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Lebanese American University

The Lebanese American University is a nonsectarian, private higher education institution in Lebanon. It operates under a charter from the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

It is composed of two campuses, one in Beirut and the other in Byblos, and offers programs leading to degrees in Arts, Business, Engineering, Nursing, Sciences, Pharmacy, and Medicine.


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The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is the main relief organisation operating in the West Bank and Gaza. Khaled Omar/Xinhua

Gaza conflict: what is UNRWA and why is Israel calling for its abolition?

Destroying the main relief agency in Gaza would be a catastrophe for its people, most of whom have been displaced by the conflict and are desperate for food, shelter and medical supplies.
Sur cette photo prise le 9 août 2020, cinq jours après l'explosion meurtrière dans le port de Beyrouth, on peut voir un graffiti où il est écrit: « Mon gouvernement a fait ça ». La corruption et l'incompétence de l'élite dirigeante libanaise a fait sombré le pays dans une crise sans précédent. (AP/Hussein Malla)

Élections au Liban : est-ce la fin pour les dirigeants kleptocrates qui ont mis le pays en faillite ?

Des chefs de milices et leurs alliés politiques ont établi un système économique et politique de kleptocratie redistributive. Ils extraient et se partagent le maximum possible de l’État libanais.
Yemeni women take part in a sit-in and a protest against the ongoing conflict in the Arab country, outside the UN offices in Sana'a, Yemen, 16 March 2017. EPA/YAHYA ARHAB

How Yemeni women are fighting the war

Many Yemeni women are not victims of war or just escaping or hiding. In many and contrasting ways they are actively supporting it, and not only on humanitarian grounds.


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