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January 19, 2017

Universities in Beirut will each get one station of 12 bicycles, with the potential to add another if scheme proves popular.  (Facebook/Jawad Sbeity)
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Bike 4 All, Beirut by Bike and the Municipality of Beirut have teamed up for the launch of a new bike sharing scheme originally aimed at university students.

January 18, 2017

Her fan comes from the Gulf and is threatening to seriously hurt her. (File photo)
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Her fan comes from the UAE and is threatening to seriously hurt her.
Amal and George at the World Economic Forum in Davos. (Instagram)
09:51 GMT
This time it was a two-piece outfit.
Eugen de Blaas' "The Flirtation" (Wikimedia Commons)
07:11 GMT
The trend has taken Twitter by storm overnight and, be warned, some of the efforts might make you snort.

January 17, 2017

Shakira urges Davos elite to nurture future leaders. (Khaleej Times)
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Shakira urges Davos elite to nurture future leaders.
George Michael's cousin has slammed the late star's boyfriend and hinted there is something suspicious about the singer's death. (File photo)
09:11 GMT
George Michael's cousin has slammed the late star's boyfriend and hinted there is something suspicious about the singer's death.
Jennifer Lopez is a fan of Nawal's music. (Facebook)
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Jennifer Lopez is a fan of Nawal's music.
Cora salad grown by hydroponics for illustrative purposes. (Shutterstock)
05:21 GMT
Lebanon's LifeLab is one of the startups pioneering a farming method allowing plants to grow without soil, on the country's first hydroponic farm in the northern Koura area.

January 16, 2017

Hunters shoot down seagulls that are attracted by the garbage at the Costa Brava dump, on January 14, 2017 near Beirut's International Airport. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
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The Costa Brava landfill, located next to the Beirut airport, was temporarily closed after it posed a threat to aviation safety.
Prominent newspaper As-Safir closed its doors on Dec. 10 after 42 years of publication.  (File photo)
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Following a spate of layoffs and reductions in numbers of printed pages at several dailies, the Lebanese government is consulting with the Journalists Union to devise a plan to save the nation’s newspapers.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (2nd L) gestures next to Russian Ambassador to France Alexander Orlov (L) and European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini as they take part with other representatives during the Mideast peace conference in Paris on January 15, 2017. (AFP/Bertrand Guay)
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Around half a million Palestinians still reside in Lebanon, most of them living below the poverty line.

January 15, 2017

But, but, she looks so young. (File photo)
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But, but, she looks so young.
The ministry invited the private sector to announce their willingness to invest in solar power plants for every municipality. (Shutterstock)
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Lebanon's Energy and Water Ministry has launched its National Renewable Energy Action Plan 2016-2020, which targets boosting renewable energy sources to cut the country's oil bill.

January 12, 2017

Lebanese president Michel Aoun met with the Qatari emir after a trip to Saudi Arabia to repair relations with the country. (AFP/File)
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The Lebanese president asked the emir to continue Qatar's efforts in assisting with locating several Lebanese nationals who were kidnapped by Daesh in 2014.
George and Amal at The White Helmets premiere. (Instagram)
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Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid seem to think so.
Lebanese-German film Street of Death will be the only Arab film competing for the short film awards. (Deutsche Welle)
10:14 GMT
Lebanese-German film Street of Death will be the only Arab film competing for the short film awards.

January 11, 2017

The pop star followed up the evening’s collection unveil by giving Cartier’s VIP clients her personal insight into ‘stacking.’ (Instagram)
08:17 GMT
The pop star followed up the evening’s collection unveil by giving Cartier’s VIP clients her personal insight into ‘stacking.’
Lebanese President Michel Aoun's visit to Riyadh aims to restore ties. (Saudi Press Agency)
06:00 GMT
Saudi and Lebanese finance ministers, meeting on the sidelines of Lebanese President Aoun's visit to Riyadh, expect to seal a deal to prevent double taxation and boost trade between the two countries.
Relatives of Lebanese soldiers and policemen being held hostage by jihadists in Syria, hold portraits during a protest to press for their release. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
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Lebanese President Michel Aoun, who will head a delegation to Doha on Wednesday, is expected to press Qatar to pursue the case of the nine Lebanese servicemen.

January 10, 2017

George Michael tried to call time on his relationship with his boyfriend Fadi Fawaz before his tragic death last month. (File photo)
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George Michael tried to call time on his relationship with his boyfriend Fadi Fawaz before his tragic death last month.
The Turkish flag was raised at a Lebanese basketball match on Sunday (Facebook)
13:49 GMT
The incident has stirred tensions on social media.
Saudi prince Faisal bin Bandar receives the Lebanese president Michel Aoun at Riyadh airport. (AFP/File)
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Riyadh Governor Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz received Aoun and his accompanying delegation at the King Khaled International Airport.
Attracting foreign oil companies to Lebanon depends on the market conditions. (Shutterstock)
11:30 GMT
As Lebanon clears the way for the first licensing round for offshore oil and gas licensing, a market characterized by low oil prices and cautious investment will be the key factors.
Lebanon’s economy and infrastructure have been heavily impacted by the Syrian conflict and the resulting surge of refugees. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
06:47 GMT
Lebanon's labor ministry announced a campaign of surveys and inspections on foreign workers, who have been blamed for taking local jobs at lower wages.

January 9, 2017

George Piro, special agent in charge of the FBI's Miami Division speaks during a news conference at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Terminal, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Jan. 7, 2017. (File photo)
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George Piro, head of the FBI's Miami field office, is a Beirut native fluent in Arabic and Assyrian.
Lebanon’s Cabinet has finally approved two crucial gas and oil exploration decrees, putting an end to the long-delayed matter in the Cabinet’s first meeting since winning a confidence vote.  (Shutterstock)
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In order to facilitate oil exploration, Lebanon needs to invest in infrastructure and training to prepare for the challenges of a new labor market, says the administrative development minister.
Sarah with Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio. (Instagram)
11:37 GMT
Sarah Himadeh won Best Supporting Actress at the Madrid International Film Festival.

January 8, 2017

George Michael's boyfriend Fadi Fawaz has told the Daily Mail that police have not accused him of any wrongdoing in the star's death. (File photo)
11:59 GMT
George Michael's boyfriend Fadi Fawaz has told the Daily Mail that police have not accused him of any wrongdoing in the star's death.
Activists have encouraged mobile users in Lebanon to turn on airplane mode
11:34 GMT
A nationwide boycott has begun today over the expensive fees charged by Lebanon's two telecoms companies.
The Lebanese singer reveals all on Amr Adib's show 'Every Friday.' (Instagram)
07:59 GMT
The Lebanese singer reveals all on Amr Adib's show 'Every Friday.'