Syrian refugees sit together in a tent at the Lebanese border town of Arsal. File/Reuters
School closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic have left nearly 1.6 billion children and youth out of school around the world, while the cascading economic impacts are anticipated to force millions more to drop out.
While we are stuck at home about to start our Christmas shopping, cyber week sales will entice many of us to scroll for the best sale prices. This year, Black Friday will, at the time of writing, not involve the familiar images of customers
Backs to the future, Lebanon’s politicians continue to block the formation of an independent government of experts which might be able to rescue their sinking ship of state from the doldrums of incompetence, mismanagement
Lebanon’s financial health is worsening. And it is not just because of the coronavirus. Its leaders are reportedly equally responsible for the state of the nation’s economy. Lebanon’s economy faces an “arduous and prolonged depression,” with real GPD projected
Pope Francis, the pioneering head of over a billion Roman Catholics, always takes the road less travelled. He is indeed a unique face of the papacy. On Friday, he started his visit to Iraq, his first sojourn abroad since the coronavirus pandemic broke
Donald Trump is telling allies he’s strongly considering another run for president in 2024 — and close advisers want him to choose someone other than former Vice President Mike Pence for his ticket, according to people familiar with the discussions.
Books titled “Trees in Trouble” and “How We’re F-ing Up Our Planet” scream out from the shelves of Barnes and Noble’s nature and wildlife section between reassuring tomes on hummingbirds and wildflowers. As the warming world faces raging forest