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Culture
17/8/2018
Women shine in Lebanon’s next generation of scientists
On a Thursday afternoon in August, 21-year-old Jana Kobeissi, a fresh graduate of the American University of Beirut, is still on campus, running to class, working in the lab and juggling her life as an accomplished young scientist. (Photo: Nataly Nasr el-Deen)
Culture
17/8/2018
Lebanon’s mountains offer cool refuge from heat
Mountains also offer a range of outdoor activities like skiing and hiking as well as culinary treats. (Photo: AP)
Politics
17/8/2018
Lebanon eases birth registration rules for Syrian refugees
New rules remove need for costly court process for unregistered births, easing access to education, health and other services for more than 50,000 children. (Photo: UNHCR)
Politics
17/8/2018
Lebanon banks suck in dollars to maintain peg, but economy stagnates
Lebanese banks are pulling out the stops to bring in dollars as the country strives to preserve a two-decade old currency peg, offering high returns to customers willing to change their hard currency into long-term Lebanese pound deposits. (Photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir)
Culture
9/8/2018
Lebanon pop-star Elissa reveals breast cancer battle in new music video
Elissa was diagnosed with breast cancer in December last year. (Photo: Twitter)
Culture
9/8/2018
French nun launches ‘ship of peace’ in south Lebanon
A French nun who has made southern Lebanon her home is building what she calls a “ship of peace” a safe space that welcomes Christians, Muslims and Jews alike. (Photo: The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
Culture
9/8/2018
Lebanon volunteers speak up to battle suicide
Embrace Lifeline has received around 600 calls since November. (Photo: AFP)
Culture
9/8/2018
Lebanons glamorous music festivals struggle in tough times
Shakira and Elton John played one-off concerts in Lebanon in recent months but the summer music festivals that helped make the country a cultural lodestar for the Arab world are struggling.
Politics
3/8/2018
Lebanese Environment Ministry stands firm on decision to establish incinerators
The Environment Ministry Friday defended the use of incinerators, after Beirut’s municipality delayed the establishment of waste-to-energy plants planned for the capital. (Photo: Mohammad Azakir)
Culture
3/8/2018
Lebanon sinks old tanks to create new reef - in pictures
The initiative to create an "underwater park" is spearhead by a local group, Friends of the coast of Sidon which got the Lebanese army to hand over some of it old vehicles. (Photo: The National)
Politics
3/8/2018
Lebanon hits political logjam after election
Lebanon faces a political impasse three months after an election produced a parliament tilted in favor of the Iran-backed Shi’ite group Hezbollah, with no sign of compromises needed to form a unity government. (Photo: Joseph Eid/AFP)
Culture
24/7/2018
Discovery confirms Canaanite roots
A discovery from the latest round of excavations at a Sidon archaeological site has corroborated modern-day Lebanon’s ties to Canaanite lineage, the head of the archaeological mission said Monday. (Photo: Mohammed Zaatari)
Culture
24/7/2018
Beiteddine Art Festival in Lebanon is a real treat
The annual summer event takes place in the large 200-year-old Beiteddine Palace in the Chouf Mountains in the southeast of Beirut.
Politics
24/7/2018
Plagued by cuts, Lebanon survives on floating power plants
Blackouts have been a fixture of life in Lebanon since the 1975-1990 civil war. (Photo: Bilal Hussein/AP)
Culture
19/7/2018
Climate Change Is Killing the Cedars of Lebanon
Anne Barnard, the New York Times Beirut bureau chief for the past six years, and Josh Haner, a Times photographer, went to Lebanons cedar forests to see how the trees are today. (Photo: Josh Haner/The New York Times)
Politics
10/7/2018
Lebanon’s first wind farm on track
When Energy and Water Minister Cesar Abi Khalil signed the contract February to construct the country’s first wind farm in north Lebanon’s Akkar, local residents expressed concerns about possible negative effects, but today, some of that fear has since abated. (Photo: The Daily Star/Hawa Akkar, HO)
Culture
9/7/2018
Brazil’s World Cup defeat hits home in Lebanon
Brazils surprise defeat in the World Cup has stunned fans in Beirut, where football supporters have long put their hopes in the Latin American side. (Photo: AFP/Tony Gamal Gabriel)
Culture
5/7/2018
Soccer star Mohamed Salah is vacationing in Lebanon
The renowned Egyptian soccer player Mohamed Salah is in Beirut for a family vacation, according to a source. He landed at Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport with his wife Maggie and their daughter Makkah on Friday night. (Photo: Instagram)
Politics
5/7/2018
Development of public beaches sparks outrage in Lebanon
Most of Lebanons beaches are being encroached upon by private investments. Only a few public beaches remain and many NGOs are trying to confront these projects. (Photo: Lancaster Eden Bay Hotel/Facebook page)
Events
5/7/2018
Minor earthquake felt across Lebanon: reports
A minor earthquake hit Lebanon late Wednesday night, residents and local media reported. (Photo: The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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