Lebanon Improving In The Networked Readiness Index

The Global Information Technology Report is prepared by the World Economic Forum, INSEAD and Cornell University and examines "the increasing proliferation of technology and its effects on advancing global prosperity". Digital innovation is reshaping economies worldwide and pressuring states and tech and non-tech sectors to adapt to the speed and scale of changes while mitigating ethical, legal, and regulatory risks. As far as Lebanon is concerned, it still ranks among the worst Arab countries in…
Art

A Bullet Resistant Kefiyyeh (Head Scarf) by Beirut-Based Architect Salim al-Kadi

1 year ago
A Beirut-based architect has created a bullet resistant Kefiyyeh made out of “para-aramid synthetic fibre – otherwise known as Kevlar – which is used in body armor like bulletproof vests to help guard the wearer ...
Beirut

Beirut Third Most Expensive City To Live in The Region, After Dubai & Abu Dhabi

1 year ago
The Mercer’s Cost of Living Survey 2016 is out and Dubai topped MENA Cities as the most expensive location for employees working abroad. Beirut ranked as the third most expensive city regionally and the 50th ...
Fashion

Lebanese Sarah Beydoun, Founder of Sarah’s Bag, Receives The 2016 Oslo Business for Peace Award

1 year ago
[Photo Credits] The Oslo-based foundation “Business for Peace” grants every year the Oslo Business for Peace Award to up to seven honourees “in recognition of their individual and outstanding business-worthy contribution to the building of ...
Lebanon

British-Lebanese TV Host Liliane Daoud Arrested And Deported From Egypt

1 year ago
British-Lebanese political talk show host and Former BBC Journalist Liliane Daoud was arrested and deported from Egypt yesterday night. She was the host of ONTV’s political show “Headlines”. “Eight men who said they were from ...
Business

Four Lebanese Banks Among Forbes’ Top 100 Arab Companies Of 2016

1 year ago
The 2016 Forbes list of the Top 100 Arab Companies 2016 is out and four Lebanese banks made the list. To rank the top 100, Forbes started with 1,316 publicly-traded companies from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, ...
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 ...
Lebanon

Everyday, Arab Women are Told Who They Can and Can’t Be!

1 year ago
I love this campaign. It’s basically a video portraying more than 20 Arab women coming from different walks of life to celebrate difference and uniqueness. Unfortunately, we are still very far from achieving gender equality ...
Humor

Evolution of Arabic Music: From Sayed Darwish To Haifa’s Bouss El Wawa

1 year ago
Enjoy a funny interpretation of 42 of the most popular Arabic songs from 1900 till today. After watching the video, I realized I barely know any of the songs after 2010 and I’m glad I ...
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