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Zeina Akar becomes First Woman Defence Minister of the Arab World 

The Western Asian country Lebanon formed a new government late on Tuesday, 21st January 2020 under Prime Minister Hassan Diab amidst unprecedented nationwide economic and political crises. The country remained without an effective government after the former Prime Minister Saad Al Hariri quit from his role in October 2019 under pressure from protests against state ..

Beirut sets a new Guinness World Record for number of national flags raised in a city for 24 hours

Beirut, the national capital of Lebanon, has set a new Guinness World Record for the number of national flags raised in a city for 24 hours. On 28th April 2019, a total of 26,852 Lebanese flags were raised & beat a record held by New York’s Waterloo since 2000. The event was organized by the ..

Beirut venue of Arab Economic And Social Development Summit 2019

The Arab Economic and Social Development Summit held in the Lebanese capital Beirut, in which the Arab leaders and officials issued a joint statement called Beirut Declaration. The declaration calls for the establishment of an Arab free trade zone. It also urged the International community to support nations hosting Syrian refugees and take steps to ..