Make #WorldMankoushehDay A National Day

I woke up this morning to an online petition asking everyone to declare November 2 as the official World Mankousheh Day. An ode to the symbol of Lebanese Food Culture and Traditions. #WorldMankoushehDay was launched by Zaatar W Zeit last year and this year they're also celebrating it by distributing over 9000 man2ousheh all over Lebanon. They also shared a couple of awesome videos showcasing a Lebanese old man baking Manakish with love since 1962…

FREM Industry Registers First Lebanese SUV Vehicle

What was a practically doomed project three years ago due to lack of funding has turned into a major achievement and a historical moment for all Lebanese. David Frem's Immortal project has finally seen the light and he officially registered the first ever Lebanese made 4x4 yesterday at the "Nef3a". The #FREMImmortal MK2, a 4 Doors version of the famous #Beast #Immortal will hit the streets in 2019 and is selling at $120,000.
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Zahrani Municipality Cutting Down on Plastic Bags Use

3 weeks ago
It’s also good to see Lebanese villages and towns taking eco-friendly initiatives and cutting down on plastic use. Jbeil vowed to ban all plastic bags by end of 2018 and Zahrani municipality is encouraging people ...
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Dr. Paul Salem Becomes First Lebanese-Arab President of the Middle East Institute

3 weeks ago
Dr. Paul Salem, former director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut and one of the world’s leading scholars on the Middle East, has been named president of the Middle East Institute (MEI). The ...
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Lebanon’s Spike App Wins $100K at GITEX’s Future Stars!

4 weeks ago
Building on last year’s momentum at GITEX Future Stars, Speed@BDD had another strong presence this year with 15 Lebanese-based startups and one of its alumnus were able to clinch the first prize of $100K in ...
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On #WorldFoodDay, Zaatar W Zeit is Donating a Percentage of its Bills to #FoodBlessed

1 month ago
Today is #WorldFoodDay, a day of action dedicated to tackling global hunger and for that purpose one of Lebanon’s most popular food chains Zaatar Wou Zeit has decided to team up with #FoodBlessed, an amazing ...
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Check Out The New Nabu Museum in el-Hery, North #Lebanon

1 month ago
There’s a new addition to Lebanon’s rich list of museums; the Nabu Museum located on the coast of the Mediterranean North of Lebanon. The museum was named after the Mesopotamian patron god of literacy and ...
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Beirut Mosque Launches Kindness Fridge Initiative

1 month ago
Al Daouk mosque on Bliss Street set up a fridge on the sidewalk whereas people can donate extra food and needy people could pick it up. This Kindness Fridge idea will hopefully help feed the ...
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Alfa Telecom to Ship 460 Tons of e-Waste to Sweden

1 month ago
As of 2017, over 47 million tons of e-waste were generated and the numbers are rising annually by 4%. Unfortunately, only 20% of e-waste is subject to recycling and 80% are dumped in landfills or ...
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“Marqet”: Lebanon’s First Blind-friendly Supermarket

1 month ago
On September 27, the Lebanese NGO Red Oak launched in collaboration with the Youth Association of the Blind (YAB), at the “Marqet” supermarket on the Koraytem main road, Beirut, its “Red Oak Blind-Friendly Market” project which ...
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