Baalbek is currently a small settlement, in ancient times it was a magnificent temple city in Lebanon, between the ridges of Lebanon and Anti-Lebanon. The broad valley between these two mountain ranges is called El-Beqa’a, or the Lowlands, and in ancient times was called Coele-Syria, that is, “Low Syria.” In Egyptian and Assyrian inscriptions, this…
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Yearbook 2010 Lebanon. The excitement surrounding the UN-led investigation into the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafiq al-Hariri in 2005 escalated during the year. The investigation reportedly targeted his suspicions of the Syria-backed Hizbullah movement, which prompted Syria to try to pressure Rafiq al-Hariri’s son, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, to distance himself from the investigation….