Happy Faces: Bringing a Touch of Joy to Tripoli’s Underprivileged areas

Eid is an occasion for children to celebrate and reunite with their loved ones but unfortunately that’s not the case in several areas in Lebanon and especially in Tripoli, Lebanon’s second-largest city and one of its poorest. Last year, I visited Tripoli during Eid and visited some of its most deprived streets where NGOs and locals had prepared small gatherings to entertain the children. What caught my attention the most was a volunteer-led clown flash-mob…

Trail-runner Patrick Vaughan Sets new Record for the Lebanon Mountain Trail

The Lebanon Mountain Trail is the longest hiking trail in Lebanon as it pretty much covers the whole country. It extends from Kobayat in the north of Lebanon to Marjaayoun in the south, a 440 km path that transects more than 75 towns and villages at altitudes ranging from 600 to 2,000 meters above sea level. "The trail celebrates the natural beauty and cultural wealth of Lebanon’s mountains and promotes responsible tourism that brings economic…
Art

Beirut Cultural Festivals Awarded Guinness World Record For Largest 3D projection

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The Beirut Cultural Festivals kick off on June 28th and preparations are still underway for the two brilliant productions that will be exclusively orchestrated and executed by talented Lebanese musicians and artists, and will be ...
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The Children’s Heart Center at AUBMC Performs First Successful Heart Transplant

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The first successful heart transplant for a pediatric patient in Lebanon was performed on a five year child at the American University of Beirut Medical Center on June 14. The child was “successfully taken off ...
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After Beirut, Tripoli Gets its own Wall of Kindness

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A group of Tripolitans loved the idea behind the Wall of Kindness that was set up in Sodeco a week ago and decided to do the same in Tripoli, one of Lebanon’s largest and poorest ...
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Two Lebanese MMA Fighters Made it To The 2017 MMA Asian Championships Finals!

1 month ago
Update [16/06/2017]: We won a gold! [Source] http://www.mmamena.net/Newsdet.aspx?id=189 Imad Howayek and Alexander Chaddad have secured medals for Lebanon at The 2017 MMA Asian Championships by qualifying to the finals. Howayek defeated a fighter from Kazakhstan ...
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The Longest Iftar Table in The World – by Ajialouna

1 month ago
Ajialouna is a charitable, social, educational and cultural organization in Beirut. It’s been around for 20 years and the work they’ve been pulling throughout the years is quite remarkable to say the least. I went ...
Automotive

The Story Behind Lebanon’s Harley Davidson Club: When Fighters Became Bikers

1 month ago
I just finished watching Al Jazeera’s 47-minute long report on Lebanon’s Harley-Davidson Club, and how it was founded by four bikers who all used to fight on different sides in the Lebanese civil war. George ...
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Lebanon’s Wall of Kindness: Offering Help to Homeless & Needy People

1 month ago
A group of people have apparently heard about the first wall of kindness in Iran and decided to bring a little Kindness to Beirut. Lebanon’s first Wall of Kindness is located in Sodeco along the ...
Automotive

Meet Loop Scooters: The First Electric Scooter Sharing Service in Lebanon & The Middle East

1 month ago
Loop Scooters is a fully integrated and eco-friendly electric scooter sharing service in Beirut that gives you access to a fleet of electric scooters whenever you need to commute. The service was first launched on ...
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