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in and order fresh, they produce some of the best nuts in the region, and certainly the most varied. Pecans, Cashews, Macadamias, Hazelnuts, Almonds, Pistachios, Peanuts its all there. Ask for ''Krikri'' in thyme, spice, or cheese flavor. * '''Sweets:''' every religious or national event sees stalls set up on sidewalks outside churches and in public squares, where traditional Lebanese sweets are sold such as: ''Maamoul, Ktaef, Halawet el Jibn, Halawet el Riz,and Ashta''. If you're lucky enough

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release from prison in 1956, he settled in Beirut, Lebanon, where in 1957 he and Syro-Lebanese poet Yusuf al-Khal founded the magazine ''Majallat Shi'r'' ("Poetry Magazine") that met with strong criticism as they published experimental poetry. Moreh, Shmuel. Modern Arabic Poetry 1800-1970: The Development of its Forms and Themes under the Influence of Western Literature. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1976: 278-280; 285; 288. ''Majallat Shi’r'' ceased publication

in 1964, and Adonis did not rejoin the ''Shi’r'' editors when they resumed publication in 1967. In Lebanon, his intense nationalistic feelings, reflecting pan-Arabism focused on the Arab peoples as a nation, found their outlet in the Beiruti newspaper ''Lisan al-Hal'' and eventually in his founding of another literary periodical in 1968 titled ''Mawaqif'', in which he again published experimental poetry. Snir, Reuven. “Mysticism and Poetry in Arabic Literature”. Orientalia Suecana

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in Lebanon by virtue of its history, size, power, and economy. Lebanon was part of Ottoman Syria until 1926. The presence of Syrian troops in Lebanon dates to 1976, when President Hafez Al-Assad intervened in the Lebanese civil war on behalf of Maronite Christians. Following the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon, Syrian and Israeli forces clashed in eastern Lebanon. The late U.S. Ambassador Philip Habib negotiated a cease-fire in Lebanon and the subsequent evacuation of PLO

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He was the nephew of Abdol Hossein Sardari, also known as "Schindler (Oskar Schindler) of Iran". Because of the responsibilities borne by diplomats such as Ayn al-Molk, the Hoveida family was never fixed in one residence for any prolonged length of time. This nomadic existence is clearly evident in Amir Abbas’ education. Studying in various countries gave Hoveida a unique cosmopolitan flair that would remain being his most enduring characteristic. During the family's stay in Beirut, Lebanon, Hoveida attended Lycée Français, an institution affiliated with the French government. His love for France and its culture are rooted in his tutelage at the lycée. French literary works by the likes of André Gide, André Malraux, Molière, and Baudelaire, captivated the young Hoveida and gave way for his intellectual growth. Some pundits suggest that it was Hoveida's intellectual prowess which initially attracted him into the shah (Mohammad Reza Shah)'s folds. '''Book 41''' This book describes the mythical history of the city of Beroe (Beirut). The poet tells the story of the nymph Beroe, daughter of Aphrodite. He describes her birth and her maturation. Aphrodite goes to Harmonia to find out the destiny of Beirut, and she prophesies its future prosperity in the Roman Empire under Augustus. colours Black, Red, White headquarters Beirut, Lebanon Damascus, Syria newspaper Al-Binaa (Al-Binaa (newspaper)) Founded in Beirut in 1932 as a national liberation (Nationalism) organization hostile to French colonialism, the party played a significant role

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by the Swiss government to use the name bin Ladin to brand products for his business including a perfume for men and women dubbed "Yeslam," and a second one for women "Passion," and other goods such as handbags, accessories, and watches under the name "Yeslam." Shops opened in Geneva (1), in Jeddah (2), in Riyadh (1), in Mecca, in Damman (1) (Saudi Arabia) and in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). He engaged Creators and chose the creations, but he

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spéciale militaire de Saint-Cyr Saint-Cyr military academy. When he returned to Iran, he was made a first lieutenant and dispatched to Zahedan. Bakhtiar's first wife was Iran Khanom, the daughter of the powerful Bakhtiari chieftain Sardar-e Zafar. At this time, the Bakhtiaris were extremely influential; Muhammad Reza Shah (Muhammad Reza Pahlavi)'s second wife, Soraya Esfandiary Bakhtiari, and the Shah's last prime minister, Shapour Bakhtiar, were both related to Teymour Bakhtiar


 -1961) in Beirut. He was awarded with the National Order of the Cedar, a high Lebanese presidential award for promoting friendship between the Armenian and Lebanese peoples. In 1928, he moved to Nicosia, Cyprus where he taught music at the prestigious Melkonian Educational Institute and from 1933 at Beirut, Lebanon's Neshan Palandjian College (Djemaran). In 1936, he established "Gusan" (in Armenian (Armenian language) «Գուսան», in Western Armenian Kousan) choir in 1933 that he directed and conducted personally. The activities of the choir continued until 1961 under his direction in Beirut, Lebanon. It's first concert was in the American University of Beirut Memorial Hall, where 70 male and female singers took part. "Gusan" has had recitals in many venues in Lebanon, Syria and Egypt and its repertoire also included in addition to Armenian national, folkloric and spiritual songs, songs occasionally in other languages 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''' (

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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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as an Islamic sect but rather as a separate religion).

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in Switzerland The Armenian Reporter International, 18 April 1998. and Kevork Ajemian, "Kevork Ajemian, Prominent Contemporary Writer and Surviving Member of Triumvirate Which Founded ASALA, Dies in Beirut, Lebanon", ''Armenian Reporter'', 1999-02-01 a prominent contemporary writer, with the help of sympathetic Palestinians. "Political Interest Groups", ''Turkey: A Country Study'' ed. Helen Chapin Metz. Washington, D.C.: The Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress, 283, 354-355


'''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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