Lebanon recorded 3,513 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Wednesday, the Lebanese Health Ministry said in its daily report on the outbreak. In the past 24 hours, 62 patients passed away and 2,592 others recovered from the disease, according to the report. In total, 4,508 COVID-19-related fatalities and 277,741 full recoveries have been recorded in Lebanon so far. This puts active cases at 80,601 of the total 362,850 cases confirmed since the virus was first detected in Lebanon in February 2020. […]
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Karim Harik’s athleticism and dedication have earned him a new medal that adds to his impressive, ever-growing list of wins. Karim Harik is a Lebanese runner and martial artist who has won several local and international championships over the course of his ongoing professional multisport career. The roots of the 20-year-old LAU Business Administration student’s athletic run go back in time to when he started taking Karate classes at the young age of 5. “By growing up and watching action […]
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Students of the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon‘s #1 acclaimed educational institution, have filed legal complaints against their university. This action comes as the university sent its students an official ultimatum that puts them at risk of losing their education if they do not pay their tuition at the 3,900 LBP exchange rate by March 2nd. “For your safety and that of others, we still recommend that you settle your tuition payments,” warned AUB‘s administration. Jad Hani, the Vice […]
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In a statement released on Wednesday, Lebanese MP Ali Osseiran apologized to the Lebanese people for the vaccine scandal that had unfolded at Parliament on Tuesday and in which he was involved. Osseiran said in the statement that he had registered, according to the rules, via the Health Ministry’s dedicated electronic platform to receive the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine. The official, who represents the Zahrani District of South Lebanon, stressed that he “did not try to obtain the vaccine before its […]
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The Lebanese American University (LAU) has earned the approval of the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) to provide accredited online courses and academic programs for upcoming semesters. According to its website’s statement, NECHE is “recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a reliable authority on the quality of education” for the colleges and universities it accredits in the United States, as well as for its affiliated institutions in Switzerland, Lebanon, Greece, Morocco, Bermuda, and Bulgaria. The approval earned by […]
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The American University of Beirut (AUB) gave its students an official ultimatum that will jeopardize their academic standing at the prestigious university. If current students do not settle the highly unreasonable tuition payments by the deadline set on March 2, 2021, students risk getting expelled. The administration sent out a firm email with a harsh ultimatum, pressuring the students to pay their dues by Tuesday, while students are still trying to figure out ways to pay the newly increased tuition. […]
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