“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…

“Costa Brava, Lebanon” Now Streaming on Netflix

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 the El Gouna Film Festival in Egypt, and participated in international festivals including “Cinemed”, Venice and Toronto. Costa Brava tells the story of a free-spirited family who decided to escape Beirut's toxic pollution and settle in a little mountain house…
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“Pierre Sadek … Picture History” Exhibition in Abu Dhabi

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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!

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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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The Cedars Team Beat Jamaica to Reach Rugby League 2021 Championship Quarter Finals

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The Cedars are proudly representing Lebanon in the 2021 Rugby League World Championships in England and have just reached the quarter finals after beating Jamaica 74 to 12. The team has delivered very strong results ...
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Socking Clumsy: A Lebanese NGO Raising Awareness on Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT Disease)

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I’ll be honest, I’ve never heard up until now about the Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, a rare neuromuscular disease which affects around 3 million people worldwide. There’s no treatment yet for the CMT disease and its symptoms ...
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AGT Winners Mayyas Got Nominated For 2022 People’s Choice Awards

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Lebanon’s mesmerizing dance group Mayyas has just earned a nomination for the 2022 People’s Choice Awards under the “Best Competition Contestant of 2022” category. The Mayyas has recently won Season 17 of America’s Got Talent ...
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“Back To Our Cedars Roots” Banque BEMO Initiative: 2022 The Year of Revival

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This year marks the second edition of Banque BEMO’s “Back to Our Cedars Roots” initiative, which is aimed at restoring pride in what Lebanon stands for and reinforcing the sense of belonging for anyone of ...
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“Adonis” To Hold December Concert in Support of Rebirth Beirut

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Rebirth Beirut, an NGO founded in 2020 in the aftermath of the Beirut Port Explosion, continues to engage in relief efforts across the city and its latest is an initiative to light more and more ...
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Phoenicia Hotel Set to Reopen on October 3

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Phoenicia Beirut, the iconic Beirut landmark, is set to reopen its doors on October 3rd. The hotel closed briefly following the August 4 port explosion and then shut down its doors due to the economic ...
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