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including Arabic, Kurdish etc. In 1936, a music association named «Գուսան երաժշտասիրաց միութիւն» was also formed for encouraging the project and developing love of music and its propagation amongst the Armenians. '''Bahij al-Khatib''' ( ) (1895–1981) was a French (French Mandate of Syria)-appointed Syrian Head of State from July 10, 1939 to September 16, 1941. He was staunchly loyal to the continued French administration of Syria and opposed all aspirations


''Houseworks 01'', and he has since released many albums in the last years. One of his releases, ''Jealousy'' (released in 2007) was one of his best selling albums.Also, In 2010, he released the summer hits "Welcome To St. Tropez (Feat. Kalenna)" and "Sunlight (Feat. Tom Dice). Celsing studied at the architectural school of the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, and at the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts. He later became

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url http: default article Lebanon-hopes-for-stability-so-tourism-industry-1895818.php author Anna Johnson year 2006 title Lebanon: Tourism Depends on Stability accessdate 31 October 2006 such that the capital Beirut was referred to as "Paris of the Middle East." At the end of the war, there were extensive efforts to revive the economy and rebuild national infrastructure.

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merchantman SS ''Sol Phryue (Sol Phryne)''. Port visits and exercises occupied her time until mid-September when the situation in Lebanon began to break down again. ''Biddle'' returned to PIRAZ station on 18 September and remained there until 23 November. After a visit to Athens, she moved west to rendezvous with Nimitz for another freedom of navigation operation (Freedom of Navigation) in the Gulf of Sidra. ''Biddle'' then set out for home early in December and reached Norfolk on the 22nd

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in Sassine Square ashrafieh, Verdun st. Verdun, Concorde st. Hamra. All Minimarkets Supermarkets Hypermarkets distribute newspapers and magazines as well. * '''The Daily Star''' Independent daily English-language newspaper covering local, national and international news. * '''Monday Morning''' Independent weekly English-language journal. * '''L'Orient Le Jour''' a popular independent French-language

extreme power

: *Ararad (Ararad (daily)) daily newspaper published in Beirut, Lebanon *Tchahagir Weekly published in Cairo, Egypt Due to his success at executing the changes of the Tanzimat program, Pasha was went to Syria during 1860 to enforce Ottoman law after the outbreak of war (1860 Lebanon conflict). He arrived in Beirut on July 17, 1860, armed with extreme power granted to him by the Sultan (Ottoman Dynasty). His goal was to protect the Ottoman power over the region as well as keep out the European influence For example, in order to send a message to the anti-Ottoman forces; he had some Damascus notables hanged for their lack of regard for the Ottoman commitment to a multi-ethnic state (Multiethnic society). Pasha saw the events of 1860 in Syria as the converse to the idea of modernism as exhibited by Europe. He chaired the Beirut Commission in 1860 that included Britain (United Kingdom), France, Russia (Russian Empire), Austria (Austrian Empire) and Prussia. Image:Khachkars at Makaravank Monastery, Armenia.JPG Various khachkars at Makaravank Monastery in Armenia Image:Amenaprgich khatchkar at Sourp Nshan church in Beirut.JPG ''Amenaprkich'' khatchkar with two others at the ''Sourp Nshan Church'' in downtown Beirut, Lebanon (2001) Image:Armenian Catholicossate of Cilicia - khatchkar.jpg A khackhar at the Armenian Catholicossate of Cilicia in Antelias, Lebanon The Fatah movement, which espoused a Palestinian nationalist ideology in which Palestinians would be liberated by the actions of Palestinian Arabs, was founded in 1954 by members of the Palestinian diaspora (1948 Palestinian exodus) — principally professionals working in the Gulf States who had been refugees in Gaza and had gone on to study in Cairo or Beirut. The founders included Yasser Arafat who was head of the General Union of Palestinian Students (GUPS) (1952–56) in Cairo University, Salah Khalaf, Khalil al-Wazir, Khaled Yashruti was head of the GUPS in Beirut (1958–62). Said K. AbusrishAburish, Said K. (1998) ''Arafat, From Defender to Dictator''. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, pp.41–90. ISBN 1-58234-049-8. !-- Deleted image removed: Image:Mona-Hatoum-Book.jpg thumb right 250px Cover of

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: ?id xMj69G2CxjwC title Killer Elite first Mark last Smith publisher St. Martin's Press date 6 March 2007 isbn 0312362722 Partners Harvard Medical International Harvard Medical School (HMS) has a medical-consulting arm, Partners Harvard Medical International (PHMI). PHMI has long-standing collaborative relationships with medical faculties at Ludwig Maximilians University in Germany and the Lebanese American University (LAU) in Beirut, Lebanon

. Other long-standing relationships include PHMI’s work with Asan Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea, and Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Japan. In 2007, PHMI began a 10-year collaboration with Lebanese American University (LAU); in October 2009 the Lebanese American University (LAU) opened a new medical school with assistance from PHMI.

in the 1922 White Paper. *American University of Beirut: located in Beirut and is the oldest medical school in Lebanon. Training will take place at the American University of Beirut Medical center (AUBMC) in Beirut. *Lebanese American University (LAU): LAU Medical school is located in Byblos and has a 10 year affiliation with Partners Harvard Medical International. Training will take place at the University Medical center - Rizk Hospital (UMC-RH) located in Beirut. It is also affiliated with Clemenceau Medical Center and Rafik Hariri University Hospital. *University of Balamand: located in Koura, north Lebanon. Training will take place at the Saint George University Medical center in Beirut. 94 contestants advanced to the theatre round in Beirut. 6 from America, 4 from Australia, 21 from Lebanon, 8 from Egypt, 5 from Jordan, 9 from Syria, 32 from Tunisia & 5 from UAE. The '''American University of Beirut''' (AUB;

close interest

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, much of which was invested in construction, commercial enterprise, and industry (mostly the manufacture of textiles and shoes, food processing, and printing). Beirut (Lebanon) : Economic and political conditions - Encyclopedia Britannica The economy of Beirut is diverse, including publishing, banking, trade and various industries. During that period, Beirut was the region's

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days later, with the goal of taking control of Southern Lebanon up to the Litani River. The IDF achieved this goal, and Fatah withdrew to the north into Beirut. The relation between both people dates back to early classical antiquity antiquity

is represented in Denmark through its embassy in Stockholm, Sweden. http: The relation between both people dates back to early antiquity (classical antiquity), with the early trading activities between the ancient Greek (Ancient Greece)s and the Phoenicians. In modern times, Greek-Lebanese bilateral relations are very good at all levels. Greece has an embassy in Beirut and Lebanon has an embassy in Athens. Both countries


'''Beirut''' ( Պէյրութ ''Peyrut'' is in Western Armenian, spoken by Lebanese Armenians. In Eastern Armenian, the variation used in Armenia the city's name is Բեյրութ ''Beyrut''. ) is the capital and largest city of Lebanon. As there has been no recent population census, the exact population is unknown; but, in 2007, estimates ranged from slightly more than 1 million to slightly less than 2 million as part of Greater Beirut. Located on a peninsula at the midpoint of Lebanon's Mediterranean coast, Beirut is the country's largest and main seaport. The first mention of this metropolis is found in the ancient Egyptian Tell el Amarna (Amarna) letters (Amarna letters) dating from the 15th century BC (Before Christ). The city has been inhabited continuously since then. The Beirut River runs south to north on the eastern edge of the city.

Beirut is Lebanon's seat of government and plays a central role in the Lebanese economy, with many banks and corporations based in its Central District (Beirut Central District), Hamra Street, Rue Verdun and Ashrafieh. Following the destructive Lebanese Civil War, Beirut's cultural landscape underwent major reconstruction. Reconstruction of Beirut, Macalester College Lebanon's Reconstruction: A Work in Progress, VOA News Beirut: Between Memory And Desire, Worldview Identified and graded for accountancy, advertising, banking finance and law, Beirut is ranked as a Beta World City by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network.

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