Topic: Lebanon

BEIRUT — On Thursday, May 31, the Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut was the site of a banquet in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA). Organized by the Union of the[...]

By Ayda Erbal BEIRUT — A first in nine years and deferred for 5 years for security reasons, Lebanese elections were held on May 6 and brought victory to Hezbollah party and its allies. This was an election with many changes, challenges[...]

By Ayda Erbal Special to the Mirror-Spectator BEIRUT — For the first time in nine years, after being deferred for five years for security reasons, Lebanese elections were held on May 6 and brought victory to the Hezbollah party and its[...]

By Agop Y. Bedikian MD and Margaret A. Bedikian I was born in Beirut, Lebanon, the fifth of six children, to an Armenian family. My parents left their birthplace, Akshehir (literally, “white city” in Turkish) in Turkey during the First[...]

By Anne Barnard BEIRUT (New York Times) — Ask anyone here about canine excrement and the conversation moves quickly to concepts of citizenship, nationhood, belonging, Lebanon’s sectarian political system and ultimately the civil war[...]