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Politics
29/8/2018
Lebanon, Switzerland exempt diplomatic-passport holders from visas
Lebanon and Switzerland Monday signed an agreement to a mutual exemption from visa requirements for holders of diplomatic passports from each country. (Photo: The Daily Star/Foreign Ministry)
Politics
29/8/2018
Aoun says early environmental education in Lebanon is key
President Michel Aoun emphasized the need to improve environmental education in Lebanon, starting with young children, during a meeting with a French Senate delegation Wednesday, a statement from his media office reported. (Photo: Dalati Nohra/The Daily Star)
Culture
29/8/2018
Success to Savor but More Challenges for LGBT Rights in Lebanon
When a Lebanon court of appeal upheld a ruling in July that adult, consensual same-sex conduct is not an “unnatural offense,” a wave of excitement rippled through Lebanese lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities. (Photo: AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Politics
29/8/2018
Lebanon´s power barges pay a heavy environmental price
Lebanese people outside Beirut spend 18 hours a day without electricity. To solve the energy crisis, the government hires Turkish fuel-burning barges at a heavy environmental cost. (Photo: Leila Molana-Allen)
Culture
23/8/2018
30+ outstanding people that make us proud to be Lebanese
They make Lebanon shine! (Photo: Emily Nasrallah/personal archives)
Culture
23/8/2018
Sidon celebrates Eid al-Adha with sermons, swings
Sidon celebrated the three-day Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha that ended Thursday, with sermons devoted to the importance of a quick government formation. (Photo: Mohammed Zaatari/The Daily Star)
Culture
23/8/2018
10+ stars you didnt know have Lebanese roots
Many celebrities around the world trace their roots back to Lebanon! (Photo: Georges Biard)
Culture
23/8/2018
Lebanon sets record, wins first gold medal at Asian Games
Lebanon won its first gold medal at the Asian Games 2018 Tuesday after setting an Asian record and winning the Trap Mixed Team shootout. (Photo: Adek Berry/AFP)
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)
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