Stunning 7-Minute Video on Akkar: Lebanon’s Green Treasure

Akkar Trail shared a 7-minute video showcasing Akkar's green treasure which occupies 20% of Akkar's total area. The forests in Akkar are among the largest and most bio-diverse in Lebanon and there are several protected natural sites and even a Cedar forest reserve. Check out this stunning documentary, hoping that necessary measures will be taken to preserve this green heaven, managing the wildfires and prevent fires from devouring forests.

Twelve Year Old Girl Mechanic Video Goes Viral, Gets Dream Job

A lot of children are forced into child labor in Lebanon, and the authorities have made little progress to reduce child abuse. In fact, things have worsened ever since the Syrian crisis began whether thousands of refugees are being forced into the worst forms of child labor. Fatima is a 12 year old girl living in Ouzai and working as a full time mechanic to help out her family. Not only was she too young…
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17,000 Seedlings Will Turn Aaqoura’s Barren land into a Forest

1 week ago
I stumbled upon this video of a reforestation initiative organized by Aaqoura’s youth and the town’s environmental committee with the help of US Aid, US Forest Service and Lebanon Reforestation Initiative. Over 17,000 seedlings were ...
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Lebanese Musician Creates Musical Instrument Using Army Bullets From Arsal Battle

2 weeks ago
Lebanese Musician Alain Bourgi collected empty bullets from the #DawnOfTheMountains battle that took place in Arsal two years ago to build a musical instrument and sing the Lebanese National Anthem with it. I love the ...
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Fayrouz Dubbed #AllTimeGreat on Forbes’ Arab Stars List

2 weeks ago
Forbes Middle East compiled two lists of Arab Celebrities on the Global Stage and Celebrities With Arab Roots and placed Lebanese Singer Fairouz on top of all others as the greatest Arab star of all ...
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Lebanon’s Yazan Halwani Featured on Great Big Story

3 weeks ago
I follow Great Big Story religiously, it’s one of the best video channels online and their stories are simply amazing. I’m also a big fan of Yazan’s work and it’s pretty awesome to see him ...
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Soha Ghandour’s Tyre Photo Among iPhone Photography Awards 2018 Winners

3 weeks ago
The iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS), a world wide competition aimed at recognizing photographers for their iPhone skills since 2008, revealed the 2018 list of winning photographers and photographs which included Lebanese Soha Ghandour. Soha is ...
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Labor Ministry To Enforce Employment of People with Disabilities By October 2018

4 weeks ago
The law stating that private sector companies must employ at least one person with special needs was enacted 18 years ago, but it hasn’t been enforced until now or at least that’s what the Minister ...
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Ozzy Ehden: An Amazing Restaurant’s Message

1 month ago
Jacqueline Makari lost her son to illness and decided to open a restaurant and recruit only employees with mental health problems, to make Ozzy the first of its kind in Lebanon and send out an ...
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Jbeil To Ban use of Plastic Bags by End of 2018

1 month ago
A memo issued by Jbeil’s municipality has urged all supermarkets and retail outlets to replace plastic bags by eco-friendly bags by end of year. This is a great move from the municipality. I don’t have ...
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