AUB Tops The 2017/2018 QS Arab Region University Rankings

The 2017/2018 QS Arab Region University Rankings are out and the American University of Beirut has topped the list ahead of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals and King Saud University. AUB ranked #1 among 1,000 universities in the Arab World for the first time in its history. ​ The methodology for the QS University Rankings for the Arab Region retains key indicators of the global university rankings while considering a set of performance…

ASHEKMAN #OperationSALAM is Complete

After three weeks of hard work, ASHEKMAN has finally completed a huge project in Tripoli where they painted a gigantic Arabic #Calligraffiti of the word #peace or #سلام on 85 rooftops in Syria street, which separated previously fighting neighborhoods of Jabal Mehssen and Beb el Tebbeneh. The massive rooftop mural was made possible with the help of March Lebanon and over 50 young men and women from the area that helped Ashekman complete it. It's…
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Spanish Army Raises Lebanese Flag on Spain’s National Day

1 week ago
The Spanish Army raised the Lebanese flag during a military parade celebrating Spain’s National day as a sign of solidarity and gratitude to the Lebanese army soldiers who paid tribute to Barcelona’s terror attack victims ...
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Two Lebanese Startups Win Big at GITEX 2017!

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The winners of The Global Startup Movement Competition, part of the GITEX 2017, were announced yesterday and two Lebanese startups clinched two out of the six prizes awarded. Modeo walked away with the most disruptive ...
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When Louis Armstrong Visited Beirut in 1959

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Famous American trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong, who’s considered as one of the finest jazz musicians of all time, apparently visited Beirut in 1959 and performed at the UNESCO Theater. Armstrong was on a Middle ...
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Lebanon’s First Hockey Team

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A group of Lebanese Montrealers who love to play hockey have decided to get organized and form Lebanon’s first hockey team. There’s still no formal structure but they have already played a couple of exhibition ...
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E24: 24/7 Electricity Without Generators

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The first time I heard about E24 was back in May when it was featured by The World Economic Forum among the nine Lebanese startups sharing the fourth industrial revolution. E24 was founded by Antoine ...
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ASHEKMAN Awesome new Mural in Baalbeck

1 month ago
ASHEKMAN teamed up with a local independent NGO (الجمعية اللبنانية للتعايش والانماء) in Baalbeck and came up with one awesome mural honoring Lebanon’s titans Fairouz, Sabah and Wadih el Safi. The aim was to beautify ...
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Venice’74: Kamel el Basha Wins Best Actor Award For “The Insult” by Ziad Doueiri

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The Insult by Ziad Doueiri clinched its first international award as Kamel el Basha, who plays the Palestinian refugee (Yasser), won Best Actor Award – Coppa Volpi (Volpi Cup) at the Venice 2017 festival. “The ...
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In Pictures: Ibrahim Shaker Palace – Ras Al Jabal / Aley

1 month ago
Saudi business magnate Ibrahim Shaker had his villa built in one of the most strategic locations in Aley in the 1950s. Shaker was a business pioneer in Saudi Arabia and a member of the Administrative ...
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