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12/12/2017
Beirut redeveloper Solidere struggles through Lebanons turmoil
The company formed to rebuild Lebanon’s capital Beirut after its civil war ended in 1990 is struggling to overcome the latest period of political turmoil roiling the Middle East. (Photo: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters)
Culture
12/12/2017
The Activist Leading Lebanon’s LGBT Rebellion
As the community center coordinator of the LGBT advocacy group Helem, Aoun is determined to develop a model of grassroots, pragmatic activism that does not merely emulate Western NGOs but fits the unique needs of his community in the Arab world. (Photo: OZY)
Politics
12/12/2017
Lebanon PM seeks international support at Paris summit
Lebanon’s prime minister appealed for support for his country from world powers at a summit convened by France on Friday to bolster Lebanon’s institutions as it emerges from a bizarre political crisis. (Photo: Thibault Camus/Associated Press)
Politics
12/12/2017
Protests in Lebanon Near U.S. Embassy After Trump’s Jerusalem Decision
Lebanese security forces on Sunday fired tear gas and water cannons into crowds that had gathered near the United States Embassy, in a sign that protests against President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel may be escalating. (Photo: Bilal Hussein/Associated Press)
Politics
5/12/2017
Lebanons PM rescinds resignation as government agrees deal
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri rescinded his resignation on Tuesday and said all members of the government had agreed to stay out of conflicts in Arab countries. (Photo: Getty Images)
Culture
28/11/2017
We asked Lebanese what Independence Day means to them
It was supposed to be Lebanons first Independence Day overseen by a fully functioning government since 2013, after the ion of President Michel Aoun in October of last year. But Prime Minister Saad Hariris shock decision to resign earlier this month from Riyadh threw the country back into political turmoil. Considering all the ongoing turbulence, we decided to ask ordinary Lebanese citizens what ...
Culture
28/11/2017
15 fascinating facts about Lebanon, a country of cigarettes and Roman ruins
Fast forward three decades and this country on the edge of the Mediterranean is distinctly more appealing as a holiday possibility. There are caveats to going there, certainly, and its location very close to some of the Middle Easts thornier problems make it a place to which, even now, only more intrepid travellers are likely to dash. (Photo: Getty)
Politics
28/11/2017
Lebanons Hariri takes critical line on Hezbollah
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Saturday that he would not accept Iran-backed Hezbollah’s positions that “affect our Arab brothers or target the security and stability of their countries”, a statement from his press office said. (Photo: Aziz Taher/Reuters)
Politics
28/11/2017
Lebanon’s Vanishing Prime Minister Is Back at Work. Now What?
After a bizarre three-week international sojourn during which he shocked his country by suddenly quitting the government, Saad Hariri, the prime minister of Lebanon, is back home and still in his job — at least for the time being. (Photo: Hussein Malla/Associated Press)
Politics
22/11/2017
Saad Hariri returns to Lebanon after surprise resignation
Prime minister, who has renounced power, flies back into country on eve of its independence day after prolonged stay in Saudi Arabia. (Photo: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters)
Politics
21/11/2017
Iran and Saudi Arabia take their rivalry to Lebanon
While Lebanon’s prime minister goes to Paris. (Photo: Reuters)
Culture
21/11/2017
Lebanon’s borrowing habits reveal a cultural shift
People are becoming more confident taking out personal loans. (Photo: AFP)
Politics
21/11/2017
Lebanon will not be base for Iranian-Arab clash: Arab League head
Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said Monday that Lebanon will not be a battleground for clashes between Iran and Arab states. (Photo: Aouns Twitter profile)
Politics
20/11/2017
Saad Hariri, Lebanon PM, to return to Beirut in coming days
Lebanese PM Saad Hariri has said he will return to Beirut in the coming days, and will then clarify his shock decision to resign. (Photo: Reuters)
Events
8/11/2017
Event for Brazilian kids in Lebanon
A meeting to be held in Beirut on October 14 aims to bring together Brazilian children living in the Arab country and encourage them to speak Portuguese. (Photo: sattva/Free Digital Photos)
Culture
8/11/2017
Lebanon: The Greatest Food And Wine Country You Have Never Visited (Part 1)
Lauren Mowery shares the wonders and the beauty of Lebanon. (Photo: Lauren Mowery)
Politics
8/11/2017
Why Lebanon’s prime minister resigned
Last Saturday, in a televised broadcast from Saudi Arabia, Lebanon’s prime minister unexpectedly resigned. Saad Hariri blamed Iran and Hezbollah for his decision and alluded to information about an assassination plot against him. His resignation ended a political compromise leading to the election of Michel Aoun as president after over two years of deadlock — and maintained Hezbollah’s place in go ...
Politics
8/11/2017
EU, U.S. affirm Lebanon support, diverging from Saudi
The European Union and the United States on Wednesday reaffirmed support for Lebanon after the resignation of its prime minister, striking a sharp contrast to Saudi Arabia, which accuses Beirut of declaring war because of the Shi‘ite group Hezbollah. (Photo: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters)
Culture
8/11/2017
This campaign aims to connect Lebanese living abroad with their roots
"No matter where you are." (Photo: Marielle Khayat by Step Feed)
Culture
8/11/2017
Rugby League World Cup 2017: How has the sport become so popular in Lebanon?
Recently Lebanon made history by winning their first match at a World Cup, defeating France 29-18 in Canberra. It was a historic match for a fledging team - but one with a fascinating if short history in rugby league. (Photo: Getty Images)
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