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Culture
13/8/2016
6 types of taxi drivers you meet in Lebanon
Being a cab driver in Lebanon is difficult. It takes a lot of patience to drive down the bumpy roads of Beirut for hours and still remain calm. However, most of the time, the number of hours a cab driver spends on the road ultimately end up affecting you, the passenger, as well. (Photo: Mary Madigan)
Politics
9/8/2016
America is arming Lebanon to fight ISIS
The United States on Tuesday delivered $50 million worth of military assistance to Lebanon’s army to help it battle Muslim extremists near the border with Syria. (Photo: Nabil Mounzer)
Events
8/8/2016
Rio 2016 Olympics: Lebanese athletes refuse to travel with Israel team
Lebanese athletes refused to share a bus with the Israel team to get to Fridays Rio Olympic Games opening ceremony, members of both teams said. (Photo: press release)
Events
5/8/2016
Lebanons first Olympic gold in the crosshairs for female trap shooter
Shes struggled for funding in a country where sport has long been overshadowed by politics and even bloody conflict -- but Ray Bassil is on the cusp of something special. (Photo: CNN)
Politics
1/8/2016
Brazilian police arrest Lebanese former Hezbollah member before Olympics
Fadi Hassan Nabha, 42, is on Interpol wanted list for drug trafficking. Olympic Games to begin on next Friday amid heightened security. (Photo: Sergei Ilnitsky)
Politics
1/8/2016
International action to fund projects in Jordan, Lebanon
A multilateral initiative will provide USD 340 million to support refugees and their host communities in both countries. (Photo: Concessional Financing Facility)
Events
23/7/2016
Olympics will offer guide in Arabic
The Consulate General of Lebanon in Rio de Janeiro translated and printed the Rio de Janeiro’s official Quick Guide of Useful Tips and Tourist Information. The guide will be handed out to Arabic-speaking tourists. (Photo: press release)
Culture
22/7/2016
Inside Lebanons forgotten fairground of the future
The ancient Lebanese port city of Tripoli is possibly the last place anyone would expect to find an abandoned trove of futuristic modern architecture. But weirdly, thats exactly what can be found among its 14th-century mosques, arcades and schools. (Photo: S. Jane Kim)
Culture
20/7/2016
Lebanon provides elderly with free hospitalization
Health Minister Wael Abu Faour launched a program Tuesday to provide Lebanon’s elderly with full hospitalization coverage. (Photo: photostock)
Culture
20/7/2016
Lebanons largest animal shelter under threat amid cash crisis
While Israeli jets pounded Lebanon in the summer of 2006 in its brief war against Hezbollah, John Barrett was breaking into abandoned pet shops to rescue starving animals in cages. (Photo: Martin Jay)
Culture
20/7/2016
18 photographers reflect on the 2006 Lebanon War
On the 10th anniversary of the conflict between Israel and Hizballah, TIME asked 18 photographers to choose and reflect on the images they took. (Photo: David Monteleone)
Politics
18/7/2016
Palestinians and Lebanese coordinate on security
A senior Fatah Movement official revealed over the weekend that there was ongoing cooperation between Palestinian and Lebanese authorities to protect security in Palestinian camps, in an attempt to preserve Lebanon’s stability given the regional turmoil. (Photo: Stringer)
Politics
9/7/2016
‘Prevailing calm should not be confused with stability,’ warns UN envoy for Lebanon
The United Nations envoy for Lebanon has asked the UN Security Council to devote greater attention to situation there, including the deteriorating security conditions, weakening State institutions and the need for continued dispersal of funding for the refugees hosted by the country. (Photo: Rick Bajornas)
Research
6/7/2016
Maps of the Middle East
One of the oldest and most active antique map sellers on the internet, Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps, offers a Striking view of the City of Tyre, from De Bruyns Reizen van Cornelis de Bruyn. Know more about the map and Tyres history.
Politics
4/7/2016
After Attacks, Lebanese Christian Town Casts Wary Eye on Syrian Refugees
The attacks were a new, terrifying spillover from the civil war in neighboring Syria, and they fractured the tenuous coexistence that had developed in Al Qaa and beyond between Lebanese residents and the Syrians who have flooded their towns seeking refuge from the violence at home. (Photo: Diego Ibarra Sanchez)
Research
4/7/2016
Collection of biological samples renews hope for families of the missing
The International Committee of the Red Cross has begun collecting Biological Reference Samples (BRS) from the families of people who went missing during the Lebanese civil war, in a step to help ease the suffering of relatives left in a prolonged limbo. (Photo: ICRC)
Events
27/6/2016
Meeting to address Arab-Latin culture ties
In October, the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon will host a colloquium on cultural interactions between Latin America and the Middle East. Registration for scholars and artists is open until July 30. (Photo: press release)
Culture
27/6/2016
Pterosaur discovered in Lebanese quarry after 95 million years
With the help of University of Alberta scientists, a newly described pterosaur has finally flown home. This spectacular fossil material was discovered in a private Lebanese limestone quarry more than a decade ago and has led to what U of A paleontologist Michael Caldwell calls "priceless scientific findings." (Photo: University of Alberta)
Politics
27/6/2016
The relationship between Israel and Lebanon is deteriorating again - and its civilians who will suffer
“Above and below live civilians whom we have nothing against a kind of human shield,” Eshel threatened. “And that is where the war will be. That is where we will have to fight in order to stop it and win. Whoever stays in these bases [sic] will simply be hit…”. (Photo: EPA)
Politics
27/6/2016
Lebanon attack: Suicide bombers strike village of Qaa
At least five people killed and more than a dozen wounded in suicide bombing attack in village near the Syrian border. (Photo: Hassan Abdallah)
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