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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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