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Israel has waged multiple wars against Lebanon, starting from the Litani Operation in 1978 to the June War of 1982 up to the Operation Grapes of Wrath in 1996 and concluding with the July War of 2006. On the twentieth anniversary of the Operation Grapes of Wrath, we reminisce about the facts,...

Persistence of presidential vacuum; appearance of former singer Fadl Shaker on TV and talks about resolving his status spark backlash; ongoing dialogue between Hezbollah and the Future Movement; March 14 Forces announce the formation of the National Council; Fouad Seniora gives testimony before...

Resting on the fringes of Beirut, Hazmieh is a town within the Mount Lebanon Mohafaza most known for its orderly planning, beautiful houses and well-off residents. Another village in the North Mohafaza in the Mennieh-Dennieh Qada’a is called by the same name, Hazmieh.

In the Arabic language, the word ‘tabeekh’ means cooked food. It usually refers to those foods containing rice, meat and vegetables. This word though has been assigned as name for a number of families in both Lebanon and the Arab World.

Myth: There is no doubt that this is one of the ancient myths that terrifies children; we were all surely warned at one point of our life, most likely by our parents, to never swallow chewing gum. For generations, people seemed to have confused the notion that it was indigestible and therefore...

I used to spend around eight hours every day reading and learning vocabulary. I wrote down the past tenses and past participles of verbs on scraps of paper and reviewed them before going to bed and upon waking up. The teacher handed me a popular story, The Student Prince, which was filmed and...

Several initiatives arose in the aftermath of the Arab-Israeli War of 1967 with an aim to provide relief and assistance to the victims of the war. American Near East Refugee Aid, ANERA, is a non-profit American NGO incorporated in 1968 to respond to the critical needs of Palestinian people caught...

Passenger traffic at the Rafic Hariri International Airport declined in February 2015, compared to the previous month. The decline comes as no surprise in a month that has only 28 days, not to mention that traffic starts to show downward trends after the strong momentum it sees in December and...

​A total of 48,591,994 passengers (arriving, departing and in transit) used Rafic Hariri International Airport in the last ten years- an average of 4,859,1994 per year.

Much like all the world’s constitutions, the Lebanese Constitution is not a sacred text carved in stone. On the contrary, it undergoes amendments and modifications in compliance with the requirements of national interest. Since it was first promulgated on May 23, 1926, the Lebanese Constitution...