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Politics
19/4/2018
Lebanese in Brazil will not vote come May
Lebanese-Brazilians remain culturally and economically linked to the motherland, but politically are far removed. (Photo: Peter Speetjens)
Culture
19/4/2018
30+ historic sites you must visit in Lebanon!
Every year on April 18, the world observes the International Day for Monuments and Sites which was approved by the General Assembly of UNESCO in 1983. This day aims to celebrate cultural heritage and to raise awareness about the vulnerability of historic sites that need to be conserved. Lebanon is one of the oldest countries in the world and has 5,000 years of history. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Politics
19/4/2018
Record women candidates in Lebanon vote, but you can´t tell from TV
A record number of women are running in Lebanons upcoming parliamentary elections, but they are getting much less television air time than their male counterparts, a media monitor has said. (Photo: AFP)
Politics
19/4/2018
Rethinking Lebanon engages youth through hike
The hike took place on Sunday morning in the region of Ebrine, Batroun, with the aim of engaging Lebanese youth in the decision-making process and enable them to have an impact on the countrys economy and society. (Photo: Annahar)
Culture
19/4/2018
More than 100 Lebanese passengers lost their lives on the Titanic
The “Unsinkable Ship,” the RMS Titanic, sank on April 15, 1912, in the North Atlantic Ocean after striking an iceberg. The shipwreck killed more than 1,500 people among 2,224 passengers and crew members. More than 100 Lebanese people died, and 23 of them survived. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Politics
19/4/2018
Hundreds of Syrian refugees return home from Lebanon
Hundreds of refugees in a southeastern Lebanese town returned to Syria in what they say is a voluntary decision to return to homes in the war-torn country. (Photo: Ziad Choufi/Associated Press)
Culture
9/4/2018
Stand-Up Comedy Scene Thrives in Arab Nations
There is a thriving stand-up comedy scene across the Arab world. It’s being driven by YouTube, Twitter and Western formats including “Saturday Night Live” and also channels such as Viacom’s Comedy Central, which is going strong. (Photo: Comedy Central Arabia)
Culture
9/4/2018
These photos show how everyday life continued at the heart of Lebanon’s brutal civil war
Daily activities continued along Beirut’s Green Line. (Photo: Patrick Baz)
Politics
9/4/2018
Independent groups announce 9 lists across Lebanon
Independent groups launched their final electoral lists for nine of Lebanon’s 15 districts Monday, flaunting their 66 candidates at a packed house of hundreds at Beirut’s Forum de Beirut.(Photo: Timour Azhari)
Culture
9/4/2018
Slave to Sirens: Lebanon’s first all-female metal band growls message of empowerment
They have forged a new sound for women in rock as one of the Middle East’s first all-female metal bands. They tell us about thrashing out preconceptions and regional conflict. (Photo: courtesy of Slave of Sirens)
Culture
9/4/2018
Lebanese street food comes to Pennant Hills, Australia
Tracey Hassarati family has opened Byblos Grill, which mixes Lebanese street food with a rolling dish of the week youd usually only find in a Lebanese home. (Photo: Supplied)
Politics
9/4/2018
Lebanon Wins $11 Billion as Donors Push for Better Governance
Lebanon received about $11 billion in loans and grants at a Paris conference organized to help turn around one of the world’s most indebted economies and stabilize a critical corner of the Middle East. (Photo: Ludovic Marin/AP)
Politics
9/4/2018
Can oil turn Lebanon´s lights on?
Lebanon’s Energy Minister Cesar Abi Khalil could not contain his excitement when the country began its first petroleum licensing round last fall. “Congratulations to the Lebanese people on Lebanon entering the club of oil countries,” he said on social media. (Photo: Getty Images)
Culture
8/4/2018
Meet the fearless drag queens of Beirut
Eliass hands tremble as he lights another cigarette. Hes never done this before. Hes worn the dress, the heels. Hes practised the lip syncs. Tonight is his first real outing as Melanie Coxxx - the drag alter ego whom he likes to describe as a "fierce, fearless, fun, and sexy" queen. (Photo: Ida Guldbæk Arentsen)
Culture
2/4/2018
Lebanon´s Christians mark Easter
Christians across Lebanon Sunday marked Easter, with masses held and sermons given on the meanings of the holy day and the resurrection of Jesus Christ. (Photo: Mohammed Zaatari)
Culture
2/4/2018
Superjumbo’s first revenue flight to Lebanon lands in Beirut
Emirates’s A380 landed at Beirut’s international airport as Lebanon looks to sustain a revival of its tourism industry. (Photo: Philip Issa/AP)
Politics
2/4/2018
Lebanon plans to overhaul its public transportation sector
On March 15, 2018, the World Bank approved a $295 million funding package to reform the transportation sector in Lebanon. It will fund the Greater Beirut Public Transport Project (GBPTP) in the country’s most congested city. (Photo: Hasan Shaaban)
Culture
2/4/2018
Lebanon railway revival discussed
Long-standing proposals to rehabilitate the out-of-use railway which once ran 80 km along the coast from Beirut to Tripoli were discussed at a meeting of the EuroMed Transport Rail project in Beirut on March 22. An action plan is to be presented at a conference to be held in Ljubljana in Slovenia on April 23-24.
Politics
26/3/2018
Lebanon´s joining oil-producing states´ club will create thousands of jobs - experts
Lebanons signing of two deals last month on the exploration of oil and gas in its waters has constituted to the beginning of the countrys path to oil production, as the exploration work is expected to begin next year. (Photo: KUNA)
Culture
26/3/2018
Lebanese safe space salon opens doors to LGBT community
The salon is a safe space for the LGBT community. (Photo: OutBeautyBoutique Instagram)
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