17,000 Seedlings Will Turn Aaqoura’s Barren land into a Forest

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 planted since 2016 to make Aaqoura even more beautiful ecologically, attract more nature lovers and more importantly create a sustainable environment for future generations. The number may seem small but it's a good start which, I hope, will be followed…
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Fayrouz Dubbed #AllTimeGreat on Forbes’ Arab Stars List

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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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A New “All-Year-Long” Cluster Coming to Beit Mery in 2019

2 months ago
Food clusters are still the hottest trend in Lebanon and the latest addition to them is an exciting cluster opening in Beit Mery. The project, which is set to open next summer, promises to be ...
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ESIB USJ is Now a Smoke-Free Environment

2 months ago
USJ’s Engineering faculty (ESIB) has announced on Facebook that the ESIB campus will become smoke-free as of Tuesday June 26th and that the smoking ban should apply to both closed & open spaces. Those who ...
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