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Hasbeya

(häsbā`ə), small town, S Lebanon, at the foot of Mt. Hermon. It was a center of the Druze from the 13th cent. to the 19th cent. The Khulwat el-Bujad, a sacred shrine of the DruzeDruze
or Druse
, religious community of Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan, with important overseas branches in the Americas and Australia. The religious leadership prefers the name Muwahhidun (Unitarians).
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, is on the hillside.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Two rockets were fired from the outskirts of the town of Mari in Hasbaya on Friday morning, drawing retaliatory Israeli artillery fire on Kfarshouba.
Similar protests took place in Aley and Sawfar in Mount Lebanon and in Hasbaya in the south, AN NAHAR reported.
The source also said that Israeli warplanes crossed Lebanese airspace and carried mock raids over the villages of Marjaoun and Hasbaya down to the Litani River and the Central and Western sectors of South Lebanon.
at two Israeli jets overflying Hasbaya in southeastern Lebanon.
The army's anti-aircraft guns fired in the direction of four Phantom-type enemy Israeli planes that had been overflying the (southeastern) Hasbaya region at low altitude since this (Tuesday) morning," an army spokesman told AFP.
the Lebanese airspace over the town of Rmeish, effectuating u-turn maneuvers over the southern localities, Hasbaya, Rashaya, Rayak, Baalbeck and Hermel, army command said in a communiquA'.
According to IOM's 2014 survey, 30 percent of Lebanese returnees depended on agriculture as their main source of income when they lived in Syria and have sought refuge in some of the poorest areas bordering the war-torn country, such as Akkar, Baalbek, Hasbaya and Hermel.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The blast of a cluster bomb left from Israel's 33-day war on Lebanon killed an 18-year-old boy in Hasbaya district in the Nabatiyeh Governorate of Lebanon.
On Thursday, the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) organized a meeting between some of its commanders and local officials, including General Juan Gomez de Salazar and the mayors of Marjayoun and Hasbaya, reported Beirut daily AN NAHAR, Friday.
25, (Petra) Israeli warplanes on Thursday violated Lebanon's airspace, flying at a medium height over areas of Al Arqoup, Hasbaya, Rashaya and the Western Bekka Valley.
Ramzi Nohra, a 45-year-old Lebanese army intelligence officer and Hizbollah militant, and his 30-year-old nephew Elie Issa are killed instantly when the blast destroys their Mercedes near the south-eastern town of Hasbaya in S.
There is a failure and weakness by us and the state in confronting terrorist groups," Bassil said during a tour of Christian villages in the south Lebanon district of Hasbaya Sunday.