New Transavia Lyon-Beirut route to be established in April 2019

Building up quite a good reputation in Lebanon during the past year or so, Transavia France, the low-cost arm of the Air France-KLM Group and the French operations of Transavia, will be launching a weekly flight from Lyon to Beirut, starting April 2019. The Boeing 737-800 aircraft will operate this route once a week on Saturdays only, all the way to the Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport, and the trip will cost around 79 euros . Tickets went…

75-Year Old Publisher Dar Assayad To Shut Down

Al-Anwar newspaper first declared on its front page and it will stop being published, only to be followed by news that its publisher, Dar Assaad, which was founded in 1943 by Said Freiha, will halt all the magazines it publishes – including Fayrouz, Achabaka and Assayad, "Fares", "Al Difa3 Al Arabi" and others. Assafir, one of Lebanon's oldest newspapers, also decided to shut down in 2016 due to financial difficulties. A sad day for Lebanese…
Critiques

So What if Nishan hosted a Male Stripper?

2 weeks ago
When I saw the video of a male stripper performing on Nishan’s new show on Al Jadeed, I was like why are all these TVs sinking to new lows but then I looked up the ...
Lebanon

#Dawwi_3alGhalat: Himaya Launches New Campaign to Prevent Child Abuse

2 weeks ago
One out of six kids in Lebanon are victims of a kind of sexual abuse. The number is scary but it’s true and the only way to prevent further child abuse is by reporting them. ...
Baladi

Lebanese Judo Champion Nacif Elias Defeats World Number One

2 weeks ago
Lebanese-Brazilian Judo Champion Nacif Elias was taking part in the 2018 World Judo Championships and made headlines when he knocked out the world number one Aleksandar KUKOLJ in his first fight. Unfortunately, he lost in ...
Art

Massive Inflatable Tank with Trump’s Head on Top Roaming #Beirut

2 weeks ago
If you haven’t spotted this inflatable art installation yet, you’re missing out. It’s dubbed “MonuMental” and was released by Saint Hoax as part of his upcoming exhibition. “This piece is on the cusp of entertainment ...
Food

Bartartine Opens at ABC Dbayyeh With New “Bake & Brew” Concept

3 weeks ago
I’m glad to see Bartartine finally opening an outlet at ABC Dbayyeh, and I love the new “bake & brew” concept that they’re introducing there. I always find myself picking up stuff from their ABC ...
Business

Around 50% of Gas Stations in #Lebanon Don’t Have a License

3 weeks ago
The Syndicate of Gas Station Owners estimated the number of unlicensed gas stations in #Lebanon to be around 1,500, out of 3,000 gas stations across the country. “Less than half of the gas stations are ...
Baladi

AUB Ranked First in MENA Region & 45th Worldwide in Graduates Employability

3 weeks ago
The American University of Beirut has been ranked the best in the MENA region and is ranked #45 among all universities worldwide for the employability of its graduates. This criterion measures the proportion of graduates ...
Fun

Miss Lebanon Back on MTV with New Anthem on Sept 30

3 weeks ago
Miss Lebanon 2018 is returning this year on MTV Lebanon for the first time since 1995, snatching the beauty pageant from LBCI with a new format, anthem and direction. It is yet unclear whether the ...
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