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Hamas Deputy Leader Killed by Israel in Beirut Drone Attack

Israel assassinated the deputy leader of Hamas Saleh al-Arouri on Tuesday by a drone strike in Beirut, Lebanese and Palestinian security sources said. Arouri, 57, was the first senior Hamas political leader to be assassinated since Israel launched an air...

The Turbulent History of the Greek Cathedral of Saint George in Beirut

The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George holds a special place in the hearts of many Lebanese because of its unique location overlooking Parliament Square right in the heart of Beirut’s city center. The Cathedral of Saint George is the...

Greece Urges Its Citizens to Leave Lebanon

On Tuesday, Greece urged its citizens who are not permanent residents of Lebanon to leave the country as the war between Israel and Hamas intensifies. "Given the current situation in the area, the Greek Embassy of Beirut recommends to all...

Beirut’s Sursock Museum Illuminated in Blue and White on Greek Bicentennial

Lebanon celebrated the Greek Bicentennial as Sursock Palace and Museum glowed in the blue and white to commemorate the Greek Bicentennial.

Greeks in Lebanon Devasted after Beirut Apocalypse

Greeks in Lebanon have suffered -and are still sufering greatly- after the Beirut blast. A new film by journalist George Eid, who is part of the Greek community of Beirut, Lebanon, portrays the devastating effects of the August 4,...

Greece Sends New Shipment of Aid to Lebanon

The Greek warship "Ikaria" carrying food, construction materials and medical supplies left for Lebanon on Monday. Over 500 pallets with hundreds of tonnes of products from no fewer than 60 Greek enterprises were collected within the last 15 days. This is...

Lady Sursock, Matriarch of Beirut Family, Dies of Blast Injuries

Yet another victim of the senseless explosion in Beirut caused by the improper storage of seized ammonium nitrate, Lady Yvonne Sursock Cochrane passed away on Monday from injuries sustained in the blast. The oldest living member of the aristocratic Sursock...

Greece Shows Solidarity to Suffering Lebanon with Shipment of Food, Medical Supplies

Greece has vowed to continue its support for the Lebanese people who are struggling to return to normalcy following the deadly explosion in Beirut earlier in August. Authorities in Athens announced recently that they are sending a Greek Navy vessel...

Lebanon To Go Into Coronavirus Lockdown for Two Weeks

  The beleaguered nation of Lebanon must be put into lockdown for two weeks because of the huge spike in the number of coronavirus infections in the country, according to a statement from the caretaker health minister on Monday. After half...

Greece Offers Restoration Expertise to Lebanon for Monuments Destroyed in Explosion

  The Culture and Sports Ministry of Greece has offered Lebanon help with the necessary restoration work in museums and monuments in their capital city of Beirut following last week's deadly explosion at the port, according to a statement released...