World-Renowned Architect Zaha Hadid Dies at 65

The world-renowned architect Dame Zaha Hadid has dies aged 65. She had a heart attack today while in hospital in Miami, where she was being treated for bronchitis. Hadid is considered the world's top female architect and is well known for her futuristic designs. She is the first woman recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the first woman to win the Design Museum Design of the Year Award and the first woman to be awarded…
Food

Valrhona Easter Contest 2016: Lebanese Pierre Abi Hayla Wins 1st Prize

1 year ago
Pierre Abi Hayla, from LE NOIR Atelier Du Chocolat, took part at the Valrhona Easter Contest 2016 and won the first prize. His Easter egg, “Egstrate” (Egg + strata which means geological layer), consists of ...
Humor

Let’s Take a Moment To Applaud The Person Who Translated/Published This Story

1 year ago
Let’s take a moment to applaud the person who read this story, thought it was worth sharing and took the time to translate and publish it online, and I’m not just talking about MTV here. ...
Lebanon

16 Lebanese Army Soldiers Released By Al Nusra Front, 9 Are Still ISIS Captives

1 year ago
Via Al Jazeera Sixteen Lebanese soldiers were released today by Al-Nusra Front after a year and a half in captivity. The soldiers were freed in exchange for 13 prisoners and 5 women, including Saja al ...
Lebanon

Will Lebanon Shutdown Its Airspace Or Not?

1 year ago
Update: All flights will take off on time today but might take longer than usual, few airlines cancelled scheduled trips to Beirut. Lebanon received an official memo from the Russian navy asking to shut down ...
Food

Beirut Hunger Strikers’ First Dish Is Mloukhieh

1 year ago
I’m glad that the protesters have finally decided to stop their hunger strike. Their decision to go on an open-ended hunger strike was a brave one but badly timed in my opinion as it is ...
Humor

How Beirut River Looks Like These Days (Wel Kheir La 2eddem)

1 year ago
via Maytham If you are still wondering where all this garbage is going nowadays, go to the Beirut River and see what’s happening there. It took us years to get rid of the Karantina garbage ...
Lebanon

#ABCLebanon Has Signed A Zero Waste Act And Is Now Recycling

1 year ago
I passed by ABC Achrafieh last week and noticed that they had kicked off a recycling campaign and replaced their old bins with new ones that separate recyclable from non-recyclable items. Moreover, I learned that ...
Lebanon

#BeirutWall Is Down

1 year ago
via Nader Houella It barely lasted 24 hours. The question is though who put it up in the first place and how much did it cost to install it and remove it? More wasted money. ...
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