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Lebanon: A Brief Cultural Overview Lebanon's rich history has been shaped by many cultural traditions, including Phoenician, Greek, Roman, Islamic, Crusader, Ottoman Turkish, French, and recently American. The resulting culture is distinctively Lebanese, a combination of East and West, past and present. Music Folk music and dancing have a long tradition and are very popular. The national dance, the dabke, is an energetic folk dance that has influenced many European and American folk dances...

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Tourism in Lebanon Simon Massabni

 Lebanon: Reconstructing Tourism By Simon Peter Massabni October 13, 2014 Lebanon; Reconstructing Tourism Since the dawn of time, Lebanon has been an expression attributed to a small land located in the center of the world, laying side by side with the Mediterranean Sea and featuring four clearly distinct seasons. In the winter, visitors from all around the world fly over to enjoy the snowy mountains of Faraya. In the Autumn, villages become crowded with enthusiasts who love to enjoy...

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Us Foreign Policy in Lebanon

attack, bombing the Lebanese airport and parts of southern Lebanon. Hezbollah retaliates by launching hundreds of rockets and missles, believed to have been supplied by Syria and Iran into Israel. · On August 14, 2006, United Nations Security Council Resolution 1701 goes into effect. · UNSCR 1701 increased UNIFIL numbers in southern lebanon from 1,990 troops in June 2006 to 11,512 troops in January 2007 Current Issues in U.S.-Lebanon Relations. 1. Hezbollah · Syrian and Iranian backing...

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Decentralization in Lebanon

First Draft: Decentralization in Lebanon Decentralization in Lebanon In the twenty first century or in other words, the century we are living in, is full of modern political thoughts and what is related to them from public sector reforms. There are so many political systems that are followed every where. These political systems can best be summarized by two controversial systems. These two systems are the Centralized and the Decentralized systems. In Lebanon we follow the central system...

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Brain Drain in Lebanon

Brain Drain Brain drain is the emigration of the skilled, educated and professional people to countries where they can be productive and fulfill their potential. Lebanon, a victim of massive brain drain, was colonized by diverse nations and cultures throughout history leaving behind a rich cultural background. Until recently people cherished this background, yet nowadays it is endangered by the sporadic brain drain that is taking place among the adult generation of the country. Adult generations...

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Lebanon vs. Egypt

Lebanon Vs. Egypt | Compare/Contrast Essay | | Reem Hani | 12/19/2012 | Every country is unique in its civilization, culture, and morals. Lebanon and Egypt are two of the most majestic countries, not only in the Arab world, but also worldwide. Comparing and contrasting those two countries will help us understand and get to know the Egyptian and our culture more. These two Arab countries have several differences, as well as some similarities. These two countries are the primary contributors...

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Lebanon: Israel-Hamas-Hezbollah Conflict

Israel-Hamas-Hezbollah Conflict in Lebanon Introduction The Republic of Lebanon is a small Middle Eastern nation on the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea. It became an independent republic in 1943, but its history is thousands of years older. Historians have found evidence that people lived in the region in pre-historic times. Lebanon’s earliest known inhabitants, the Canaanites, settled the land in about 3000 B.C. The Canaanites were followed by the Phoenicians, who moved into the region...

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Lebanese Handicrafts: Keep Lebanon in Your Mind

Lebanese Handicrafts “Keep Lebanon in your mind” A handicraft, sometimes more precisely expressed as artisanal handicraft, is one among a wide variety of types of work where useful and decorative objects are made completely by hand or by using only simple tools with an esthetic sense born of historical, social and environmental influences. Blown glass It is a very ancient technique, the oldest among the handicrafts, where the glassmaker blows air into the hot molten glass and the art of transformation...

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History of Lebanon

The history of Lebanon is almost as old as the earliest evidence of humankind. At different periods of its history, Lebanon has come under the domination of foreign rulers, including Assyrians, Babylonians, Armenians, Persians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Ottomans, and French. Lebanon's mountainous terrain has provided it with a certain protective isolation, enabling it to survive with an identity all its own. Its proximity to the sea has ensured that throughout its history Lebanon has held an important...

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Assess the Impact of the Israeli Invasions of Lebanon in 1978 and 1982 on the Development of the Arab Israeli Conflict

Assess the impact of the Israeli invasions of Lebanon in 1978 and 1982 on the development of the Arab Israeli Conflict The Israeli invasions in Lebanon negatively contributed to the development of the Arab-Israeli Conflict. The impact of the assaults lead to an increase in Palestinian hostilities, a switch in international sympathies, the development of a terrorist organisation and ultimately, a step back on the road to peace. This is due chiefly to the nature of the...

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