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BEIRUT: Future Parliamentary bloc lauded former Prime Minister Saad Hariri's political roadmap Tuesday, announcing its readiness to commence consultations with March 14 heads to end the void in the Presidency.
A severe drought has put the Lebanese agricultural sector at risk. According to the Meteorological Department at Rafik Hariri International Airport, average rainfall in 2014 is estimated at 470 mm, far below annual averages of 824 mm.
FPM leader Michel Aoun speaks during a news conference in Rabieh, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of the military court in Beirut, Tuesday, May 22, 2012.
BEIRUT: A Lebanese soldier has joined the ranks of rebel groups fighting in Syria, a security source told The Daily Star Tuesday, the first case since the war in the neighboring country began in 2011.
Lebanese soldiers find rockets that were ready to be launched into Israel, in south Lebanon, Friday, July 11, 2014.
LF leader Samir Geagea speaks during an interview on MTV, Monday, June 9, 2014. BEIRUT: Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea has strongly denounced attacks targeting Christians in Iraq and Syria, calling on Muslim leaders to act quickly to counter rampant fanaticism sweeping the region.
BAROUK, Lebanon: In a Chouf village that boasts numerous springs and a river that feeds several regions with drinking water, residents are increasingly relying on private water companies, another sign of the serious drought that Lebanon is facing.
BEIRUT: Palestinian mothers weep over the bodies of children, whose expressionless faces indicate their untimely fate.
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri speaks on a TV screen during an Iftar held at BIEL in Beirut, Friday, July 18, 2014.
Dateline, Beirut. Well, sort of. I'm actually just back from two weeks in what should be the tourism capital of the Mediterranean.
Rai prayed for the protection of the "Lebanese society" from "the evil of those who mess with its security and institutions and from the phenomenon of violence and car bombs."
Hezbollah MP Hasan Fadlallah speaks at a news conference at Parliament in downtown Beirut, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013.
A police officer walks on broken glass after a raid at City Complex 2 in Tripoli, northern Lebanon July 20, 2014.
AUSTRALIAN with links to al-Qaida has been arrested in Tripoli, while a man suspected of arming suicide bombers was killed.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 05:01 am
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