Lebanon 9B

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  • Major cities of Lebanon

    Major cities of Lebanon
    Beirut: Is Lebanon's capital, the largest and the most populous with a population of 1,916,100 people.
  • Development of major religions

    Development of major religions
    Shia Islam originated as a response to questions of Islamic religious leadership which became manifest as early as the death of Muhammad in 632 CE. ... Historians dispute the origin of Shia Islam, with many Western scholars positing that Shiism began as a political faction rather than as a religious movement.
  • Development of major religions

    Development of major religions
    Statistics Lebanon, an independent firm, estimates 67.6 percent of the citizen population is Muslim (31.9 percent Sunni, 31 percent Shia, and small percentages of Alawites and Ismailis). Statistics Lebanon estimates 32.4 percent of the population is Christian.
  • Independence Day

    Independence Day
    The national day of Lebanon, celebrated on 22 November in commemoration of the end of the French Mandate over Lebanon in 1943, after 23 years of Mandate rule.
  • Lebanon conflict (2)

    Lebanon conflict (2)
    First Arab–Israeli War
    Defeat (limited involvement)
    1949 Armistice Agreements; Israel kept the area allotted to it by the Partition Plan and captured 50% of the area allotted to the Arab state
  • Major cities of Lebanon

    Major cities of Lebanon
    Tripoli: Is the the second-largest city in Lebanon, situated 85 kilometers north of the capital Beirut, and it is the capital of the North Governorate and the Tripoli District.
  • Lebanese conflict

    Lebanese  conflict
    The Israeli–Lebanese conflict, or the South Lebanon conflict, was a series of military clashes involving Israel, Lebanon, and Syria, the Palestine Liberation Organization, as well as various militias acting from within Lebanon. The conflict peaked in the 1980s, during the Lebanese Civil War, and has abated since.
  • Mayor construction projects (1)

    Mayor construction projects (1)
    Nabil Gholam Architects' unbuilt proposal for a future bank headquarters competition, a.spire, has been named the winner of the Office-Future project category at World Architecture Festival 2016. The project, designed for the Mar Mikhael neighborhood of Beirut, Lebanon, is a flexible intervention meant to both meet the client's needs in the present day and adapt to its long-term evolution.
  • Mayor construction projects (2)

    Mayor construction projects (2)
    This distinctive building in Beirut’s museum district is designed as an environmentally conscious structure that responds to its surrounding context, housing the headquarters for the First National Bank. The building sits on a central site close to the National Museum of Beirut, as well as many key corporate and governmental buildings. Here, Raed Abillama Architects created a prominent building that highlights transparency and openness to the city around it.