Library Inaugurated at the Verdun Women Prison

The Ministry of Culture, with the help of the ISF & Interior Ministry, inaugurated a new library at the Barbar El Khazen prison for women in Verdun. The initiative is part of an ongoing project to provide inmates with better facilities and improve prison conditions in Lebanon. Prisons in Lebanon are all extremely overcrowded and their state was once described as "a disgrace and dark record of Lebanon in the field of human rights", as…

Lebanon’s Women Football Team Crowned 2019 West Asia Champions!

The U-18 Lebanese Women's football team won the West Asia Championship today after defeating Bahrain 3-0. The Lebanese team has been impressive throughout the whole tournament and quite exceptional in attack scoring 10 goals in their first three matches in the group stage, and adding another four in the semi-final win against Palestine. Leila Sikandar won the championship's top scorer award, and the Lebanese team won the Fair Play award. Awesome news and congrats to…
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Best 2019 Lebanon Pictures by Kameel Rayess

3 weeks ago
Check out these stunning aerial shots of Lebanon by the lens of Kameel Rayess. I added 10 pictures and you can check out the rest [here]. ...
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The Story of Mohammad El Zo3bi, Tripoli’s Amputee Protester

3 weeks ago
Mohammad el Zo3bi, Tripoli’s amputee protester, is one of the most heartwarming stories of this revolution. El Zo3bi lost his leg in a car accident few years back and was spotted during the many protests ...
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Amar Restaurant Opens in Beirut

3 weeks ago
A review of Amar restaurant is long overdue on the blog. I’ve been to the Jounieh branch countless times and I even planned Kevin’s baptism there. Their food and service are impeccable, their prices are ...
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Teaming up With Le Charcutier To Spread Joy This Holiday Season

1 month ago
We’re going through very rough times in Lebanon, unemployment and poverty are on the rise and more and more families are struggling to make ends meet or even putting food on the table. With Christmas ...
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Chekka Christmas Tree Made Out of 129K Plastic Bottles

1 month ago
Live Love Beirut shared today a picture of Chekka’s Christmas eco-friendly tree, which was completed and broke the Guinness World Record of the largest tree made from recycled plastic bottles. The tree is 28.5 meters ...
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Beirut Will Have its “Revolutionary” Christmas Tree This Year!

1 month ago
This year, it won’t be Beirut’s municipality that will set up its ugly, over-priced and fake Christmas decoration on Martyrs Square. Instead, Hayat Nazer, the talented Lebanese artist who built a Phoenix statue out of ...
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Meet The Ghiath Beast Patrol By W Motors

1 month ago
The most recent addition to Dubai’s police force is a mega-4×4 beast called the Ghiath, courtesy of the Dubai-based Lebanese supercar maker W Motors. Dubbed as one of the most advanced police vehicles in the ...
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Lebanese Zeinab Khalifeh Wins Prestigious National Geographic Abu Dhabi Award

1 month ago
Zeinab Khalife’s picture of a tailor and his sewing machine in Sidon has won her the Arab world’s prestigious annual photography competition, “Moments”, which is organized by National Geographic Abu Dhabi. The competition attracted over ...
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