Lebanese chefs celebrate after breaking a Guinness world record previously held by Israel for producing a bowl of hummus weighing more then 4,532 pounds in a bid to reaffirm ownership over the popular Middle Eastern dish Saturday in Beirut, Lebanon. The event is part of a simmering war between Lebanon and Israel over regional cuisine. Lebanese businessmen accuse Israel of stealing traditional Middle Eastern dishes, like hummus, and marketing them worldwide as Israeli products.

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