Lebanese ‘grape bank’ preserves 72 varieties
17 October 2022 | 2:56 pm
Lebanese grape farmer Kamal el-Saikali came up with what he calls a "grape bank" where he preserves 72 different grape varieties in his vineyard in the village of Kfar Mechki.
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Lebanon's president called on Saudi Arabia on Saturday to clarify why Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri could not return home, a week after he stunned his country by resigning while in the kingdom.
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Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri arrived in Paris on Saturday where he is due to hold talks with the French President Emmanuel Macron. Hariri resigned as Lebanese prime minister earlier this month, plunging Lebanon into political crisis.
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Former Lebanese prisoners and families demand justice for jail time in Syria.
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Lebanese take to the streets during a feminist march in Beirut, to show their support of the anti-government protests and to defend the women that were assaulted during clashes between protestors and counter-demonstrators.
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Lebanese activists target banks in the capital Beirut amid a grinding liquidity crunch that has hit Lebanon, where unprecedented protests since October 17 have railed against the political class and a deepening economic crisis. Since September, banks have restricted the amount of dollars that can be withdrawn or transferred abroad.
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'Not convinced': Lebanese press slams minister's apology for violence against journalists
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Protesters from across Lebanon gather for a demonstration outside the home of killed protester Fawwaz al-Samman, who died after he was shot during riots in late April, in the northern port city of Tripoli. Lebanon is in the thick of its worst economic crisis since the 1975-1990 civil war. A lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic has only added to the heavily indebted country's economic woes, which include soaring inflation, a liquidity crunch, plummeting currency and a first sovereign debt default.
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The Nigerian/Lebanese Authorities have stepped up actions to curb the trend of human trafficking in both countries.
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Lebanon's foreign minister has resigned. The Middle East country has been gripped by protests against corruption and mismanagement that have shattered its economy.
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Lebanese authorities have launched an investigation into the deadly Beirut blast, with port workers detained and assets of port and customs managers frozen. A fire is believed to have ignited the stored explosives.
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The governor of Beirut, Marwan Abboud, was interviewed by FRANCE 24 Arabic journalist Mirna Jammal. They talked about the destruction, air pollution, President Macron’s visit and how to protect Lebanese cultural heritage. Asked how the guilty should be punished, the former judge said "harshly", because it is a “Lebanese genocide”.
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Lebanese PM Hassan Diab has announced he is stepping down in wake of last week’s deadly Beirut explosion. A number of ministers had already stepped down after mass protests against the government erupted in the country.
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