March 14 and Progressive Socialist Party ( PSP) coalition candidates won three out of four vacant seats at the Beirut Bar Association’s by-elections on Sunday. Nada Talhouk, , Jack Abu Abdullah and Charles Abi Saab from March 14 /PSP , and Fadi Haddad from March 8 won seats as syndicate members. Talhouk who represented PSP won the largest […]
An explosion followed by heavy gunfire was heard late Saturday evening in West Beirut’s Cola area, near the Sports stadium, which is known as Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium.
Beirut, Lebanon – More than 100 civilians have been abducted by armed groups in the Syrian province of Idlib in separate incidents, a watchdog said on Friday, expressing alarm over what it said were “sectarian kidnappings”. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said the kidnappings in the northwestern province occurred on Thursday in two […]
A huge car bomb explosion in Beirut on Friday killed a top Lebanese security official whose investigations implicated Syria and Hezbollah in the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik al-Hariri seven years ago.
On the occasion marking the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, a Muslim spiritual summit was called for by the Grand Mufti of the Lebanese Republic Mohammad Sheikh Rashid Qabbani and was held on Saturday at Dar al-Fatwa, National News Agency reported.
Beirut, Lebanon- Clashes in Damascus between rebels and state forces raged for a third day on Tuesday, in the fiercest fighting to hit Syria’s seat of power since the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad began 17 months ago.
Manaf Tlas, a family friend of President Bashar al-Assad and head of a unit of his elite Republican Guard, has fled Syria for France and has information about the regime that could help its opponents, the Syrian rebel army said on Friday.
Beirut, Lebanon- A commander in Syria’s elite Republican Guards, who was a member of the Damascus aristocracy and a close friend and contemporary of President Bashar al-Assad, was reported on Thursday to have fled the country and defected.
Decades after Salma Abdelnour’s family fled Lebanon in the midst of continued civil war, she decided to leave her New York life to return to Beirut, chasing dreams of home and a place where belonging is effortless.
Flights at Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport have resumed effective 8:45 p.m. on Friday after they were suspended at around 6:30 p.m. on Friday due to an unusual dense fog that engulfed the country’s coast and caused extremely low visibility.