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Fighting ends recovery of Lebanon tourism

Thousands of foreigners are packing ships in Beirut’s port, and long lines of cars are full of tourists. But all those visitors are clamoring to get out of Lebanon — to escape the outbreak of fighting between Israel and Hezbollah — crushing Lebanon’s hopes for a record tourist season. Hotels had been booked, beaches and mountain resorts had been packed, and free-spending tourists had jammed Beirut, signaling Lebanon’s recovery from a turbulent year following the February 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. Full Story

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