2017 Rugby League World Cup Rankings: Lebanon Jumps to 9th Spot!

Thew new Rugby League World Cup 2017 standings were announced few days ago and Lebanon was one of the major movers whereas our Cedars team gained 9 spots and now ranks 9th out of 48 countries, which is great news! Lebanon lost to Tonga in the last Rugby League World Cup but delivered an incredible performance throughout the tournament and almost made it to the semis if it wasn't for a controversial call. Australia is…

Beirut’s St. George Cathedral & Al-Amine Mosque Light Up for Jerusalem

Yesterday evening, and in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of "Israel", images of Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulcher and Al-Aqsa Mosque were projected against the facades of central Beirut’s Mohammad al-Amine Mosque and St. George Cathedral. Pretty much everyone was opposed to Trump's decision, including the European Union, the UN, the Pope but I'm not sure how statements will change what's happening on the ground. If anything,…
Critiques

Verbal Violence Against Lebanese Women in Common Language & Sayings

4 days ago
The National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW) along with the UNFPA has launched a campaign aimed at shedding light on the verbal violence facing women in the common language and sayings. They basically reversed these ...
Baladi

In Pictures: Abandoned Windsor Hotel – Aley

4 days ago
Our friend and talented photographer Jad Ghorayeb [FB] [Insta] paid a visit to yet another abandoned hotel in Lebanon, the Windsor Hotel in Aley. Hotel Windsor was built by J. and W. Takla, and officially ...
Baladi

First Ever Lebanese Team in Rally Dakar Launch #BeTheDrive in Support of Anta Akhi

4 days ago
Rally Dakar is the most challenging rally held since 1978. Since 2009, the race has been moved to Latin America, after threats in Mauritania were too great to continue the original route from Paris in ...
Baladi

Angels of Joy(Anges de la Joie):#Christmas decoration for a Cause

5 days ago
We’re all looking for unique pieces to decorate our homes for Christmas but this is also the season for giving and helping less fortunate families. A friend brought to my attention recently an initiative called ...
Beirut

Awesome Beirut 360-degree Shot

6 days ago
Check out this beautiful 360-degree shot of Beirut. You can closely check out DownTown Beirut as well as its surroundings. It was captured by Maher Iskandar who has been shooting some awesome drone shots and ...
Food

Koullouna: A Box of Lebanon Delivered Every Month Around the World

6 days ago
One thing many Lebanese expats find hard while living overseas, is the little things, like the coffee we drink at every visit to a relative or friend, the “may zahr” some of us like to ...
Baladi

Lebanese-American Journalist Raghida Dergham Among The 2017 Arab Woman Award Winners

1 week ago
The third edition of the Arab Woman Award was held in London last week and Lebanese-American journalist, Raghida Dargham, was one of the winners. The event is a prestigious new global celebration of achievement and ...
Critiques

Who’s Behind Beirut 2022?

1 week ago
I found a FB page called Beirut2022 in my saved posts and I have no idea who’s behind it or why it was created in the first place. I remember seeing something similar to it ...
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