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Group photo at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit on last week's US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, on December 13, 2017 in Istanbul. - Edited photo (YASIN AKGUL / AFP)
December 13, 2017 - 14:59 GMT
In the hours before and since yesterday’s announcement that the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital countries across the Arab world condemned the move.
A Lebanese representative said “Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine” and that Trump is a cancer of the region, supporting the Zionist entity” (Shutterstock/File)
December 13, 2017 - 14:34 GMT
The Israeli delegation stormed out of the ongoing Euro-Mediterranean Summit meeting after a Lebanese representative criticized the Israeli occupation and U.S. President Donald Trump.
December 13, 2017 - 13:37 GMT
"Since its establishment to date, Israel relies on the principle of force, the usurpation of rights and the displacement, taking advantage of the veto power and the international laxity."
Andre Toriz
December 12, 2017 - 15:31 GMT
While many of Beirut’s glitzy bars appear one night and vanish the next, one unassuming venue has survived the country’s bitter civil war, the Israeli bombardment of 2006 and now the owner says he would happily take up arms against ISIS if Jihadists tried to stand in his way.
Palestinian women and children take part in a protest in the refugee camp of Ain el-Helwe on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese port city of Sidon Dec. 8, 2017 to denounce the widely criticised U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (Mahmoud Zayyat/AFP)
December 12, 2017 - 09:11 GMT
In the old city of Sidon, where ancient markets are reminiscent of Jerusalem's, Nasser al-Ahmad wraps Palestinian kaffiyehs around his grandchildren's heads, Adam and Ahmad, in solidarity with Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem.
Courtesy #MEProjectRunway
December 11, 2017 - 13:55 GMT
The competition continues for the third week on the second season of Project Runway Middle East, this time with an emotional challenge (and we’re not just talking about Zobaida’s meltdown).
Protesters at  a demonstration outside the US embassy in Awkar on December 10, 2017 (Anwar Amro/AFP)
December 11, 2017 - 12:43 GMT
The stereotype of the irrationally angry “violent Arab” has long been used to silence and undermine legitimate resistance against Israeli occupation and rights violations.
A protester throws a tire on a fire during a demonstration outside the US embassy in Awkar, on the outskirts of the Lebanese capital Beirut, on Dec. 10, 2017, to protest against Washington's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (ANWAR AMRO/AFP)
December 11, 2017 - 10:22 GMT
Clashes with security personnel ebbed and flowed throughout the morning. Close to the security barricade, a crowd of protesters chanted slogans as piles of burning tires and trash sent thick black plumes of smoke into the air just meters behind them.
Between 19.5 to 27 percent of male survey respondents confirmed having experienced sexual harassment or unwanted sexual contact as boys (Bulent Kilic/AFP)
December 10, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Titled “We keep it in our heart — Sexual violence against men and boys in the Syria crisis,” the study comprised several dozen of informants and focus group discussions (FGD), involving some 196 refugees in Iraq, Lebanon, and Jordan, according to a statement by the UNHCR.
Lebanese people walk past a poster bearing an image of the Palestinian flag and text reading in Arabic:
December 10, 2017 - 14:28 GMT
Away from the burning of tires, American flags and U.S. President Donald Trump's pictures, hundreds of artists expressed their solidarity with Jerusalem in their own way on Sunday.
Palestinian and Lebanese protesters take to the streets in the Lebanese capital Beirut on Dec. 8, 2017, to denounce the widely criticized decision by U.S. President Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (ANWAR AMRO/AFP)
December 10, 2017 - 09:42 GMT
Security forces suppressed the demonstrations with tear gas and water cannons, with some cases of suffocation being reported.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Saturday blasted the apparent visit to south Lebanon by an Iraqi militia leader.
(Alain Jocard/AFP)
December 09, 2017 - 13:52 GMT
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Saturday blasted the apparent visit to south Lebanon by an Iraqi militia leader.
Lebanon has had no solid waste management plan since the Civil War (AFP/File)
December 06, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
The representative failed to mention that Lebanon has had no solid waste management plan since the Civil War, during which the state broke down and informal dumpsites began sprouting across the country.
Startups and SMEs represent more than 90 percent of the companies in Lebanon, according to a new study by Fransabank. (File photo)
December 06, 2017 - 15:19 GMT
A study has showed that nearly 90 percent of the local businesses in Lebanon belong to startup projects and small- to medium-size enterprises.
the puppy was not what caught many followers' attention in the picture Klnk posted, but her nipple that was visible through her dress's see through fabric certainly did. (Source: Instagram - @myriamklinkk)
December 05, 2017 - 14:26 GMT
Klink posted a picture with her little puppy on her official Instagram account.
Hariri made the announcement after the first Cabinet session to be held in over a month (AFP/File)
December 05, 2017 - 14:25 GMT
Hariri made the announcement after the first Cabinet session to be held in over a month due to the political crisis caused by his resignation announcement in early November and 18-day absence from the country.