American University of Beirut

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The American University of Beirut (AUB; Arabic: الجامعة الأميركية في بيروت‎) is the first American university to be built in Beirut, Lebanon. Its old name was the Syrian Protestant College, and it was built in the year 1866.[1] The name was changed to American University of Beirut on November 18, 1920.

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  1. "Protests in Lebanon over AUB's cutting 850 jobs amid coronavirus, economic crisis". Al Arabiya English. 20 July 2020. Retrieved 17 April 2021.