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NNA – Marking the commemoration of the 78th independence day of Lebanon and the deadline for the registration of Lebanese expatriates to participate in the legislative elections, the Speaker of the House, Nabih Berri, called for “to call independence as a story which began as a station for assuming the national responsibility which ensured independence …

A broken system When it comes to crimes against children, Lebanon has two sets of laws on the books. The penal code covers all crimes and considers crimes against adults and minors alike. However, if a crime is committed against a minor, then the penalties against the offender are more severe and increase in severity …

Dr Anwar Gargash, diplomatic adviser to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Image credit: AFP Abu Dhabi: Dr Anwar Gargash, diplomatic adviser to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, said the UAE has taken steps to reduce tensions with Iran, with the aim of building confidence and to avoid …

The weekend’s triple drone attack on the home of Mustafa al-Kadhimi, the Iraqi prime minister, is breathtaking. The assassinations of senior politicians are not uncommon in Iraq or the Middle East. Even so, the response to this attempted murder – Kadhimi was not seriously injured although several of his bodyguards were – could make or …

BEIRUT (Reuters) – As Lebanon’s National Orchestra prepared for its season opening concert with half of its musicians absent, conductor Lubnan Baalbaki faced a dilemma: attempting a piece for an ensemble full or prepare a smaller version. On the day of the concert, three more musicians showed up, braving the pressures of an economic crisis …

By Hasan Mustafa Apart from Pope Francis and the Dalai Lama, few religious leaders today command as much respect among Muslims and non-Muslims as Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani, the 91-year-old “supreme marja” of Shia Muslims in the country. world. Al-Sistani was a disciple of Ayatollah Abu Al-Qasim Al-Khoei, who for decades was the most renowned …

Wednesday, October 27e, the Lebanese leader of the Lebanese Christian Front (LF) Samir Geagea did not appear before an investigation by the army’s secret services into the attack of 14 Octobere street clash in Beirut, as crowds of LF supporters blocked access to his home. Geagea and the FL deny responsibility for the killings, which …

Start or start over The problem is that not all non-sectarian groups have much to rely on. Some lack visibility, especially outside of cities, and clash with traditional sectarian parties with clear hierarchies, supported by cohesive patron-client relationships for decades. Others have been active for longer, but remain on the fringes of the Lebanese political …

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger ONE of the western tech companies has around 155,000 employees, while another has 70,000 employees. These two companies have provided mankind with more than 11,000 patents in various types of technologies. Moreover, they are devoid of any affiliation or prejudice towards a religion or even a sect. However, when we …

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati meets with Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al Rai at the Government Palace in Beirut on October 26, 2021. Mikati, during a phone call with Kordahi on Friday evening, asked him to put national interest first. and “make the right decision to repair Arab relations with Lebanon,” a statement from his …