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  1. Prepare for Dorm Life at an Arab Region UniversityRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | US News & World Report

    ... and the student housing office took him under their wings. "Lebanese dorm residents came from different regions in Lebanon, and they did not only describe what goes on in their respective homes and villages, but most of them insisted I visit their ...

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  2. Stop complaining: Syrian War did not affect Lebanese trade after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Al Bawaba

    The impact of the Syrian war on Lebanese trade in services, which dominate Lebanese exports, was difficult to assess, the World Bank said. Lebanese trade has been less affected by the Syrian conflict than other regional countries, a World Bank study released Monday said.

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  3. Hariri: Elect president, fight extremism to avert civil warRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Daily Star

    File - Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrives to speak at a ceremony marking the tenth anniversary of the assassination of his father in Beirut, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. BEIRUT: Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri warned Monday that Lebanon was threatened with a renewal of civil war unless rival Lebanese factions acted to elect a president and fight religious extremism.

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  4. Lebanese-born Texas man gets 5 years for lying about Hezbollah linksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: A U.S. court sentenced a Lebanese immigrant living in Texas to five years in jail for knowingly lying to federal authorities after failing to reveal his former links with the Amal Movement and Hezbollah when he applied for U.S. citizenship. Wissam "Sam" Allouche, 45, was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the San Antonio Joint Terrorism Task Force in May 2013.

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  5. Salma Hayek hopes 'The Prophet' inspires new generationsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Salma Hayek said on Monday that the animated feature film "The Prophet" she co-produced has been a personal passion project, one she hopes can inspire young viewers to think outside the box about ways to improve the world. Hayek is visiting Lebanon, her ancestral homeland, for the international premiere of the film, written and directed by Roger Allers, the maker of the Disney production "The Lion King."

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  6. Lebanese Citizens, Syrian Refugees Find Common Ground in Beirut's Art SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... Syrians and Lebanese here can work together and learn from each other - all in the name of art. "The culture in Lebanon is more welcoming to music like rock and rap, much more than in Syria," said Haya Haddad, a 21-year-old Syrian who has been in ...

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  7. Salma Hayek launches 'The Prophet' in ancestral LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Hollywood star Salma Hayek, in her ancestral homeland Lebanon for the first time, launched the global premiere of her animated adaptation of Kahlil Gibran's celebrated novel "The Prophet" on April 27. The Mexican actress and director described the movie version of the Lebanese author's spiritually-uplifting book as a "love letter to my heritage". She said the adaptation, which features an all-star cast, was a "personal film" because her Lebanese grandfather loved The Prophet.

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  8. Nature Foundation advises on curbing monkey businessRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | The Daily Herald

    The expanding vervet monkey population in St. Maarten continues to be a nuisance to residents. Nature Foundation has been handling many requests from residents due to the hot, dry weather about what to do to keep monkeys off of their property.

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  9. Police respond to several scuffles during JouvertRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | The Daily Herald

    The police were kept busy during the Carnival Jouvert Jump-Up on Monday morning when officers responded to several scuffles along the route. Police spokesperson Inspector Ricardo Hendon told The Daily Herald shortly after the Jump-Up ended that there had been several fights along the Jouvert route, two of which he said had been "big."

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  10. Syria bands rock Beirut music sceneRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Arab Times

    Syrian rock bands fleeing war are finding safety and new fans in neighbouring Lebanon, where they are revitalising a Westernised scene with their focus on Arabic musical heritage. Dozens of Syrian bands and independent artists have now become mainstays of the Beirut music scene, performing emotive and often bleak songs in front of concert-goers eager for fresh faces.

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  11. Salma Hayek hopes - The Prophet' inspires new generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Concord Monitor

    In this picture taken Saturday, April 25, 2015 and provided by UNICEF, Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek prepares food for Syrian refugees during her visit to their camp, in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. Hayek is in Lebanon for the international premiere of the film, "The Prophet," an animated feature film she co-produced, that was written and directed by Roger Allers.

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  12. Salma Hayek hopes the 'message of peace' of her animated film 'The Prophet' inspires new generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Wave

    Mexican and American actress Salma Hayek hugs a Syrian refugee girl during her visit at Saadnayz UNICEF protection center in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. Hayek is in Lebanon for "The Prophet," an animated feature film she co-produced, which was written and directed by Roger Allers, the maker of the Disney production "The Lion King."

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  13. Byblos Bank's profits rise 6.7 percent in first quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Daily Star

    ... full compliance by December 2015. Primary liquidity placed with banks and central banks - including Central Bank of Lebanon certificates of deposit - reached $9.5 billion, representing 50 percent of total assets at the end of the first quarter of ...

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  14. Lebanon trade not affected by Syrian crisis: World BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Lebanese trade has been less affected by the Syrian conflict than other regional countries, a World Bank study released Monday said. The study findings were unveiled by World Bank trade economist Massimiliano Cali during a presentation in Beirut's Crowne Plaza Hotel.

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  15. Dar al-Aytam choir sings in face of challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Music is at the heart of the Social Welfare Institutions-Dar al-Aytam al-Islamiya, and its children's choir has gained prominence in recent years for both the quality of its performances and its varied repertoire. The group sang Monday at the UNESCO Palace to mark the institution's 100th anniversary.

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  16. ISF says Lebanese abiding by new traffic lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Citizens are committed to the new traffic law, the Internal Security Forces said Monday, less than a week after it was put into effect. "The ISF has noticed that the implementation of the new traffic law is being met with commitment among citizens, particularly those who are abiding the law by not speeding, wearing seatbelts and not driving under the influence of alcohol," the ISF said in a statement.

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  17. Saudi-Lebanon ties good despite diatribe: diplomatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Awad Asiri said Monday Saudi-Lebanese relations would not be affected by Hezbollah's scathing diatribe against the kingdom over the Gulf nation's military intervention in Yemen. He spoke during a meeting with a delegation of spiritual and civil Muslim and Christian leaders from Tripoli and north Lebanon who visited Asiri at the Saudi Embassy in Beirut to express their support and solidarity with the kingdom.

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  18. Saudi Arabia-based expats tell Salam of concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: A delegation of Lebanese businessmen living in Saudi Arabia met Monday with Prime Minister Tammam Salam to convey the concerns of the Lebanese living in the kingdom and other Gulf states following Hezbollah's sustained blistering campaign against Riyadh over the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen. "We briefed the prime minister on the concerns haunting all the Lebanese who live in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Gulf states in general.

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  19. Salma Hayek pays tribute to Lebanese roots with film of 'The Prophet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Reuters

    Movie star Salma Hayek arrives at the media screening of her film 'The Prophet' in Beirut, Lebanon April 27, 2015. Movie star Salma Hayek arrives at the media screening of her film 'The Prophet' in Beirut, Lebanon April 27, 2015.

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  20. Salma Hayek pays tribute to Lebanese roots with fi...Read the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    Mexican actress Salma Hayek says her new film "The Prophet" was a labor of love that helped her explore her relationship with her late Lebanese grandfather, who adored the book that inspired it. The animated film, which draws on the 1923 book by Lebanese-born writer Kahlil Gibran, tells the story of Almitra, a headstrong girl who forms a friendship with imprisoned poet Mustafa.

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