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5/12/2019
Lebanon’s Hariri backs businessman Khatib for prime minister
Lebanon’s Saad al-Hariri on Tuesday backed businessman Samir al-Khatib to head the next government, though he said some details still had to be discussed. (Photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir)
Culture
5/12/2019
New Pterosaur Species Unearthed in Lebanon: Mimodactylus libanensis
Paleontologists in Lebanon have discovered the extremely well-preserved fossilized remains of a previously unknown Cretaceous-period flying reptile. (Photo: Julius T. Csotonyi)
Culture
5/12/2019
Heavy rains cause havoc on Lebanon’s roads, again
Heavy rains flooded Lebanons roads Thursday, causing traffic jams and flooding houses in familiar scenes cause by chronic mismanagement and bad maintenance of roads and highways. (Photo: The Daily Star)
Politics
5/12/2019
To Make Sense of Lebanon’s Protests, Follow the Garbage
The country’s perpetual refuse crisis is just one example of the government corruption and dysfunction that have brought protesters into the streets. (Photo: Diego Ibarra Sanchez for The New York Times)
Politics
5/12/2019
Lebanon’s Aoun hopes government will be formed quickly
Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Thursday he hoped a new government would be formed quickly to carry out essential reforms in a country grappling with the worst economic crisis since its 1975-90 civil war. (Photo: REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov)
Culture
28/11/2019
This Lebanese Artist´s Personal Mission Is to Beautify the Walls of Lebanon
´The war took my life and studies away from me, thats why Im erasing its traces.´ (Photo: Mohamad Abrash)
Culture
28/11/2019
Beirut tour explores Lebanese uprising
A small group of tourists gathered in front of Beirut Souks Tuesday evening. Sari Haddad, a guide with Free Walking Tours Beirut, began his usual account of the waves of invaders and colonial powers that passed through Lebanon before its establishment as an independent state in 1943. (Photo: Sari Haddad)
Politics
28/11/2019
Lebanon protests: Caretaker PM Saad Hariri withdraws candidacy
Lebanons caretaker Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, has said he is withdrawing his candidacy for the premiership. (Photo: Reuters)
Politics
28/11/2019
Lebanon pays $1.5bn debt to ease financial tension
Lebanon has never defaulted, despite having one of the worlds highest debt burdens. (Photo: Nabil Mounzer/EPA)
Politics
22/11/2019
’Revolution fist’, symbol of Lebanon’s uprising, set alight
Protesters promise to replace fist on Beiruts Martyrs Square, after man destroys symbol of uprising with petrol bomb.
Culture
22/11/2019
Lebanese Protesters Put Massive Screens to Support Lebanon at World Cup Qualifying Match
People gathered in public sqaures watching the game on giant, chanting and supporting their Lebanese Cedar Team. (Photo: Guevara Abboud)
Culture
22/11/2019
Queen of Lebanese hip-hop raps on revolution
“I have gotten more laid back over time," admits Lebanese hip-hop artist Lynn Fattouh. "This was because of a growing sense of losing hope and losing faith in finding a solution [for my country]." But then she added, "What happened with the revolution is it brought this [anger back] because what I saw was hope." (Photo: Edoardo Small)
Politics
22/11/2019
United States ready to work with new Lebanese government, President Aoun tweets
The United States is ready to work with a new Lebanese government that responds to the needs of its people, President Donald Trump said in a cable to Lebanese President Michael Aoun, according to a tweet from Aoun on Thursday. (Photo: Dalati Nohra)
Culture
14/11/2019
Meet Lebanon’s flag queen
27-year old Feyrouz Abou Hassan is easy to spot in the crowds of Beiruts three-week uprising. (Photo: Finbar Anderson for the National)
Politics
14/11/2019
Lebanon’s Aoun hopes a government is formed in the coming days
Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun on Thursday said on his official Twitter account that he has hope in the possibility of the formation of a new government in the coming days. (Photo: Dalati Nohra/Handout via Reuters)
Culture
14/11/2019
This Revolution Has Raised the Bar. How Lebanon’s Protests Have Created a Surprising Space for LGBT Rights
Although it’s viewed as relatively socially liberal, Lebanon still criminalizes homosexuality in accordance with a law that dates back to the late days of the French Mandate, when France controlled the country from its modern founding in 1920 until 1943. While Lebanon’s penal code bans “all sexual relations contrary to the laws of nature” without mentioning homosexuality, it has been used to detai ...
Culture
10/11/2019
‘I sort of broke English’: Meet the Lebanese poet crossing boundaries
Zeina Hashem Beck on protests in Lebanon and living on the edge of language and home. (Photo: Zeina Hashem Beck)
Politics
10/11/2019
10+ Brilliant Events of the Lebanese Revolution
From Womens Marches to Student Marches, the Revolution has proven to be brilliant. (Photo: Al Jazeera)
Events
10/11/2019
Beirut & Beyond: Lebanon music festival postponed in support of protesters
The festival was due to run in December. (Photo: Beirut & Beyond)
Politics
10/11/2019
In Lebanon, a woman’s place is leading the revolution
In a political system where women are chronically underrepresented, women are making themselves heard in the streets, reports Richard Hall. (Photo: Richard Hall/The Independent)
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