Australian Lebanese model Jessica Kahawaty stars in Carolina Herrera campaign News

DUBAI: Australian Lebanese model Jessica Kahawaty takes center stage in a campaign for luxury fashion house Carolina Herrera, designed specifically for Ramadan.  The campaign features a curated edit of modest wear from the New York-based label, combining distinctive patterns and vibrant color schemes. In the photographs, Kahawaty wears various ensembles. Her initial look features a … Read more

Janelle Monae dazzles in Lebanese label Tony Ward Couture News

DUBAI: American singer-songwriter and actress Janelle Monae recently made a dazzling entrance on the red carpet at the NFL Honors in Las Vegas. The Grammy-nominated star wore a mirrored minidress by Lebanese label Tony Ward Couture, which came from the designer’s spring 2024 collection. Monae accessorized with gold and diamond earrings by Reza, as well … Read more

Heartbroken Lebanese fans once again looking on as AFC Asian Cup knockout stage kicks off News

As eight Arab nations continue into the AFC Asian Cup’s round of 16, two have been left wondering what could have been. Oman’s exit was a surprise. The other was a heartbreakingly familiar occurrence. Lebanon’s experience at the 2023 AFC Asian Cup can only be described as humiliating, after failing to progress to the round … Read more

Looking back on the life of ‘Lebanese Picasso’ Hussein Madi News

Saudi artist Ayman Zedani’s forward-thinking art examines ‘the livability of the future’  DUBAI: It’s been three years since Ayman Zedani quit his job to become a full-time artist. Three years since he left the curatorial team at Sharjah Art Foundation, took a leap of faith, and concentrated on building an investigative practice that considers both … Read more

Germany pledges aid to boost Lebanese army News

BEIRUT: Israel has continued its strikes against Hezbollah targets in Lebanon amid mounting fears of a war on the border. Hezbollah also struck back against targets in Israel despite warnings from Israeli officials. Reports in local Lebanese and Israeli media say that Israel’s provocative targeting of Hezbollah could lure the group into all-out conflict. Since … Read more

Qatar PM discusses Gaza developments with Lebanese, Iranian officials News

Jerusalem: Israel’s defense minister has publicly presented for the first time proposals for the post-war administration of Gaza, where officials said Friday unrelenting bombardment has killed dozens over 24 hours.Defense Minister Yoav Gallant’s plan for the “day after,” shared with the media late Thursday but not yet adopted by Israel’s war cabinet, says that neither … Read more

Where We Are Going Today: ‘Amar’ authentic Lebanese fine dining News

If you are in Jeddah and crave an authentic Lebanese fine dining experience, look no further than Amar. Amar, which means “the moon” in the Arabic Lebanese accent, provides a culinary experience that combines traditional flavors with a contemporary touch. Situated in the vibrant heart of Jeddah’s Tahliah Street, the restaurant offers a luxurious interior … Read more

UN chief closes tribunal founded to investigate 2005 assassination of former Lebanese prime minister News

Look Ahead at 2024: Arab world enters the new year with a mix of hope, tension and trepidation IRBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan: As 2023 moves into the rearview mirror, the Middle East and North Africa can look ahead to the new year with a mixture of hope and trepidation. For many in the region, it has been … Read more

Lebanese TV cameraman wounded in Israeli air attack News

RAFAH, Gaza Strip: Israel’s war to destroy Hamas has killed more than 20,000 Palestinians, health officials in Gaza said Friday, as Israel expanded its offensive and ordered tens of thousands more people to leave their homes.The deaths in Gaza amount to nearly 1 percent of the territory’s prewar population — the latest indication of the … Read more