Anti-Lebanon

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Anti-Lebanon,

ancient Anti-Libanus, Arabic Jabal al Sharqi, mountain range between Syria and Lebanon, rising to Mt. Hermon, 9,232 ft (2,814 m) high. Once noted for its forests of oak, pine, cypress, and juniper, the range is largely barren and stony. Its name also appears as Anti-Liban.

Anti-Lebanon

a mountain range running north and south between Syria and Lebanon, east of the Lebanon Mountains. Highest peak: Mount Hermon, 2814 m (9232 ft.)
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It was only in the late 1960s that local farmers decided of their own volition to transition from traditional agro-pastoral practices, common to other villages along the Anti-Lebanon Mountain range, to non-irrigated fruit cultivation.
The informal checkpoint was erected by Hezbollah a few months ago on the sole road leading into Arsal, an isolated border town high up in the Anti-Lebanon Mountain range, and is policed by armed members of the party.
The National News Agency said 11 rockets, fired from the anti-Lebanon mountain range on the border with Syria, hit various locations, including the Shawarna neighborhood of the city, close to the home of MP Ghazi Zeaiter.
They [the Syrian army] would cross the mountain in no time and reduce the village to rubble," he said, pointing his index finger at the Anti-Lebanon mountain range and toward the Masnaa border crossing, which lies some 10 kilometers from the window of his office on the top floor of the Al-Manahel school.
The arid slopes of the Anti-Lebanon mountain range border the village from the east.