizers hope will shine a positive spotlight on a country long rocked by political unrest.Some 3,000 athletes and participants from 42 countries are expected for the September 27-October 6 extravaganza, which will be held under tight security."

Despite war-weakened infrastructure, Lebanon tourism is up

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Despite war-weakened infrastructure, Lebanon tourism is up: " Lebanon is calling this summer tourist season the most successful ever. Visitors flocked to the Lazy B uspcale beach club owned by Georges Boustany.
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Sidon declares environmental emergency

Sidon declares environmental emergency: " The Sidon municipality launched the opening of a new dump on Thursday and declared a state of environmental emergency in the southern coastal city.The head of the Sidon municipality Abd al-Rahman al-Bizri issued a statement following a meeting of the City Council. It included a number of decisions concerning the environmental crisis the city was facing."

A taste of Beirut: Your guide to dining out

A taste of Beirut: Your guide to dining out: " A taste of Beirut: Your guide to dining out"

Sicily the Best Destination In The World

Sicily the Best Destination In The World: "Readers of Conde Nast Traveller voted Sicily as their favourite island holiday destination, beating “rivals” such as The Maldives and Barbados. Indeed, so impressed were the magazine's readers"

Middle Eastern food is taking the world by storm

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Middle Eastern food is taking the world by storm: " Could falafel be the new hamburger?
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Cedars under threat from climate change - report

Cedars under threat from climate change - report: " Lebanon and other developing countries should combine climate change mitigation policies with greater steps to enter the sustainable development market, even as the world struggles to recover from the global financial crisis, a recent United Nations report has urged.Climate change mitigation does not spell the end for economic growth in developing nations."

Lebanon’s New7Wonders of Nature bid

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Lebanon’s New7Wonders of Nature bid: " In Lebanon, the Jeita Grotto becomes the country’s official finalist candidate to the worldwide New7Wonders of Nature competition.
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Chouf embraces architectural heritage

Chouf embraces architectural heritage: " The Chouf region is digging deeper into Lebanon's broad architectural heritage for the purpose of building or renovating homes and residences.The union of municipalities in the Chouf has recently adopted an initiative to preserve and spread the architectural heritage of the area."

Climate change 'catastrophic' for health: doctors - AFP

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Climate change 'catastrophic' for health: doctors - AFP: "
Times Online
Climate change 'catastrophic' for health: doctors
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PARIS — Failure to tackle climate change at a key UN conference in Copenhagen could be "catastrophic" for health, the heads of 18 doctors' associations warned on Wednesday. In an exceptional joint appeal published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) ...
What we urgently need is a new mindset on climate changeguardian.co.uk
Barack Obama and EU 'clash over climate change'Telegraph.co.uk
Climate cuts urged to avert "health catastrophe"Reuters India
New York Times -Washington Post -Reuters
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Facebook grows and makes money

Facebook grows and makes money: "Facebook, the world's biggest social networking site, claims 300 million users and making money ahead of schedule."

Lebanon to capitalize on religious tourism

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Lebanon to capitalize on religious tourism: " BESHWAT, Lebanon — Abandoned wheelchairs and crutches are propped up against the walls in the entry hall, left there for good by believers who say she healed them when no medicine could.
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