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Ahead of the film's debut at the Sundance Film Festival, Bleecker Street has released the first trailer for the upcoming thriller Beirut. Written by Bourne Trilogy scribe Tony Gilroy and directed by The Machinist helmer Brad Anderson, the film takes place in 1982 and stars Jon Hamm as a U.S. diplomat and ...
"Temporary - Metamorphosis of a city: Beirut 1870-2052," the show now up at Beyt Amir in Clemenceau, takes the viewer on a journey across Beirut's changing landscape via the works of eight artists and photographers. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of ...

With the latest form of waste incinerators being touted by Beirut's municipal council under the guise of thermal disintegration, Associate Professor at the College of chemical engineering at the American University of Beirut, Dr. Joseph Zeaiter, and Environmental engineer Ziad Abi Chaker, rang alarm bells ...
Take crossings seriously; other threats, less so. The official Beirut travel advice on U.K. and U.S. government websites is alarming. It's true that the security situation could potentially deteriorate quite quickly, and that terrorists could indeed carry out attacks in various parts of the country. But from a ...
The decision was made after Downtown Beirut witnessed a spectacular New Year's Eve party. Thousands of Lebanese people welcomed 2018 in Nejmeh Square. According to sources, Itani plans on bringing business back to the area. The Mayor talked to the retailers, and he said that he could potentially ...
Beirut: Beirut Municipality is joining efforts with the government to breathe life into downtown Beirut after a series of political setbacks and years of tight security measures dealt a serious blow to the country's once leading tourism destination. A joint committee, bringing together representatives of the ...

Beirut: The geographical proximity between Beirut and Nazareth gives Mohammad Hadid, the billionaire of Palestinian origins, the great joy which makes his eyes glow when speaking of the beauty and charm of this land. Annahar had the opportunity to meet Hadid - who chose to spend the holidays in ...
Ms Dykes had been working at the British embassy as the programme and policy manager for the Department for International Development in Beirut since January last year. She had been at a colleague's leaving party at a bar in the Gemmayzeh district, before leaving in a taxi. Driver Tarek Hawchieh, 29, ...
Cranes remove roadblocks and barbed barriers surrounding the commercial district, which for years had been choked off by security measures, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri ordered the roads leading to the Parliament Square to be opened days ...
Beirut: The streets of Lebanon's capital rediscovered on Sunday night the vitality they have missed since the assassination of then-Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in 2005. The New Year celebrations attracted more than 25,000 people to Parliament Square and the surrounding streets and they stayed until ...
Lebanese film director Ziad Doueiri made headlines recently when authorities in Beirut arrested him at the Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport for questioning about his links to Israel. He was almost put on trial on charges of "normalizing relations" with Israel because of his visit here in 2012 as part of the ...
And this year, Lebanon held its first ever Beirut Pride Week, full of events, if not an actual parade. What has helped make the difference is a culturally diverse society, a mostly independent media and the relative ease of registering nongovernmental organizations, says Georges Azzi, who runs the Arab ...
The family of a British embassy worker murdered in Beirut have launched a charity foundation to support her humanitarian causes. Rebecca Dykes, 30, was working in Lebanon as a programme and policy manager for the Department for International Development before her body was found dumped by a ...
Beirut, Lebanon -- A woman who is around 80 was arrested at Beirut's international airport on Friday after trying to smuggle about 68 pounds of cocaine, according to government officials and state media in Lebanon, which called the illicit operation the largest in recent memory. Lebanon's National News ...
Beirut, Lebanon -- A female British Embassy worker has been found strangled near a highway outside Beirut, a Lebanese security official said on Sunday. The British Foreign Ministry provided a statement by the family of the woman, Rebecca Dykes, but gave no details of the circumstances of her death.
During the great famine in Lebanon and Syria - whose lamentable 100th anniversary we mark these current months, though few bother to commemorate (or even remember) it - the hungry and poor of Beirut would gather at Mar Mikhael railway station in the east of the city, in the desperate hope that the ...
In Beirut, many historic sites and districts are caving in to modern construction. It's still possible to see historic buildings amid glossy high-rises. But modern construction is changing the city's soul, as well as distinct neighborhood cultures. Hediye Levent takes a look at the destruction of historic buildings and ...

Beirut: When I meet Lebanese people, they are shocked to realize that I don't work for an embassy, a U.N. program, or an NGO and that I am studying in university while in my 30s, and no, I don't secretly work for anyone. The next two questions have become a constant in my life; why Lebanon? And why ...
The case of Rebecca Dykes has drawn attention to the safety of foreigners in Beirut. She was murdered but the exact circumstances of her death remain unclear. On one side of Beirut, expats dance and drink besides young locals. On the other side, there exists a darker and more sinister attitude towards ...
ROME -- The Locarno Film Festival has teamed up with Beirut-based Metropolis Cinema and the Arab Fund for arts and culture (AFAC) to launch its first Industry Academy incubator in the Arab world. Locarno's first Industry Academy event for young Arab film professionals will run in Beirut March 22-25, ...
Uber driver's shock confession after strangling Brit diplomat Rebecca Dykes in Beirut. Tarek Hesso tried to rape Rebecca, 30, but strangled her after she fought back and nearly escaped. By Jonathan Reilly in Beirut. 19th December 2017, 9:03 pm. Updated: 20th December 2017, 1:30 am. THE killer of Brit diplomat Rebecca ...
The Lebanese president said Monday that Israel had violated the border that both countries share 11,000 times. The Lebanese presidency released a statement after Michel Aoun met with Acting UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Pernille Dahler Kardel. "President Michel Aoun has communicated to UN ...
Beirut, Lebanon -- Drums, car horns and music echoed throughout Sabra, a Palestinian working-class neighborhood in Beirut, that feeds into the adjacent Shatila refugee camp. On any other day, the noise could have been mistaken for a wedding or a graduation. But it was the evening of President ...
Beirut, Lebanon -- A female British Embassy worker has been found strangled near a highway outside Beirut, a Lebanese security official said on Sunday. The British Foreign Ministry provided a statement by the family of the woman, Rebecca Dykes, but gave no details of the circumstances of her death.
Beirut, Lebanon -- Lebanese security forces on Sunday fired tear gas and water cannons into crowds that had gathered near the United States Embassy, in a sign that protests against President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel may be escalating. Thousands of protesters ...
The four-star Radisson Blu Hotel, Beirut Verdun will have 127 rooms and suites. Dining options at the hotel include the Cook House restaurant which provides a modern, international experience. The hotel's meetings and events space can host up to 600 guests and includes a 377 square metre ballroom ...
Lebanese international student Hadi El Kebbi, '19, returned to his home country with a specific goal in mind -- to compare Beirut's culture and architectural designs to those he experiences in America. Through a Strohl undergraduate research grant, El Kebbi was awarded the opportunity to photograph the ...
On December 10, the Day of Ukraine will be held at the International Arab Book Fair in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon. The Day of Ukraine will start with a children program, featuring a theater performance and a musical. There will be also greetings to children from St. Nicholas, the Embassy of Ukraine in ...
Beirut, Lebanon (12:40 P.M.) - The Iranian government may have scored their most important regional victory of the year after their allies from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) liberated the entire western bank of the Euphrates river in the Deir Ezzor Governorate today. What began as an offensive by the ...
At Creative Space Beirut clients can select a piece of cloth, and then watch as a tailor begins to cut and sew a custom-made garment. A new addition to the Souks, Creative Space Beirut, a nongovernmental organization founded in 2011, runs a free three-year fashion program for underprivileged students.
Tucked away inside the residential upscale neighbourhood of Saifi, located at the southeastern periphery of Beirut's Centre Ville, is a home replete with Old World Eastern glamour. It belongs to renowned Lebanese fashion designer Reem Acra, who has resided in New York since the early 80s, when she ...
Beirut: Lebanon's real estate market is hurting. ... According to RAMCO's research, there were some 3,600 unsold apartments in Beirut proper as of Nov. 20. ... Nicolas Chammas, the president of the Beirut traders Association, claimed there were "millions of unsold square meters in Beirut" during a recent ...
barcelona-based artist, jorge rodriguez-gerada, has collaborated with 'built by associative data' (BAD) to create a large-scale mural on a war-torn building in Beirut, Lebanon. the mural has been commissioned by the Beirut digital district, a cultural organization that hopes to transform the district of bachoura ...
In a fluorescent-lit, indoor cemetery on the edge of Beirut's southern suburbs, Batool Zein al-Din touches her forehead to the stone-cold marble of the grave of her friend, Ali -- a Hezbollah fighter. He was killed in Syria three years ago, age 24 -- one of an untold number fighting on Bashar al-Assad's side for ...
The Lebanese Traffic Management Center Sunday reported that a number of traffic incidents left several people wounded and one dead. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now unrestricted access 1 month.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on December 04, 2017, on page 15. Recommended. Related Articles. Experts upbeat about future of Lebanese properties · Lebanon's property investors hold their nerve · The abnormality of oil and the challenge of prices. Entities. People.
Garbage lies at Dbayeh's seaside shore north of Beirut on Tuesday after it was washed away by the sea from the nearby seaside garbage dump of Karanatina. ... Beirut: People and Municipalities have resorted to burning garbage in Lebanon as a result of government mismanagement, and it may badly ...
Installation view: An unpredictable expression of human potential, Beirut Art Center, Beirut (14 October 2017-19 January 2018). Courtesy Ashkal Alwan. Photo: Marco Pinarelli. The final chapter of this expansive endeavour kicked off this past October in Beirut with the launch of an off-site project (a two-day ...
In Lebanon, where West African culture is mostly associated with disenfranchised groups, a group of students has decided to shake things up. facebook/JungleSafariofficial. Partygoers attend a Jungle Safari night in Beirut, Lebanon, in a picture uploaded Sept. 13, 2017. It's a Friday night in a northern ...
So, have Trump and the Saudis "fanned the flames of war," as Beirut-based reporter Thanassis Cambanis wrote in The Atlantic? Do their actions threaten to "shatter the Lebanese mirror," as former Obama deputy Robert Malley wrote, also in The Atlantic? As another former Obama administration aide, Ilan ...
Beirut, Lebanon -- After a bizarre three-week international sojourn during which he shocked his country by suddenly quitting the government ...
Thursday night saw a familiar crowd, dressed in black and oozing cool, gathering in Downtown Beirut for a fashion event - but this show came ...
students camp out in protest at American University Beirut. Graduate students at American University of Beirut are protesting what they ...
Lebanon is enjoying a period of peace and prosperity and Beirut is thriving. Its vibrant art, food and nightlife rival anything New York, Paris or ...
Saad Hariri landed back in Beirut on Wednesday after 17 days away, in time for Lebanon's independence day celebrations. President Michel ...
Protesters demonstrate against the treatment of graduate students at the American U. of Beirut. "AUB is robbing me from my degree," one sign ...
Contentious races elect new Beirut and Tripoli bar heads ... Andre Chidiac became the Beirut Bar Association head Sunday after winning a ...
Paris (AP) -- Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he will return home in the coming days from where he will declare a political stance ...
Being a tourist in Beirut is fun, but what's better is spending your day there just like any local does! Enjoy Beirut like you never did before!
... in Paris from Riyadh on Saturday as President Michel Aoun announced that Hariri is expected to be back in Beirut by Wednesday, in time for ...


 

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