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  1. Sarkis Biennale 2020 architecture headRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ANSA.it

    Venice, December 19 - The Venice Biennale on Wednesday named Lebanese architect Hashim Sarkis director of the 17th international architecture show in 2020. Sarkis, 54, has been dean of the School of Architecture and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since 2015.


  2. Netanyahu: Hezbollah shuttered Beirut missile sites after UN speechRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    PM says Lebanese terror group has just dozens of precision missiles, IDF 'the only army in the world' fighting Iran's military Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a conference organized by the Globes financial daily in Jerusalem on December 19, 2018. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that the Hezbollah terror group closed sites in Lebanon's capital Beirut at which precision missiles were allegedly made after he revealed their locations in a speech to the United Nations.


  3. Israel says Hezbollah closed precision missile plants, arsenal limitedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... airport where he said the group was turning "inaccurate projectiles" into precision-guided missiles. At the time, Lebanon's foreign minister Gebran Bassil, a political ally of Hezbollah, dismissed Israel's accusations and accused Netanyahu of trying ...


  4. Netanyahu ahead of UN debate: Hezbollah puts all of Lebanon at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. Hezbollah puts the people of Lebanon at great risk and endangers their lives, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday at a special briefing for the ...


  5. Lebanon set to get new national unity government in days: politiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Reuters

    Lebanon is on track to form a new national unity government in the next few days, politicians said on Tuesday, raising hopes for an end to more than seven months of wrangling that has darkened the outlook for its struggling economy. FILE PHOTO: Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri speaks to the media in front of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon ahead of the closings arguments in the trial of Lebanon's Rafik al-Hariri alleged killers in the Hague, the Netherlands September 11, 2018.


  6. Lebanese MP says all problems solved over government formationRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

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  7. Former HSU, CR professor Alann Steen dies at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Redwood Times

    Steen served with the Marines, taught at several higher learning institutions and became internationally known after he was captured and held hostage for five years in Lebanon from 1987 to 1991. Steen died after a battle with cancer on Dec. 13, six and a half weeks after he was diagnosed, his daughter said.


  8. Where are the Lebanese Women Architects?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Although women make up the vast majority of architecture students in Lebanon, they are outnumbered nearly three to one in the workplace, statistics from schools and the Order of Engineers and Architects indicate. The numbers suggest a few more have started entering the profession.


  9. Lebanese-born Architect Chosen for Beirut Museum of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New York Times

    ... ones in the Lebanese civil war - will feature a permanent collection of modern and contemporary artworks from Lebanon, the Lebanese diaspora and the region. The design wraps the building's facade in a six-story promenade - an allusion to the ...


  10. Lebanon likely to have new government by Christmas - finance ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Lebanon could have a new government this week, politicians said on Tuesday, raising hopes of an end to more than seven months of deadlock and wrangling over cabinet posts. FILE PHOTO: A general view shows Beirut's Corniche, a seaside promenade at sunset in Beirut, Lebanon May 3, 2016.


  11. More Syrian Women Refugees Die at Childbirth in Lebanon Figures ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    Increasingly desperate economic conditions, high rates of teen marriage and the prevalence of cesarean section deliveries are driving a disturbing trend of deaths in pregnancy and childbirth among Syrian refugees in Lebanon. According to Health Ministry statistics from 2017, with 69,330 live births reported among Lebanese women, there were six reported maternal deaths as a result of pregnancy or childbirth.


  12. Ashkal Alwan Provides Best Exhibit of Lebanese ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    ... varied exhibition and performance program. As it tends to be staged every other year, Home Works effectively became Lebanon's first art biennial a tag that AA's founder has abjured with a chuckle since it was first suggested. By 2011 the number of ...


  13. Israel reportedly asking US to lean on Lebanon over Hezbollah tunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trend

    ... launched Operation Northern Shield on December 4 in an effort to find attack tunnels dug into Israel from southern Lebanon by the Hezbollah terror group. So far, the Israeli military has said it's uncovered four such tunnels and believes there are ...


  14. Report: Israel Asking US to Pressure Lebanese Army for Help in Detecting Hezbollah TunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish Press

    The Lebanese daily Al-Akhbar on Tuesday reported, citing Western diplomatic sources in Beirut, that Israel had asked the United States to intervene with the Lebanese army and pressure it to expose the Hezbollah terror tunnels from the Lebanese side and destroy them in cooperation with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon . According to Al-Akhbar, UNIFIL commander Major General Stefano Del Col of Italy visited President Michel Aoun and Army Commander Joseph Aoun following his meeting with IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot, who insisted that detecting and removing the Hezbollah tunnels is part of UNIFIL's mandate.


  15. In 2019, Mideast economic troubles loom as wars wind downRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newms360.com

    ... (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed) Israeli warplanes fly behind the Statue of Martyrs in Martyrs Square in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar) Monir al-Sharqi walks to his bed after nurses changed the dressings on his ...


  16. Lebanon seen closer to new government, minister says could be within daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Lebanon could have a new government this week, politicians said on Tuesday, raising hopes of an end to more than seven months of deadlock and wrangling over cabinet posts. Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri speaks during a news conference in Beirut, Lebanon, November 13, 2018.


  17. IDF: Hezbollah likely attempting to close off its attack tunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    Army releases footage of one of the border-crossing passages it uncovered in recent weeks, which peacekeepers say violate UN resolution The army on Tuesday said the Hezbollah terror group appeared to be trying to seal some of the attack tunnels it dug into Israeli territory from southern Lebanon, after several were uncovered by the military. The Israel Defense Forces released video footage of one of the four tunnels it has so far exposed as part of its operation to find and destroy them.


  18. U.N. peacekeepers say two tunnels at Israel border breached U.N. resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Yahoo!

    U.N. peacekeepers in Lebanon said on Monday two of four tunnels found close to the border with Israel crossed the frontier demarcation between the two countries, violating a U.N. resolution that ended a 2006 war between Hezbollah and Israel. The U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon said it had so far confirmed the existence of four tunnels which the Israeli army discovered in the vicinity of the border demarcation, known as the "Blue Line", adding the finds were of "serious concern".


  19. UN force says Israel-Lebanon border tunnels violate truceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pattaya Mail

    U.N. peacekeepers in Lebanon said Monday that two of the four tunnels discovered by Israel and allegedly dug by the Hezbollah militant group cross the border in violation of the cease-fire agreement that ended the 2006 war. UNIFIL said it has been investigating the tunnels uncovered in an Israeli operation launched earlier this month.


  20. UN States Adopt Global Compact on RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    ... - Filippo Grandi, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, gestures as he speaks during a press conference, in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. "In this world of ours which often turns its back to people in need - that has shamefully politicized ...