Ali Al-Hadi Tlaiss – Another Fake “Brilliant Inventor” Story

Fake news have been traveling online about a brilliant inventor from Lebanon who apparently broke three Guinness World Records, as “The Youngest Engineer in the World”, “The Youngest Inventor to Obtain a Patent for an Integrated Project Theoretically and Practically”, and “The Youngest Doctor”. As it turns out, and after Al Jadeed confronted him, it's all fake. The so-called engineer, researcher and inventor has apparently shared fake diplomas, has never received any recognition from Guinness…

Al Arz Ski Station Lift Sabotaged

The main Al Arz ski lift was sabotaged last night few weeks before the opening of the ski season. The culprits climbed to the top of the hill at 2700m and cut or shot at the wires , leaving hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages. The sabotage will definitely affect the ski resort as urgent reparations are in order to open on time. It's still unclear who's behind this act and given that there…

239 Schools in Lebanon In Urgent Need of Repairs

According to Legal Agenda, the ministry of education received 2.1 billion dollars between 2016 and 2021 to enhance schools and make sure all students have access to an education. Out of these two billions, 270 million dollars were allocated for renovation and expansion works. Two weeks ago, 16 year-old Maggie Hammoud was killed when a large stone pillar fell from the ceiling onto her desk. The incident took place at a public school in Tripoli’s…

“Labné/Labneh” Added to Le Petit Robert French Dictionary

Le Petit Robert, the popular single-volume French dictionary, has added the word "Labné", also pronounced as "Labneh" to its 2023 edition. Labneh is traditionally made with goat's milk but it can also be done using sheep or cow's milk; it is best enjoyed with olive oil and thyme. Labneh is popular in the Middle East but can also be found on supermarket shelves around the world, more specifically in countries and cities where Lebanese immigrants…
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“Costa Brava, Lebanon” Now Streaming on Netflix

3 weeks ago
The award-winning film “Costa Brava” directed by Mounia Akl starring Nadine Labaki is now streaming on Netflix for all those who wish to see it. The movie has already won the “Green Star” award from ...
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Mother Searching for Her 4 Disappeared Kids Has Passed Away

4 weeks ago
The Civil War ended 30 years ago but there’s still no justice for thousands of disappeared and their families. Em Aziz is still waiting to know the fate of her four children (Azizz, Ibrahim, Mansour, ...
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“Pierre Sadek … Picture History” Exhibition in Abu Dhabi

4 weeks ago
The Pierre Sadek Foundation revealed yesterday that an exhibition entitled “Pierre Sadek… Picturing History” will take place in Abu Dhabi from November 21 till November 24 2022. The exhibition is organized by the the Lebanese ...
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Promoting Local Businesses – Send Me Your Suggestions!

1 month ago
I’ve seen several campaigns and blogposts aimed at promoting local businesses, artists, craft vendors and others and I was thinking instead of promoting all at once in a list, that I’d dedicate a blogpost every ...
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