Greater Lebanon


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Greater Lebanon:

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, officially Lebanese Republic, republic (2005 est. pop. 3,826,000), 4,015 sq mi (10,400 sq km), SW Asia. The country is bordered on the west by the Mediterranean Sea, on the north and east by Syria and on the south by Israel. The capital is Beirut.
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The following is a story about the birth and evolution of Greater Lebanon.
The fate of the Seven Villages was sealed on April 24 1924 when villages and farms located north of the Palestine OETA line were formally moved at British insistence from the jurisdiction of Greater Lebanon to Palestine -- a total Lebanese land loss of more than 2,729 hectares.
Our interview data obtained from history teachers across our school sample identified a number of noticeable conflicting interpretations as to the historical leaders of Lebanon and the creation of Greater Lebanon by the French Mandate in 1920.
The mission of the state of Greater Lebanon, at that time, was similar to UNESCO's mission toward the League of Nations.
14 /PRNewswire/ -- In what is being viewed as a major victory for Pennsylvania local and county governments, a Federal Appeals Court last week ruled that Lebanon County and its affiliated Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority (GLRA) did not act improperly when they required a private municipal trash hauler to use the county's landfill even though there were cheaper disposal alternatives outside the county.
On page 49 she states that the areas incorporated into Greater Lebanon in 1920 were "populated almost exclusively by Muslims.
She made the comments during a speech Wednesday at the Al-Bustan Hotel in Beit Mery during an event held to announce plans to commemorate the 95th anniversary of the establishment of Greater Lebanon and the 70th anniversary of the formation of UNESCO.
On the other hand, Patriarch Rahi met on Friday morning met at Bkirki with MP Bahiya Hariri, which handed him an invitation to attend a reception to be held on the 94th anniversary for the declaration of the State of Greater Lebanon, entitled: "Beirut Capital of Lebanese citizenship.
Did the border of the French mandate over Syria before the establishment of Greater Lebanon not include Tripoli, Homs, Aleppo and Mosul, which also used to be a permanent point of dispute between the Ottomans and the Safavids?
Environmental Protection Agency has given the "Community Partner of the Year Award" to PPL Renewable Energy and the Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority for their joint efforts to raise awareness about the benefits of renewable energy.
The sectarian system is relatively new to Lebanon's rule: its principles were first introduced to the political regime of Mount Lebanon in only 1843 and it was not applied to the rest of Lebanon's territories until the inception of Greater Lebanon in 1920.
I again call on all political factions to quickly elect a Christian Maronite president, the head of the state and the symbol of its unity," Salam said during a ceremony at the Grand Serail celebrating the 94th anniversary of the announcement of Greater Lebanon.

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