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Culture
16/10/2018
Lebanon celebrates 2,000 years of creativity with new Nabu Museum
Nabu Museum brings age-old artefacts to the Lebanese shore. Lizzie Porter finds out how from co-founder Jawad Adra and curator Pascal Odille.
Culture
9/10/2018
Oscar Niemeyers Unfinished Architecture in Lebanon May Become a UNESCO World Heritage Site
The unfinished Tripoli International Fair, designed by Oscar Niemeyer for the Lebanese capital, could become a UNESCOs World Heritage Site. Conceived in the 1960s at the request of the then President Fouad Chéhab, the fair remained a symbol of projected modernity for the country. (Photo: Anthony Saroufim)
Culture
9/10/2018
The Widows Sanctuary in Lebanon
The story of a refuge that is reserved purely for widows who are unable to support themselves financially.
Culture
9/10/2018
Lebanon wines bring villages back to life and emigrants home
Lured by Lebanon’s winemaking potential and nostalgia for his homeland, Maher Harb left a Paris consultancy job in 2010 and dug vines into the soil of family land unused since the country’s civil war. (Photo: Reuters)
Culture
2/10/2018
Lebanon opens first ‘blind-friendly’ supermarket in the Middle East
Marqet, the first blind-friendly supermarket in the Middle East opened Sept. 27 on Koraytem Main Road in Beirut, as part of a project launched by Lebanese non-profit Red Oak. (Photo: Facebook/Red Oak)
Culture
2/10/2018
Lebanese Fashionista Lana El-Sahely Shows Off at Paris Fashion Week
Lebanese fashion blogger Lana El-Sahely showed off her style at Paris Fashion Week, posing for cameras at the coveted Dior show earlier this week. (Photo: Instagram)
Culture
2/10/2018
Lebanese designers tap into local crafts
Beirut is gaining international recognition as a centre of cutting-edge products. (Photo: Sameer Noun)
Politics
2/10/2018
Lebanon’s GDP growth forecast revised downward
Lebanon’s GDP growth projection has been revised downward from 2.5 percent to less than 1.4 percent in 2018, as the country struggles to cope with a sluggish economy and the absence of a government that is needed to implement essential reforms, bankers said Monday. (Photo: The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
Culture
27/9/2018
13 Lebanese were just ranked among the Middle East´s most influential women for 2018
Forbes Middle East shared a list of the regions most influential women for 2018. The list comprises 100 businesswomen and female executives. Thirteen Lebanese women made the list. (Photo: Hala Fadel Twitter profile)
Politics
27/9/2018
Jaber calls for solution to electricity crisis
Nabatieh MP Yassine Jaber Thursday called on government institutions to come together and discuss Lebanon’s electricity problem, referring to it as a “national crisis” that needs an immediate solution. (Photo: Mohammad Azakir/The Daily Star)
Culture
27/9/2018
Lebanon’s national drink cause for cheers — and a debate
Every part of Lebanon’s national drink, arak, is infused with tradition — from distilling the aniseed-tinged liquor to the ritual of mixing it at the table, when the transparent liquid suddenly turns milky white as water is added. But the tradition is facing competition in Lebanon as young generations opt for liquors like vodka or whiskey that are easier to mix and drink — without a meal. (Photo: ...
Culture
23/9/2018
Oscars: Lebanon Selects Capharnaum for Foreign-Language Category
The film premiered in the official ion at Cannes and won the Jury Prize. (Photo: Courtesy of Cannes Film Festival/Fares Sokhon)
Politics
23/9/2018
Lebanon president: negative rumours about the economy harm country
Lebanons currency is not in danger and rumours about the economy are causing harm, President Michel Aoun said on Wednesday, amid concern that a political deadlock has blocked urgent reforms and left the heavily indebted country vulnerable. (Photo: Mohamed Azakir/2017)
Culture
16/9/2018
For Lebanese Women, a Beach of Their Own
They call it the ladies’ beach. The name is demure; the scene, not so much — at least not once they pass the parking lot, the man checking tickets at the front gate and the dim corridor at whose far end blazes a rectangle of bronze sand and sea. (Photo: The New York Times)
Culture
16/9/2018
Google brings Lebanon´s cultural sites to the world in immersive 360
Over a billion internet users worldwide can now go on a virtual tour of 41 different locations across the country. (Photo: Google)
Culture
16/9/2018
The history of Lebanon´s shaky economy in 10 songs
Ten songs you should definitely listen to.
Culture
16/9/2018
Lebanon turns out to clean up its streets and beaches
Hundreds of volunteers in areas across Lebanon turned out to help clean up the country’s streets and beaches over the weekend as part of World Cleanup Day, marked annually on Sept. 15. (Photo: The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
Politics
9/9/2018
How Lebanese descendants are shaking Latin Americas politics
Two of Brazils main parties are fielding candidates whose forebears came from Lebanon. (Photo: AFP)
Culture
9/9/2018
An artist is painting Lebanese legends on money
Icons such as Fairouz, Wadih Al Safi, Sabah, and Gibran Khalil Gibran are adding charm and pride to the Lebanese currency. (Photo: Painted by Ibrahim profile at Instagram)
Research
9/9/2018
Researchers at LAU studying ‘cancer-fighting’ Lebanese wild carrot
On a trip over a decade ago to a village near Sidon, a local made a striking claim to Mohammad Mroueh. “You see that plant over there? We use it to cure cancer.” “Which types of cancer?” Mroueh asked. “Any kind,” was the reply. (Photo: Aziz Taher)
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