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“COLLAB Beyond” is a European solidarity project focused on culture, skills development, education and training, with the aim of bringing young people from different cultures and backgrounds to collaborate through music. Through the project, young people from The Hut in Gurranabraher partnered with a school in Lebanon to write and record a song with help …

U.S. Foreign Policy Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about U.S. foreign policy news. The last American flight left Kabul airport amid the din of Taliban festive gunfire. The American and Western debacle in Afghanistan sets off alarms from Eastern Ukraine to the Taiwan Strait. The flash seizure …

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Forum of Muslim Scholars of Lebanon has highlighted Imam Musa Sadr’s views against sectarianism. In a press release published on 43rd anniversary of the main cleric’s kidnapping, academics said Sadr viewed bigotry as a sinister phenomenon. They also said that since the start of his movement, Sadr has emphasized that the …

In 2015, when the garbage crisis erupted in Lebanon, we found ourselves in a strange situation: all Lebanese, without sectarian or regional affiliations, were suffering from the problem. At the same time, many villages and towns shouted: do not bury “foreign” garbage in our region. The “foreigners” were none other than the sons of the …

Lebanon, which recently lived on limited fuel supplies, faced sectarian tensions this weekend between two neighboring Muslim and Christian Shia villages in the south of the country over a fuel dispute, forcing the army to intervene, said a security source. Clashes mainly centered on crippling gasoline and diesel shortages have become daily in Lebanon, sparking …

The Taliban’s rapid takeover and the chaotic US withdrawal from Afghanistan have sounded alarm bells in neighboring Iraq, the other “eternal war” the United States plans to emerge from by this year. Parallels and differences between Baghdad and Kabul have been voiced by Iraqi politicians and pundits in recent days, with many expressing shock and …

In the afternoon of August 1, just days before the one-year memorial of the Beirut explosion, clashes erupted on the South Highway, around a district of Khalde, a mixed-use neighborhood. by Lebanese belonging to different sects. The background to the clashes may seem surprising to many, but it is something Lebanon is familiar with, as …

Iraq is entering a new era with Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi. In the process that began with the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq, the country plans to play an active role in Saudi-Iranian relations, Daily sabah writing. On July 26, a meeting was held between US President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa …

On July 26, a meeting was held between US President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi at the White House. Biden has announced that he will end the combat mission in Iraq this year. Currently, there are 2,500 troops in Iraq, and this withdrawal will not change the de facto influence of the …

A woman carrying a toddler leaves a bakery with a bag of bread as people wait their turn, in the Nabaa neighborhood on the southern outskirts of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, amid a wave of food shortages. commodities due to a severe economic crisis. Image credit: AFP Lebanon’s problems are expected to worsen as the …