Lebanese-British Farah Dakhlallah is The New NATO Spokeswoman

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has appointed this week Farah Dakhlallah as the new NATO spokesperson. Farah had worked before as a communications manager at the WHO and an Arabic spokeswoman for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth office between 2014 and 2016. She will succeed Oana Lungescu, who served as spokeswoman from 2010 to 2023. Farah went to school at IC in Beirut and then majored in Audiovisual Arts at USJ. She then moved to…

Lebanese Renowned Actor Fadi Ibrahim Dies at Age 67

One of Lebanon's most prominent actors has passed away today at age 67. Fadi Ibrahim's health deteriorated last year after a kidney failure and he later on had one of his legs amputated due to diabetes. He had been admitted to intensive care recently and unfortunately did not make it. Fadi Ibrahim leaves behind a wife and two children Stephanie and Omar, not to mention a long lasting legacy through his performances on TV, in…

Joke of The Week: Syrian Regime is Complaining about Lebanons’ British-Built Watchtowers

The Syrian regime has apparently sent an official letter to the Lebanese government concerning the British-built towers along the border, claiming that they are a "threat to the Syrian National Security". Somehow, this mediocre and criminal regime which has allowed thousands of foreign fighters from all nationalities to occupy parts of its land, and has displaced half of its people, is now concerned about its national security. The funniest part is that these towers were…

How Did Kfardebian Become The “2024 the Arab Winter Resort Capital”?

Kfardebian was named last week the "2024 Arab Winter Resort Capital" during a ceremony held at the Mzaar ski slopes and attended by the Saudi Ambassador, Lebanon's Tourism Minister and of course representatives from the Kfardebian municipality. The designation was made by the Arab Tourism Organization, an organization derived from the Arab Ministerial Council for Tourism, and specialized in promoting and developing Arab tourism. The ATO is based in Saudi Arabia and includes 22 Arab…
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We Now Have Bathroom Reviewers in Lebanon

1 week ago
I remember hearing about a Tiktoker going viral for reviewing bathrooms in luxury stores, claiming that high-end stores should have fancy bathrooms, but my interest in bathroom reviews stopped there. It appears though that this ...
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Public Prosecutor Ghassan Oueidat is Retiring Today From His Post

1 week ago
Lebanon’s top prosecutor Ghassan Oueidat has officially left office today following a 5-year tenure from September 2019 to February 2024. Oueidat will leave his post after having reached retirement age, and will be replaced by ...
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Kalei Coffee Co. Featured Among The Most Beautiful Coffee Shops in The World

1 week ago
Beirut has several beautiful coffee shops, maybe some of the most beautiful worldwide according to this CNN article. In fact, Beirut-based Kalei Coffee Co. was featured in “Designing Coffee: New Coffee Places and Branding”, a ...
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What Caused These Massive Explosions in Ghaziyeh Today?

1 week ago
Israel launched at least two air strikes today on the coastal town of Ghaziyeh, situated on the southern outskirts of Saida. Israeli media claimed two weapon depots belonging to Hezbollah were hit, but the claim ...
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