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ASSOCIATION: THE PRESENCE OF THE UNIFIL IN THE SOUTH PREVENTS ISRAEL FROM ATTACKING LEBANON
The presence of the international forces in the South prevents Israel from perpetrating an attack against Lebanon, declared Prime Minister Saad Hariri, while receiving last Tuesday Melhem Karam at ...
Beirut festival celebrates under-39 writers
The Beirut 39 Festival was launched Wednesday under the patronage of Culture Minister Salim Warde and it will celebrate the work of 39 of the best Arab writers under the age of 39. The festival was ...
The chaos that was rural Sicily
BEIRUT: There is more to Sicily, it seems, than the mafia. In Paolo and Vittorio Taviani’s 1984 film “KAOS” (“Chaos”), it is a strikingly beautiful landscape, populated ...
Workshop aims to promote Arabic language
BEIRUT: The organization for the support of the Arabic language, “Fi’l Amr” announced on Monday that it would launch an Arabic Language Festival workshop on January 16 with the aim ...
Exhibitors see marked increase in sales, attendance at Beirut Arab book fair
BEIRUT: “Well, it seems that females are much more interested in buying and reading books than males.” This is the view of Hasan Yaghi, from the Arab Cultural Center publishing house, ...
The word creates the music, the movement and the movie
BEIRUT: “The beginning created the movement, the movement created the sign; the sign, the planets, and the planets created the forms.”So wrote the American-Lebanese author Etel Adnan in ...
A novel way to make art
BEIRUT: Stumbling inside from a leafy courtyard, the visitor comes across the bricks-and-mortar equivalent of a cabinet of curiosities. In one room, two life-size rag dolls, their woolen hair gently ...
Baalbek gardens an eternal reminder of poet who was 'hand in glove' with nature
BAALBEK: A municipal space created in memory of the late poet Jawdat Haydar was opened in Baalbek on Sunday. Jawdat Haydar Square and public garden was inaugurated at the Southern entrance of ...
Beirut's francophone book fair celebrates 16th anniversary
BEIRUT: The 16th anniversary of Beirut’s francophone book fair was launched on Wednesday at the headquarters of BankMed in Clemenceau. With over 150 authors, 70 of whom come from ...
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