The pupils of Frances Olive Anderson school have been in regular video contact with the Mohammad Shamel school
The French-Moroccan photographer was killed during a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso's capital earlier this month
As a strange development in an age when developers have probably destroyed as many old Beirut houses as the civil war did
Abdul Halim al-Attar is now employing other refugees in the three businesses he started using money raised by well-wishers around the world
Reports suggest at least 43 people were killed and more than 200 injured by the attacks
As many as 100 people have been injured in what is believed to be a twin suicide attack in the predominently Shia neighbourhood
A Beirut airport official said they had foiled one of the country’s largest smuggling attempts
Patients were left on trolleys outside the toilets and staff were reduced to tears, according to reports
Something to Declare
At least 160 people wounded in the two explosions, but could there be a more obvious target for those who curse Hezbollah’s military support for Assad's regime in Damascus?
Iskander Zakharia was 26 in May 1985, when three armed men came to his family’s home to “ask him some questions”. “We’ve not seen him since,” says his sister Lina, “but we believe he is still alive.”
Singer and actress Marianne Faithfull is recovering after breaking a bone in her back in an accident.
Kidnappings in Beirut highlight a sectarian divide made worse by neighbouring violence
Kanye West and girlfriend Kim Kardashian lit up Cannes as the American rapper premiered his debut film.
The fatal shooting of Sheikh Abdul-Wahid by a soldier raised fears about the influence of the Assad regime over the border, reports Robert Fisk
Field Day celebrates its sixth birthday on 2 June with its unique formula of pioneering line-up coupled with village fete mentality.