Lebanon

What is Lebanon known for?


classical sense

Technology . ) is a Lebanese (Lebanon) political organization, comprising politicians, intellectuals, and businessmen, mostly Christian and ranging in ideology from the centre-right to the center-left. The organization is not a political party in the classical sense: its members belong to, and in some cases lead, a variety of political parties. It is more of a loose


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) was a Lebanese (Lebanon) statesman who served his country for many years as a legislator (National Assembly of Lebanon) and cabinet minister (Cabinet (politics)). He led the Lebanese National Bloc, an influential political party (List of political parties in Lebanon). The son of former President (List of Presidents of Lebanon) Émile Eddé, Raymond Eddé was himself a candidate for the presidency in 1958, and was proposed for the post on numerous subsequent occasions. He is remembered for having held consistent views, which he refused to compromise for the sake of political gain. His supporters called him ''"Lebanon's Conscience."'' He was a strong nationalist, who opposed the French Mandate (French Mandate of Lebanon), and later, Syrian, Israeli, and Palestinian (Palestinian Authority) military intervention in Lebanon. 300px thumb right St. Elijah's Housing at 341 Lyon (Image:St Elijah's Housing.JPG) '''St. Elijah's Housing''' is a former church in Ottawa that is today housing (house). The site at Lyon and Maclaren in the northwest of Centretown was originally home to a Pentecostal (pentecostalism) congregation. In 1929 it was purchased by Antiochian Orthodox (Antiochian Orthodox Church) Lebanese (Lebanon) immigrants (Immigration to Canada) who established the St. Elijah Antiochian Orthodox Church (St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral). The original building was destroyed in a fire


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after the September 11 attacks, family and friends claimed that Jarrah did not exhibit the same “smoldering political resentments” or “cultural conservatism” as Mohamed Atta. He was not raised with a background of religious conviction and did not hold to an obviously conservative lifestyle. Personnel at the flight school Jarrah attended described him as “a normal person.” Jarrah called his family two days, and his girlfriend Aysel Sengün three hours, before boarding United 93; Sengün described


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the area was considered a centre of Lebanese Australian life. The founding of the Lakemba Mosque and the establishment of specialised restaurants, take-away shops, grocery shops, clothing and book sellers has encouraged a general perception of Lakemba as a ''predominantly'' Arab and Muslim suburb, particularly in the media. In fact — in common with most of the rest of Greater Sydney — Lakemba is best described as predominantly ''multi-ethnic'' and extremely diverse, but with an Arabic (Arabic language)-speaking and Muslim (Islam) plurality. In terms of ethnicity, the largest group in 2001 were those claiming Lebanese (Lebanon) ancestry with 14.8 per cent of the population or 3,183 persons, followed by those claiming Chinese (Chinese people) background at 11.0 per cent or 2,361 persons, and thirdly by those claiming "Australian" descent with 7.7 per cent or 1,654 persons. Although more recently there has been a large increase in people of Bangladeshi origin. Early life Mughrabi was born and raised in the Palestinian refugee camp of Sabra in Beirut, Lebanon.


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material which was to feature on their fourth studio album, ''Blue Lights on the Runway''.


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. The supporting stone layer beneath features a number of stones which are still in the order of 350 t. In the quarry nearby, two Roman building blocks (Stone of the Pregnant Woman), which were intended for the same podium, even surpass 1,000 t, lying there unused since their extraction in ancient times. Background Antigonus was 80 years old and the ruler of modern day Syria, Turkey


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ml_lebanon_missing_americans 2 American Journalist Missing in Lebanon Several examples of his ideas are "Sugar Poofs (Sugar Puffs): Real gay men frosted with sugar." or "John McCarthy (John McCarthy (journalist))-o-gram: I come in, handcuff myself to the radiator and talk about my time as a hostage in the Lebanon!" The character's name is a reference to the actor Matthew Waterhouse who played the character of Adric in the television science-fiction series '' Doctor Who


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1098331915673&p 1078397702269 (Jerusalem Post) * Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse: The U.S. (United States of America) Army (United States Army) sentences Staff Sergeant Ivan Frederick to eight years in prison for sexually and physically abusing detainees at Abu Ghraib prison.Breaking&storyId 939300&tw wn_wire_story (Reuters) * In Latvia, Indulis Emsis, the first Green Party prime minister steps down


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of the senate (Roman senate). As a reward for his assistance, Claudius gave Agrippa dominion over Judea and Samaria, while the kingdom of Chalcis (Chalcis, Syria) in Lebanon was at his request given to his brother Herod (Herod of Chalcis). Thus Agrippa became one of the most powerful princes of the east; the territory he possessed exceeded that which was held by his grandfather Herod the Great. Bangladeshi Armed Forces current deployments Bangladesh has consistently made large

contributions to United Nations peacekeeping operations. As of May 2007, Bangladesh had major deployments in Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Lebanon, Sudan, Timor-Leste and Cote d'Ivoire. UN Mission's Summary detailed by Country, Monthly Summary of Contributors of Military and Civilian Police Personnel, Department of Peacekeeping Operations, United Nations, 2007-5-31 With 10,736


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executive committee, elected by the Board, manage the regular activities. The trustees come from most Arab countries, including Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. Institute for Palestine Studies Board of Trustees The '''Mediterranean Cup''' was an annual rugby league football tournament that was held

Lebanon

'''Lebanon''' (

The earliest evidence (Archaeological evidence) of civilization in Lebanon dates back more than seven thousand years, predating recorded history. Lebanon was the home of the Phoenicians, a maritime culture that flourished for over a thousand years (c. (Circa) 1550–539 BC). In 64 BC, the region came under the rule of the Roman Empire, and eventually became one of the Empire's leading centers of Christianity. In the Mount Lebanon range a monastic tradition known as the Maronite Church was established. As the Arab Muslims conquered the region, the Maronites held onto their religion and identity. However, a new religious group, the Druze (Druze in Lebanon), established themselves in Mount Lebanon as well, a religious divide that would last for centuries. During the Crusades, the Maronites re-established contact with the Roman Catholic Church (Roman Catholic) and asserted their communion with Rome. The ties they established with the Latins have influenced the region into the modern era.

The region eventually came under the rule of the Ottoman Empire from 1516 to 1918. Following the collapse of the Empire after World War I, the five provinces that constitute modern Lebanon were mandated to France (French Mandate of Lebanon). The French (France) expanded the borders of Mount Lebanon Governorate, which was mostly populated by Maronites and Druze, to include more Muslims. Lebanon gained independence in 1943, establishing a unique political system

Before the Lebanese Civil War (1975–1990), the country experienced a period of relative calm and renowned prosperity, driven by tourism, agriculture, commerce, and banking.

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