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The separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh between Armenia and Azerbaijan. (AP Photo)

Three Lessons from Nagorno-Karabakh

Former American professional cyclist Lance Armstrong, right, rides with Lebanese and foreign cyclists at the site of the Aug. 4 deadly blast in the port of Beirut, on Oct. 4, 2020. (AP Photo)

Lance Armstrong leads Beirut bike tour to help blast victims

Photo of Maya Nasr at MIT, originally for MIT Global Startup Workshop (GSW) program.

NAYA l From Lebanon to MIT & NASA: Maya Nasr, 23, prepares for future human exploration of Mars

A Lebanese army soldier passes in front of an anti-government protester holding a national flag and blocking a main highway in Zalka on October 5,2020. (AP Photo)

Lebanese president to hold consultations on new PM next week

A Lebanese man gazes out of the window of his destroyed house upon Geitawi, one of the closest areas to the port explosion, August 28, 2020 (AP Photo)

Two months later: The Beirut blast through the eyes of the expats

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah addresses supporters ahead of the Shiite Ashura commemorations, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon on  Nov. 3, 2014. (AP Photo)

Hezbollah’s reaction to French initiative gives cause to pause

Smoke rises in the aftermath of a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on Aug. 4, 2020. (AP Photo)

Lebanon asks Interpol to detain 2 Russians over port blast

A banner saying "we will not pay the price" hangs in front of the Lebanese Central Bank in Hamra, Beirut. (AFP)

Government lending to BDL pushed Lebanon over the edge

Words are written by Lebanese citizens in front of the scene of Tuesday's explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. (AP Photo)

Lebanon, Iran await U.S. Election

Shiite pilgrims arrive Karbala, Iraq, for the Arbaeen ritual. (AP Photo)

Dozens injured in clashes in Iraq’s south during pilgrimage

Anti-government protesters chant slogans, during ongoing protests against the Lebanese government in front of the Central Bank, in Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo)

How a volatile Lebanon fits Iran's agenda

The file photo shows a banner saying "we will not pay the price" in front of the Lebanese Central Bank. (AFP)

Adventures in forensic accounting

In this March 29, 2018 file photo, the logo for social media giant Facebook, appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square. (AP Photo)

Screened democracy: Using social media to shape the world we want to see

Clients wearing protective masks line up to use ATM machines outside a closed bank in Beirut, Lebanon. (AP Photo)

From cushion to caution: An assessment of the risk management function of a typical Lebanese bank

Lebanese army soldiers stand guard as Hezbollah supporters chant slogans and hold posters of the late Hezbollah military commander Imad Mughniyeh,  in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, July 8, 2020. (AP Photo)

Hezbollah's second coup

Turkey's research vessel, Oruc Reis, rear, anchored off the coast of Antalya on the Mediterranean, Turkey, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo)

The 'holy trinity' of Arab political culture

French President Emmanuel Macron, second left, and Lebanese President Michel Aoun, second right, meet at Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport, in Lebanon, on Aug.6, 2020. (AP Photo)

France 'regrets' Lebanese leaders' failure to deliver on independent Cabinet formation

Lebanese president Michel Aoun addressees a speech, in the presidential palace, in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. (AP Photo)

Lebanon 'heading for hell' if French initiative fails

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gestures while speaking to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during their talks in Damascus, Syria. (Russian Foreign Ministry Press Service via AP)

UN experts decry continued abuse as Syria’s war grinds on

Firefighters work as building of a residential area burns after night shelling in Stepanakert, the self-proclaimed Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. (AP Photo)

Iran’s Rouhani slams sending fighters to Nagorno-Karabakh

Israeli National Security Advisor Meir Ben-Shabbat, center left, elbow bumps with an Emirati official as he leaves Abu Dhabi, Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. (AP Photos)

Israeli, Emirati banks sign cooperation agreement

Scott Sedlacek poses while holding a photo of his father, Chuck, outside Life Care Center in Kirkland. (AP Photo)

‘An embarrassment’: Trump tweet angers pandemic survivors

The White House is illuminated at sunset, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo)

Trump stays out of sight, few details about his recovery

The full moon shines surrounded by clouds in the outskirts of Frankfurt, Germany on Sept. 2, 2020. (AP Photo)

New measurements show moon has hazardous radiation levels

Depiction of sexual harassment by physical touching. (AP Photo)

NAYA| Sexual Harassment at the workplace: 'Legal reforms are indispensable in the MENA'

White balloons being released to honor victims of the Beirut Port explosion today at 5 pm in Beirut. (Twitter)

White balloons with victims’ names released on Beirut’s Port

Photo shows an area in Beirut affected by the blast and clocks stopped at the time the blast took place. (Photo courtesy of UNDP)

UNDP: marginalized should be prioritized in post-blast recovery process

A boat carrying migrants sails off the coast of the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. (AP Photo)

Lebanon affirms deal to take back migrants sailing to Cyprus

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at warehouses at the seaport in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Sept. 10. 2020. (AP Photo)

The ramifications of the Beirut port fire on the environment and on human health

Members of Loyac assessing the damages in Karantina, Beirut. (Loyac)

NGOs and initiatives supporting Beirut during crisis

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a press conference on the situation in Lebanon, Sunday, Sept.27, 2020 in Paris. (AP Photo)

Macron blasts Hezbollah, accuses group of highjacking democracy

UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary shows LAF Deputy Chief of Staff Brigadier General Janbay some of the 62 vehicles UNIFIL is donating to the LAF and the LAF Intelligence. (UNIFIL)

UNIFIL comes to Beirut to assist in Port reconstruction