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Tag Archives: lebanon

Wanted! … A fresh crop of Lebanese Sunni politicians

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor There was a time when I considered Beirut as my second home. It was one of my favourite vacation destinations, and …

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In Lebanon pirates are sinking the ship

Ahmed Al-Jarallah Editor-in-Chief, the Arab Times THE flimsy representation at the fourth Arab Economic and Social Development Summit, which was held in Lebanon’s capital Beirut, …

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Radio presenter dead in Lebanon

BEIRUT, Nov 27, (AFP): A British radio presenter who hosted one of Lebanon’s most popular entertainment shows was found dead in his home on Tuesday, …

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Eloquent is Berri when lecturing on self-righteousness

WHEN the Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament Nabih Berri expresses his fear concerning the situation in Lebanon, uses his meeting with Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Arun …

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Lebanon’s glamorous music fests struggle in tough times

Turkey to steer clear of ‘Eurovision’ BEIRUT, Aug 5, (Agencies): Shakira and Elton John played one-off concerts in Lebanon in recent months but the summer …

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Kuwaiti & Lebanese leaderships to further boost ties: Al-Ghanim

President Aoun praises HH Amir’s support to Lebanon BEIRUT, July 14, (KUNA): After meeting with Lebanese President Michel Aoun, Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim …

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Lebanon set to calm row on Iran passport stamps

BEIRUT, June 21, (RTRS): Lebanon’s interior minister tried on Wednesday to calm a dispute over a change in rules for entering the country, which some …

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The deafening silence

Mutasarrifate was one of the ruling systems adopted by the Ottoman Empire from 1860 until 1918 under which Mount Lebanon was administratively separated from the …

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Booby-trapped Arab polls

RECENTLY, three countries in the region conducted elections – two parliamentary elections and one municipal council elections. In all the cases, the turnout was low. …

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Hezbollah gains, Hariri weakened

BEIRUT, May 7, (Agencies): Hezbollah and its political allies won just over half the seats in Lebanon’s parliamentary election, unofficial results showed, boosting an Iranian-backed …

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