Donald Trump officially sworn In as 45th President of the United States

Donald Trump, officially sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, promised that he would work tirelessly for every American, vowing to put “America first.” Trump, seated in front of his wife Melania and children and directly next to former President Barack Obama, looked reserved throughout the inauguration ceremony. During his inaugural address, […]

In Trump We Trust: Inauguration prompts “Trumpomania” celebration in Russia

By Andrew Osborn | MOSCOW- The Kremlin may have spent years reviling America, but Russians hoping Donald Trump will usher in a new era of detente marked his inauguration on Friday with parties and trinkets from commemorative coins to “matryoshka” nesting dolls in his image. Washington was turned into a virtual fortress with an estimated 900,000 people — […]

Franjieh meets with Hezbollah chief to discuss latest developments

Hezbollah chief  Hassan Nasrallah  met with Marada Movement chief MP Suleiman Franjieh to discuss latest developments , a Hezbollah  statement said on Friday. As usual Hezbollah did not disclose the meeting  location but revealed that it  was  attended by Public Works Minister Youssef Fenianos of Marada, Nasrallah’s  aide Hussein Khalil and head of Hezbollah ‘s Liaison and Coordination […]

Melania Trump wore a gown by Lebanese designer Reem Acra at pre-inauguration dinner

Incoming first lady Melania Trump wore a sparkly Reem Acra gold gown at a candlelight dinner to thank donors in Washington, D.C., Thursday night. The Telegraph said Acra, a Lebanese-born, New York-based designer created the floor-length frock, which was form-fitting and had long sleeves. The newspaper noted Trump’s choice for the pre-inauguration gala appeared to […]

Lebanese game designer makes Forbes 30 under 30 list

REDWOOD CITY— Beirut native Khaled Abdel-Rahman, who came to the U.S. on a student visa to earn his master’s degree in computer science from the University of Southern California, has made the 2017 Forbes 30 under 30 games list. Only 25-years-old, Abdel-Rahman has worked on the concept and design for the worldwide hit mobile game […]

Over 50 Syrians arrested by the Lebanese army for residency violations

A Syrian refugee compound in south Lebanon was raided by the  Lebanese Army Friday and over 50 were arrested  over residency violations. According to Lebanese media reports   an army unit  conducted the dawn raid in Al-Ouzai compound on the northern entrance to the city of Sidon. The unit searched two adjacent buildings and inspected the identification documents and […]