For the first time, Lebanon’s capital Beirut hosted a Red bull cliff diving contest with professional divers participating from different countries.
At a Beirut cultural centre, Lebanese film buff Abboudi Abu Jawdeh is exhibiting vintage film posters from his collection that show off a lost art, but also offer insight into decades of Western cliches of the Arab world.
Hundreds of retired army officers burned tires blocking main highways into Lebanon’s capital on Thursday to protest cuts to their benefits as part of the 2019 draft budget.
The UAE’s related projects reflect the vision of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, which has become a domestic, regional and international model, said Hamad Saeed.
There was no immediate claim for the shooting and the gunman's motives were unclear but two security officials at one of the scenes of the attack told AFP that he was a militant recently released from prison.
Retired Lebanese soldiers blockaded the central bank on Monday to warn the government against curbing their benefits in an escalation of demonstrations and strikes against plans to cut state spending.
Lebanese security forces on Saturday denied accusations by rights groups that they had coerced Syrians who had landed at Beirut airport into signing forms to return to their war-torn country.
Akram Kanaan looked towards an Israeli military position on a snow-capped mountain that overlooks the village of Chebaa in southern Lebanon, pointing towards the scenic area captured by Israel more than five decades ago. No matter how long it takes, he says, it will eventually return to Lebanon’s sovereignty.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent a cable of condolences to Lebanese President Michel Naim Aoun on the death of Patriarch Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir.