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The Municipality of Beirut held a ceremony on Tuesday to mark the inauguration of the King Salman Avenue in Downtown Beirut. ... Among the speakers at the inauguration were Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Saudi Charges d'Affaires Walid al-Bukhari, Beirut Mayor Jamal Itani and Beirut Governor ...

The Sydney mother told how she single-handedly retrieved Ghattas in Dubai the following year, and then secured the return of Michael in Beirut last month. Ms Tarakan says she understands better than most why Ms Faulkner was driven to snatch her children, Lahela and Noah, in Beirut in 2016. child
Larnaca-based Cyprus Airways launched its first flight to Beirut, the airline announced on Tuesday. The flight departed from Larnaca at 10.40am and landed in Beirut at 11.20am. Cyprus Airways connects Larnaca with Beirut with two flights a week and with four flights a week from May 25. Return ticket ...
Emirates sends A380 superjumbo to Beirut. A double-decker Airbus A380 plane at the Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut, Lebanon, on Thursday, March. 29, 2018. The one-off flight was the first revenue A380 flight to the country. 01 / 06. A double-decker Airbus A380 plane at the Rafik Hariri International Airport ...
BEIRUT (AP) -- The world's largest passenger jet landed at BEIRUT's international airport last week, bringing with it hope for a revival of Lebanon's vital tourism sector. The one-off Emirates Airbus A380 flight from Dubai on Thursday (March 29) was an acknowledgement of the substantial passenger ...

Iryna Tarakan's ordeal has parallels to the case of Brisbane mother Sally Faulkner, who has been cut off from her two children since a failed attempt to snatch them back in Beirut with the assistance of 60 Minutes in 2016. However, in Ms Tarakan's case there were neither cameras nor child-recovery ...
Jon Hamm made a name for himself playing a self-possessed 1960's ad man with a dodgy past. The past is clinging to him again in Beirut, a new thriller that has Hamm in the role of a savvy negotiator named Mason Skiles in the '80s Middle East. The difference here, though, is that Skiles can't hide it.
The world's largest passenger jet has landed at Beirut's international airport, bringing with it hopes of a sustained revival to Lebanon's tourism and travel sectors. The one-off Emirates Airbus A380 flight from Dubai was a nod to the substantial passenger traffic between Lebanon and Gulf nations, where ...
Lebanese Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq warned on Sunday that the identity of Beirut was being threatened by the Iranian agenda. ... from regional crises that has been adopted by Prime Minister Saad Hariri sine 2010 has achieved stability and security for the whole of Lebanon, especially Beirut.
“Women's films are very much in the front row in all international festivals these days. It is about women producers, directors and scriptwriters and how women are portrayed in films,” Lahoud said. “So we thought why not have a festival about women films in Beirut, especially that, in the Arab world, we lack ...
Back in camp on Monday, it is Maloya Siliya who started calling Kaira “Beirut”. That time, explained Kayira, there was an ongoing war in Beirut, Lebanon and that morning on international news five people were killed in Beirut. Coincidentally, five players also got injured the previous weekend due to Kaira;s ...
Despite tilting the balance in favor of Hariri's list, which is expected to win more than half of the seats, the leadership of the Mustaqbal Movement spoke about the presence of a rival list, supported by the Shi'ite duo, Hezbollah and Amal, which could win two or three seats in the second district of Beirut.
Any good spy tale thrives on a wounded man at its center, so it's no surprise that Jon Hamm is excellent in this role of a political negotiator with a dark past. After seven seasons of "Mad Men," here he proves himself to be a different version of a persuasive antihero…this time as a U.S. diplomat in war-torn ...
“Beirut” is a 2018 critically acclaimed action thriller set in Beirut during the Lebanese civil war. In 1972 Beirut, American diplomat Mason Skiles (Jon Hamm) hosts a cocktail party that ends with a tragic terrorist attack. Ten years later, CIA operatives (Rosamund Pike and Dean Norris) are caught in the crossfire of the civil war ...
BEIRUT (AP) - The world's largest passenger jet landed at Beirut's international airport on Thursday, bringing with it hopes of a sustained revival to Lebanon's tourism and travel sectors. The one-off Emirates Airbus A380 flight from Dubai was a nod to the substantial passenger traffic between Lebanon and ...
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Malaysia coach Tan Cheng Hoe will name an experimental side for his first competitive match as Harimau Malaya boss following the release of 14 Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) players. Here's how Malaysia could line up against Lebanon in the final (and meaningless) 2019 Asian Cup qualifier…
An electoral list comprising members of the Lebanese Forces and the Kataeb party was announced over the weekend for the Beirut I district ahead of a deadline on Monday, the state-run National News Agency reported. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of ...
In April 2015, the Governor of Beirut Judge Ziad Chbib announced that selling chicks, particularly colored chicks, in Beirut is illegal. Around Easter time, it is common to see parents buying colored chicks for their children. app-facebook. Animals Lebanon. about 3 weeks ago. Say NO to buying baby chicks for EASTER.
At the top of the list of those traitors and assassins are the vengeful Syrian regime, whose hatred for Beirut was beyond belief, and the Iranian regime, which specialises in spreading ignorance and destruction. Just look at what's going on in Iraqi and Syrian cities and in some Lebanese and Yemeni regions.
The best ice cream shop in the world can be found in a leafy suburb in the heart of Beirut. Yes, you read that right. Beirut, the main stage for Lebanon's brutal civil war. Beirut, the birthplace of the modern car bomb. Beirut, the home of Hezbollah. Who would have thought such a bitter place could produce ...
Hezbollah also announced reaching an electoral alliance with Amal Movement, Islamic Projects Association, Free Patriotic Movement, and local figures, and forming Beirut's Unity List in which includes the parliamentary candidates: Amin Sherri, Adnan Trabolsi, Omar Ghandour, Mohammad Khawaja, ...
A list of independent and opposition figures to the current political class in Beirut II was agreed Friday, spearheaded by the influence of Ashraf Rifi, MTV News reported. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now ...
The Future Movement Friday announced its list of Parliament candidates for the Beirut II district, as Prime Minister Saad Hariri described the electoral battle there as being between those protecting the city's identity and the list backed by Hezbollah. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and ...
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Day two of L.I.P.S. Management's fashion event “Designers and Brands” at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beirut Wednesday offered a culturally diverse lineup of designers from countries such as Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full ...
Each is made from different materials and decorated in a unique style, but all of them share the same basic shape: They are modeled on the bombshells that razed swaths of Beirut's urban fabric to the ground during the horrific civil war that formed the backdrop to Traboulsi's teenage years. “Since the First ...
Rabih Geha Architects has used layers of perforated steel to divide up the interior of a nightclub on the waterfront of Beirut, Lebanon. The local architecture studio collaborated with Lebanese entertainment company Add-Mind Group to design a bar and club in downtown Beirut named 2 WEEKS. 2 Weeks ...
The campaign was attended by all Bank of Beirut staff and many customers and visitors of the main branch during the day. The attendees expressed their appreciation for the Bank of Beirut initiative, which reflects its keenness and interest in the general health and its pioneering role in developing the ...
Beirut women's march draws thousands. The participants in the march were primarily women, but many men also participated in support; A woman holds a placard in Arabic that reads, "The only reason for rape. RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. Ghalia al-Alwan| The Daily Star. you've reached a ...
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Walid al-Yaacoub is being replaced after being on the job for less than three months, a political source told The Daily Star Sunday. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now ...
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Now, before joining the cast of Amazon's Good Omens in 2019, he's bursting back onto our screens alongside Gone Girl's Rosamund Pike in Beirut, a sweaty drama that follows Mason Skiles (Hamm) as he returns to Lebanon with CIA operative Sandy Crowder (Pike) to bargain for the life of the friend he left ...
The memory of the 1983 USMC barracks bombing in Beirut, one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in US military history, has surely been eclipsed in the minds of the American public by the horrors of September 11th, 2001 and the subsequent drumbeat of terrorist bombings that underscores the Global War ...
Badawi, center, led a panel discussion at Sursock Palace in Beirut. (The Daily Star/BBC, HO). RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. Susannah Walden| The Daily Star. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now ...
Beirut follows a a U.S. diplomat (Jon Hamm) who returns to Lebanon after 10 years, working with a CIA operative (Rosamund Pike) to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind. Bleecker Street Media distributes the film, with Tony Gilroy writing and Brad Anderson directing. Today's new clip from Beirut ...
The Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture in Beirut and Mount Lebanon (CCIABML) inaugurated today (March 8) a branch in Jounieh. The total built-up area of the office reaches 850 square meters, including a conference hall named 'Cheik Nassib Gemayel', and a meeting room named 'Hanna ...
Clashes broke out Wednesday afternoon between opposing Palestinian factions inside a Beirut-area refugee camp, a security source said. 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.
One of Beirut's car repair shops can boast a charming 22 year-old employee, the only woman mechanic in a purely male team. Car owners have already become well accustomed to this and easily entrust their luxe cars to her, since she has proven to be a rare specialist in the field. Rana Hayek from ...
BEIRUT: There has always been a fond relationship between nature and artists, whether they were poets, painters, or performed any other type of art. Yet, talking about the rubber tree has not been one of the artists' preferences, who often choose to talk about, paint, or take photos of jasmines, sunflowers, ...
As a Lebanese-American who lived in Lebanon for several years, I often find foreign journalists portraying Beirut in one of two ways: the former “Paris of the Middle East” that wears its scars in its bullet-riddled buildings or a capital so enamored with “Western” ideals that it seems too European to be part of ...
Beirut and Lebanon's recent history is inevitably coloured by the 34-day war in 2006 with Israel, which was triggered by a Hezbollah guerrilla operation in Israeli territory. The city of Beirut wasn't hit too hard, but the Hezbollah-dominated suburbs a short drive to the south were (the FCO still advises against ...
Funded with an $18m (£12.9m) grant from Lebanese and French authorities, Beit Beirut was envisioned by its architects as the first memorial of its kind: a museum, archive and visitor centre to commemorate the country's civil war. The renovation has merged the building's skeleton into a light-filled glass one ...
Acting U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Satterfield arrived in Beirut on Wednesday from Israel, in the United States' latest attempted mediation between the two sides in a bitter border dispute. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of ...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson showed a keen hand for Lebanese political intrigue on Thursday, as he visited Beirut for meetings with top officials. While Tillerson's meeting with the pro-American Prime Minister Saad Hariri went off without a hitch, other Lebanese politicians sought to show Tillerson that he ...
The Lebanese architecture practice PARALX, founded by Karim Moussawer, was born as a counter idea to the Starchitect model that structures many of today's firms. Believing that architecture is a product of collaboration, the firm whose name is an acronym of Parallel Practice, centers around a ...
An Airbus A380 – the world's largest passenger airliner – arrived at Beirut's Rafik Hariri international airport Thursday, after an inaugural flight from Dubai. 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 ...
IT'S NETFLIX'S FIRST local production out of the Middle East, an honour which falls to comedian and actor Adel Karam. The Adel Karam: Live from Beirut comedy special has dropped on the platform to its members all around the world. In it Adel goes back to his hometown to appear at Beirut's renowned ...


 

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