Teta Jacko: The Real Independence Hero

Jacko told Bechara el Khoury that the French must leave in the 1940s. Jacko suggested adding the Cedar tree to the flag. Jacko inspired Camille Chamoun to call his party the National Liberal Party. Jacko loved drawing Pr. Charles el Helou. She also taught Emile Lahoud how to swim and used to brush Amine Gemayel's hair lol! Thanks Ziad!

Maxime Chaya Aiming To Be The First To Cycle Across Rubh’ Al Khali (Empty Quarter)

Maxime Chaya is off to a new challenge as he aims to successfully complete the first ever crossing of Rubh’ Al Khali by bicycle. The expedition will be unsupported, but assisted by means of pre-laid caches containing food, water, and essential spares. The Rub' al Khali is the largest contiguous sand desert in the world covering 650,000 square KM. It is part of the larger Arabian Desert. You can follow the live coverage . Photo…

#NotYourAshta Campaign

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THE KIP Project on Gender and Sexuality has launched the #NotYourAshta campaign to shed light on the issue of street harassment in Lebanon. The campaign kicked off on November 14 and ends on November 25 ...

Abandoned Silk Mill – Kfarmatta

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Make sure to follow my adventures on [Instagram]. I’ve heard a lot of people talk about the Silk Museum, which dates back to 1792, in the Lebanese village of Bsous but few of them mention ...

The Golden Forest – A hike from Dahr El Keif to Azer Forest

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When a friend of mine approached me with a Sunday plan for a hike in Akkar, I responded with the typical “Menshouf”, equivalent to “probably not”. All he had to do was show me a ...

Thoughts on The Security Wall Being Built Around Lebanon’s Largest Palestinian Camp

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The “security” wall being erected around Ain el Helweh camp has been causing controversy in the past few days. Some are defending the wall while others are comparing it to Israel’s separation call and calling ...

Lebanon’s 73rd Independence Day

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Here’s a nice roundup of some of the Lebanese ads, videos and posters about Lebanon’s Independence that were shared in the last couple of days. Here’s a couple of cool videos as well by Kababji ...

Dewar’s Kickass #ScotchEggClub & #LiveTrue Campaign

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Dewar’s just kicked off the second edition of their #LiveTrueLebanon campaign. The campaign aims to highlight local creative talents who have transformed their dreams into reality by following their heart and often going against the ...

#UberCEDARS: Plant Your Own Cedar Tree This Independence Day

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Uber is teaming up with Cedars Box this Independence Day and will be delivering Cedar trees on November 21st between 2PM – 5PM. The small Cedar tree will come in a small box with all ...

Ziyad Baroud Says Lebanese Flags For Independence Day Non-Compliant

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Ex-Minister Ziyad Baroud tweeted yesterday that the Lebanese flags raised in Beirut for Lebanon’s Independence Day are nonconforming. In fact, and according to the Lebanese Constitution: “The Lebanese flag is made of red, white and ...