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    recognized the color of the water around him and knew he was in the sea off Beirut. A dead body was floating beside him, apparently the object that had been smothering him. Several other people were flailing around in the water beside him, and nearby, an armored car belonging to the Lebanese army was sinking beneath the waves. Looking towards the shore, Soheil saw a black mushroom cloud with fire in its center rising hundreds of feet above the Beirut skyline. He wasn’t sure…

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    Introduction In 1914, the world was divided by power and who held it. In the Middle East that was the Ottoman Empire. An empire that expanded that ruled from Turkey and held control along the Arabian Peninsula. This region was as complicated as the western front with a multitude of players on a single field, with Germany, France, Britain, and the Arab tribes all vying for power and influence. Germany combined with the Ottoman Empire and the allies of Britain and France backing their support for…

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    Downtown Beirut: A City of Ghosts? Question1: Aims: What is Mohsen trying to achieve? What position does he want to argue? What issues or problems does he explore? Ahmed Mohsen explores, criticizes and contrasts the present situation of the Down Town (DT) to its previous ancient situation. As per the writer, the Solidere's company rebuilds the downtown as a modern city; however, it lacks its soul and becomes an empty city. Mohsen said, "Most who visit Beirut's commercial downtown area will…

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    SWOT analysis Beirut peer Strength: Beirut beer is found in country where drinking beer is considered as a traditional drink that is consumed in many occasions within the Lebanese generations. A large market share for Beirut beer has been boosted from the successful marketing by using billboards and TV commercials. Beirut beer is a brand from Kassatly Chtaura which have decades of experience and a great understanding for the consumers thinking, what helps Kassatly Chtaura in having a strong…

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    are found just to connect with the village heritage and creating a special bond with their customers. Al Falamanki is the perfect adaptation of traditional Lebanese culture and dishes into the modern day restaurant. (Al falamanki, About us, 2017) 2.2.2: Al Falamanki’s Branches In the 2008, Anis Falamanki, the son of Khalil Falamanki, created Al Falamani café. The reason behind the opening was to honor his Father. Since then, Al falamanki is expanding on the Lebanese territories and…

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    November 13, 2015, thousands of Paris residents and tourists were going about their normal day, unaware of the catastrophic attacks that were on the way. At first, Friday, November 13, 2015 was just a normal day in Paris. Now, it is a date no one will forget. However, we cannot forget about the atrocious attacks that took place just days before the attacks in Paris in Beirut, Lebanon. ISIS, an extreme Islamic group, claims responsibility for the devastating attacks that took place in both…

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    Who Is Hezbollah?

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    The Party of God, Hezbollah justifies its armed organization by claiming its goal is to "LIBERATE OR RECOVER OCCUPIED LANDS OF PALESTINE". Levitt (2013) states that Hezbollah a Shia group, does not recognize the legitimacy of the State of Israel, and it has been labeled as a foreign terrorist organization (FTO) by the US State Department. Its headquarters is in Lebanon, which is home to a vast majority of displaced Palestinians Hezbollah began its anti Western militancy with attacks against…

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    He publishes Wardun Aqall (Lesser Roses), a collection differing markedly from the poet’s anthem-like epics, seeking to present the plight of the Palestinians to a more universal reader. At the same time, he aims to rewrite Palestinian history in mythic terms to combat the claims made by Zionist historiography. One can indeed argue that Darwish’s successive moves to Cairo and then Beirut, as well as the different political pressures exerted upon him, influenced his poetry between the years 1986…

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    being displayed though out the gallery. Although the paintings on the wall were smaller than expected, they each had amazing detail. “Beirut Sea and baby” by Lahib Jaddo is a stunning acrylic on panel art work that caught my eye and blocked out the rest of the exhibitions. This acrylic on panel piece contains from, content, color, light contrast, scale and proportion and sets a happy tone. Form and content take place in every piece of art. Form refers to a three dimensional work of art. It is…

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    happened in 1982. This war started on June 6 of 1982 and ended in June 1985. It all started when the Israel Defense Forces invaded the south of Lebanon after countless attacks were happening between the Palestine Liberation Organization and Israel Defense Forces (IDF). When Abu Nibal’s Organization attempted to assassinate Shlomo Argov the Prime Minister of Israel decided to blame Abu Nibal and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). The Prime Minister launched “Operation Peace for Galilee”…

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