CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Lebanon Records First Death From Coronavirus: Local Media

BEIRUT | Lebanon recorded its first death from coronavirus on Tuesday,  local broadcasters said, adding that the patient had been in quarantine since returning from Egypt. The government has halted flights from non-residents from epicenters of the virus, shut schools and warned against public gathering as the total number of cases rose to 41 this … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Lebanon Records First Death From Coronavirus: Local Media

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Lebanon Closes Schools Until March 8 To Curb Coronavirus Spread

BEIRUT | LEBANON – Lebanon’s Education Ministry of Friday announced the closure of all schools until March 8 as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus. The announcement came as the country’s fourth case of the virus, affecting a Syrian national quarantined as a Beirut hospital, was confirmed in a statement from the hospital. … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | Lebanon Closes Schools Until March 8 To Curb Coronavirus Spread

TRAVEL ALERT | Lebanon Restricts Flights To Countries With Coronavirus, Halts Pilgrimage Trips

BEIRUT | LEBANON – The Lebanese government decided to restrict flights to countries with coronavirus outbreak and to completely halt flights for pilgrims, the information minister said after a cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Lebanese Muslim regularly fly to Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia on pilgrimage. Lebanon declared its first confirmed case of coronavirus on Friday, … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Lebanon Restricts Flights To Countries With Coronavirus, Halts Pilgrimage Trips

LIFE | Beirut Concert Brings Music and Medicine Together For Cancer Patients

BEIRUT | LEBANON -  - A Lebanese hospital brought music and medicine together on Friday in concert for cancer patients. ‘Music has healing power, it gives hope’, said Laura Lahoud from the Al-Bustan music and arts festival that helped stage the recital at the American University of Beirut Medical Center. Patients sat in the front … Continue reading LIFE | Beirut Concert Brings Music and Medicine Together For Cancer Patients

BREAKING NEWS | First Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Lebanon: Hospital Source

BEIRUT |LEBANON - - The first case of coronavirus was confirmed in Lebanon on Friday after a woman arriving from Iran was found to be positive, a source at a Beirut hospital where the woman is being quarantined told Reuters. There were no further details immediately available on the case. Lebanon’s health ministers was expected … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | First Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Lebanon: Hospital Source

ENTERTAINMENT | Court Charges Nancy Ajram’s Husband With Intruder’s Murder

BEIRUT | LEBANON – Lebanese public prosecutor, Judge Ghada Aoun, has charged Fadi Al-Hashem, the husband of the singer Nancy Ajram, with the murder of the intruder who broke into their Beirut property on Jan., according to National News Agency. Celebrity dentist, al – Hushem, is accused of shooting dead the masked intruder, who broke … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | Court Charges Nancy Ajram’s Husband With Intruder’s Murder

WORLD NEWS | Japan Seeks Interpol Wanted Notice For Garlos Ghosn’s Wife

PARIS | FRANCE - - Japanese authorities have requested the International Criminal Police Organizations (ICPO) for an Interpol wanted notice for the wife of former Nissan Motor boss Carole Ghosn, local media reported on Saturday. If the notice is issued for his wife, Carole, the couple’s travel chances outside of Lebanon may be restricted, Mainichi … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | Japan Seeks Interpol Wanted Notice For Garlos Ghosn’s Wife