The 2016/2017 QS World University Rankings: AUB Up To 228th Place Globally, 3rd In The Arab World

The American University of Beirut has improved its global ranking by 40 spots and is now among the top 250 universities worldwide according to The 2016/2017 QS World University Rankings. It is also among the top 3 universities in the Arab World, after King Saud University and King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals. On the other hand, LAU ranked #651 globally while USJ ranked #491. AUB also ranked in the top 100 worldwide on…

Nadia El Cheikh: The First Female Dean of the FAS at The American University of Beirut

Dr. Nadia El Cheikh was appointed as the new dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Beirut. She is the first woman to be appointed as Dean of AUB’s original founding faculty. The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is AUB's oldest and largest faculty yet it never had a female dean in its 150-year history. Dr. Nadia el Cheikh is a historian of the Abbasid Caliphate and Byzantium, with…
Information

BlogBaladi Facebook Page is Now Verified

1 year ago
If you are searching for BlogBaladi’s page on Facebook or checking out the page, you will notice the blue badge right next to the name, which means that the page has been verified by Facebook ...
Information

Lebanon Mentioned At The 2016 GOP Convention

1 year ago
Tom Barrack, the founder of Colony Capital and one of America’s richest businessmen, is a major fundraiser for Donald Trump’s campaign for presidency and he spoke at the 2016 Republican National Convention. During his speech, ...
Information

“Beyrouthin” Added to the French Dictionary

1 year ago
After two years of signing petitions, publishing articles and writing letters to the French Academy and Larousse, Tamyras were finally able to get Larousse to add the word “Beyrouthin” to the French Dictionary. Beyrouthin has ...
Critiques

Shameful “Anal Exams” Still Taking Place in Lebanon

1 year ago
Human Rights Watch published an 82-pages long report on the forced anal examinations on men and transgender women accused of consensual same-sex conduct in which cases were reported in Lebanon in the past five years. ...
Automotive

Enhanced & More Secure (Biometric) Lebanese Driving Licenses?

1 year ago
via Lebanon24 According to Lebanon24, The Lebanese Ministry of Interior and Municipalities is preparing to launch new secure driving licenses that will reduce the use of stolen and counterfeit licenses. The new licenses will come ...
Information

Four More Suicide Bombings in Al-Qaa Tonight

1 year ago
Four suicide bombers yesterday and four more tonight. Fortunately, there were no casualties tonight as eight people were lightly injured today after suicide bombers riding motorcycles blew themselves up in the center of the town. ...
Information

Giving Away LeMall Gift Cards Worth $300 & A Chance To Fly To The U.S

1 year ago
Summer is here and it’s the best time to start planning your summer trip! If you haven’t done any plans yet, LeMall has kicked off a cool campaign with ‎Wild Discovery‬ and is giving away ...
Information

Love During The Siege: Fighting Hunger Through Hope and Love

1 year ago
The Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press is held on June 2 every year, which is the anniversary of Samir Kassir’s assassination, and is funded by the European Union. The winners of the ...
OlderNewer