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Lebanon was chosen as the Middle East and North Africa regional headquarters for the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Lebanon's Foreign Ministry announced Tuesday. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in ...
Jon Hamm becomes a CIA negotiator in a new trailer for Beirut. Rosamund Pike co-stars as a CIA operative in the thriller from director Brad Anderson (The Machinist). veteran action movie writer Tony Gilroy (The Bourne Legacy) penned the script. Hamm plays Mason Skiles, a former U.S. diplomat who fled ...

Beirut: Campaigners calling for strict enforcement of a boycott against Israel have set their sights on the April release of "Beirut" starring John Hamm and ... "Beirut," which tells the story of a CIA operative in Lebanon negotiating a hostage release, has already been condemned by culture Minister Ghattas ...
The trailer for a new Hollywood film titled Beirut was released this week, and Lebanese are already criticizing it as a "piece of trash". Directed by Brad Anderson (The Machinist , 2004 and The Call, 2013) and starring Jon Hamm (Mad Men, 2007-2015), the film, which is set for release in April, is set in a ...

A dark and foggy Middle Eastern city? Check. A sad, white victim of this distant and dark city? Check. A bombing? Check. Little, brown kids running around with toy guns? Check. Sad music that apparently never stops playing on loud speakers across the Middle East? Check. A historically inaccurate ...
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 ...
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 harrowing footage was shared by campaign group Beirut for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (BETA). A BETA spokesman said: "This sickening level of abuse, torture, suffering and complete disregard for life and law is absolutely shocking. "They had not even died before they were thrown into the back ...
Lebanon and Cyprus aim to deepen cooperation, according to the new ambassador of Lebanon to Cyprus, Claude El Hajal, who said Nicosia would give assistance to Beirut in the field of exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons as ties develop further. In an interview with the Cyprus news agency, the ...
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 ...
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.
If The Grudge comes down, nothing else can be put in its place, making the land more profitable with the house than without it. As architect Sandra Rishani pointed out in her essay on the house, Al Ba'sa "continues to exist grudgingly and also defiantly in one of Beirut's most prime locations, only time will tell what will ...
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 ...
Ten years later, he is called back to war-torn Beirut by a CIA operative (Rosamund Pike) to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind. The film also stars Dean Norris, Larry Pine and Shea Whigham. Beirut is directed by Brad Anderson and written by Tony Gilroy, who wrote The Bourne Trilogy. The film ...
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 ...
Unidentified assailants Tuesday threw a bomb at vehicles belonging to a Beirut judge, the state-run National news agency 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 unrestricted access 1 month...$12 | 3 ...
"Beirut's place in the contemporary art community is already very exciting and I want to contribute to it by bringing a wide variety of art and artists into my gallery. I look forward to creating a lively program of projects and exhibitions to enliven the already rapidly expanding interest in contemporary art in Beirut ...
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 ...
Here in Beirut, the reaction in the first days after the announcement was focused in secluded Palestinian enclaves like Sabra. Youths on mopeds or dangling out of car windows zipped through the streets waving Palestinian flags and chanting, "Jerusalem is Arab! Jerusalem is Arab!" "Raise Your Kaffiyeh," ...
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.
If The Grudge comes down, nothing else can be put in its place, making the land more profitable with the house than without it. As architect Sandra Rishani pointed out in her essay on the house, Al Ba'sa "continues to exist grudgingly and also defiantly in one of Beirut's most prime locations, only time will tell what will ...
During a protest of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, security forces in Lebanon used tear gas and water cannons Dec. 10 against demonstrators near the U.S. Embassy, Reuters reported. The protesters set fires and threw stones and debris at security ...
Clashes have broken out between police and protesters gathered outside the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, to demonstrate against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. police fired water canon and tear gas at the crowd when protesters tried to wrench out a ...
Protesters, some of them waving Palestinian flags, set fires in the street and threw projectiles towards security forces that had barricaded the main road to the U.S. Embassy in the Awkar area north of Beirut. Trump's recognition of Jerusalem has infuriated the Arab world and upset Western allies, who say it ...
Clashes have broken out between hundreds of protesters and Lebanese security forces outside the U.S. Embassy in Beirut on Sunday during a demonstration against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Protestors have attempted to remove a roadblock ...
Ramallah/Beirut: Fatah called on Palestinians to keep up their demonstrations over Washington's policy shift on occupied Jerusalem as the movement confirmed its leader will refuse to meet with US Vice-President later this month in protest at the controversial decision. After protests gripped the West ...
Protesters clashed with security forces Sunday outside of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut in response to President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. ... The country officially condemned President Trump's decision, but NPR's Sherlock reports that many in Beirut feel that's not enough.
Lebanese security forces clashed Sunday with demonstrators near the U.S. Embassy in Beirut as hundreds protested President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. The Lebanese army fired water cannons and tear gas as youths hurled stones and burned effigies of Trump.
Hundreds of people gathered near the US embassy in Beirut to protest against Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Lebanese security forces fired tear gas at people who were protesting outside the US embassy in Beirut after some protesters threw rocks at the police.
Protestors clash with security members during a demonstration against U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in front of U.S. Embassy in Beirut on December 10, 2017 in Beirut, Lebanon. US president Trump signed a proclamation recognising ...
Near the US embassy in Beirut, security forces have fired tear gas and water canons at anti-US protesters. Demonstrators burned American and Israeli flags, with chants against President Trump and his recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. Lebanon, which is home to about 450,000 Palestinian ...
Thousands of protesters chanted slogans against Mr. Trump's orders, which involves moving the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, with some throwing rocks and setting tires and a large trash container on fire outside the embassy's highly secured gated compound in a suburb north of the capital, Beirut.
In Beirut, Lebanese security forces clashed with protesters near the US Embassy on Sunday. Violence erupted during a demonstration against Trump's announcement on Jerusalem. Hundreds of protesters and dozens of riot police gathered in front of the entrance leading to the heavily fortified building.
Beirut Crowd Protests Trump Recognizing Jerusalem As Israel's capital ... Lebanese security forces used tear gas and water cannons against demonstrators outside the U.S. Embassy in Beirut. They were protesting against the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. facebook; twitter; Flipboard ...
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 ...
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, 8:41 pm. THE killer of Brit diplomat Rebecca ...
... Hezbollah's main rally under fair skies in south Beirut, waving richly ... at its Ashoura rally in Beirut, urging supporters to donate blood instead.
Beirut - "Why did the Lebanese people fight each other and commit all this cruelty against their country?" This is a question that visual artist ...
Charles Q. Brown Jr., deputy commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), at Beirut's Baabda Palace. "Lebanon has continued its fight ...
The city's cultural fabric has long drawn on a healthy artistic community living and working in, and invariably reflecting on, Beirut.
Mar Mikhail, the traditionally working-class neighbourhood in east Beirut where the brewery is located, has been gentrifying for a decade.
This year, Travel and Leisure (T+L) revealed the best five cities in the Middle East and Africa and among them is Beirut which ranked third!


 

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