Check Out The New Nabu Museum in el-Hery, North #Lebanon

There's a new addition to Lebanon's rich list of museums; the Nabu Museum located on the coast of the Mediterranean North of Lebanon. The museum was named after the Mesopotamian patron god of literacy and "offers an exceptional permanent collection of Bronze and Iron Age artifacts representing Roman, Greek, Byzantine, Phoenician and Mesopotamian, and contemporary Lebanese cultures, in addition to rare manuscripts and ethnographic material". What's exceptional about this museum is its architecture which was…

Beirut Mosque Launches Kindness Fridge Initiative

Al Daouk mosque on Bliss Street set up a fridge on the sidewalk whereas people can donate extra food and needy people could pick it up. This Kindness Fridge idea will hopefully help feed the hungry for free and encourage people to donate food instead of throwing it away. let's just hope it won't end up being vandalized like the Wall of Kindness was last year.
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Alfa Telecom to Ship 460 Tons of e-Waste to Sweden

2 months ago
As of 2017, over 47 million tons of e-waste were generated and the numbers are rising annually by 4%. Unfortunately, only 20% of e-waste is subject to recycling and 80% are dumped in landfills or ...
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“Marqet”: Lebanon’s First Blind-friendly Supermarket

2 months ago
On September 27, the Lebanese NGO Red Oak launched in collaboration with the Youth Association of the Blind (YAB), at the “Marqet” supermarket on the Koraytem main road, Beirut, its “Red Oak Blind-Friendly Market” project which ...
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Ottawa Names Street After St. Charbel

2 months ago
During Patriach Rai’s visit to Canada, he visited Ottawa where one of the largest Lebanese communities live, and celebrated the renaming of a section of Donald Street in Ottawa to St. Charbel Way4 (Mar Charbel). ...
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Lebanese Judo Champion Nacif Elias Defeats World Number One

2 months ago
Lebanese-Brazilian Judo Champion Nacif Elias was taking part in the 2018 World Judo Championships and made headlines when he knocked out the world number one Aleksandar KUKOLJ in his first fight. Unfortunately, he lost in ...
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AUB Ranked First in MENA Region & 45th Worldwide in Graduates Employability

2 months ago
The American University of Beirut has been ranked the best in the MENA region and is ranked #45 among all universities worldwide for the employability of its graduates. This criterion measures the proportion of graduates ...
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#Lebanon is too Diverse for a Single Trip – Video by Tolt is Out

2 months ago
So the famous French travel vlogger Tolt did end up releasing a “Don’t go to #Lebanon” and it looks pretty cool! However, it did feel like watching the “Rise Above Lebanon” tourism video with all ...
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Lebanese Aline Asmar d’Amman to Redesign Tour Eiffel’s Iconic “Le Jules Verne”

3 months ago
Beirut-born architect and founder of Culture in Architecture Aline Asmar d’Amman was recently tasked with redesigning one of Paris’ most iconic restaurants, Le Jules Verne, which is situated on level two of the iconic Eiffel ...
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Replacing Plastic Bags by Reusable Bags

3 months ago
Waste Less Lebanon has recently launched its BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag) initiative in an attempt to reduce plastic bags use and replace them with reusable bags. The NGO is selling LAL tote reusable bags ...
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