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Beirut is still grappling with a waste crisis that is threatening the health of its residents. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 19:40 GMT
Lebanon’s trash crisis has cast a spotlight on the importance of effective waste management, and inspired new interest in how people can reduce their own environmental impact.
The military court Monday sentenced a man to three years of hard labor after being convicted of connections with Daesh and al-Nusra Front. (Wikimedia Commons)
August 03, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
The military court Monday sentenced a man to three years of hard labor after being convicted of connections with Daesh and al-Nusra Front.
Lebanon's government has been in a political vacuum since failing to elect a president. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 12:13 GMT
The US outlined three "red lines" in order to preserve stability in Lebanon while the political crisis in the tiny Arab country continues.
The Zahrani power plant has been out of service for 15 days, while weekend temperatures are expected to hit 34C. (Pixabay)
August 03, 2015 - 12:13 GMT
As if the heatwave wasn't enough, power shortages and water cuts are making southern Lebanese blood boil.
Did Egyptian singer Ehab Tawfik intentionally
August 03, 2015 - 10:39 GMT
Who could have taken Lebanese singer Ragheb Alama's single away from him?
Marcel Khalife strumming the chords of Baalbeck fans' hearts. (Facebook)
August 03, 2015 - 08:10 GMT
Baalbeck International Festival wasn't messing around with its return after political instability had canceled several gigs past. Musician Marcel Khalife and actor Rafic Ali Ahmad brought the house down - in a good way!
Lawyer Amal Clooney wants the International Criminal Court to listen to Saif Gaddafi's case. (File photo)
August 02, 2015 - 23:13 GMT
Lawyer Amal Clooney wants the International Criminal Court to listen to Saif Gaddafi's case.
Bank of Beirut saw a net profit of $89 million in the first six months of 2015. (AFP/File)
August 02, 2015 - 22:20 GMT
Bank of Beirut saw a net profit of $89 million in the first six months of 2015.
A Hezbollah artillery unit flies the flag of the group as it targets positions near Zabadani. (Twitter)
August 02, 2015 - 19:18 GMT
Hezbollah and the Syrian army captured a new position in east Zabadani Sunday, in a push that left scores of militants either dead or wounded.
Beirut residents hope that
August 02, 2015 - 10:47 GMT
Travel and tourism official insists that the garbage crisis has not had an impact on flight bookings from abroad.
The Syrians were arrested during raids by the army for lack of identification papers, state news reported Sunday. (AFP/File)
August 02, 2015 - 10:23 GMT
The Syrians were arrested during raids by the army for lack of identification papers, state news reported Sunday.