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Lebanese museum returns artefacts from Syria's ancient city of Palmyra

The New Arab 22 Jan 2022
... Nazir Awad said at a handover ceremony hosted by Lebanon's National Museum in Beirut. The collector, Jawad Adra, acquired them from European auction houses before Syria's war began in 2011, Awad said, describing his actions as "a generous initiative".
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‘I wanted to die’: Abused migrant women in Lebanon face detention

Al Jazeera 22 Jan 2022
Beirut, LebanonSarah and Joanna sit in front of a large red suitcase filled with blankets, clothes and cans of food ... After her father’s death, Sarah ran away from her sponsor’s house and went to the police, who took her to a shelter in Beirut run by the Catholic non-profit organisation Caritas.
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Lebanese museum returns artefacts from Syria’s Palmyra

The Arab Weekly 21 Jan 2022
BEIRUT... said at a handover ceremony hosted by Lebanon’s National Museum in Beirut. The collector, Jawad Adra, acquired them from European auction houses before Syria’s war began in 2011, Awad said, describing his actions as “a generous initiative”.
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Lebanese museum returns artefacts from Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra

Gulf News 21 Jan 2022
Beirut ... said at a handover ceremony hosted by Lebanon’s National Museum in Beirut. The collector, Jawad Adra, acquired them from European auction houses before Syria’s war began in 2011, Awad said, describing his actions as “a generous initiative”.
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Shelling on northern Syrian city kills six civilians

Arab News 21 Jan 2022
BEIRUT ... The limestone statues and carved funerary stones dating from the Roman second and third centuries AD were returned at the initiative of a private Lebanese collector, Syrian antiquities chief Mohamed Nazir Awad said at a handover ceremony hosted by Lebanon’s National Museum in Beirut.
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IS attack on Syria jail killed 18 Kurdish security forces: monitor

Urdu Point 21 Jan 2022
Beirut, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Jan, 2022 ) .At least 18 Kurdish security forces, including guards, were killed in an ...
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Francophone Games participants set to stay in university accommodation

Inside The Games 20 Jan 2022
Organisers of the 2022 Francophone Games in Kinshasa have cancelled plans to build an Athletes Village and participants will instead stay in university accommodation ... "We proposed that, as was done elsewhere in previous Games in Beirut, and Nice in France, we should house the athletes in university sites.  ... "There were problems ... .
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Lebanon/MENA: Beirut-Port Explosion, Operation Update (August 2020 – July 2021), Appeal №: MDRLB009

Reliefweb 17 Jan 2022
Humanitarian conditions The humanitarian impact of the August 2020 explosion at the Port of Beirut has been immense, and the ... Those living in low- income and underserved parts of Beirut are among the most vulnerable as they may have lost both their houses and source of income.
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Lebanon/MENA: Beirut-Port Explosion, August 2020 – July 2021 (MDRLB009)

Reliefweb 16 Jan 2022
Humanitarian conditions The humanitarian impact of the August 2020 explosion at the Port of Beirut has been immense, and the ... Those living in low- income and underserved parts of Beirut are among the most vulnerable as they may have lost both their houses and source of income.
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Kenyan domestic workers in Beirut protest to go back home

The New Arab 14 Jan 2022
The group of about twenty Kenyan women have transformed the front of the Kenyan consulate in Beirut into a makeshift encampment ... After taking her away from the house, he forced her out of the car onto the street ... Foreign domestic workers, most of whom are female, are doubly vulnerable since most live in the same house as their employers.
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Extortion, kidnappings on rise in crisis-hit Lebanon

Arab News 12 Jan 2022
BEIRUT. While hardly a day passes in Lebanon without a car being stolen, a house being burgled or a pocket being picked, figures suggest that in recent times there has been a sharp rise in more serious crimes in the country, including kidnapping, extortion and even murder ... He was later found and taken to a hospital in Beirut for treatment.”.
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The ultimate escapes: Beautiful new coffee table book goes through the keyhole of extraordinary cabins, ...

The Daily Mail 11 Jan 2022
Hidden in the rugged peaks overlooking Lebanon’s Lamartine Valley, a vast and remote region straddling the main road to Damascus where Phoenician tombs and ancient rock formations have sat undisturbed for millennia, is this monolithic stone guest house designed by Beirut’s Carl Gerges Architects’.
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Robert Azzi: A day of epiphanies

Concord Monitor 09 Jan 2022
I remember, while living in Beirut, being surprised when ...
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Azzi: Epiphany: 'Look on this picture and weep over it'

Portsmouth Herald 08 Jan 2022
I remember, while living in Beirut, being surprised when neighbors asked me if I wanted my house “blessed” one January 6th. Why, I wondered. Epiphany, they answered; surprised at my ignorance ... Even for many non-Christians and secularists many of the seasonal messages of beauty and glad tidings are resonant and shared ... This is my epiphany. ... .
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Syrian and Lebanese youth in TVET programme support the restoration process in Beirut

Reliefweb 07 Jan 2022
Following the Beirut Blasts that occurred on the 4th of August 2020, leaving thousands of families devastated and businesses to the ground, thirty young trainees from the TVET Programme were chosen in the fields of tiling, plumbing, electricity, and carpentry, to help in the efforts of rebuilding in Beirut.
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