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Myth The effectiveness of the power of advertising to influence consumer decisions has always been contested. But apart from the visual components of advertisements, subliminal images and messages have been thought to unconsciously manipulate the viewer’s attitude towards products. Subliminal...

​The tourist ticket from New York to Hamburg, north of Germany cost USD 100 and that of the New York-bound train USD 24. The ship was fancy and the trip pleasant. Most of the passengers were both male and female American students heading for Germany and Austria to spend the summer holiday there...

Much like everything else in Lebanon, controlling and managing the environment and natural resources need to be addressed more seriously if we are to pass on a greener and cleaner space to future generations. Amid the frequent violations affecting Lebanon’s environment, from the lack of adequate...

Passenger traffic at the Rafic Hariri International Airport recorded a decline of 23.2% or 127,843 passengers in November 2014 compared to October. However, the number of passengers increased by 3.4% compared to the same period in 2013. Table 1 illustrates the Rafic Hariri International Airport...

Friday, December 1, 2006 marked the date of a huge demonstration held by the then opposition (Hezbollah, Amal Movement, Free Liberation Party and their allies) in Downtown Beirut. The protesting move resulted in an open sit-in and an explicit blockade of the Grand Serail in demand of the...

The Lebanese are divided over numerous political and socio-cultural matters and the lack of consensus could be the dominant feature characterizing all of them. Hezbollah’s resistance against Israel is among the most disputable issues encouraging divergent points of view. Until 2002, the...

The term “Lebanese detainees in Syria” has become an old phrase associated with past decades. During the presence of the Syrian army in Lebanon between 1977 and 2005- with the exception of short interruptions in some areas of Beirut and Mount Lebanon during the Israeli invasion of Lebanon...

Anjar is a Beqa’a town located near the Syrian-Lebanese border. It has become widely known in the past two decades (1986- 2005) as being the headquarters of Major General Ghazi Kenaan (Abou Yo’roub), head of Syria’s security apparatus, and his successor Rustom Ghazali during their presence...

The clashes that broke out on the outskirts of Dennieh at the end of 1999 constituted a crucial - military, political and religious- turning point in the history of Lebanon, as they marked the first-ever military confrontation between the Lebanese Army and the Takfiri groups. Several clashes have...

The extension of Parliament’s term until June 20, 2015 and the declaration by the Minister of Health of the names of restaurants and shops violating health codes were the two primary events marking November 2014. Presidential vacuum remained unfilled and no changes were seen in the situation of...