U.S. – ARAB CHAMBER NAMES LEBANON’S ANTOINE CHEDID AS “AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR”

U.S. – ARAB CHAMBER NAMES LEBANON’S ANTOINE CHEDID AS “AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR”

Washington, DC – The National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC) this week named H.E. Antoine Chedid, Ambassador of the Republic of Lebanon, as the 2015 ''Ambassador of the Year.'' More than 100 business and government leaders participated in the luncheon and awards ceremony at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Georgetown. NUSACC began its ''Ambassador of the Year'' recognition ceremonies eleven years ago, and Ambassador Chedid is the first Lebanese to receive this esteemed award.

«Autrefois, un village du Liban», l’autobiographie de Michel Saad

«Autrefois, un village du Liban», l’autobiographie de Michel Saad

L'écrivain, établi à l'île de La Réunion depuis de nombreuses années, s'exprime sur son dernier livre, qui raconte l'histoire de son village d'origine, Doueir er-Roummane (Chouf), entre 1900 et 1983. Il a présenté son œuvre au Salon du livre francophone. Michel Saad est un écrivain qui a plusieurs cordes à son arc: il a écrit sur des sujets aussi divers que la résurrection de la harpe médiévale, les droites remarquables en géométrie, les programmes en informatique, les contes pour enfants ou encore les romans pour adultes.

Key facts on Russian actions

Key facts on Russian actions

Russia started bombing in Syria on 30 September. 85% of Russian air strikes have been in areas where ISIL is not even present. It took six days for Russia to strike any ISIL targets. We have no convincing evidence of any Russian strikes against Raqqa – ISIL’s core. Over 335 artillery strikes have been used by Russia. Videos online show heavy artillery and multiple launch rocket systems being used against the opposition and killing civilians

A Survival Testimony

A Survival Testimony

In the Midst of Starvation narrates the real story of Miriam Pease Bo Sauder, a British woman who documented her stay in Lebanon prior to and throughout the First World War. The diaries combine the happenings of Miriam’s daily life along with her narration of stories related to family, friends and even strangers as reported on scattered letters and school notebooks by Miriam herself, thus exposing the harsh truth of an era marked by injustice, pauperization, famine and death under the Ottoman rule

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Ramzi T. Salamé : un esthète nostalgique

Ramzi T. Salamé : un esthète nostalgique

Romancier et peintre, Ramzi T. Salamé vient de publier un ouvrage passionnant ayant pour toile de fond la Première Guerre mondiale au Liban. Rencontre avec un écrivain atypique et passionné. Quand on pénètre dans la demeure de Ramzi Toufic Salamé à Broumana, on se retrouve dans un de ces hôtels charmants où, au siècle dernier, les familles libanaises s’en venaient « estiver » pour fuir les chaleurs de la capitale. Vingt-six chambres, de vastes salons, des caves voûtées, un restaurant et un pub se côtoient dans ce lieu fascinant flanqué d’arbres centenaires.

Alexandre Najjar المزيد
Refugee Load on Lebanon Getting Unbearable – Finance Ministry

Refugee Load on Lebanon Getting Unbearable – Finance Ministry

Lebanon Ministry of Finance Director General Alain Bifani said that the number of migrants arriving in Lebanon is becoming unbearable for the country and Beirut is hoping for global support in coping with the refugee influx. LIMA (Sputnik), Liudmila Chernova – The number of migrants arriving in Lebanon is becoming unbearable for the country and Beirut is hoping for global support in coping with the refugee influx, Lebanon Ministry of Finance Director General Alain Bifani told Sputnik

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