Present-day Lebanese Descendants of Biblical Canaanites

A recent paper entitled "Continuity and Admixture in the Last Five Millennia of Levantine History from Ancient Canaanite and Present-Day Lebanese Genome Sequences" has proven that more "than 90 percent of the genetic ancestry of modern Lebanese is derived from ancient Canaanites", whereas researchers were able to "sequence the Canaanite genome from the remains of five individuals buried in the ancient port city of Sidon around 3,700 years ago" and then compare the results against…

Stefano Fallaha to Represent Lebanon at the 2017 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

Stefano Fallaha may be Lebanon's and the Middle East's youngest entrepreneur and he was just nominated to represent Lebanon and the American University of Beirut at the 2017 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards. Making it to the finalists' list is already a major achievement as it means he's one of the top student entrepreneurs in the world. Fallaha founded a company called Fallound that "allows you to communicate with the world around you in a completely…
Critiques

Generator Fees at an all-time Low This Month

1 year ago
My mum paid 20$ for her 10 amps generator subscription this month and a friend of mine 20,000 for his 5 amp in Keserwan. We’re paying 25$ for 5 amp in Jeita still but it’s ...
Animals & Wildlife

Three Sperm Whales Spotted off the Coast of Tyre

1 year ago
Local fishermen spotted three sperm whales off the coast of Tyre few days ago and shared pictures and videos. The fishermen were in deep waters when they spotted the whales and unlike what this article ...
Critiques

Ex-PM Salim el Hoss (88-year old) Starts Hunger Strike

1 year ago
I had to read the story twice to make sure they’re talking about Lebanon’s former prime minister Salim Hoss because a hunger strike at 88 is not really that easy to pull. In fact, he’s ...
Health

KMC Offering Blood Withdrawal Services at Home

1 year ago
Keserwan Medical Center, an AUBMC affiliate that is open in Kfarhbab, is offering a blood withdrawal service at home starting May 4. The service is available from Monday till Saturday from 6:30 AM till 10:30 ...
Automotive

#LebanonIsCalling from Autodromo Nazionale di Monza

1 year ago
I just landed in Monza yesterday to attend a very special event as Alex Demirdjian, CEO of Demco Properties, is taking part in the Blancpain GT series Cup in a Ferrari 488 GT3 under Team ...
Art

Watch “Hona Beirut” on April 18 and 21

1 year ago
HONA Beirut debuted on April 13th, the anniversary of the start of the Lebanese Civil War. The play is a dark comedy directed by Yehya Jaber and produced by MARCH Lebanon, where 18 young men ...
Fun

Global Fire Power 2016 Report: Lebanon Ranked 68th out of 126, KSA Third Worldwide

1 year ago
Globalfirepower published a list featuring countries ranked by their military budgets for the year 2015. The info is not 100% accurate but it pretty much gives you an estimate of where Arab countries stand in ...
Critiques

Quick Recap from Ogero Head’s Q&A Facebook Session

1 year ago
Here are the key points discussed during Ogero Head Imad Kreidieh‘s Live Facebook session today: Overall: ————— 1- There’s no magic wand to improve the internet speeds, unlike what Minister Sehnaoui (He didn’t name him) ...
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