Lebanese Army Commando Regiment Takes Part in Spain’s National Day Parade

Lebanese soldiers from the Commando Regiment took part this year in the parade in Madrid on the occasion of the Spanish National Day. Last year, The Spanish Army raised the Lebanese flag during a military parade celebrating Spain’s National day as a sign of solidarity and gratitude to the Lebanese army soldiers who paid tribute to Barcelona’s terror attack victims while fighting ISIS in Ras Baalbeck. Here are some pictures from the parade and a…

Walid Mouaness “1982” Film to Represent Lebanon in the 2020 Oscars

Culture Ministry has announced that Director Walid Mouannes' "1982" Film will represent Lebanon at the 2020 Oscars. The drama, which is set in a private school outside Beirut and takes place over a single June day in 1982, is based on Mouaness’s childhood remembrances of his experience when Israel’s invasion of Lebanon began in the summer of that year. The story will also feel personal to anyone who lived in Lebanon during that time, such…
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Lebanon’s Omar Itani is UN 2019 Young Champion of the Earth for West Asia

2 weeks ago
31,800kg of clothes collected, 5570 beneficiaries, 28280 items sold in 65 different markets, and 45 collection bins set up across Lebanon. FabricAID was founded by Omar Itani, in an attempt to efficiently collect, sort and ...
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Capernaum Among 100 Best Films of 21st Century, Ranked #119 on IMDb

2 weeks ago
The Guardian released its 100 best movies of the 21st century list and Capernaum is featured among them. Ranked #71, here’s what they said about Nadine Labaki’s masterpiece: A sprawling drama that functions both as ...
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Vandalized Lebanese Army Monument On Qornet el Sawda Cleaned

3 weeks ago
A group of young men from Zahle and Bcharreh climbed up to the Qornet el Sawda (Qornet Shodo in Syriac, meaning the Martyrs Summit) and rehabilitated the monument that was installed by PolyLiban few years ...
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Beirut Maronite Archbishop Set to Help Poor Families Enroll in Schools

3 weeks ago
New Beirut Maronite Archbishop Boulos AbdelSater, who replaced Boulos Matar back in June, is taking several measures to try help needy families and members of his church. First rumors spread that he sold some of ...
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UN General Assembly Adopts Lebanon’s Academy for Human Encounters and Dialogue

3 weeks ago
The United Nations General Assembly voted on Monday in favor of a resolution endorsing Lebanese President Michel Aoun’s initiative to establish the Academy for Human Encounters and Dialogue in Lebanon. Aoun had submitted the proposal ...
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Michael Haddad Appointed as UNDP Regional Goodwill Ambassador for Climate Action

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The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) has announced two days ago that Lebanese endurance athlete Michael Haddad will be appointed as Goodwill Ambassador to advance and accelerate climate action across the Arab region and around ...
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Mayyas Stuns Britain’s Got Talent Judges

4 weeks ago
They’ve won the Arabs Got Talent 2019 and they’re representing Lebanon at Britain’s Got Talent 2019, and they’re doing it in style! Mayyas is up against the best in the world and they’re already impressing ...
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The Region’s Highest Astronomical Observatory To Be Built in Bsharre

1 month ago
NDU astrophysics professor Roger Hajjar is hoping to find donors to build an observatory at one of the highest peaks in Lebanon [3,073 meters], after receiving from Japan a 60-centimere telescope as a donation. Hajjar ...
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