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Girls at the refugees camp of Nahr al-Bared in Lebanon on May 30, 2011. Many young girls in Lebonon are being forced into marriage in their early teens. (AFP)
March 25, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
A draft law to establish the legal age of marriage in Lebanon at 18 will be presented to Cabinet next week, following a workshop on the prevention of child marriage held Thursday at Parliament.
Meeting of former Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri (L) with Gen. Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi (R) in Cairo. (AFP)
March 24, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said that he called on President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to take part in training the Lebanese army; a request to which Sisi responded favorably on Wednesday.
The Mediterranean city came out at number 1 in a readers-chosen survey conducted by Travel and Leisure.
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March 22, 2017 - 16:15 GMT
Beirut has been ranked among the world’s best cities to eat in.
Nejmeh and Ansar fans crowd the stadium during a football match in Tyre. (Photo: Wurud Skaff)
March 22, 2017 - 15:23 GMT
With thousands of fans climbing onto floodlights and sitting atop the Tyre Stadium’s roof, spectators’ safety was put at risk during last month’s Beirut Football Derby between Ansar and Nejmeh.
The star will be headed to the Kingdom next weekend. (Facebook)
March 22, 2017 - 14:35 GMT
The star will be headed to the Kingdom next weekend.
A Hezbollah rally in Lebanon. (AFP)
March 21, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The Chief of Israel's army has said that the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah killed their own commander in Syria.
Lebanon believes that its economic waters contain 850 million barrels of oil and no less than 2,700 BCM of natural gas, similar to Israel's potential, including the fields that have already been discovered.  (Shutterstock)
March 21, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Israel claims that three of Lebanon's blocks being offered for exploration are within Israel's marine border, and has called on the US and the UN for intervention.
Lebanese women protest the trash crisis in Beirut. (AFP/Patrick Baz)
March 21, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Nine Lebanese protesters accused of offences in connection with an October 2015 protest have had their trials transferred from military to civilian courts.
Imitation isn't always the best form of flattery. (Fil Fan)
March 20, 2017 - 21:22 GMT
Imitation isn't always the best form of flattery.
Lebanon will not be affected by hikes in US interest rates. (Shutterstock)
March 20, 2017 - 12:51 GMT
Interest rates in Lebanon will not rise for the time being unless rates in the U.S. soars to 2.5 percent, a Central Bank source said.
Lebanese demonstrators scuffle with riot police during a protest against the government's decision to raise taxes to cover a salary increase for teachers and other public servants, in downtown Beirut, on March 19, 2017. (AFP/Stringer)
March 20, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Thousands took to the streets to denounce Cabinet plans to impose a string of new taxes to cover salary hikes for civil servants estimated at $800 million.
Bank Audi entered the Egyptian market in March 2006 and succeeded in consolidating its position to become a leading bank in Egypt.  (File photo)
March 20, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Bank Audi, one of the oldest banking institutions in Egypt and Lebanon, eyes expansion in Lebanon, Egypt, and Turkey with Bank Audi Egypt looking to double its share in the Bank Audi Group.
Demonstrators protest against the government's decision to raise taxes to cover a salary increase for teachers and other public servants, Beirut,  March 19, 2017.  (AFP/Stringer)
March 20, 2017 - 05:06 GMT
Thousands of Lebanese citizens have been marching the streets of Beirut in protest against plans for tax increases that they say would impact on the least well-off.
A Lebanese woman raises her fist as she shouts slogans during a protest in downtown Beirut on March 19, 2017, against the Lebanese Parliament's newly approved taxes. (AFP/Patrick Baz)
March 19, 2017 - 16:48 GMT
A planned series of tax hikes in Lebanon brought protesters onto the streets of the capital.
Traders across Lebanon increased their prices although the debate over the new taxes has not been concluded yet. (File photo)
March 19, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Many merchants in Lebanon rushed to increase the prices of certain commodities even before the implementation of proposed taxes by the government.
CMA will take part in the eleventh meeting of the Arab Securities Commissions Association to be held in Tunisia.  (Shutterstock)
March 19, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The CMA MoU will strengthen cooperation in the implementation of laws relating to the issuance of securities and other investment instruments, supervision of stock markets, and setting professional standards.