In light of the outbreak of COVID -19 and its repercussions on the lives of teachers, employees, and all society members, we call the Lebanese authorities in general and the Ministry of Education in specific to undertake all measures that are deemed necessary to control this virus.
Protests have been sweeping the Middle East and North Africa this last year. In Lebanon they are largely about corruption, austerity and financial instability, which has its roots in a neighbouring civil war and a drop in foreign investment and remittances from the Lebanese diaspora.
Angry Lebanese and Palestinian protesters staged a sit-in on Sunday outside the US Embassy to protest the “deal of the century,” which US President Donald Trump announced last week.The Lebanese Army and the Internal Security Forces set up a perimeter using barbed wire and iron barriers on the Dbayeh Highway leading to the US Embassy in Awkar, 11 km north of Beirut.The protesters raised Palestinian flags as well as the flags of Lebanese parties, including the Communist Party and the Syrian Social Nationalist Party. They chanted in support of Palestine and in denunciation of the deal.
A group of protesters stormed into the Hamra branch of the BLC bank on the morning of Saturday, December 28th. The young men and women occupied every space inside the bank and demanded that all customers be given the money they were owed.
BEIRUT, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- "The success of China is considered a success for the whole world's populations," Lebanon's Communist Party chief said ahead of the 70th founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China.
The former Israeli agent and officer of the Israel-backed South Lebanese Army (SLA), Amer Elias Fakhoury, allegedly admitted his forces’ defeat at the hands of the Islamic and leftist resistance during the years following the 1989 Taif Agrement, Al-Diyar reported.