From UK another Lebanese Excellence, Five Questions in Five minutes with Comptoir Libanais founder Tony Kitos

Comptoir Libanais founder, Tony Kitous has launched his second book – Comptoir Libinais Express - which brings Lebanese cuisine on trend
Lebanon and all things Lebanese are having a moment. A certain Hollywood superstar has recently wed a British-Lebanese super lawyer. Meanwhile, closer to home in my world, Comptoir Libanais founder, Tony Kitous, the man also behind City stalwart Kenza, and its Soho sibling, Levant, has launched his second book – Comptoir Libinais Express – celebrating all food, Lebanese.

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Australian Lebanese Charbel Zaeiter & 2020 ADAPT or DIE (AGDA)

Lebanese Australian visionary about local "end of reliance" charbel Zaeiter says a lot, a must watch
The Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA) is proud to present 2020 ADAPT or DIE, a PechaKucha style event with 20 speakers showing 20 slides on what the year 2020 might look like for creativity.
Founder of Velvet Onion and regular at General Assembly, Charbel Zaeiter sees the next six years as entering the ‘end of reliance’ when we can’t rely on the Government to fund education and we can’t expect corporations to give us jobs with meaning. If we realise it’s our choice to take responsibility how will things start to mutate to serve a new ‘conscious’ public. Among many insights Charbel suggests ‘big data’ could turn into ‘no data’ where people choose when and where to share their information, potentially even selling it to the highest bidder?

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Bill O'Reilly's 'Killing Jesus' TV Movie Casts Lebanese-American as Christ

National Geographic Channel’s adaptation of Bill O’Reilly’s book “Killing Jesus” will star Kelsey Grammer, Stephen Moyer and a Lebanese-American actor, Haaz Sleiman, portraying Jesus.

“Traditionally Jesus has been played by a white man and I think the fact that this is a Middle-Eastern actor is significant,” Matthew Belloni, executive editor of The Hollywood Reporter, told ABC News.
(Yahoo news)

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Pregnant Shakira wants 8 or 9 kids, launches her "Rock" perfume

Pregnant Shakira wants 8 or 9 kids, launches her "Rock" perfume
After she confirmed she's pregnant last month, Lebanese Colombian Shakira roams around with a growing baby bump in tow )
Shakira on the move, as last January she gave birth to new son "Milan"always with the celebrity soccer player Gerard Piqué.

GROWING OUTRAGE OVER FORCED MARRIAGES Lebanese 14 yo Girl

(c) News Australia - A Lebanese Australian 14-YEAR-OLD girl was stopped from boarding a flight to Lebanon, where she was ­allegedly to be married off, is back with her family but under constant ­supervision by the Department of ­Community Services.
Initial reports suggested the girl was with her uncle when stopped from boarding the flight on Friday, but The Daily Telegraph now ­understands she was with her grandfather at the time.

George Clooney & Lebanese Amal Alamuddine got married in Venice

The handsome bachelor of hollywood got married finally with the Lebanese Amal Alamuddine, romance, privacy, paparazzi and world celebrities arrived in the water canals taxis, to witness a unique and special event.
Amal a Lebanese descendant, comes from Druze background in Lebanon, moved in early age to UK, a brilliant and intelligent International human rights lawyer.
We wish all the best to the couple, and a happy life.

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FNX TV reveals new logo

The new logo marks the kick off of FNX.TV as the only Lebanese and Diaspora TV in half dozen of languages, thousands of Videos and Audio files, besides its role of focal display of all Lebanese TVs in one place.
Users are welcome to upload and share their Videos and Photos or even Documents or Audio files.
A top notch system to serve Lebanese and Descendants, world wide.
This project is a Joint Effort between Cedar Wings Group NY USA and World Lebanese Cultural Union WLCU - BC

Five soldiers who were held hostage by the terrorists AlNosra released last night

Sheikh Mustafa Hujairi "Abu Takiyeh" stated to LBC Lebanon, that the five military safely in the town of Arsal and will be handed to Lebanese security services soon.
He also stressed that the release was unconditional
National Agency

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Buried in Lebanon, Mazen Diab Lebanese Business man murdered by thieves in KSA

The body of Lebanese business man Mazen Diab got buried in Dinniyeh yesterday afternoon, with the participation of MP Qassem Abdul Aziz, former MP Jihad Samad, head of the Federation of Municipalities of the Al Danniah Mohammed Saadia, president of the Association of mayors of the Al Daher Abu Daher, and a crowd of figures and people of the region.
After the establishment of the funeral prayers in the mosque Al Sodiq, in the presence of the mayor's brother, Ahmed Alam, buried in the family cemetery amid an atmosphere of extreme sadness pervaded the town.

The body of the deceased had arrived to his home town before noon today, the center of the shooting in the air, where a large crowd gathered to carry the corpse palms and walked him home until the next of kin to take a last look upon, before being transferred to the town mosque for funeral prayers establish it.

Lebanese Army gains control on the border town of Arsal, Following one week of fierce fights with extremists terrorists

Today the town of Arsal got liberated from the terrorists of A nosra and daaesh isis
After fierce battles and the death of a number of heroes of the Lebanese army soldiers and officers, of the finest men, in defense of the citizens and the whole of Lebanon
Also been killed many Lebanese and Syrians displaced as a result of battles
Remaining is liberating the remainder of military personnel taken hostages by those terrorist groups

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We won't allow the terrorist to bring Syria's war to Lebanon

In his press conference, he declared that ten soldiers were killed, and thirteen kidnapped by foreign terrorists.
Meanwhile, the Lebanese army empowered its forces while the foreign terrorists took hold of Ersal town engaging in fierce fighting within and around near the border with Syria.

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Today's the Lebanese Army Anniversary

On this day, our heart beats and support, we stand by our national army, in a unique respect and love, against all odds.

Lebanon's consul to Benin Assaad Shagouri slain during robbery

Lebanon's Foreign Ministry said the killing of its honorary consul for the West African state of Benin, Assaad Shaghouri, in neighboring Togo was motivated by theft. A ministerial statement said Thursday that Shaghouri, a well-known businessman

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No survivors on flight AH5017 as plane wreckage found near Burkino Faso

The wreck of an Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people which disappeared from radar over northern Mali today has been spotted in the country’s desert, Mali’s president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has said.
“I have just been informed that the wreckage has been found between Aguelhoc and Kidal,” Mr Keita said during a meeting of political, religious and civil society leaders in Bamako. He did not give any more details.

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Nokia appoints Lebanese Ramzi Haidamus to head Nokia Technologies

Nokia announced the appointment of the Lebanese Ramzi Haidamus, a technology-licensing expert with proven business leadership skills and a strong innovation background, as President of Nokia`s technologies business and member of the Group Leadership team, with effect from September 3, 2014

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Curiosity rover discovers its first meteorite on Mars - and it's HUGE & called Lebanon

'Lebanon' meteorite is 7ft (2 metres) wide and made mostly of iron
It could reveal the reason why most meteorites on Mars are iron rich
Images also revealed a smaller space rock nearby, labelled ‘Lebanon B’
Scientists suspect a third meteorite, which is also about 7 feet (2 metres) wide, has been captured in a raw image close to the Lebanon meteorites

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The Lebanese national football team (Arabic: منتخب لبنان لكرة القدم – French: Équipe du Liban de football) represents the Lebanese Republic

in international association football competitions.Their official nickname is the "The Cedars"

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Tania Mousallem Vice-Chair Governing Board - Global Banking Alliance for Women

Tania Moussallem is currently Assistant General Manager heading the Strategic Development and Financial Management Group at BLC bank. Tania has over 17 years of banking experience. She joined BLC bank in 2008 where she initiated, headed and implemented several strategic and innovative development projects involving external and organic growth for the bank.

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The day an article at the french new paper "Le Monde" read by Manuel Vaalls, has changed the life of Lebanese Darina Al Jundi

I was completely demoralized when I arrived in Avignon. I wondered how I would handle this situation, I did not see me again the papers every six months, with all that that implies. As I finish my show singing La Marseillaise, I decided to add a sentence to the end of the show to tell me that he was denied citizenship. I did it. And once again, Avignon brought me happiness.

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The Democratic Labor Party officially on Thursday (26) supported the candidacy of Paulo Skaf, the PMDB, the state government of São Paulo.

With the formalization of subtitle support, pre-candidate Major Olympian withdrew its own application to support Skaf.
About 1,200 people attended the convention of the party held at the Electricity Workers' Union, the Freedom Center in the capital city.
The legend will have 75 candidates to compete for the position of Congressman and 105 candidates will contest a seat as state representative.

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Minister of Foreign Affair in Mexico at the dinner of Mexicans from Lebanese Origins

Foreign Minister highlights the contributions to economic, social, cultural and political development of the Lebanese in Mexico and support to strengthen the relationship with Lebanon

The Mexican community of Lebanese origin, composed of more than half a million people, has made great contributions to the social, cultural, economic and political development of Mexico, recognized the Chancellor José Antonio Meade.

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Jennifer Lopez dressed for the 2014 World cup by Lebanese Designer Charbel Zoe

Dress designed by a Lebanese ignites the World Cup
Jennifer Lopez opened the World Cup 2014 in Brazil, before the match between Brazil and Croatia with the official World cup song. Lopez was wearing a Leotard dress, green color designed by the young lebanese designer Charbel Zoe khoury, and her jewelry were made by a Lebanese guy too. Lopez led the official World Cup song We Are One with the rap star Pitbull and Claudia Leite.

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The Progress of Medicine in Lebanon

A specialized team at the American University of Beirut, made a complex hear operation. This is the first of its kind in Lebanon and in the Arab world. Many patients with heart problems will benefit from such an operation. This operation is based on making a small hole in the chest without resorting to surgery.

This operation is performed by a cardiac specialist Dr. Bernard Abu Salih, with the help of Dr. Morris and Dr. Marwan Khoury.

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ENOUGH - KAFA

Families of women killed as a result of domestic violence to the March 8 demonstration to demand justice for the victims and pass a law to protect women from domestic violence.

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Lebanese American voice of Mayssa Karaa graces Oscar-nominated film “American Hustle”

It is not uncommon to hear Arabic spoken in Hollywood films – but the character is often a terrorist or a spoiled, rich prince from the Gulf.
In the Oscar-nominated film American Hustle, Robert De Niro, playing a menacing Miami mobster, begins to speak Arabic while an Arabic song plays in the background, So whose voice is that? It belongs to Mayssa Karaa Lebanese American

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Google recalls ShouShou

Google visitors thru their domain of Lebanon google.com.lb, found a lovely surprise, whereas they displayed the portrait of the Lebanese late artist, ShouShou, to honor him in the 75th anniversary of his birthday Shoushou a theatrical comic figure, was born in Beirut in 1939, and passed away at the early years of the Lebanese Civil War on the second of November 1975.
His career started with a group of amateurs, he was one of the founders of the Lebanese National Theater, and performed in many shows and TV programs.

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Angelina Jolie sleeps in Zahle Lebanon

The UN ambassador of GoodWill, Angelian Jolie spent her evening yesterday 22/February 2014 at the Crystal hotel (Grand AlKadry) on the Berdawni river bank, inside the city of Zahle, surrounded by extreme security measures, around the hotel, whereas all roads leading to the hotel were blocked by security services.

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Lebanese American Robert Saleh's coaching dream realized with Seattle Seahawks.

Lebanese descent. He is a graduate of Fordson High School, and played college football at Northern Michigan. Prior to joining Seattle, Saleh spent six years with the Houston Texans, including the last two as assistant linebackers coach.

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Lebanese Director Roy Dib wins Teddy Award - المخرج اللبناني روي ديب يفوز بجائزة تيدي 2

Roy Dib is the producer of the the film "Mondial 2010", his film was awarded for best short film in 2014 at the 64th Berlinale International Film Festival.
The film story is about a Lebanese homosexual couple who always wished to have a holiday in ... Ramallah Palestine, that was in year 2010.

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Ayshi from Karoun, UN Global Citizen,passed away in Canadaعائشة من القرعون،المواطنة العالمية للأمم المتحدة وافتها المنية في كندا

Hajji Ayshi (Shousher) Hassan, devoted wife of the late Hussein (Alex) Assaf Hassan; loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother; caring sister, aunt, and cousin; and good friend to many, died on February 12, 2014 in London, Ontario, Canada. The daughter of the late Hussein and Fatima Shousher, Ayshi was born on April 25, 1922 in Karoun, Lebanon and came to Canada in 1939 with her husband

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George Tannous Murdered his wife Margaret in Sydney جورج طنوس يقتل زوجته مارغريت في سيدني

قد تم العثور على زوجته مارغريت (47 عاما) مع جروح في الرأس _ في شقتهما القريبة.
وتقول الشرطة انها كانت ضربت حتى الموت بمقبض المكنسة.
George Tannous walked into Bankstown Police Station after making frantic calls to family last night.
His wife Margaret, 47, had just been found with major head injuries in their apartment nearby.
Police say she had been bludgeoned to death with a broom handle.

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فيديو وصور، جاكي وشيرين, Controversial Topless Video for Lebanese champion Jackie Chamoun & Chirine Njeim posed nude on snow in Russia

فيديو وصور، جاكي وشيرين، قد فجرت الكثير من الجدل داخل لبنان، وكان الآلاف من المشجعين أظهروا دعمهم بينما البعض الآخر بما في ذلك وزير الرياضة أثاروا مخاوفهم حتى الرفض، ولكن الأكثر أهمية هو أن جاكي هي المحبوبة بشكل جيد واعجاب من قبل الآلاف من المشجعين، غمروا حسابها على الفيس بوك..
The video and photo shoots of Jacckie & Chirine had erupted too much controversy inside Lebanon, thousands of fans had shown their support

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Bto2ta3?.. Aw Ma Bto2ta3?

رشح الكاتب المسرحي اللبناني لوسيان بو رجيلي مؤشرحرية التعبير جوائز 2014 عن مسرحيته بتقطع أو ما بتقطع?
Lebanese dramatist Lucien Bou Rjeily has been nominated Index - freedom of Expression Awards 2014 - for his play 'Would it Pass or Not?' Dealing with censorship in Lebanon.
An interactive play against governmental Censorship in Lebanon - Produced by March NGO and Written/Directed by LUCIEN BOURJEILY WRITER / DIRECTOR / ​SOCIAL ACTIVIST

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ضربت حتى الموت على يد زوجها في بيروت، Beaten to death by Husband in Beirut, Espancado até a morte por seu marido em Beirute

"دخيلك بردانة يا أختي غطيني". لم تسعف الحياة منال العاصي بأكثر من هذه العبارة قبل أن تغيب عن الوعي ولتفارق الحياة بعد ساعات على تعنيفها من جانب زوجها محمد النحيلي. النحيلي ضربها وسحلها وحرقها ومثّل بجثتها على مرأى ومسمع من أربعة أفراد من عائلتها، وفق ما روت شقيقتها غنوى العاصي لـ"السفير". غنوى تؤكد أنهم خافوا منه: "واحد مجرم عليه كذا بلاغ بحث وتحرٍ، وما منقدر عليه، هددنا جميعاً بالقتل"، تقول مبررة عدم تدخلهم وهم يشهدون ساعات من تعذيب وقتل شقيقتهم أمام أعينهم. (C) LBCI - ASAFIR -

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Lebanese Sherif Maktabi developed Google Glass APP that Could Make Sex Creepy Or Amazing (The Guardian)

The project started off with the question "how can we make sex more awesome with Google Glass", says Sherif Maktabi, the founder of the project.
The answer to that question is, apparently, shared live streaming, ephemeral video recording and voice controls for your connected home.
Maktabi, a Lebanese product design student at London's Central Saint Martins art college, had only one day with the smart-glasses at a hackathon held in November 2013, but development has continued in the months since then.

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New Lebanese movie in cinemas "Stable Unstable"

It is December 31 in Beirut, seven people are visiting their psychologist, clinging to the hope of making sense of the past year. Inside the elevator that leads to the clinic and on to the couch of their therapist's office, they stare at their problems in the face, and try to define what is important to them.

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More people of Lebanese origin live outside Lebanon than in it (perhaps 15m-20m, compared with 4.3m). Many have done well.

Carlos Slim, a Lebanese-Mexican telecoms tycoon, is the richest man in the world. Carlos Ghosn, a French-Lebanese-Brazilian, is the boss of both Renault (a French carmaker) and Nissan (a Japanese one). Nick Hayek, a Swiss-Lebanese, runs Swatch, the biggest maker of Swiss watches.

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Lebanese Women among top 10 world's prettiest by U City guide

Most people will agree that Lebanon has the most beautiful women in the Middle East and Arab world. And everyone really noticed that through a controversial 2006 photo of affluent Lebanese women riding through a war-torn neighborhood in Beirut. It showed that the young sun-tanned women of this country are strong and keep the glamour no matter what. A visit to the Lebanese capital will surprise for the vibrant and fun-loving attitude of its people.

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The effect of the presence of more than millions of multiple communities does not leave effect as much as the smaller Lebanese community does, a remarkable fact in Saudi Arabia.

Some think that the sons of the Lebanese community are only a drop in the choppy sea waves of multiple communities, very large ones scattered throughout the city of Riyadh,i.e. Indians, Yemenis, Egyptians and others, each exceeding a million, while the Lebanese do not exceed 200 thousands
يظن البعض أن أبناء الجالية اللبنانية قطرة في بحر متلاطم الأمواج، بمعنى أنهم قلة لا يقارنون بالجاليات الكبيرة المنتشرة في شتى أرجاء مدينة الرياض، كالجاليات الهندية، اليمنية، والمصرية وغيرها من الجاليات التي يفوق أعداد كل جالية من تلك الجاليات المليون نسمة, فاللبنانيون لا يتجاوزون 200 ألف

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Lebanese journalist Anwar Harb was appointed a member of the order of Australia for his service to the Lebanese community

Lifetime Contribution of the Year )) Lifetime Achievement Awards were presented to Mr Anwar Harb, editor-in-chief, An Nahar Australia; One of the joint founders in 1986 (with Eddie Obeid) of the charitable Australian Lebanese Christian Federation, dedicated to helping Arabic-speaking community members to integrate and access Australian services such as health, local government, education and housing.

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She roamed Beirut streets in suicide bomber outfit (c) LBCI Lebanon

Rima Najdi roamed the streets of Beirut, wearing a jacket in the form of TNT explosive rods after people became accustomed to the bombings in Lebanon, and most acts of terrorism.
Why Rima decided to become Madame Bomba and what was her purpose from roaming Beirut streets with this outfit?

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American Lebanese Soulaiman Itani CEO Atheer Labs Turns To Crowdfunding To Bring Its 3D Augmented Reality Glasses To Life

“The digital world shouldn't be limited to screens any more,” Itani said. “It should be all around you and customized to you.

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Did you know these facts about the Miss Lebanon?

* First Elections for Miss Lebanon was Leila Saroufim in 1952
* Second was Miss Hania Baydon in 1953
* While Miss Lebanon 1959 was the third Miss Lebanon, Gladys Tabet
* There were no elected Miss Lebanon for 1971, 1976, 1987, 1988, 1989, 2002, 2006,
* Miss Lebanon 1972, Marcelle Herro was selected as "the most beautiful eyes in the world" , had sadly died in Lebanon's civil war, few years later.(Photo)

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The Presidency of the Republic adopts new seal, a first since Independence

The Directorate General of the Presidency of the Republic announced the design of a new seal for the Presidency, a first since Independence.
The new seal will be formally adopted for different events as well as the correspondence of the President and the Presidency

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The first Lebanese woman to be crowned as an official Miss Lebanon (1959) has passed away

The first Lebanese woman to be crowned as an official Miss Lebanon (1959), Mrs. Gladys Tabet, has passed away earlier today. Mrs. Tabet took part in the 1960 Miss Universe pageant, in Miami Florida, alongside 42 other entrants, from around the world. The winner that year was Miss USA, Linda Bement.
According to AlNashra site, Gladys represented the ” whole Arab World” at Miss Universe, and she was awarded the Miss Elegant title, Miss Lebanon is standing in the back row, fifth from Left, surrounded by girls from Morocco, Tunisia, and Jordan… Also, the only 2 awards that were issued in this pageant were Miss Amity, and Miss Photogenic…

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Ardi Mesh Lal Bay3 الفرسان الأربعة أرضي مش للبيع My Land not for Sale Four Musketeers Minha terra não está à venda Mi tierra no

The Four Muskteers launched recently their national song, My Land is not for Sale.
Lyrics bt Jihad Al Haddad and music composed by Ghadi Al Rehabni.
This was a personal initiative, sponsored by the the following Ministries, Ministry of Interior affairs,
Ministry of Education, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Environment & Ministry of Tourism.

My land is not for sale, not for sale...
Previously the same group released, "O Leaders to exit Lebanon"

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Hana Nadia Chatila, the Young Lebanese Swedish, sponsored by FNX.TV & WLCU, the Winner to represent Sweden in the North Pole

Hana Nadia Chatila, the Young Lebanese Swedish, sponsored by FNX.TV & WLCU, the Winner to represent Sweden in the North Pole, the Cancer Survivor, the Fighter, had made it with all support of each of you;

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نازحون تحت ظل الإعلانات - مروان طحطح

من مخيمات اللاجئين السوريين في البقاع والشمال اللبناني، خرج الزميل مروان طحطح (1981) بمشروعه الفوتوغرافي الجديد الذي شارك في المعرض الجماعي الذي نظّمته مجموعةLa Quatrième Image للصورة المعاصرة في فضاءL'espace des Blancs _ Manteaux في باريس، من 31 تشرين الأول (أكتوبر) حتى 5 تشرين الثاني (نوفمبر). من بين 40 مصوّراً صحافياً مشاركاً من حوالى 23 بلداً حول العالم، أراد المصور اللبناني أن يظهر هذه المعاناة بطريقة أخرى من خلال صور لا تضخّم الكارثة بمبالغة تراجيديّة نمطيّة على عكس ما نراه في معظم المشاريع المماثلة.
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Beauty@Independence

Miss lebanon 2013 addressed all lebanese in a speech at the 70th independence day وجهت ملكة جمال لبنان لسنة 2013 كارن غراوي رسالة إلى جميع اللبنانيين إحتفالاً بعيد الإستقلال

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Indian star vs Haifa

Controversy aroused by these images on social networking sites upon revealing comparative photos for the Indian star Rakhi Sawant, as a copy of Haifa

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BBC Bushra Al Turk

BBC Hardtalk and BBC World Service at New Broadcasting HouseFri. October 25th, 2013London, UK
Selected Ms. Bushra Al Turk as one of 100 Women to speak about Women's issues 100 years o

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Clooney & A Alamuddin

George Clooney Girlfriend Revealed, the Lebanese Lawyer Amal Alamuddin.

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9 yo/Guinness

Lucas Matta 9 yo in Guinness Records - لوكاس متّى يُدخل لبنان موسوعة "غينيس" - Lucas Matta 9 años en el Guinness Récords

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Lena Diab

Lena Diab is a Canadian politician from Lebanese Origins, who was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the October 8,

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Patricia arab

icia Arab is a Canadian politician from Lebanese Origins, who was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the 2013 provincial election

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Gabriel Gharib

Gabriel Gharib - غبريال غريب
Brilliant Lebanese Physician been selected in France as the best surgeon among 200,000 practcant.
طبيب لبناني من بين أبرع 200 ألف طبيب فرنسي

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ELIE SAAB Haute Couture Spring Summer 2014 Fashion Show

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