Hundreds of people took to the streets across Lebanon on Thursday to protest dire economic conditions after a government decision to tax calls made on messaging apps
She sang two Asmahan songs arranged by Yared, as well as other pieces
The Lebanese foreign ministry said attempts by Israel to expand its territory by way of "force and aggression" would only isolate the Jewish state.
They discussed bilateral ties and matters of mutual interest, including investment opportunities in Pakistan
Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri said he is not seeking revenge for the 2005 car bombing that killed his father, ex-premier Rafik Hariri.
BCHARRE: Shakira performed at the ancient cedars of Lebanon on Friday in a mountaintop concert in the land of her ancestors. The Colombian singer-songwriter delighted a crowd of thousands gathered under the stars in northern Lebanon, where she said she was proud to be singing in the land of her grandparents. “Lubnaaan! It’s amazing to be in this magical setting, it’s surreal, thank you so much for having me tonight,” she said after her opening songs, using the Arabic word for Lebanon. “This means so much to me to be…
BEIRUT: Brazil's surprise defeat in the World Cup has stunned fans in the Lebanese capital Beirut, where football supporters have long put their hopes in the Latin American side. "We are all Brazilian, we all love Brazil to death whatever happens," said Ali, dressed in a skin-tight shirt, after seeing his heroes lose 2-1 to Belgium on Friday and crash out of the tournament in Russia. The 24-year-old watched the match in the Shiite outskirts of Beirut, where Brazilian flags hang from buildings and shop windows are…