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Zahle

 

a city in Lebanon, the administrative center of the Bekaa Muhafaza (governorate) . Population, 57,600 (1964). A railroad and highway link the city with Beirut. Zahle has summer resorts and vineyards.

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In Zahleh, she visited the Office of the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and a UNHCR registration/counselling center.
Bassil, Chairman of Byblos Bank Group, said, "Less than a month after the inauguration of the new premises of our Regional Management in the Bekaa and our second branch in Zahleh, we are here today to inaugurate the premises of our Batroun-Koura Regional Management and our new branch in Chekka.
She braved a torrential downpour to call for peace in Syria and more international support from refugees while in Zahleh, a city in the country's east.
While the Cooperative first started distributing grapes only to the wineries in their immediate vicinity, demand quickly grew and they began to provide grapes to wineries in Zahleh, Qanafar and Bhamdoun.
This area needs [water] infrastructure, so I got a master's degree in water science and management so that I can help solve this issue," said Skayem, who is from the nearby city of Zahleh.
Christian leader and head of the Free Patriotic Movement (FPM) Michel Aoun defended on Tuesday Hizbullah's attempts to expand its private telecommunications network in the village of Tarshish located in Zahleh in the Bekaa Valley, the Beirut daily AN NAHAR reported Wednesday.
The Estonians were kidnapped at gunpoint in March near Zahleh in the Bekaa valley, as they re-entered Lebanon from Syria during a cycling trip.
The battle of Zahleh was expected to decide the next parliamentary majority.
A drug rehabilitation center in Zahleh is run by the Saint Charles Hospital and the Ministry of Health.
It was voters in the key Christian districts of Zahleh and Ashrafiyeh who won for Hariri although, on reflection, that should not have been so surprising.
He also believes that those same aliens will vote for Mansour el Bonn in Keserwan and Nazem Khoury in Jbeil, and against Elias Skaff in Zahleh.
Even outside West Beirut, in districts which will decide the balance in parliament, including Sidon, Koura, the Western Beqa', Zahleh and B'abda, the Iran/Syria-backed opposition has great leeway to manipulate developments on the ground to get the results it seeks.