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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The wind had died, the stars were out and I could see across the valley to the Anti-Lebanon mountains and the border with Syria.
In a statement issued following their meeting, the Bishops hailed the efforts and sacrifices made by the Lebanese army to liberate the outskirts of Anti-Lebanon from terrorists.
Summary: "I solemnly proclaim the state of Greater Lebanon and in the name of the French Republic; I recognize its sovereignty and extent from the Al-Kbir River to the borders of Palestine and the summits of the Anti-Lebanon mountains.
In the resort town of Zabadani, on the foothills of the Anti-Lebanon Mountain range, security forces and army units in armored personnel carriers raided houses overnight on Sunday and arrested 70 people, residents said.
Now, the waterways of this fertile valley of cherry orchards and almond trees, nestled between the Mount Lebanon and Anti-Lebanon massifs, are clean and otter-friendly, thanks to a new German-engineered, environmentally sensitive waste water treatment plant--part of the hima's overall management plan.
NNA - President of the republic, Michel Aoun, on Tuesday underlined that Lebanon's victory against terrorism on the outskirts of the Anti-Lebanon region was positive and promising.
The base is reportedly located at the heart of a network of tunnels under the anti-Lebanon mountain range.
Green, chewy aniseed from Syria is then added as are each producer's individual ingredients, exact knowledge of which is a closely guarded secret among the many home distillers now dotting the snowy Lebanon and Anti-Lebanon Mountains.
NNA - The Change and Reform parliamentary bloc on Tuesday upped calls upon the Lebanese to prepare for a central national celebration to mark the Lebanese army's victory against terrorists on the outskirts of the Anti-Lebanon region.
The ultimate consequence could be a protracted presence of radical extremists who have redeployed to the Anti-Lebanon mountains.
Separately, Aoun met with French Senator Jean-Marie Bockel, who congratulated him on the Lebanese army's victories on the outskirts of the Anti-Lebanon region.
It's enough to keep your head when everyone around is losing theirs," he said, glancing at the Anti-Lebanon mountain range separating the country from Syria and the civil war raging there.