Coldplay is Obviously NOT coming to Lebanon This Summer

I have no idea who started this silly rumor, but Coldplay is not coming to Lebanon this summer and no matter how hard the ministry of tourism is presumably working to make it happen, you can't book Coldplay over night for the coming summer. A simple look at their 2024 calendar will show you they have sold out concerts all year long. I first saw this rumor circulate on LiveLoveBeirut's page then on NewInBeirut instagram…

Rare Footage From the Holiday Inn – Beirut 1974

I don't think I've ever seen such a lengthy video of the Holiday Inn Beirut from the 1970s while it was still intact. Akhbar Beirut shared on its Facebook page a video from the movie "The Queen & I" starring Georgina Rizk, the first and only Lebanese to claim "Miss Universe" in 1971. The Holiday Inn Beirut has long become a symbol of the Lebanese Civil War and its shell-scarred walls till today are reminiscent…

Dr. Food Charged With “Manufacturing, Trafficking and Drug smuggling”

Mount Lebanon investigating judge Ziad Dagheedi had issued an arrest warrant in absentia against George Deeb, also known as Dr. Food, for the crimes of “drug manufacturing, trafficking, and smuggling abroad". The memo will be circulating across Lebanese borders and crossings and through Interpol as well. According to Al Shark Al Awsat, the investigation has been ongoing for 3 months now to determine whether Dr.Food was indeed smuggling drugs in his products. A Syrian citizen…

The New Lebanese Basketball League Trophy was Designed by Rudy Rahme

We have a new trophy for the Lebanese basketball league and it's gigantic to say the least! The trophy was beautifully sculpted by Rudy Rahme, is meant to symbolize unity and weighs a whopping 22 kilos. In comparison, the NBA Cup weighs 16 kilos while the FIFA World Cup Trophy weighs approximately 7 kilos. I can't argue much with the design as every Rudy Rahme work is a masterpiece but I wonder if it's not…
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Beiteddine Festival Will Suspend Its Activities This Summer

1 week ago
The Beiteddine Art Festival’s president Noura Jumblatt issued a statement today and announced the suspension of all activities scheduled for this year. The reason for that is the situation in South Lebanon and the “ongoing ...
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Ray Bassil Wins Gold Medal at 2024 ISSF World Cup Championship

2 weeks ago
Lebanese Champion Ray Bassil has won gold at the 2024 ISSF World Cup Championship, her first gold in 8 years, after a flawless last round against Penny Smith from Australia and Erica Tessa from Italy. ...
Lebanon

Darbet M3allem: A Platform Supporting Young Lebanese Professionals

3 weeks ago
Darbet M3allem is a great initiative by a Lebanese young man called Serge Khairallah, aimed at bringing together young Lebanese professionals under one platform. The economic crisis that hit Lebanon in the last 5 years ...
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Mia Khalifa Revealed Her Real Name

3 weeks ago
Mia Khalifa is no stranger to controversies and she’s always making a buzz on social media channels for all sorts of reasons. When she first emerged as a porn star, some of her tattoos caused ...
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