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Aub O U O Usu U

The 2017/2018 edition of the QS Arab Region University Rankings has placed the American University of Beirut in the first position among 1,000 universities in the Arab world. This is the first time that AUB holds this position. [Read story...]

U.S.-Backed Forces Capture Raqqa From ISIS

A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces as the group cleared the last positions on the front line in Raqqa. The American-backed militia group, made up of Syrian Kurds and Arabs, announced that it had taken full control of the area after a months-lon [Read story...]

The Beirut Spy: Shula Cohen

At 16, she was married off to a wealthy Lebanese Jewish businessman, Josef Kishik, and Jewish people are raised to think of a Mossad spy as a superhero, capable of doing anything, anywhere and by any means. The idea is instilled in every Israeli from [Read story...]

Beirut Marine Barracks Bombing Fast Facts

Here is a look at the 1983 bombing of a Marine compound in Beirut, Lebanon, that killed 241 US service personnel. Facts:October 23, 1983 – 241 US service personnel — including 220 Marines and 21 other service personnel — are killed by a truck bomb [Read story...]

Lebanon native brings crepes to West Campus

In “Talladega Nights,” Ricky Bobby may have been too stubborn to admit his love of crepes, but Mohamad Abdulkader, co-owner of West Campus' new Cedars Crepes food truck, happily declares his love of the thin pancake. Abdulkader and his wife opene [Read story...]

The Daring Darine

This summer, Lebanese rising starlet Darine HamzA© received the Best Actress Award at the 10th edition of Oran International Arabic Film Festival for her role in the action comedy Nuts where she plays a strong-willed mother and wife, Lana, who t [Read story...]