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Université Saint-Joseph

Université Saint-Joseph (USJ) Fondée en 1875 par les péres jésuites,  L’Université Saint-Joseph (USJ) regroupe douze facultés, une école et 24 instituts spécialisés, répartis sur les quatre campus de Beyrouth et les centres d’études universitaires de  Zahlé, Saida, et Tripoli.  L’Université compte environ 11 000 étudiants, 1 500 enseignants et quelque 500 membres de personnel administratif. ...

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ARMENIANS IN LEBANON

The Armenians in Lebanon are Lebanese citizens of Armenian descent. Their presence in Lebanon goes back for centuries and form approximately 5% of the Lebanese population. History of Armenians in Lebanon Armenians first established contact with Lebanon when Tigranes the Great conquered Phoenicia from the Seleucids and made it part of his ...

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PHOENICIANS

PHOENICIANS Phoenicia ( from the Greek: Φοινίκη, Phoiníkē; Arabic: فينيقية) was an ancient Semitic civilization situated on the western, coastal part of the Fertile Crescent and centered on the coastline of modern Lebanon. All major Phoenician cities were on the coastline of the Mediterranean, some colonies reaching the Western Mediterranean. ...

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MAARAD STREET

MAARAD STREET Maarad Stree was conceived during the French Mandate  period as a central commercial street radiating from Etoile Square. Its arched façades were inspired by the ‘Rue de Rivoli’ in Paris. Construction Beirut Municipality developed plans to modernize the harbor and the city center. Plans were later updated during the ...

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BEIRUT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

BEIRUT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (BUC) In the 19th century, the Ottoman Empire witnessed a huge wave of Protestant Missionaries. In 1835 Sarah L.H. Smith, an American Protestant missionary established the first school for girls in the Ottoman empire. It was first known as Madrasat al-Banat. With roots extending back to 1835. ...

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MICHEL TAMER

Michel Miguel Elias Tamer Lulia , born September 23, 1940) is a Brazilian lawyer and politician who has been Vice President of Brazil  since January 2011. He took office after standing as the running mate of Workers’ Party candidate Dilma Rousseff in the 2010 election. He is also the President of the Brazilian Democratic ...

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