Lebanon consumes $1.3 billion in medicines and drugs annually, but only 7-10 percent of these pharmaceuticals are produced locally. (Shutterstock)
February 19, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
In Lebanon and the MENA region, foreign-made drugs are given more priority and attention over locally produced medicines.
Aoun accused Israel's UN ambassador of trying to destabilise southern Lebanon. (AFP/File)
February 19, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The warning follows a complaint from the Israel's ambassador to the UN about Aoun's statements on Hezbollah.
Maya tweeted Trump in hopes of granting her a visa to the US. (Instagram)
February 19, 2017 - 08:54 GMT
He didn't tweet her back.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah is seen on posters during a rally in Beirut. (AFP/File)
February 17, 2017 - 15:33 GMT
Nasrallah also described Donald Trump's Middle East policy as 'confusing.'
Carole and Elissa both hail from Lebanon. (Laha Magazine)
February 16, 2017 - 13:43 GMT
What on earth could it be?
We didn't know you had it in you, Ramy. (YouTube)
February 16, 2017 - 13:16 GMT
We didn't know you had it in you, Ramy.
Lebanese army forces on patrol. (AFP/File)
February 16, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The Lebanese and Palestinian nationals were allegedly planning attacks and assassinations in the country.
The IMF has urged the Lebanese government to look for new alternatives to reduce the mounting public debt.  (File photo)
February 16, 2017 - 06:52 GMT
There is a consensus among Lebanon's main political parties to endorse the budget before the parliamentary elections, but the issue of taxes is still point of contention.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun (C) and Jordan's King Abdullah II (unseen) review the honour guard during an official welcome ceremony at Marka airport in Amman on February 14, 2017. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
February 15, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Meanwhile, Michel Aoun's comments describing Hezbollah as a 'crucial' part of Lebanon's defenses caused an uproar in the region.
This controversial sketch made reference to Sadr's disappearance (screenshot)
February 15, 2017 - 14:12 GMT
Supporters of the Amal party violently attacked the headquarters of al-Jadeed television channel on Tuesday night.
In the heart of the factory lies a drive to catalyze collaboration and bring together heads of Lebanon’s innovative collectives. (The Daily Star)
February 14, 2017 - 10:07 GMT
Combining design thinking, industry, technology and business, the Innovation Factory is a space for individuals and collectives to take their ideas from prototypes to ultimately finished products.
Memorial shrine to Rafik Hariri (Wikipedia)
February 14, 2017 - 08:50 GMT
Twelve years on since his assassination, many in Lebanon have expressed their continuing sadness on social media.
Celebrities flaunted the Lebanese designer's couture at the Grammys. (Instagram)
February 14, 2017 - 07:05 GMT
Celebrities flaunted the Lebanese designer's couture at the Grammys.
The closure of the Nassib border crossing translated into a heavy drop in Lebanese agricultural exports from 533.18 tons in 2014 to 360.76 tons in 2016. (File photo)
February 14, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Lebanese farmers are incurring huge losses yearly due to border closures and regional competition, and are urging the government to up the one percent budget contribution to agriculture.
Celine finished off her elegant look with pulled back tresses and glowing makeup. (Instagram)
February 13, 2017 - 18:42 GMT
Celine finished off her elegant look with pulled back tresses and glowing makeup.
Mourners pay respects on the anniversary of Rafik Hariri's death. (AFP/File)
February 13, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Religious leaders gathered at former prime minister Rafik Hariri's grave in downtown Beirut on the eve of the anniversary of his death.