Sunday, August 25th, 2019 |العربية
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​‘Where shall I sleep now that the night is here?’ ‘Eldorado Hotel is a few meters away,’ the man replied. I thanked him, carried my heavy luggage and went off.

Jeunesse Anti-Drogue, otherwise known as Youth Against Drugs, was established in 1981 upon the joint initiative of the organization’s current President Joseph Hawat and Father Benoit Succar. Having lost much of the documentation it had for NGOs during the war, the Ministry of the Interior and...

​642,371 is the number of passengers handled by Rafic Hariri International Airport in July 2014, which is a record number compared to the traffic registered in June 2014 (610,170 passengers) and July 2013 (581,311 passengers).

Since the eruption of the Civil War in 1975, Lebanese officials and the foreign actors supporting or sponsoring them have deemed the constitutional institutions, from the presidency of the republic to the government to Parliament, incapable of playing an effective role in orchestrating dialogue...

The month of August was an eventful month marked by a number of political and security developments starting with the clashes between the Lebanese Army and the militants of the Islamic State and An-Nusra Front in Ersal, the return of Saad Hariri after a three-year absence with a Saudi...

Located in the Qada’a of Shouf, Al-Muhtaqara (Arabic for ‘contemptible’) is just another Lebanese village with an inappropriate-sounding name that contradicts the kindness and generosity of its inhabitants. Inspired by those people who managed to get rid of the embarrassing names of their...

‘Bahlawan’ is the Arabic equivalent of a person skilled at jesting and juggling who tries to astound his audience by performing graceful movements and extraordinary acts. The description, which is usually given to jugglers who pull off clever tricks with objects and money, is also the name of a...

Myth: In popular media, autistic patients are often portrayed with exceptional talents and special skills. While this is true in a small percentage of cases, it is important to shed light on this impression of autistic people, as the majority does not have photographic memory or extraordinary...

​At 3:00 pm, we headed to the train station in Malderd’s car. I wanted to go and buy a ticket but the generous man said ‘The ticket is here in my pocket’ and handed it to me. ‘Thank you,’ I said. ‘How much is it ?’ ‘It has already been paid for. I do not pay for train tickets,’...

The first step towards establishing Jeunesse Contre Drogue was taken by Mr. Ellie Lahoud who is currently the president of the organization. Starting off as a group of boys from Adonis, the organization was founded on February 4, 1994 under the name Shabeebit Adonis.