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Lebanon

Three Lebanese Universities Accused of Issuing Fake Diplomas

2 weeks ago
Three Lebanese universities: Modern University of Business and Science, the Islamic University of #Lebanon, and Jinan University, are being accused of issuing fake diplomas to Iraqi students, after the Iraqi Education Ministry noted “the influx ...
Lebanon

Kuwait Suspends Issuing Visas To Lebanese Citizens

3 weeks ago
Kuwait had already recalled its ambassador following the diplomatic crisis between Lebanon and the GCC countries, and according to Al Qabas newspaper, has just stopped issuing visas of all kinds to Lebanese citizens. The crisis ...
Baladi

Mounia Akl’s “Costa Brava” To Represent Lebanon at the 2021 Oscars

3 weeks ago
The Lebanese Ministry of Culture has selected the film “Costa Brava”, directed by Mounia Akl, to compete at the Oscars for Best International Film. The movie has recently won the “Green Star” award from the ...
Baladi

Lebanon’s First International Top Model Featured On Vogue Arabia Cover

3 weeks ago
Andrée Acouri is Lebanon’s first ever international top model. She modeled in the 60s and 70s, was featured on several fashion & lifestyle magazines, and has walked the runway shows for Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, ...
Elections2022

#YallaRegister: 100K Lebanese Expats Have Registered So Far!

3 weeks ago
The voter registration for the 2022 elections was open on October 1st 2021 and we just crossed the 100K registrations milestone today, which is higher than the 2018 elections but still relatively low. I was ...
Middle East

Civil Marriage Now Allowed in Abu Dhabi

3 weeks ago
The UAE has issued a new law regulating personal status matters for non-Muslims and applying civil principles in organizing family cases. In other words, non-muslims will be allowed to marry, divorce and get joint child ...
Critiques

Lebanon’s New Tourism Slogan: “Crazy Love” (بحبّك بجنونك)

4 weeks ago
The Lebanese Tourism Minister unveiled yesterday a new slogan (بحبّك بجنونك) to secure tourists back into visiting Lebanon. The slogan translates into “I love you in your madness” or “Crazy Love” and Minister Nassar wants ...
Baladi

US President Appoints Sara Minkara as US Special Advisor on International Disability Rights

1 month ago
Sara Minkara, a Lebanese-American originally from Tripoli, has just been appointed the U.S. Special Advisor on International Disability Rights. This role which was created by President Barack Obama is “critical to ensuring that U.S. diplomacy ...
Information

The Daily Star Staff Were Laid Off, Newspaper To Shut Down

1 month ago
The Daily Star staff were all laid off today via email and the newspaper is set to shut down. The news has been a long time coming as there hasn’t been any new publication since ...
Health

COVID Vaccination Update: ONLY 28.7% of Lebanese are Fully Vaccinated

1 month ago
Lebanon’s vaccination campaign against COVID-19 was launched on January 27 2021, and the former Public Health Minister had promised 80% of the population would be fully vaccinated by the end of the year. Instead, Lebanon ...
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