I’m Taking Part in MEA’s Digital Networking Event in Sharm el Sheikh

Middle East Airlines is organizing its first digital networking event this year in Sharm el Sheikh and I'm gladly taking part in it and taking my wife and kid with me as well. There are plenty of local media , news portals, Lebanese bloggers and food & fashion Instagrammers joining as well as MEA Staff and its chairman Mr. Mohammad el Hout, so it's a good opportunity to get to know everyone and have some…

ASHEKMAN’s take on Trump & Tolerance

ASHEKMAN were invited to take part in an international group exhibition in the US entitled "Trumpomania" where they drew Trump's face, using Arabic #calligraffiti and used a powerful Gibran Khalil Gibran quote that says "You are blind and I am deaf and mute, so put ur hand in my hand so we realize each other". The quote says it all, and the fact that Gibran was a US immigrant makes it even better. The exhibition…

Lebanon is Building The Biggest Cross in the Middle East (Again)

We're building a new cross in Lebanon that is bigger than the one in Bekich. The Ijdabra cross, located in the Batroun area, will be 60 meters long and is being built on a land owned by the church of Mar Saba at 400m above sea level. The Qanat Bakish is 73.8 meters tall so I'm guessing the new cross will be wider but I couldn't find further info. The cross project, which is almost…

31 Wedding Dresses Hung in Beirut to Protest Article 522

ABAAD hung 31 wedding dresses on Ain el Mraysseh to protest Lebanon's law on rape that still allows a rapist to get away with his crime if he marries his victim. The 31 partially-shredded symbolize the 31 days in a month that a woman may be raped or forced to marry her rapist as explained by Alia Awada from ABAAD. The installation was done by Lebanese artist Mireille Honein. ABAAD is hoping that MPs will…
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Batman to the rescue in the Bekaa

2 days ago
War Child is an international NGO investing helping out children and young people affected by armed conflict. They’ve been doing an amazing work for years now in Lebanon helping out Syrian refugees and they’ve just ...
Critiques

Malak el Taouk Reopens in Zouk Mosbeh

3 days ago
Malak el Taouk issued a statement today clarifying that early investigations showed that neither bacteria nor germs led to the death of the Syrian worker and that they will publish the official Ministry of Health ...
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Why Lebanon is the Healthiest Nation in the Arab World

3 days ago
Lebanon ranked 32nd out of 163 countries in Bloomberg’s 2017 Global Health Index and the healthiest nation in the Arab World with a health score of 79.55. Just to give you a quick overview of ...
Critiques

UAE Bans Import of Apples from Lebanon

3 days ago
It doesn’t look like Lebanon’s apple crisis is going to end anytime soon as the UAE has just banned imports of fruits and vegetables from five Middle Eastern countries, including apple from Lebanon. The reason ...
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