German President Visit to Lebanon is the First in 120 Years

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is visiting Lebanon in the coming days, which will mark the first visit by a German head of state in 120 years! He will be in Beirut from January 29 till January 31 accompanied by his wife and an official delegation according to NNA. Knowing that Germany is one of Lebanon's largest bilateral donors throughout the decades and one of the biggest donors for the refugee crisis, it's quite surprising that…

IN2: A Lebanese Solution to Help Others Join In What You’re Into

I like to play football and basketball with my friends, and every now and then, we book a field or court to go have a fun game together. If you’re like me, you’ll know that putting together the teams to be able to make the best of the court or field you’ve rented, is a nightmare. Let’s imagine you need 10–12 people for a game of mini-football. Just getting in touch with everyone and finding…

What We Learned From The Latest Kalam Ennas Episode on Liberties in Lebanon

I was eagerly looking to see what Ziad Doueiri has to say on Kalamennas last Thursday after his movie got nominated to the Oscars, which is a first for Lebanon. I was also intrigued to see what Doueiri's opponents had to say about his nomination and boycotting and banning movies, and after Marcel Ghanem ended the episode, all I can say is that we seem to be moving backwards at an alarming speed in this…

15 Syrian Refugees Found Frozen to Death On Their Way to Lebanon

Syrian refugees are still trying to run away from their war-torn country and seek refuge in Lebanon but ever since the borders were closed, they're being smuggled in through dangerous mountainous roads. More than ten refugees, including children, were found frozen to death last week by the Lebanese Civil Defense. A 30 year old woman was identified as well as a three-year old child among others. The group had been abandoned by smugglers apparently, lost…
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Exotica has a New Logo After 40 Years

4 weeks ago
In case you’ve missed the latest Exotica billboards, they’ve decided to change their iconic logo which has been around since 1978! The new logo is pretty simple and they replaced the font color from green ...
Business

Should Lebanese Banks Close on Saturdays?

4 weeks ago
Lebanon’s official weekend holidays is still proving to be a hot topic in the country, as Lebanese banks may decide to close this coming Saturday and all Saturdays from now on. Previously, Fridays and Saturdays ...
Food

McDonald’s Dora Gets High Tech Revamp

4 weeks ago
Lebanon’s first ever McDonald’s branch on the Dora highway has undergone a major tech make-over and is now re-open to the public. We’re finally getting self-order kiosks, all the menu boards are now digital and ...
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“The Insult” Officially Nominated For The 2018 Oscars!

1 month ago
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 ...
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