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Fattoush, diced vegetables mixed with pomegranate molasses and olive oil, lentil soup spiced with cumin and with other small mezze dishes including fatteh , and cheese-filled sambousek are all placed on the dining table.
UNICEF Lebanon, with the Ministry of Public Health, local NGO Beyond Association, WHO and UNHCR, is launching Summer Immunization Weeks for a week each in July, August and September.
A DESPERATE Sydney mother is pleading for help from the Australian government after she was charged with adultery during a short holiday in Lebanon.
BEIRUT/TRIPOLI, Lebanon: A video emerged Wednesday purporting to show an Army defector announcing that he had joined the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front, citing the Lebanese authorities' alleged discrimination against Sunnis as his motive.
BEIRUT: A judge at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon will decide Thursday whether to proceed with the trial of Al-Jadeed TV and its top editor, amid mounting opposition by Lebanese civil society.
Syrians carry foodstuff as they return to the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Moadamiyeh, following the entry of some 13 Syrian Red Crescent trucks loaded with 1000 food parcels under the supervision of the U.N., the Red Crescent and in coordination with the Syrian government, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, July 14, 2014.
Head of Cyber Crime Bureau Suzan El Hajj and Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas speak to the press during a conference at the Social Affairs Ministry in Badaro, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
The American University of Beirut Libraries have joined Arabic Collections Online , a five-year project funded by New York University Abu Dhabi that aims to digitize and make accessible worldwide over 100,000 volumes of Arabic content.
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.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 03:12 am
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