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COP27 - Climate change
11/17/2022 10:40:50 PM
The Arab region needs more than $570 billion by 2030 to reinforce its adaptation to climate change, said a press release issued by the Beirut-based UN Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA) on Thursday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/9/2022 5:44:59 PM
Egypt’s Ambassador to Lebanon Yasser Elwy announced that a new batch of medical aid including medicine and vaccines arrived in Beirut earlier Wednesday.

World - Region
11/5/2022 2:56:05 PM
Scores of Syrian refugees headed home Saturday from eastern Lebanon in the second convoy in less than two weeks as Beirut attempts to organize a mass refugee return to the war-torn country.

World - Region
11/2/2022 7:27:45 PM
Lebanon has secured "American guarantees" that its maritime border deal with Israel cannot be easily scrapped should Benjamin Netanyahu return to the Israeli premiership, Beirut's chief negotiator said Wednesday.

World - Region
9/29/2022 12:33:14 PM
The Lebanese parliament met Thursday to elect a new president, with no consensus on a successor to outgoing head of state Michel Aoun despite an unprecedented financial crisis.

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
9/20/2022 7:11:11 PM
In a war-scarred Beirut heritage house turned museum, archives of Lebanon's troubled past fuse with artistic depictions of its grim present to portray a country seemingly in perpetual turmoil.

World - Region
9/20/2022 10:08:48 AM
Protesters scuffled with Lebanese security forces Monday outside the Justice Ministry in Beirut, demanding the release of two people arrested last week during a bank heist.

World - Region
9/16/2022 7:01:04 PM
Five Lebanese banks were stormed Friday by depositors seeking to unlock frozen savings, the latest in a string of such "heists" in the crisis-hit country that have garnered wide public support.

Arts & Culture - Music
9/15/2022 10:20:30 PM
New York-based Reservoir Media company, and the Abu Dhabi-based music publisher and music company PopArabia, have acquired the famed Lebanese label Voice of Beirut

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/15/2022 8:52:47 PM
Twenty-eight effective projects in the fields were discussed during the regional forum from the Arab region that was held on Thursday in Beirut, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for Egypt and UN Special Envoy on Financing 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda Mahmoud Mohieldin said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/15/2022 3:49:13 PM
The Egyptian vision of five major regional forums ahead of COP27 reflects confidence that common regional work can overcome obstacles to financing and implementing climate projects amid current global challenges, said UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for Egypt and UN Special Envoy on Financing 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda Mahmoud Mohieldin.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/15/2022 2:06:00 PM
This is the first time regional preparatory forums are held ahead of a United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties, stated UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for Egypt Mahmoud Mohieldin.

Arts & Culture - Entertainment
9/15/2022 12:33:24 PM
Lebanese celebrated the local dance troupe Mayyas on Thursday after it won the "America's Got Talent" TV contest, stoking joy and pride in a country battered by years of political and economic turmoil.

World - Region
9/14/2022 5:47:42 PM
A Lebanese woman held up a Beirut bank on Wednesday and reportedly walked out with thousands of dollars to fund what she said was hospital treatment for her ill sister.

World - Region
9/7/2022 3:52:17 PM
Dozens of relatives of the victims of Beirut's massive port blast protested Wednesday against the judiciary's plan to name a second investigative judge, calling the move an attempt by the country's political class to prevent justice from one of the world's largest non-nuclear explosions.

World - International
8/25/2022 1:49:03 PM
Eight ancient glass vessels shattered in the 2020 Beirut explosion go on display at the British Museum from Thursday, walking visitors through the painstaking international project to piece them back together.

World - Region
8/23/2022 11:03:57 AM
Another significant section of the devastated Beirut Port silos collapsed on Tuesday morning in a cloud of dust. No injuries were reported _ the area had been long evacuated _ but the collapse was another painful reminder of the horrific August 2020 explosion.

World - Region
8/11/2022 1:34:47 PM
A Lebanese man armed with a shotgun broke into a Beirut bank on Thursday, holding employees hostage and threatening to set himself ablaze with gasoline unless he receives his trapped savings, a security official said.

War in Ukraine - Economy
8/6/2022 9:54:50 PM
The first shipment of Ukrainian grain since Russia's invasion will no longer arrive in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli on Sunday as planned, Ukraine's embassy in Beirut said.

World - Region
8/4/2022 9:38:50 AM
Lebanon marks two years Thursday since an apocalyptic blast in Beirut port killed over 200 people, destroyed a large chunk of the city and deepened a painful economic crisis.

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