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Maya Diab posted a new picture wearing nothing but a bra to her Instagram account (Source: mayadiab - Instagram)
September 20, 2018 - 10:01 GMT
Lebanese star Maya Diab posted a new picture wearing nothing but a bra to her Instagram account, ignoring any negative comments she might get.
Speaker Nabih Berri. (AFP/File Photo)
September 20, 2018 - 09:56 GMT
Lebanese Speaker Nabih Berri has called for a two-day legislative session on Monday to discuss and approve crucial draft-laws despite the absence of a government.
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September 19, 2018 - 18:00 GMT
Taking to Twitter in service of their own ends, Lebanese politicians use the platform to expose secrets previously kept exclusive to political echelons.
Sex work is a controversial topic in Jordanian society. /Shutterstock
September 19, 2018 - 12:18 GMT
Sex work in Jordan is a controversial topic. But what is assumed to be prostitution often turns out to be much more complicated. Sometimes what looks like prostitution involves a lot less sex than people assume. And sometimes, vulnerable people get trapped in horrific cycles of sexual abuse. Jordanian law needs to be able to see the differences, and to provide safety rather than punishment for those who have been exploited.
Here are the stars of the future that are already showing great potential
September 19, 2018 - 11:51 GMT
If you want to be good in something it is better to start young. That is exactly what some singing talents did in the middle east taking part in talent shows when they were younger, gaining popularity and then embarking on their singing careers, some landing deals with massive recording labels. Here are the stars of the future that are already showing great potential.
The country has the third-highest debt rate in the world compared with gross domestic product, currently standing at about $81 billion, or 152 percent of the country’s GDP. (Shutterstock)
September 19, 2018 - 10:26 GMT
Caretaker Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil said Monday that no new taxes would be enacted in next year’s state budget, as parliamentarians grappled with fixing Lebanon’s finances amid looming deadlines and the country still without a fully empowered government.
Haifa Wehbe stole the show with a red dress that she appeared in during the first episode of the show
September 17, 2018 - 12:17 GMT
She is no stranger to following fashion trends and is known to be a trendsetter in the middle east.
Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (Twitter)
September 17, 2018 - 10:37 GMT
Lebanese officials from across the political spectrum expressed their support over the weekend for Kuwait and its emir after a pro-Hezbollah journalist stirred controversy over the emir’s recent visit to the United States.
Predictions of Lebanon’s economic demise are not new. (AFP)
September 17, 2018 - 09:20 GMT
“Anything foreign holds greater worth.” That is a motto that truly applies to the Lebanese reaction to a recent article in the Economist foretelling the imminent downfall of the country’s sluggish economy.
Syrian refugees (Twitter)
September 17, 2018 - 09:11 GMT
Hundreds of refugees gathered in Beirut, Tyre, Burj Hammoud and Nabatieh Monday morning in the latest return initiative organized by Lebanon’s General Security, in cooperation with the Syrian government.
Downtown Beirut (Shutterstock/File Photo)
September 17, 2018 - 09:02 GMT
The formation of Lebanon’s government has become “more than necessary” in view of the serious “economic challenges, regional developments and Israeli threats,” the country faces, al-Joumhouria daily reported on Monday.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri (AFP/File Photo)
September 16, 2018 - 08:48 GMT
Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri expressed hope that disagreements overshadowing the government formation process would “disappear,” according to a statement released by his office Saturday.
The private sector has urged the government to suspend or even cancel the lump sum tax because most businesses are not generating enough revenues to make ends meet. (Shutterstock)
September 16, 2018 - 08:45 GMT
The Lebanese authorities Friday have suspended the implementation of the lump sum (fixed) tax in response to the appeals of the private sector.
Some Arab names proved that their English releases could be as successful as Arab ones
September 13, 2018 - 13:39 GMT
To compete regionally in the middle east you most probably have to sing in Arabic. Yet, there are some names that proved that their English releases could be as successful as Arab ones and managed to book a spot for themselves in the Arab Market although they sing in English or other languages sometimes. Here are the Top 5 Arab singers who sing in English.
would likely begin to benefit some of the 200 primary health care facilities across Lebanon in 2019 (Shutterstock)
September 13, 2018 - 10:29 GMT
Parliament’s Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Committee Wednesday approved $150 million in soft loans, mainly for primary health care, paving the way for their approval in the Finance and Budget Committee before ratification by Parliament.
Lebanese premier-designate Saad Hariri supports Hague Court on killers of his father (AFP)
September 13, 2018 - 09:02 GMT
The second day of closing arguments in the Rafik Hariri assassination trial took a sharp turn with the prosecution attributing crime-affiliated phones to the accused suspects, as premier-designate Saad Hariri reiterated his support for the proceedings.