Friday, December 15th, 2017 |العربية
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A koshtban (thimble) is a small metal cap used by tailors to protect their fingers when sewing. It is rarely used today as hand-sewing has been replaced by sewing machines.

Deir Serian is a village in the Qada’a of Marjeyoun. Its name suggests that it is a Christian village, yet, in fact, it is Shiite.

Passenger traffic at Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport rose from 5.5 million passengers in 2010 to 7.6 million in 2016

Perhaps Tehfe families bear this surname because their ancestors were involved in the trade of antiques.

Zaitoun is one of Kessrouan district’s villages that have a great number of Maronite inhabitants. However, this village is not Maronite

Al-Sabsabi Families Sunnis in Tripoli and Akkar

Zakroun: Threatened by 'Cimenterie Nationale'

‘Khadem’ is the Arabic for ‘servant’ or any person who helps or serves others in the various spheres of life. However, the widespread use of this word that particularly refers to domestic workers who help with cleaning and menial tasks around the house, the office or in restaurants, has...