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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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Bint Jbeil, Nabatieh, Marjayoun and Hasbaya district: MP Ayoub Humayed, MP Ali Bazzi, MP Yassin Jaber, MP Hani Qobeisi, MP Ali Hasan Khalil, MP Anwar Khalil and MP Qassem Hashem
Project details : Construction of Waste water Treatment Plant and sewerage networks in Arkoub and neighboring villages (Supervision on works) Al Nabatiyeh - Hasbaya.
The drones flew over Arqoub, Hasbaya, Rashaya and Mount Hermon (Jabal al-Sheikh) heights.
BEIRUT, Dec 13 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) distributed food and blankets to some 250 Syrian families who have taken up refuge in Hasbaya, southeastern Lebanon.
The Lebanese Armed Forces issued a statement saying that two rockets were fired from the Hasbaya area of southern Lebanon and that the Israeli military responded with 32 shells directed towards the sources of fire, without causing casualties, according to Lebanon's official National News Agency.
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.
The army's anti-aircraft guns fired at four Israeli warplanes overflying southern Lebanon, Hasbaya, the Shouf and the Bekaa," all in southeastern Lebanon, an army statement said.
Further to the east, is the Druze town of Hasbaya in the foothills of Mount Hermon, close to the occupied Syrian Golan Heights.
Summary: The villagers of south Lebanon's Marjayoun and Hasbaya have found a new way to heat their homes and power their machines:
In South Lebanon, ART GOLD operates within the districts (Kadas) of Bint Jbeil, Tyre, Nabatiyeh, Marjeyoun, Jezzine and Hasbaya with more than 60 projects implemented so far through the partnerships with Principality of Monaco, governments of Italy and Spain, and through Decentralized Cooperation.
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.