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from platoon to company and, in 1964, to 1st Radio Battalion. Sub-units of the battalion were deployed to Vietnam (Vietnam War) from 1967 to 1975, including participation in evacuation efforts during the Fall of Saigon. In the early 1980s, 2nd Radio Battalion was part of the multinational peacekeeping force (Multinational Force in Lebanon) in Beirut, Lebanon. More recently, Radio Battalions served in Operation Desert Storm (Gulf War), Somalia (Operation United Shield), Kosovo

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, the squadron embarked on an extended deployment off the coast of Beirut, Lebanon, in support of a multinational peacekeeping force. He previously worked for the Associated Press and the ''New York Daily News'' covering the Internet, technology and business. He holds a bachelor of arts in journalism from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and a Masters in Science (Master's degree) in Journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York. He

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Mall (Dora roundabout), ABC department store (Ashrafieh). * '''Music, Books, Event Tickets:''' ''Virgin Megastores'' Currently four branches in Beirut: Beirut International Airport, Martyr's square Downtown (claims to be the biggest Virgin Megastore outside the UK), City Mall (Dora roundabout), ABC department store (Ashrafieh). Markets Flea markets are surprisingly hard to find, occasional organized markets are held that are made to resemble flea markets. * '''Souk El Tayeb''' Held

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liverpool-news local-news 2010 08 27 liverpool-actor-david-morrissey-launches-a-new-creative-teaching-charity-100252-27146600 Liverpool actor David Morrissey launches a new creative teaching charity ". ''Liverpool Echo'' (Trinity Mirror North West): p. 5. URL retrieved on 1 August 2011. Since 2010, he has been a patron of The SMA Trust, a UK based charity that funds medical research into the children's disease Spinal muscular atrophy Spinal Muscular Atrophy

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center OLBA style "background:#D0F0C0" Rafik Hariri International Airport ‡ align center - birth_date birth_place Beirut (Lebanon) current series F3 Euroseries (Formula Three Euroseries) '''Basil Shaaban''' (born March 27, 1980 in Beirut) is a Lebanese (Lebanon) racing driver, and was raised primarily

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; Italian Jews settling for trading reasons in the 18th and 19th centuries; and Jews from Aleppo in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. *Lebanese Jews (History of the Jews in Lebanon) are the Jews that lived around Beirut. After the Lebanese Civil War, the community's emigration appears to have been completed; few remain in Lebanon today. *Omani Jews (History of the Jews in Oman) are the early Jewish community of Sohar. They are thought to be descendants of Ishaq bin Yahuda, a Sohari merchant around the first millennium. This community is believed to have disappeared by 1900. - style "background:#ddd;" Beirut


: The Emergence of an Arab Global Business - Kamal Shair - Google Books often cited as a financial and business hub where visitors could experience the Levantine Mediterranean culture. Beirut's diverse atmosphere and ancient history make it an important destination which is slowly rebuilding itself after continued turmoil. Although in recent times, certain countries such as the United States frequently place Lebanon and Beirut in particular, within their travel warnings list due to a large number of car bombings and orchestrated political violence.


'' was placed in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet on 26 July 1911 for major overhaul at Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, Maine until 11 November 1912. In December, she departed on a second trip to the Near East, stopping at Beirut, Alexandretta (now İskenderun) and Mersin, Turkey. Returning to the U.S. in June 1913, ''Montana'' operated off the east coast and made training cruises to Mexico, Cuba, and Haiti until the United States entered World War I. ''Wright'' sailed from Norfolk on 11 January 1952 with a fast carrier task group and reached Gibraltar on the 21st for her first tour of duty with the 6th Fleet (United States Sixth Fleet) in the Mediterranean. ''Wright ' s'' first Mediterranean deployment took her from Gibraltar to Oran, Algeria. She proceeded thence to Augusta Bay (Augusta Bay, Sicily), Sicily; Suda Bay, Crete; Beirut, Lebanon; and Golfe Juan, France—her replenishment and liberty ports during the never-ending cycle of fleet training and readiness exercises with the 6th Fleet. The changes to Denmark's immigration laws drew some criticism from the former social democratic (Swedish Social Democratic Party) government of Sweden, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Council of Europe's human rights commissioner. In a response to the criticism from the Swedish government, Pia Kjærsgaard said: "If they want to turn Stockholm, Gothenburg or Malmö into a Scandinavian Beirut, with clan wars, honour killings and gang rapes, let them do it. We can always put a barrier on the Øresund Bridge." clans Islamic Resistance headquarters Beirut, Baalbek areas Beirut, Baalbek (Beqaa valley), Tyre (Southern Lebanon), Jabal Amel, Buenos Aires (Argentina) headquarters Beirut, Baalbek areas Beirut, Baalbek (Beqaa valley), Tyre (Southern Lebanon), Jabal Amel, Buenos Aires (Argentina) strength 200 fighters On 5 December 1963, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy was found dead in his hotel room in Beirut, Lebanon. His sudden death under mysterious circumstances gave rise to speculation within the Awami League and the general population in East Pakistan that he had been poisoned. Egypt * Pan Am Flight 93 (Dawson's Field hijackings) was hijacked as a part of the Dawson's Field hijackings on 6 September 1970 and flown to Beirut and then to Cairo. The aircraft was blown up by the hijackers seconds after the passengers were deplaned. * Flash Airlines Flight 604 crashed into the Red Sea shortly after takeoff from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport on 3 January 2004. All 148 aboard were killed. The findings of the crash investigation are controversial, with accident investigators from the different countries involved not agreeing on the cause. Prior to the Lebanese Civil War of 1975–90, the party was closely allied to the Phalangist Party (Kataeb Party (Lebanon)) of Pierre Gemayel and generally ran joint tickets with the Phalangists, especially in Beirut constituencies with large Armenian populations.

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. A visit to Beirut includes the traditional '''Lebanese Mezze''' ''(Meza)'', an elaborate variety of thirty hot and cold dishes. A typical Mezze may consist of salads such as the ''Tabboule'' and ''Fattouch'', together with the caviars: ''Hommos'' and ''Moutabal'', and some patties such as the ''Sambousseks'' and finally, the stuffed grape leaves, with of course the Lebanese flat pita bread which is essential to every Lebanese Mezze. '''Must try:''' * '''Mankoushé:''' a Lebanese pizza


'''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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