Michel Aoun heads the first meeting of the cabinet at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon. File photo/Reuters
Lebanon’s cabinet will convene on Monday at the Baabda palace, the National News Agency said as protests grip the country in the biggest show of dissent against the ruling elite in decades.
Officials told Reuters on Sunday that Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri agreed a package of reforms with government partners to ease a crisis that has driven hundreds of thousands of protesters into the streets for four days.
Impromptu gigs have sprung up in several places in Lebanon. Music and singing are the dominant factors and actors, as the crowd starts chanting “thawra,” the Arabic word for “revolution”.
Women have been in the vanguard of Lebanon’s protests and have formed human barricades against violent opponents of anti-government demonstrations,
For the first time, Lebanon’s capital Beirut hosted a Red bull cliff diving contest with professional divers participating from different countries.
In keeping with its dedication to inspiring youth and encouraging them to fulfil their ambitions, the Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah (SYL), hosted Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi, Executive Chairman of Sharjah’s Department of Government Relations (DGR),
A first in the region, the 15th session of the International Society of Organ Donation and Procurement (ISODP) began on Thursday in Dubai under the auspices of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority.
Al Baloushi died while performing his national duty in Najran, Saudi Arabia, as part of UAE Armed Forces' participation in ''Operation Decisive Storm'' and ''Operation Restore Hope'' within the Saudi-led Arab Coalition.