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2008-11-12 14:05:00

Archaeologists have uncovered 2,900-year-old earthenware pottery that ancient Phoenicians used to store the bones of their dead after burning the corpses.

2006-08-29 07:15:00

Like a small black football, it lies in the dirt not far from Haitham Daaboul's front door in the southern Lebanese town of Bint Jbeil.

2006-08-16 09:30:00

As a truce held in south Lebanon on Wednesday, workers dug a mass grave for more than 100 people killed during Israel's war with Hizbollah but later postponed the burial so relatives had more time to claim bodies.

2006-08-15 08:48:51

By Michael Winfrey TYRE, Lebanon (Reuters) - Aid agencies struggled along bombed-out roads thronged by refugees returning home on Tuesday to reach people wounded or trapped by war in southern Lebanon.

2006-08-14 08:03:41

By Hussein Saad SHIHABIYEH, Lebanon (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Lebanese refugees headed back toward their homes in the south on Monday as guns fell silent under a U.N.-brokered truce to end five weeks of fighting between Israel and Hizbollah.

2006-08-14 06:50:21

By Hussein Saad SHIHABIYEH, Lebanon (Reuters) - Thousands of Lebanese refugees headed back toward their homes in the south on Monday as guns fell silent under a U.N.-brokered truce to end five weeks of fighting between Israel and Hizbollah.

2006-08-11 06:44:58

By Hussein Saad TYRE, Lebanon (Reuters) - Humanitarian agencies sought ways to get aid to an estimated 100,000 people trapped in southern Lebanon on Friday and the mayor of Tyre said the port city could run out of food in two days.

2006-08-08 08:16:15

By Hussein Saad TYRE, Lebanon (Reuters) - Apart from a lone grocer and a handful of cars rushing through the deserted city center, there were few signs of life in Lebanon's southern port city of Tyre.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.