Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 |العربية
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Salj families are “Catholic”

AIN AL-ASSAD AND CHAMISS

Kharouf Families

BNAAFOUL FOUR SECTS IN ONE TOWN

Families MAJBOUR and MAKHOUR

Lebanese Families

A koshtban (thimble) is a small metal cap used by tailors to protect their fingers when sewing. It is rarely used today as hand-sewing has been replaced by sewing machines.

Deir Serian is a village in the Qada’a of Marjeyoun. Its name suggests that it is a Christian village, yet, in fact, it is Shiite.

Passenger traffic at Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport rose from 5.5 million passengers in 2010 to 7.6 million in 2016