Gebran Khalil Gebran’s The Prophet As An Animated Film: Here’s The Official Trailer

Salma Hayek has been working on this project for quite some time now and Khalil Gebran's "The Prophet" is finally coming to the big screen. I still have mixed feelings about turning this masterpiece into an animated feature but the trailer looks great and I'm actually excited about it now. In case some of you haven't heard of The Prophet , it's one of the most beloved books of all time and one of the…

What I Told NPR About The Lebanese Sisters Show

The sisters drawn by a designer - via Glamroz It's not everyday that you get interviewed by one of the most popular radios in the US and I thank Alice Fordham for that opportunity, even though I wish it had been for something more interesting. As you all know, there's a new reality TV show called The Sisters being broadcasted on LBC SAT starring three Lebanese sisters, Alice Nadine and Farah. I've heard before about…

Thieves Are Puncturing AUB Students’ Gas Tanks To Steal Fuel

How a punctured fuel tank looks like - Source Finding a parking spot was always a problem back in my AUB years, but I don't recall ever hearing about fuel thefts and I am surprised that these things are happening right outside the campus on AUB's seaside. According to a friend of mine and Outlook AUB's article, fuel thefts began back in September but became more frequent in the past few weeks. Six cars have…

Lebanon’s Oldest Woman Hajja Maimouna Was Born In 1890 And Could Be The World’s Oldest Woman

This picture was taken by Omar Ibrahim for Reuters and shows Hajja Maimouna Al-Amin hugging her great-great-great granddaughter in her home on Mother's Day in Akkar. Maimouna al-Amin was born in 1890 which makes her 125 years old, while the oldest verified person ever was French woman Jeanne Calment, who died at the age of 122 years, 164 days. Maimouna el Amin's Birth certificate I'm wondering if anyone bothered to try and verify Hajja Maimouna's…
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Ta2 El Chelech El Zehlewé (Zahle Guys Gone Crazy)

2 years ago
I spotted this video yesterday showing Zahle guys trying to reinvent the Harlem Shake dance in a hair salon. I can’t confirm if it’s a recent video or not but it’s quite hilarious and it ...
Lebanon

Howwe Li 3ammar: A Rap Song About Rafik El Hariri

2 years ago
Politics aside, that’s a pretty cool rap song. The band is from Tripoli and the video was uploaded by ex-PM Saad Hariri on his YouTube channel. [YouTube] ...
Architecture

The “Museum of Civilizations” Unveiled: Will We See It In Beirut One Day?

2 years ago
The ‘Museum of Civilizations’ was unveiled yesterday at the Metropolitan Art Society in Achrafieh and the exhibition will go on until April 24 from 11AM till 7PM. As I’ve mentioned before, the project was unveiled ...
Lebanon

3layye wou 3leik: A Platform To Help Implement The New Traffic Law, Stop Wasta & Fix Roads

2 years ago
During one of the Arabnet panels last week, we had the chance to engage with the people behind the ISF and TMC twitter accounts and most of the tweets that I saw seemed to agree ...
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