Articles in News, People, Technology, Local News, Sport and Middle East News

Al-Rahi: National Pact is the Spirit of the Constitution

on

The 1943 National Pact is “the spirit of the constitution and a constitution without spirit would be dead letters,” Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi said on Thursday.... Read full article

Tourist arrivals to Lebanon unhurt by trash crisis

on

Jean Abboud, president of the Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies, denied claims that the trash crisis in Lebanon has discouraged tourists from coming to the country this summer.... Read full article

Turnbull Wants Zuckerburg to Answer Questions in Australia

on

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would "love" Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by Australian lawmakers, he said Thursday, in the wake of revelations the tech giant allowed Chinese smartphone makers access to user data.... Read full article

Tara Brown & 60 Minutes Crew Have ‘Reached A Deal’

on

Signs of a potential breakthrough have emerged in the Beirut child abduction saga involving a Brisbane mother and 60 Minutes TV crew.... Read full article

The world's largest flag - The Lebanese Flag

on

A giant Lebanese flag, said to be the largest in the world, will be unfurled in Beirut next month, Lebanon’s ambassador to Kuwait has said.... Read full article

Akkar Citizen Turns 122 on New Year's Eve

on

Maimouna al-Amin turned 122-years-old on New Year's eve Monday, said the National News Agency in a special report. Amin, who hails from the Akkar town of Fnaidiq, was born in 1890, but she claims to have been born years before.... Read full article

Lebanon Sinks Old Tanks to Create Underwater Dive 'Park'

on

Lebanese environmentalists on Saturday sank 10 old tanks and armored vehicles to the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea in a novel attempt to attract divers and create new habitats for marine life.... Read full article

Sisi to Unveil 'New Suez Canal' as Egypt Makes History

on

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday inaugurates a "new" Suez Canal in a historic moment of national pride, as Egypt seeks to boost its economy and international standing.... Read full article

Al-Rahi to Travel with Pope Francis to Holy Land in May

on

Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi will travel to the Holly Land next month along with the delegation accompanying Pope Francis, al-Joumhouria newspaper reported on Tuesday.... Read full article

Lebanon awaits true independence

by THe Daily Star on

Monday marks the passing of another year of independent Lebanon. Flags will be waved, banners unfurled, wreaths laid & military parades performed. For nearly seven decades, Nov 22 has managed to unite all factions in observation of Independence Day.... Read full article

Advertisement