Beirut Will Have its “Revolutionary” Christmas Tree This Year!

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 the metals of broken tents, is launching an initiative to build a tree out of pans, coffee pots and spoons. Hayat uploaded a video on Insta asking people to put their own designs on the pan, write down their names…

Meet The Ghiath Beast Patrol By W Motors

The most recent addition to Dubai's police force is a mega-4x4 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 world, the Ghiath Beast Patrol SUV is equipped with artificial intelligence systems featuring facial recognition technology, and it even has a touchscreen dashboard, suicide doors, emergency lights in the grille, roof and tailgate, as well as an automatic number-plate recognition…
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Lebanese Zeinab Khalifeh Wins Prestigious National Geographic Abu Dhabi Award

1 week 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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Meet All the “Civil” Regiments that Marched on Lebanon’s Independence Day

2 weeks ago
We witnessed today a glorious Independence Day by all means. As the revolution entered its 37th day, large groups of protesters organized a nationwide civil march where over 40 “regiments” paraded in front of the ...
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Melhem Khalaf Wins Beirut Bar Association Elections Against All Ruling Parties

3 weeks ago
Khalaf’s win is being celebrated as the first electoral victory for the revolution and it righteously is so. Khalaf, an independent candidate running against politically-backed candidates, got the highest number of votes and is officially ...
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Nadine Labaki Speech at MEI’s 73rd Annual Awards Gala

3 weeks ago
A beautiful and captivating speech by Oscar-nominated Lebanese film director Nadine Labaki upon receiving the 2019 Issam M. Fares Award for Excellence at MEI’s 73rd Annual Awards Gala on November 12 in Washington, DC. If ...
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Lebanese-Born Roula Khalaf First Ever Female Top Editor of Financial Times

3 weeks ago
The Financial times has appointed its first female editor in 131 years, as Roula Khalaf is set to replace Lionel Barber who is stepping down as editor after 14 years. Ms Khalaf has been the ...
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Reviving Beirut’s Grand Theatre with a Live Cello Concert

4 weeks ago
A Cello concert was organized yesterday at Riad el Solh square facing the Grand Théâtre de Beyrouth in an attempt to revive this abandoned and forgotten gem. Here are some pictures and videos I got ...
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In Pictures: All Politicians’ Posters Removed from Tripoli

1 month ago
The revolution is still alive and kicking after three weeks and Tripolitans are still stealing the show and showing everyone else how it’s done. Two days ago, they “cleaned” their city from all the political ...
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Ray Bassil Wins Gold Medal at Asian Cup, Qualifies to 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

1 month ago
Lebanese Champion Ray Bassil is off to a new quest for an Olympic medal after clinching the Gold medal at the Asian Championships being held in Doha, Qatar. Ray beat all her competitors and earned ...
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