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…

#PyeongChang2018: Updates on the Lebanese Athletes at The 2018 Winter Olympics

Here are the latest updates on the three Lebanese taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympics being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Natacha Mohbat was able to finish her two runs in the Ladies' Slalom and placed 52nd out of 78 skiers, which is a very encouraging result given how many skiers crash out in the discipline. As for Samer Tawk, who is the first Lebanese to ever qualify to the Winter Olympics in cross…
Critiques

UNDP Latest Poverty Assessment Report: 30% of Lebanese are Poor

2 days ago
The last “Rapid Poverty Assessment in Lebanon” report conducted by UNDP was back in 2008 back when the Syrian Crisis hadn’t begun yet. That’s why a more recent one was conducted over a year ago ...
Lebanon

Huawei Introduces Face Unlock and AR Camera to Mate 10 Lite Users

6 days ago
Over the past few years, Huawei has been proving that its devices aren’t just vastly more affordable than its main competitors, but that it can easily match and even outperform them. The watered-down version of ...
Baladi

#TrueLoveNeverGoesBlind: A Wonderful Initiative by Alfa This Valentine’s Day

6 days ago
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 ...
Lebanon

TMO-Lebanon Releases Traffic Management App

1 week ago
TMC Lebanon announced today the launch of its new Android & iOS* App that will help Lebanese drivers beat traffic jams and get a live feed from TMC’s cameras mainly inside Beirut and on the ...
Baladi

Tripoli Judge Gives Unusual Sentence For Three Men Accused of Insulting Christianity

1 week ago
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 ...
Baladi

Lebanese Alain Geaam From a Homeless Dishwasher to a Michelin-starred chef

1 week ago
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 ...
Events

I’m Joining Lebanon’s White Trail this Year!

1 week ago
According to the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), in average, 21.5 million people have been forcibly displaced since 2008 due to climate change-related weather hazards. Whether it’s global warming, melting arctic sea ice ...
Baladi

Lebanese Taking Part in the 2018 Winter Olympics

1 week ago
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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