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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)
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)
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 ...
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)
This campaign aims to connect Lebanese living abroad with their roots
"No matter where you are." (Photo: Marielle Khayat by Step Feed)
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)
Lebanons Prime Minister resigns, plunging nation into new political crisis
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri unexpectedly resigned Saturday during a trip to Saudi Arabia, saying his life was in danger, and creating a leadership vacuum in an already politically fractured country. (Photo: ANWAR AMRO/AFP)
Lebanon makes history, winning game in Rugby World Cup for first time ever
The Lebanese team beat France 29 to 18. (Photo: Tim Mannahs Twitter profile)
Creating A Hub For Luxury And The Arts In Lebanon: Tony Salamés Cultural Diplomacy
There is a certain national pride fueling business leader Tony Salamé’s work in post-civil war Beirut, and stability in the city for the last two decades has only whetted the Lebanese appetite for luxury goods. (Photo: S. Karabell)
Art exhibit in Lebanon takes on civil war’s old wounds
Zena El Khalil’s art exhibit has tapped into wounds that are more than 40 years old in war-scarred Lebanon. (Photo: Bilal Hussein/AP)
The fear and loathing of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Over a million Syrians have fled to Lebanon since the war began but their reception has grown increasingly hostile. (Photo: Al Jazeera)
Johns Hopkins takes mission to Lebanon, around the world
The founders of Lebanon’s newest and most advanced hospital envisioned an institution with impeccable service, upscale amenities and the best medical care in the Middle East. Offices, laboratories and operating rooms would be equipped with the latest technology. Doctors would operate under the toughest safety standards. To make it happen, they turned to Johns Hopkins.
The legal age of marriage in Lebanon should be 18!
The Lebanese Democratic Women’s Gathering (RDFL) has launched a campaign called #NotBefore18 to raise awareness about child marriage in Lebanon. The launch of the campaign took place on October 11, which is the International Day of the Girl Child. (Photo: campaign)
Lebanon’s Wine Industry Is Ripe With History
Beirut’s Hippodrome has been a gathering place since Roman times. (Photo: Faouzi Issa by Michael Downey/NBC News)
Lebanon’s World Cup is about more than simply rugby league
The game has been a unifying force for Lebanese people of all religions and this World Cup is helping ease internal divisions within their communities. (Photo: Brendan Esposito/AAP )
Lebanon has a racism problem
President Michel Aoun told the United Nations General Assembly last month that Lebanon should be the permanent centre of an institution dedicated to peace education with a "focus on forgiveness and coexistence". Less than three weeks later, his son-in-law and Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil tweeted: "We are racist in our Lebanese identity" in reference to his refusal to naturalise Syrian refugees. ...
A Legacy of Lebanon’s War: ‘Land Mines’ Left by Beirut’s Dogs
A small band of Beirutis are trying to drag their city into the modern world of poop-scooping. (Photo: Diego Ibarra Sanchez for The New York Times)
Stolen Salvador Dali painting recovered in Lebanon
A painting thought to be the stolen work of renowned Spanish artist Salvador Dali has been recovered by the Lebanese authorities. (Photo: EPA)
Bana al-Abed: From a Syrian War Zone to New York City
As airstrikes rained down on Aleppo while the Syrian government wrested the city from rebel forces, Bana al-Abed and her mother, Fatemah, were tweeting daily about life under siege. (Photo: Karsten Moran/NYT)
How a small Lebanese canal can revive everything around it
WFP’s Food for Assets projects across Lebanon give a boost to people and entire communities in the short and long terms. (Photo: WFP/Edward Johnson)
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