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Ski & Winter in Middle East

Beirut

The skiers of Lebanon

Faraya Ski Resort

Ed O'Loughlin Winter brings rain to most of the eastern Mediterranean, but to the high peaks of the Mount Lebanon range it brings snow - lots of it.

Ski Dubai

Desery snow storm

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Angus Holland You could almost be on one of the shorter runs at Falls or Buller - until you look up and see the roof.

Lebanon

Secret snow

SKI PATROL

Ed O'Loughlin The Middle East seems an unlikely place to go skiing, but Lebanon's slopes are deep, fast and long. Ed O'Loughlin reports.

Map of Middle East

Travel News

Teen survives stowaway flight drama

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US Supreme Court: Airline can drop annoying frequent flier

1:23pm | The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Wednesday that an airline had the right to dump a frequent flier who complained too much.

New Zealand lifts visa ban on Nigella Lawson

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Chhatrapati Shivaji International: Mumbai's new T2 airport terminal doubles as art museum

8:54am | Travellers passing through the new T2 at Mumbai Airport can enjoy a bit of art while they wait for their flight.

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