World  /  Published 23.09.22

Syria: 34 die in boat mishap

At least 34 people have died after a boat carrying migrants sank off the coast of Syria on Thursday. Samer Qubrusli, the director-general of ports, said survivors said the "boat left Lebanon day...

Food  /  Published 01.08.21

Recipes for your Lebanese cookout

Durri Bhalla is a cookery expert and author of Indian Bohra Cuisine and Inner Truth To Good Health And Weight Loss. You can find her at @DurriBhallaKitchen on Instagram, Durri’s Kitchen on Faceb...
By Durri Bhalla

Opinion  /  Published 28.12.20

Unique problem with Arab World

Ten years ago this month, Mohamed Bouazizi, a street vendor in Tunisia, set himself alight in front of a government building in rage at the corrupt dictatorship that had ruined his young life. His sac...
By Gwynne Dyer

World  /  Published 27.09.20

Lebanon would-be PM quits

Lebanon’s Prime Minister-designate quit on Saturday after trying for almost a month to line up a non-partisan cabinet, dealing a blow to a French bid aimed at rallying sectarian leaders to tackl...
By Reuters in Beirut

World  /  Published 11.09.20

Large fire erupts in jittery Beirut

A large fire erupted at Beirut port on Thursday, engulfing parts of the Lebanese capital in a pall of smoke weeks after a massive blast devastated the port and surrounding residential area. The blaze...
By Reuters in Beirut


World  /  Published 31.08.20

Consensus on new Lebanon PM

Lebanon’s ambassador to Germany Mustapha Adib looks set to be designated Prime Minister at formal consultations on Monday after winning political backing from the main Sunni Muslim party, the Fu...
By Reuters, AP in Beirut

World  /  Published 17.08.20

Lebanon cleric for early polls

Lebanon’s top Christian cleric called on Sunday for early parliamentary elections and a government formed to rescue the country rather than the ruling “political class” after the exp...
By Reuters in Beirut

World  /  Published 13.08.20

Beirut blast warning

Lebanon’s Prime Minister and President were warned that 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate stored at Beirut port could explode just weeks before the blast, documents show. As the Lebanese capital o...
By The Daily Telegraph in Beirut

World  /  Published 12.08.20

Lebanon: Resignation of govt ‘not enough’

Angry Lebanese said the government’s resignation on Monday did not come close to addressing the tragedy of last week’s Beirut explosion and demanded the removal of what they see as a corru...
By Reuters in Beirut

World  /  Published 10.08.20

Beirut: Lebanon govt resigns

Lebanon’s government resigned Monday amid widespread public fury at the country’s ruling elite over last week’s devastating explosion in Beirut. The move risks opening the way to dra...
By AP in Beirut


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