Gulf Times - Lebanon
Oscars giving a nod to Arab female filmmakers over the years

Oscars giving a nod to Arab female filmmakers over the years

At the inaugural ceremony in 1929 of the Academy Awards, the best director nominees for the Academy Award of Merit were all male. Lina Wertmüller was the first female director to be nominated, 48 years later.

Qatar Airways Cargo transports 390,000 vaccine doses from China to Lebanon, Jordan

Qatar Airways Cargo transports 390,000 vaccine doses from China to Lebanon, Jordan

A batch of 200,000 doses of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine was transported from China to Lebanon and Jordan on Qatar Airways Cargo flights.

Lebanon launches first electric car despite crisis

Lebanon launches first electric car despite crisis

A Lebanon-made electric car made its debut Saturday, the first time the Mediterranean country has manufactured an automobile, despite struggling amid a dire economic crisis with frequent power cuts.

Qatar Charity launches third phase of Qatar Relief Convoys in Lebanon

Qatar Charity launches third phase of Qatar Relief Convoys in Lebanon

Qatar Charity has launched the third phase of Qatar Relief Convoys in Lebanon to deliver relief aid and winter supplies to Syrian refugees camps in Arsal in order to meet urgent needs and alleviate their suffering ...

 Qatar to stand by Lebanon, urges continued support

Qatar to stand by Lebanon, urges continued support

Qatar will not hesitate to stand by the brotherly Republic of Lebanon, HE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi said at an international conference in support of the Lebanese people held on Wednesday at the level of heads of states and governments.

Lebanon hires firm to clear dangerous material from shattered Beirut port

Lebanon hires firm to clear dangerous material from shattered Beirut port

Lebanon's authorities signed a contract this month with a German company to clear dangerous material stored for more than a decade at Beirut port, the site of a seismic blast in August that killed about 200 people and wrecked swathes of the capital.

Two aircraft carrying medical equipment arrive in Lebanon

Two aircraft carrying medical equipment arrive in Lebanon

In implementation of the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, two aircraft of the Qatar Amiri Air Force landed in Beirut on Thursday carrying medical equipment provided by Qatar to Lebanon.

Qatar donates two field hospitals to Lebanon

Qatar donates two field hospitals to Lebanon

In implementation of the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, two aircraft of the Qatar Amiri Air Force landed in Beirut on Wednesday carrying two fully equipped field hospitals ...

Unesco, EAA announce $10mn to restore damaged schools in Beirut

Unesco, EAA announce $10mn to restore damaged schools in Beirut

Unesco and Education Above All Foundation (EAA) have established a partnership for quality education in Lebanon that includes a contribution of around $10mn to rebuild or restore damaged schools and get education back on track.

US sanctions two officials from Lebanon's Hezbollah

US sanctions two officials from Lebanon's Hezbollah

The United States has imposed sanctions on two officials from the Lebanese group Hezbollah, the US Treasury Department said, including one who served as a senior military commander in the south of the country.

Hariri named as Lebanon's new prime minister

Hariri named as Lebanon's new prime minister

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun designated politician Saad al-Hariri as prime minister on Thursday to form a new government to tackle the worst crisis since the country's 1975-1990 civil war.

Lebanon launches new quest for PM

Lebanon launches new quest for PM

Lebanese President Michel Aoun officially launched consultations Thursday to find a new prime minister, nearly a month after the previous appointee failed to form a government.