YouTube Music & Premium Now Available in #Lebanon

Android Central shared last week news that YouTube Premium & YouTube Music have now expanded to eight new countries in the Middle East including Lebanon, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia & the UAE. YouTube Music Premium will cost $5/month for one user and $7.50/month for a family plan, while YouTube Premium will cost $6/month for an individual or $9/month for a family plan. To be honest, I've been tempted to use YouTube Premium ever…

ESCWA Road Reopens After 8 Years, Salim Slem Works Still Ongoing

ESCWA road was finally reopened after almost 8 years by orders of Interior Minister Raya el Hassan, in an attempt to ease traffic. I never understood why this road was closed in the first place, they claimed that it was closed due to security concerns back in 2011 but nothing really has changed ever since. Has the security situation stabilized from last year to now? If not, why was it kept closed? Still, it's a…

Vandalized Lebanese Army Monument On Qornet el Sawda Cleaned

A group of young men from Zahle and Bcharreh climbed up to the Qornet el Sawda and rehabilitated the monument that was installed by PolyLiban few years back to commemorate the martyrs of the Lebanese Army. A picture circulated online a couple of weeks ago showing the monument vandalized by visitors. Poly Liban is organizing a polyathlon from Byblos to Qornet el Sawda next weekend for those interested.

Beirut Maronite Archbishop Set to Help Poor Families Enroll in Schools

New Beirut Maronite Archbishop Boulos AbdelSater, who replaced Boulos Matar back in June, is taking several measures to try help needy families and members of his church. First rumors spread that he sold some of the expensive cars owned by the Archdiocese of Beirut, and then an official statement was released where Beirut's Maronite archbishop had requested from schools to exempt poor students from tuition fees. The Church can play a key role in helping…

UN General Assembly Adopts Lebanon’s Academy for Human Encounters and Dialogue

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The United Nations General Assembly voted on Monday in favor of a resolution endorsing Lebanese President Michel Aoun’s initiative to establish the Academy for Human Encounters and Dialogue in Lebanon. Aoun had submitted the proposal ...

Future TV Shuts Down, Workers Rights Still Not Settled

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Future TV has been temporarily shutdown by Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who owns the TV, due to financial difficulties. FTV employees have been on strike for months after not being paid their wages and chances ...

Kunhadi struggling financially, to undergo major overhaul

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After Sesobel in June 2019, one of Lebanon’s iconic NGOs in terms of road safety, founded in 2006 by Lina and Fadi Gebrane following the death of their son Hady in a car accident, Kunhadi ...

Michael Haddad Appointed as UNDP Regional Goodwill Ambassador for Climate Action

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The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) has announced two days ago that Lebanese endurance athlete Michael Haddad will be appointed as Goodwill Ambassador to advance and accelerate climate action across the Arab region and around ...