Articles in People, Technology, Food, Lebanon and Local News

World Bank Gives Lebanon $200 Million to Upgrade Roads

on

The World Bank said Tuesday it has earmarked $200 million for repairing Lebanon's unsafe roads, signaling a resumption of international aid months after the election of a president following two and a half years of political vacuum in the country.... Read full article

Lebanon to Begin Offshore Oil Exploration

on

Lebanon's outgoing energy minister said Tuesday that the first phase of oil and gas exploration off the country's coast has begun.... Read full article

Lebanon Gets Guinness World Record for Biggest Handprint Painting

by Mohammed Zaatari on

A photo released by Lebanon's Red Cross shows an aerial view of the biggest handprint painting measuring 4,600 square meters created by youth members of the Lebanese Red Cross which broke a new Guinness world record at the Sports City Stadium, Beirut... Read full article

LRLF Interview with HE Mr. Glenn Miles the Australian Ambassador to Lebanon

on

His Excellency Mr. Glenn Miles, Australian Ambassador to Lebanon has honored the Lebanese Rugby League Federation with both his support for our National Team and the time he has taken to support our local teams and program.... Read full article

Suleiman Assures: Army is Fully Authorized to Strike Perpetrators in Sidon

on

President Michel Suleiman assured on Sunday that the army is “fully authorized” to strike the attackers in the latest clashes between the gunmen of Salafist cleric Sheikh Ahmed al-Asir and the army’s forces in the southern city of Sidon.... Read full article

Man “beats” wife at Beirut’s women’s rights race

on

BEIRUT - A violent scene erupted Sunday during the Beirut Marathon Association’s Women’s Race when a man started “beating” a woman as thousands of other females raced for women’s right.... Read full article

Rahi to Meet Maronite Leaders to Pressure Govt. Formation Efforts

on

Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rahi reportedly plans to schedule a meeting with “Maronite” leaders in a bid to reflect his “anger” at the delayed efforts to form a new government, al-Joumhouria daily reported on Wednesday.... Read full article

Lebanon qualifies for 2019 Asian Cup (video)

by Joseph Haboush on

BEIRUT: The Lebanese National Football Team Tuesday qualified to the 2019 Asian Cup for the first time after dealing a crushing 5-0 defeat to North Korea at Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium in Beirut.... Read full article

Unmarried couples not welcome in Lebanese hotels…unless they’re foreign

on

Want to embark on a weekend getaway with your significant other? Remove yourself from Beirut’s traffic, smog and horns, and relax on the terrace of a mountaintop resort? Well, if you’re Lebanese and not hitched, you are probably out of luck...... Read full article

What Makes The Lebanese Work And Lebanon Not Work?

on

The environment makes all the difference, writes Tommy Weir, founder of the Emerging Markets Leadership Center.... Read full article

Advertisement