LittleBits’ Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit Wins 2018 Creative Toy of the Year Award

The 18th annual Toy of the Year Award ceremony took place last week Ayah Bdeir's LittleBits was awarded the "Creative Toy of the Year" award for her Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit. The TOTY Awards celebrate the best and brightest people and products and are widely known as the "Oscars" of the toy industry. Here's what Ayah said after receiving the award: "6 years ago we came to Toy Fair with a tiny booth made…

Tripoli Mina’s 2018 Zambo Festival

Not many of you may have heard of Zambo, but it is a yearly tradition that has been held for almost a century now and that takes place in Tripoli Mina a day before the beginning of the lent . Basically people wear tribal clothes, paint their skins in dark colors and put on scary masks while wandering around the alleys of the Old Mina. It’s a fun event that Tripoli residents from all religions…
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Christopher Feghali is Lebanon’s Youngest Karting Champion

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Christopher Feghali, Abdo Feghali’s son, became the youngest Karting Champion in Lebanon’s history after winning five out of eight races in the 2017 Micromax karting Championship. Christopher began racing at age 4 and clinched the ...
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#TrueLoveNeverGoesBlind: A Wonderful Initiative by Alfa This Valentine’s Day

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A couple of months back, I was at Alfa’s HQ when they offered three legally blind children the gift of sight and I captured the heart-warming moment they start seeing properly again. It was a ...
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Tripoli Judge Gives Unusual Sentence For Three Men Accused of Insulting Christianity

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Those found guilty of blasphemy or insulting a religion can face up to one year in prison according to Article 473 of the Lebanese Penal Code. Such acts are almost always taken very seriously and ...
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Lebanese Alain Geaam From a Homeless Dishwasher to a Michelin-starred chef

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This is one of those stories that you often hear about in movies. Two decades ago, a Lebanese called Alan Geaam found himself sleeping on the streets on the Champs de Mars and began his ...
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Lebanese Taking Part in the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Three Lebanese are taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympics that is being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Allen Behlok and Natacha MOHBAT are competing in the Alpine Skiing category and Samer Tawk in the ...
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#Together_We_build_a_Nation: Proudly Taking Part in Annahar’s Special Issue

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I’m honored to be one of the 250 guest writers who will be featured in Annahar‘s special issue that will be published tomorrow. The Editor-in-Chief for this special issue will be governor of Banque du ...
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The Awesome Story Behind Moussa Castle

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Even though I’ve been to Moussa Castle several times, I had no idea that the man who built it was still alive and for some reason never had the curiosity to look him up. Unfortunately, ...
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First Community Solar System Project Launched in South Lebanon

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Qabrikha in South Lebanon has just implemented the first Community Solar System in Lebanon, whereas the entire village will be powered by the solar system installed and consisting of a 250 kWp solar PV coupled ...
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