12 Lebanese Women in Forbes’ Top 100 Most Powerful Arab Businesswomen 2017 List

The 2017 Forbes list of the 100 most powerful Arab Businesswomen is out and 12 Lebanese women made the list. Forbes collects information from annual reports and company websites and look at criteria such as company revenues or GDP, years of experience and scope of the role or ministry. The UAE had the highest number of women on the 2017 list with 18, followed by Egypt with 16 and Lebanon with 12. Lubna S. Olayan,…

Burj Hammoud Mountain Garbage Being Dumped Into the Sea

No one really knows what's happening at the Burj Hammoud landfill but the mountain is slowly being flattened and dumped into the Mediterranean. Here's a recent picture taken by a friend showing how the mountain is slowly disappearing. And here are two more pictures showing how the water looks like next to the landfill:

In Pictures: The Synagogue of Bhamdoun

Most of the Lebanese Jews lived in Beirut but there were also communities in other cities like Saida and Tripoli and there are still intact synagogues mainly in Saida, Bhamdoun and Deir el Qamar. The Synagogues in the Chouf area were built to serve the local Jewish population, some of whom were part of the immediate entourage of Fakhr-al-Din II. Our friend Jad Ghorayeb paid a visit to The Synagogue of Bhamdoun last week and…

Lebanon Just Appointed 3 new Female Ambassadors

Amal Mudallali, Sahar Baassiri and Tracy Chamoun were appointed this week by the Lebanese government as new ambassadors for Lebanon. Dr Amal Mudallali, who works as a CEO for Bridges International Group, is a contributor to Foreign Policy and once worked as BBC's Washington Correspondant, was appointed as UN Ambassador and will be the first Lebanese female to hold this position. Sahar Baassiri, Lebanese journalist and the wife of Lebanon's permanent representative at the UN…
Humor

WTH Happened to LiveLoveLebanon’s FB Page?

2 days ago
Whether you thought the #LiveLoveLebanon was a good initiative or not, one cannot but admire the work they’ve been pulling on Instagram and Facebook and the breath-taking pictures and videos that they were sharing, up ...
Critiques

What does the VAT Increase from 10 to 11% Mean for You?

2 days ago
The newly approved VAT increase from 10% to 11% will have a negative impact on all Lebanese as it will lead to an increase in living expenses and a decrease in the purchase power. Some ...
Fun

This Guy Says He Bought a Tank to Support the Lebanese Army

3 days ago
A Lebanese-Canadian shared a video in support of the Lebanese army where he’s saying that one should show real support to the army by offering them a tank. The guy is posing right next to ...
Critiques

Men Who Assaulted Syrian Arrested by the ISF

3 days ago
Interior Minister Machnouk tweeted this morning that the Lebanese (?) men who assaulted and humiliated A Syrian man the other day and shared the video on Facebook. The video emerged following an anti-Lebanese army campaign ...
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