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China to Finances Railway Project in Lebanon

A Chinese trading company plans to provide financial support for the reconstruction project of a railway, starting from Tripoli and extending to the Syrian-Lebanese border. According to the Daily Star, this project is a commercial corridor from Tripoli to Syria. [more…]

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The Hijaz Railway's Beirut stop

The Beirut stop of the Hejaz Railway: A conference and exhibition on the history of railways in Lebanon was held. The exhibition called Beirut Stop of Hejaz Railway attracted great attention in the event where the current situation of the stations was discussed. Lebanon's historical rail network and trains; [more…]

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Opening of the Skiing Season in Lebanon

Skiing Season in Lebanon Opened: Cedars Ski Center, in the north of Lebanon, one of the few winter tourism centers in the Middle East, opened its doors after the heavy snowfall in the past weeks. The Lebanese Mountains, about 120 kilometers from the capital Beirut, at an altitude of 2 thousand meters [more…]