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Having chaired Lebanon’s Deuxième Bureau, present-day Army Intelligence, for over 12 years (March 1952- August 1964), the name of Antoun Saad has always had room on the political, security, military and even economic and social scenes. Saad died 37 years ago on June 26, 1977 but the distinctive...

Through works that attest to outstanding linguistic prowess and a flamboyant passion to Lebanon’s historic and archeological patrimony, Lebanese author Youmna Medlej sets out to revive Lebanon’s cultural heritage and familiarize children and young generations with their historic legacy.

Let us take a glance into the history of Turning Point. How long have you been in the publishing business and who took the initiative of starting your publishing house? Turning Point was the brainchild of Mrs. Charlotte Hamaoui. Upon her arrival in Lebanon in 1999, Charlotte was at loss where to...

The Jeita Grotto is considered as one of the most magnificent landmarks and tourist destinations in Lebanon and the world. This lofty wonder of nature became in 1993 a subject of controversy after the Beirut-based private company, MAPAS, started investing in the grotto. Disputes arose over both the...

After three years since your election as Head of Zgharta’s Municipality, what are the major milestones achieved at the level of infrastructure, environment, administrative reform and economic progress?

After three years since your election as head of Baalbeck’s Municipality, what are the major milestones achieved at the level of infrastructure, environment, health and economic progress? The sectarian diversity featured in Baalbeck has made the city an example for coexistence. In the past four...

Would you provide a brief glimpse into the town of Shweir and its connection with Ain al-Sindyaneh? Shweir is the mother town to which our ancestors moved and from which more families than I can count have descended. Administratively, Ain Al-Sindyaneh falls under the municipal jurisdiction of...

Although being home to one of the largest cement companies in Lebanon, the town of al-Heri lies along a beautiful sandy shore known for its pure waters and its soft, powdery sand, which have made it a destination for several tourist and maritime facilities. The Monthly interviewed the Head of...

The past ten years have been marked by the birth of several political parties and associations in Lebanon. Of these parties, which total nearly 50, is a newly burgeoning party dubbed the 10452 KM2 Party. For more insight into the objectives, functions and members of the 10452 KM2 Party, The Monthly...

Hassan Chalak left a non-erasable mark on the Lebanese administration and remains to date one of the most recognizable personalities to public institutions. On the ninth anniversary of his death, Dr. Chalak, the minister, university professor and former president of the Civil Service Council...