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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 It is rarely used today as hand-sewing has been replaced by sewing machines.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...

A tranquil town in the Qada’a of Jezzine, Mlikh made headlines when its resident Amal Abou Zeid won one of the Maronite seats in the Qada’a, breaking- although not for the first time- the long established norm that the Qadaa’s MPs should be from the city of Jezzine.

In addition to being recognized as a mighty emperor with tactical savvy and military prowess, Napoleon Bonaparte is still widely remembered for an even more popular trait: his short stature. However, was the “Little Corporal” really as short as commonly believed or is this just another...