“The Insult” Officially Nominated For The 2018 Oscars!

The final list For the 2018 Oscar nominations is out and Ziad Doueiri's "The Insult" is OFFICIALLY nominated under the Foreign Language category. Doueiri's latest movie was shortlisted a month ago and was just selected among the five finalists. Here's the full list of nominees under Foreign Language Category: Foreign Language Film A Fantastic Woman The Insult Loveless Body and Soul The Square This is huge! Lebanon is going to the Oscars for the first…

Two Lebanese Taking Part in The 2018 Race Of Champions

The Race of Champions is taking place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in early 2018, which will mark the first time ever ROC travels to the Middle East. The two-day event will take place on February 2-3 at King Fahd International Stadium and will feature superstar drivers from across the world of motorsport including Juan Pablo Montoya, Tom Kristensen, Peter Solberg, David Coulthard and others. German F1 Champion Sebastian Vettel is not attending though.…
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Apple CEO Tim Cook was in Beirut

1 month ago
Tim Cook and the world’s youngest Nobel Peace Prizer winner Malala Yousafzai were in Beirut this Saturday to launch a partnership aimed at getting 100,000 girls into education in places including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Lebanon, Turkey ...
Food

My First Visit to Raising Cane’s at The Spot Choueifat

1 month ago
A few weeks ago, Raising Cane’s finally opened in Beirut’s The Spot Choueifat Mall, so I went down to try it out last Saturday. To be completely honest, I wasn’t too familiar with the brand ...
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Parental Leave for Lebanese Fathers Soon Extended to Three Days?

1 month ago
Lebanese fathers are currently entitled to one paternity day while maternity leave was extended to 70 days a couple of years ago. The government has recently approved extending the paternity leave to three days but ...
Critiques

Women’s Participation in Lebanon’s Upcoming 2018 Elections

1 month ago
Lebanon has scored for years now the lowest rates in terms of women political empowerment and I’m not expecting a major change in the upcoming elections simply because there’s no willingness from most political parties ...
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Mzaar Ski Resort To Open on Saturday

1 month ago
This year seems to be a repeat of 2014 when it barely snowed and ski resorts were closed most of the time. Mzaar Ski resort has announced that it’s doing its best to open the ...
Fun

Lebanese Swiss Bank Employee Stands up to Armed Thieves

1 month ago
The last thing you’d expect during an armed bank robbery is for an employee to stand up to the thieves and try to talk them out of it. Masked armed men robbed the Lebanese Swiss ...
Critiques

Video Shows How Badly Equipped & Trained Our Firefighters Are

1 month ago
Fire Fighters have old fire trucks, old equipment, no substances to fight the fires and sometimes barely any water. They are not properly funded nor trained to do their work and the government has yet ...
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Virgin Megastore Iconic Opera House Closes Down

1 month ago
Even though the news has been out for over a month now, Virgin Megastore has officially announced yesterday that its flagship branch at Beirut’s Opera house is closing down in an emotional FB farewell message. ...
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