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Tear gas fired at angry protest in crisis-hit Lebanon

The Jordan Times 23 Mar 2023
“We’re unable to secure basic necessities.” Security forces fired tear gas as some demonstrators tried to push through barriers to reach the Beirut compound which houses government offices, while other protesters hurled stones ... “I am forced to be a vegetarian,” he told AFP in downtown Beirut.

Aldi supermarket dig unearths ‘fantastic’ Roman mosaic

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 Mar 2023
An area in Olney, near Milton Keynes, which is being prepared for a new supermarket has revealed an “archaeologically significant” mosaic which points to the existence of a high-status Roman house, or domus.Sponsored ... Strip housing plots ... Anchal Vohra, Beirut.

A tale of two cities, told in Chicago’s mayoral election

Chicago Sun-Times 17 Mar 2023
If he wins, the pushback against prioritizing budgets outside of public safety could make the 1980s Council Wars or Beirut by the Lake look like “Mary Poppins.” Over the decades, Chicagoans have weathered racist housing policies, torture from late former police commander Jon ...

This mayoral election is about dueling visions for Chicago

Chicago Sun-Times 16 Mar 2023
If he wins, the pushback against prioritizing budgets outside of public safety could make the 1980s Council Wars or Beirut by the Lake look like “Mary Poppins.” Over the decades, Chicagoans have weathered racist housing policies, torture from late one-time police commander Jon ...

Lebanese-Armenian Prisoners of War In Azerbaijan: Two Destinies, One Battle

Asbarez 13 Mar 2023
“I did not believe it was happening, that I was going to see the sky,” Maral said afterward from Beirut. She was escorted by two agents to the Baku airport with a handbag and no money, put on a flight to Istanbul, and another flight to Beirut, where her children and family reside.

Guy Pearce and Damian Lewis on the Intimate Betrayal History Forgot in A Spy Among Friends

Rotten Tomatoes 12 Mar 2023
Books, TV shows, and movies have all explored the earth-shattering case ...Once they discovered the greatest, most effective Soviet mole in British intelligence history, who had been, for 30 years, in plain sight, they sent his best friend Nicholas Elliott to Beirut to interrogate him. And after four days in a safe house, he escaped ... Guy Pearce ... .

‘A Spy Among Friends’: Would Damian Lewis or Guy Pearce Make the Better Secret Agent? (VIDEO)

Cadillac News 11 Mar 2023
The case, which broke in the early 60s after Philby had spied for 30 years, became notorious in the U.K ... The limited series opens in 1963 with Elliott being questioned by no-nonsense MI5-er Lily Thomas (Anna Maxwell Martin, playing a composite character) about the defection of Philby from a Beirut safe house – under Elliott’s watch ... Related ... .

“Cut Off From Life Itself”

Human Rights Watch 09 Mar 2023
“The cuts humiliated us.” Similarly, a 75-year-old man from Beirut said ... A quarter of Beirut residents say they use a building generator ... A 55-year-old woman in Beirut who also has partial paralysis similarly said that although she lives on the first floor, she cannot go out of the house without electricity ... Right to Adequate Housing and Health.

AWAN: Bringing Arab women artists together under one roof

The New Arab 08 Mar 2023
Since this piece is dedicated to Beirut, Ahmad explained to The New Arab what the city means to her. “Beirut runs through my veins, ... A lot of her work and inspiration come from Beirut, and this is why Fadia describes Beirut as a “living soul” with its streets, houses and history.

Sherine Tadros Q&A: “Since leaving TV I barely watch it”

New Statesman 05 Mar 2023
Sherine Tadros was born in London in 1980 ... What’s your earliest memory? ... Who are your heroes? ... I have a poster up in my house of the Nairn Transport Company, which offered an overland route from Beirut, Haifa and Damascus to Baghdad ... Every summer when I was growing up my parents rented a house on the beach in Egypt overlooking the Mediterranean.

A moveable feast: Hafida Latta's diplomatic road less travelled

The National 03 Mar 2023
“That house was full of women ... After a honeymoon in the Scottish Highlands of Inverness, a region much beloved by Latta, the couple embarked on a series of postings — Karachi, Beirut, Dar-es-Salaam, Amman, Abu Dhabi — returning in between to a house in England.

Wild animals kill 15 cattle in Galiyat

Urdu Point 26 Feb 2023
ABBOTTABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 26th Feb, 2023 ) .More than fifteen cattle were killed in a week in Beirut Union ... According to the details, two days ago, a wild animal entered the house of Abdul Razzaq in the Chinjal, neighbourhood of Beirut and killed five goats.

‘A Spy Among Friends’ Cast Previews the Real-Life ‘Brilliantly Interesting’ Friendship

The Daily Record - Dunn 25 Feb 2023
The spy escaped a Beirut safe house where Elliott had been tasked by higher-ups with interrogating him ... Prince Andrew is moving into his ex Sarah Ferguson’s house ... in that safe house), Pearce (Mare of Easttown) hopes the opposites-attract friendship will strike an emotional chord.

The tragic rupture of Lebanon’s social contract

Gulf News 23 Feb 2023
Anger soars in Beirut amid standoff over ... Protesters responded to the added loss in their currency’s purchasing power by putting to the torch six banks in Beirut and then gathering outside the house of Salem Sfeir, head of the Lebanese Bank Association, where they started a fire.

“All This Terror Because of a Photo”

Human Rights Watch 21 Feb 2023
A 23-year-old gay university student told Human Rights Watch that his brother kicked him out of the house after learning of his sexual orientation when he was outed online ... “Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, not even my close friends are able to host me.” He feared for his safety if he tried to return to his brother’s house ... He took me to his house.

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