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The Republic of Lebanon is a Western Asian country on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. This 4,036-sq-mi country is bordered by Israel to the south and Syria to the north and east.
Asked in Lebanon, Arabic Language and Culture
How do you say shut up in lebanese?
I think it is LERRE. Not pronounced like Leere, but pronounced like leh(lemon)-rreh. Soft sounding of the e. Not sure if this is some near language to lebanese???. ^ I'm lebanese. Lerre, Lehre, Lehherehrhehh.. none of this exists in Lebanese. To say shut up, I would say "Skot" (that's a long O). Some less respecting lebanese would say "Nsadd" or "Sedd boozak" (meaning "Shut" or "Shut your mouth (though litterally a "booz" is the mouth of an animal)". In Egyptian dialect: eskot (stop tallking),...
Asked in Lebanon
What is topography in Lebanon?
This is more of a little topography with reasoning of how it helps Lebanon and how it's used: Lebanon has many plains, where farmers plant. Heavy downpour in Mount Lebanon of winter rains has formed many deep clefts and valleys in the soft rock. The terrain has profoundly affected the country's history. East of the Mount Lebanon Range is the Bekaa Valley, an extremely fertile flatland where farmers have learned that the soil is fertile and that the plants could grow large...
Asked in Cheating, Marriage, Lebanon, Peer Pressure
Is it acceptable for Lebanese men to have a mistress?
It is not acceptable for any one to have an affair, to cheat on their spouse. In some cultures, like in some countries in Africa, and The middle east, this is a criminal act against the law. ...
What are the causes of the Lebanese Civil War?
Answer 1 The Palestinians caused problems in Israel, so they were kicked out and they fled to Jordan. The Palestinians caused problems in Jordan, so King Hussein launched Black September and killed anywhere from 8 to 15,000 Palestinians in one month. The Palestinians then fled to Lebanon which caused the civil war that resulted in about 500,000 deaths. so many in fact that the Lebanese government didn't even bother to investigate the "mere 3,000" killed at Sabra and Shatilla by Lebanese Roman Catholics. Answer...
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities, Jordan, Lebanon
Which of these cities is the capital of Jordan - Beirut Damascus Ankara Amman?
Amman is the capital of Jordan. Beirut is in Lebanon, Damascus is in Syria, and Ankara is in Turkey. All of them are capital cities of those countries respectively. ...
Why does Lebanon hate Syria?
Many Lebanese Christians and Sunnis hate Syria because of what the Syrian rule of the last 40 years has done to Lebanon. The Syrian government meddle in Lebanese affairs and have never respected the independence and sovereignty of Lebanon and have always had a great influence over Lebanon. Many Sunnis and Christians want Lebanon to be an independent state, and are supporters of Lebanese nationalism. Syria has never accepted this and the Lebanese have never been fond of them for this. ...
Asked in Celebrities, Islam, Lebanon, Publishing, Newspapers and Magazines, Palestinian Territories, Terrorism, Jihad
What newspaper ran an advertisement on August 17 2006 that condemned the Hamas and Hezbollah organizations and was signed by 85 Hollywood professionals?
Answer Los Angeles Times
Asked in Lebanon, Continents
What continent is Beirut Lebanon on?
Beirut, Lebanon is in the continent of Asia. :) If you look at the map using the Asian centric point of view (looking at a place from the view of Asia), it is in West Asia. If you look at the map using the Euro centric point of view (looking at a place from the view of Europe), it is mostly referred to as part of Middle East. :) Beirut is in Asia because it is located in Lebanon which is...