Formulawand: Lebanese Homemade F1-Like Car

Khalil Lawand and his son Ibrahim Lawand built from scratch what should be an F1-lookalike car using the same dimensions as an F1 car, a BMW 528i engine, and even including a DRS system, "a form of driver-adjustable bodywork aimed at reducing aerodynamic drag in order to increase top speed and promote overtaking". To be honest, it looks more like an old F3 car or an F1 car from the 1990s, but still you have…

All The Newly Added Lebanese Movies to Netflix

Thirty four Lebanese films, including award-nominated titles like ‘The Little Wars’  by Maroun Baghdadi, ‘Where do we go now’ by Nadine Labaki, Under the Bombs by Philippe Aractingi, The Kite by Randa Chahal Sabagh and West Beirut by Ziad Doueiri, will be available to Netflix members worldwide starting today. This collection titled "Made in Lebanon" is meant to celebrate the wealth of talent in the Lebanese creative community, and showcase powerful stories from the Arab…
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Lebanese-Canadian Dr. Mona Nemer Re-Appointed as Canada’s Chief Science Advisor

5 months ago
On October 1st, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Dr. Mona Nemer’s reappointment as Canada’s Chief Science Advisor. Dr Nemer assumed this role back in 2017 and will continue following her re-appointment “to promote science ...
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Lance Armstrong Leads “Bike for Beirut” To Raise Money For Beirut Explosion Victims

5 months ago
One of the most popular and most controversial sports figures in the biking world Lance Armstrong took part in the “Bike for Beirut” event today along with tens of other cyclists to raise awareness and ...
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Hanna Mitri Just Re-Opened at a New Location

5 months ago
The famous ice cream shop in Achrafieh has officially re-opened at a new (temporary) location in Achrafieh after the original shop was severely damaged by the Beirut Blast. The new location is beneath Saydé Church, ...
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2,600 Year-old Wine “Factory” Discovered Five Miles South of Sidon

5 months ago
National Geographic shared an amazing discovery today by archaeologists in Lebanon, who have “unearthed new evidence of the extensive overseas trade in wine by the ancient Phoenicians, with the discovery of the oldest wine press ...
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Lebanese Journalist Dalal Mawad Wins The 2020 #SamirKassirAward For Best Audiovisual News Report

5 months ago
Here’s some good news to end yet another dramatic day in Lebanon. Lebanese reporter & Journalist Dalal Mawad has won the 2020 Samir Kassir Award for the best audiovisual news report. Mawad won the foundation ...
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Meryl Streep Donates $25,000 to KAFA’s Beirut Relief Work

6 months ago
Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep, often described as the “best actress of her generation”, has donated a generous $25,000 to Kafa’s relief work supporting women who lost their houses, or have been injured/traumatized as a result ...
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Proclamation of the State of Greater Lebanon: Full Text

6 months ago
September 1 marks 100 years since the proclamation of the state of Greater Lebanon. Back in 1920, General Gouraud sat next to Maronite Patriarch Elias Peter Howayek at the porch of the Pine Residence in ...
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French President Macron to Meet Fairouz Upon Arriving to Lebanon

6 months ago
L’Orient Le Jour confirmed this morning that French President Emmanuel Macron, who is coming back to Lebanon on September 1st, will visit Lebanon’s voice of hope, unity and love Fairouz at her house in Antelias. ...
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