13-Year old Mohammad el Mir Impresses at a German Talent Show

Mohammad el Mir is good at mental calculation, really good! In fact, he's so quick he came first at The Junior Mental Calculation World Championship 2014 when he was only 11 years old. He was invited more recently to a German talent show and was able to add correctly 200 numbers in less than 90 seconds, while it took four math professors over 2 minutes to compute 50 numbers each and they got the wrong…

Joumana Haddad is Running in the 2017 Elections

Joumana Haddad is Lebanese journalist, activist, poet, instructor, author and the head of the cultural pages for An Nahar newspaper, as well as the editor-in-chief of Jasad magazine, a controversial Arabic magazine specialized in the literature and arts of the body. She's brave, honest, daring and an incredible woman. She "is a voice rarely heard in the Middle East – an unapologetic feminist who wants to challenge the way both Arab men and women think".…
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Longest Shawarma in The World: Tyre breaks Guinness World Record

1 week ago
Tyre just broke the Guinness World Record for the longest Shawarma sandwich by rolling a 121 meters long sandwich, 75 meters longer than the previous record. 120 meters of bread, 292 kilos of chicken, 80 ...
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AUB To Become Entirely Smoke-Free by 2019

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AUB’s President Dr. Fadlo R. Khuri, who is a thoracic/head and neck medical oncologist, has vowed to turn AUB into an entirely smoke-free campus (indoors and outdoors) within 24 months in a long letter published ...
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Majida El Roumi Honored by The Spanish Ambassador in #Lebanon

2 weeks ago
Lebanese singer Majida el Roumi was honored by the Spanish Ambassador in Lebanon and awarded the Order of Civil Merit (Commander Rank) which is granted by the Spanish King. El Roumi has been recognized with ...
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Tripolitan Rola Sleiman is Arab World’s First Woman Pastor/Reverend

3 weeks ago
On February 26, 2017, Rola Sleiman made history by becoming the first woman to be ordained in a Middle Eastern Church (the Presbyterian Church). By doing so, Rola has also become the first Lebanese & ...
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Ali Kedami will Run 72 Hours Non-Stop for SANAD Hospice!

3 weeks ago
Ali Kedami is an internationally renown long trail runner who has completed some of the most challenging and tough races in the world, including The 4 Deserts: the world’s leading rough-country endurance footrace series. Last ...
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La Nuit des Musées 2017: Visit Lebanon’s Museums For Free on April 7

3 weeks ago
The Ministry of culture is organizing the 4th edition of “Museums Night” on Friday the 7th of April from 5 PM till midnight. Museums will open at night and will be free for all visitors. ...
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Lebanese Women Entrepeneurs Highlighted in #Facebook’s #SheMeansBusiness Initiative

3 weeks ago
Facebook recently launched the #SheMeansBusiness global program to train and inspire women entrepreneurs on using Facebook and Instagram as platforms for their businesses. They are partnering with organizations in the UAE and Egypt to enable ...
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A Long Weekend in #Lebanon – By Mounia Akl

3 weeks ago
Travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler shared recently a video by filmmaker Mounia Akl who took them on a tour around Lebanon. The tour was one long weekend where they partied in Beirut, drove to the ...
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