Go Visit #MessageDePaix’s Christmas Exhibition This Weekend!

I love "Message de Paix" and what it stands for, and I invite everyone to participate in their ongoing Christmas exhibition at Le Royal Hotel - Beirut from the 6th till the 9th of December. For those who are not familiar with the NGO, "Message de Paix" takes in people with special needs, trains them, offers them a place to stay and an adequate job. Christmas is a time for giving and a time to…

Capharnaüm gets #Lebanon’s first #GoldenGlobeAward Nomination ahead of US release on December 14

Is there a place in the world where Nadine Labaki's chef-d'oeuvre hasn't been watched yet? After "The Insult" made it to the final round of the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 90th Academy Awards on January 23, 2018, it was time for "Capharnaüm" to make it to the last 5 in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the Golden Globe Awards on December 6, 2018. The film will compete with "Girl" from Belgium,…
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The National Library Finally Reopen After 39 Years!

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The National Library has been finally inaugurated yesterday after years of restoration works. Old manuscripts and books have been brought back and the library is ready to open to the public! The National Library was ...
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Tennis Legend Rafael Nadal endorses 11-year-old Lebanese Marc Krajekian in Fight for Cancer

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Rafael Nadal has accepted, via Twitter, a challenge proposed by an 11-year-old Lebanese by the name of Marc Krajekian, similar to the trendy 2014 “Ice bucket challenge”, dubbed the “Volleying challenge”. He was nominated alongside ...
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Make #WorldMankoushehDay A National Day

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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 ...
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FREM Industry Registers First Lebanese SUV Vehicle

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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 ...
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Zahrani Municipality Cutting Down on Plastic Bags Use

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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

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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!

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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

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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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