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

    1 hr ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    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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  2. Actress Salma Hayek launches her animated version of The Prophet in ancestral LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    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 Monday. The Mexican actress and director described the movie version of the Lebanese author's spiritually-uplifting book as a "love letter to my heritage".

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  3. Farmers urge subsidies for exports by seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Lebanese farmers are urging the government to subsidize the high cost of exporting produce by sea to the Gulf region following the closure of the Nassib border crossing. "We need the support of the government in exporting our products by ferries because the cost is high compared to land-shipping prices and some products cannot be exported using regular vessels because they get destroyed easily," said George Sakr, head of the potato farmers syndicate in the Bekaa Valley.

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  4. New Tuition Assistance Tool Attuned to Troops' Educational NeedsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Official Wire News

    The Defense Department continues to invest in its service members and has introduced a new online informational tool tailored to their unique school programs and educational needs, the Defense Department's chief of voluntary education said in a DoD news interview this week. "Tuition Assistance DECIDE, or TA DECIDE, as we like to call it," she said, "is a tool tailored to the unique needs of our service members."

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  5. By Zeina R. FawazRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Hospitality Net

    The Lifestyle niche has gained momentum in recent years and has evolved into an established category of hotels. This article aims to explore the dynamics and behavioral patterns of this unique market and reveal the emerging trends of this industry.

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  6. Lifestyle Hotels: The Emergence of a New Creative Class | By Zeina R. FawazRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Hospitality Net

    The Lifestyle niche has gained momentum in recent years and has evolved into an established category of hotels. This article aims to explore the dynamics and behavioral patterns of this unique market and reveal the emerging trends of this industry.

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  7. Bucket list travel spotsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Fox News

    We live in a wild and wondrous world, which means it's time to dust off your passport and get busy exploring Earth's natural treasures and man-made marvels. While hunting down every awe-inspiring landmark would take a lifetime, we've started off with five must-see destinations that should be on everyone's bucket list.

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  8. Lebanese mothers demand equality for their childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Daily Star

    Nationality Campaign launches campaign to grant the children of Lebanese mothers a special card to facilitate their lives. BEIRUT: Activists launched an initiative Monday to allow the children of Lebanese mothers and foreign fathers to obtain national identification cards.

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  9. the charm of GuimaraesRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | TrekEarth

    Guimaraes is an historical city that had an important role in the formation of Portugal and it was settled in the 9th century, at which time it was called Vimaranes. This denomination might have had its origin in the warrior Vimara Peres, when he chose this area as the main government seat for the County of Portugal which he conquered for the Kingdom of Galicia.

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  10. Amsterdam's small, unique museums not to be overlookedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Canada.com

    Amsterdam's 17th century homes built along a growing expansion of canals has earned the city a UNESCO World Heritage designation. Descending the majestic staircase of this beautifully restored 17th-century Amsterdam canal house, Martine van Loon prepares to greet visitors to her family's historic home.

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  11. Pontcysyllte Aqueduct gets a clean-up ready for summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Border Counties Advertizer

    THE heart of a World Heritage Site set to welcome thousands of visitors over the summer was given a spring clean to ensure it looks the part. Volunteers gathered at Trevor Basin, near Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, to give officers from Wrexham Council's environment department a helping hand to make the area look its best.

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  12. In memory of Basil Fuleihan,10 years onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Daily Star

    Friends of Basil Fuleihan launch a bench in his memory at the American University of Beirut on Friday, April 17, 2015 Ten years after my beloved brother Basil's passing I can still remember that morning in the U.S., when amid the business of the morning rush to work and school on Feb. 14, 2005, we heard the NPR news mention a big explosion in Beirut. It was already afternoon in Beirut.

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  13. 10 Reasons to Head to Hondurasa Cop n Maya Site TodayRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Business Wire

    Deep in the tropical jungle of western Honduras, lays the ancient Maya city of Copan, welcoming visitors seeking history, archaeology, adventure or a unique mystical experience. )--Deep in the tropical jungle of western Honduras, lays the ancient Maya city of Copan, welcoming visitors seeking history, archaeology, adventure or a unique mystical experience.

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  14. Last Egypt aid plane to Arsal's Syrian refugees arrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Daily Star

    Workers unload aid for Syrian refugees donated by Egypt, at Beirut airport, Tuesday, April 14, 2015. BEIRUT: An Egyptian military aircraft arrived in Beirut Thursday carrying 15 tons of medicine, food supplies, blankets and tents to Syrian refugees in northeast Lebanon.

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  15. Yemen envoy urges GCC to bring factions to dialogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Daily Star

    Yemeni Ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Ahmed al-Dailmi speaks during an interview with The Daily Star in Beirut, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. BEIRUT: Yemen's ambassador to Lebanon reflected on the crisis gripping his country and evoked a trope that has become synonymous with the George W. Bush administration's war against terror.

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  16. Traveling lite series part six: Potosi, BoliviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Potos is the worlds highest city sitting at 4060m above sea level. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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  17. Tropic Invites Guests in Quito to Visit Artist Who Connects Dots Between Colonial Past and NowRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | PR Log

    For those with a more than passing interest in the arts this is an opportunity to learn at the hands of a master craftswoman. A relaxed visit here is a very pleasant way to learn about the intricacies of sculpture in clay.

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  18. Lebanon to launch Syrian refugee nurseries: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Daily Star

    Boys do homework at a UNHCR's camp for Syrian refugees in south Lebanon on April 14, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MAHMOUD ZAYYAT BEIRUT: Prime Minister Tammam Salam Wednesday met with a visiting U.N. humanitarian delegation who announced the creation of nurseries for displaced Syrian refugee children in Lebanon.

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  19. Basque Country: Surprises, sunshine and 'the pinnacle of civilised life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Independent.ie

    Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao with La Salve Bridge, Spain. Museum of modern and contemporary art designed by architect Frank Gehry.

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  20. Grand remnantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Wall of Skulls, a stone platform 50-yards long by 13-yards wide, exalts death with images of armed warriors and eagles devouring human hearts. Mayan re-enactors pose for pictures outside Chichen Itza.

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