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

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 crowds on Martyrs Square. Check out this video showing all those who took part including the bikers, the retired soldiers, the teachers, the students, the environmentalists, the lawyers, the mothers, the fathers, the "Tanajir", the artists, the media, doctors and…

Melhem Khalaf Wins Beirut Bar Association Elections Against All Ruling Parties

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 the new head of the Beirut Bar Association. Khalaf got the highest number of votes in the first round, which took the other politically-backed candidates by surprise. They decided all to team up against him in the second round but…
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Nadine Labaki Speech at MEI’s 73rd Annual Awards Gala

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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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The Artsy Side of the 2019 Lebanese Revolution

2 months ago
The talented artists of this revolution are making it even more beautiful inside out. I compiled some of the graffiti works that I received in the past week or more and shared them below. I ...
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The People are THE ONLY Red Line!

2 months ago
We’ve entered Day 8 of the 2019 revolution and we’re getting stronger and more determined by the day. The President’s speech now was very disappointing with no signs of plans of actions being taken, and ...
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#LebanonProtests: Few Thoughts on Day 5

3 months ago
Day 5 came to an end and so did the 72 hours ultimatum that PM Hariri had given. Here are few thoughts on what happened today and what’s to come: 1- Government lost its last ...
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