A Heart Made Out of Tear Gas Canisters

Thawra Artists collected empty tear gas canisters from recent protests and produced a heart-shaped statue filled with these canisters and with rocks as well. The idea was to send out a message of love and peace on Valentine's Day, and hope that the riot police and security forces will treat protesters in a more civilized and peaceful way.

Aana Reserve in the West Bekaa

The sight of a deer chewing on grass is not something we're used to in Lebanon, yet it exists in West Bekaa at the A’ana Nature Reserve. This little-known gem is located towards the end of Ammiq village where hundreds of deers live in a huge reserve that is also home to rabbits, ducks, and other woodland creatures. Ammiq is a gorgeous area all-together and is famous for its wetlands which stretch for 280 hectares.…
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Digital Surgery, Co-Founded by Lebanese Dr. Jean Nehme, Acquired by Medical Technology Leader Medtronic

1 month ago
Ireland-based Medical Devices giant Medtronic announced this week that it will acquire Digital Surgery, a privately-held pioneer in surgical artificial intelligence, data and analytics, and digital education and training. The purchase aims to strengthen its ...
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Great Results for Lebanon at The 2020 MENA Karting Nations Cup

1 month ago
Four Lebanese drivers, including Abdo Feghali’s kid, also the youngest Karting Champion in Lebanon’s history, Christopher Feghali, competed at the 2020 MENA Karting Championship – Nations Cup which took place between the 10th and 14th ...
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Lebanon Wins King Abdullah II Basketball Tournament After 15 Years

1 month ago
Despite everything that’s happening in Lebanon, including the league’s suspension since October 2019, the Lebanese National Basketball team was able to win the King Abdullah II Tournament after defeating Jordan 71 to 68. The last ...
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AUB Alumnus Dr. Hussein Tawbi Named to Trump’s Council on Science & Technology

1 month ago
Lebanese doctor & AUB alumnus Hussein Tawbi has been nominated by US President Donald Trump to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). The mission of the Council of Advisors on Science ...
Art

The Lebanese Creativity Day – Martyrs Square

2 months ago
Artists from all over Lebanon celebrated the Lebanese Creativity Day in Martyrs Square over the weekend. The theme was the revolution obviously and there were some pretty amazing displays. Check them out! Pictures taken from ...
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Ultimate Winter Camping in Akkar Snowy Mountains

2 months ago
Snow hikes, overnight stays in Igloos, snow shoeing, trail challenges and many more activities are being organized by the Akkar trail team this year, and the pictures and videos they’re sharing are absolutely stunning! The ...
Architecture

Lebanon’s Derelict Architecture – By James Kerwin

2 months ago
From abandoned mansions to ruined hammams and forgotten theaters, Photographer James Kerwin showcases Beirut’s derelict yet beautiful architecture in this photo series. I shared a couple of shots. Check out the full post on [DesignBoom].
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Library Inaugurated at the Verdun Women Prison

2 months ago
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 ...
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