Christmas Trees From Around Lebanon – 2022

The Christmas spirit is unfortunately missing this year again in Lebanon but one has to find a reason to be cheerful and thankful, even for the little things, during this time of year. Here are few pictures I collected of Christmas trees from around Lebanon, hoping that you all spend a blessed one: Harissa Our Lady of Lebanon - Credits: @flyoverlebanon Gemmayze - Credits: @whatworksforhiba ABC Mall - Credits: @m_kay6 ABC Mall - Credits: @m_kay6…

Ali Al-Hadi Tlaiss – Another Fake “Brilliant Inventor” Story

Fake news have been traveling online about a brilliant inventor from Lebanon who apparently broke three Guinness World Records, as “The Youngest Engineer in the World”, “The Youngest Inventor to Obtain a Patent for an Integrated Project Theoretically and Practically”, and “The Youngest Doctor”. As it turns out, and after Al Jadeed confronted him, it's all fake. The so-called engineer, researcher and inventor has apparently shared fake diplomas, has never received any recognition from Guinness…
Critiques

239 Schools in Lebanon In Urgent Need of Repairs

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According to Legal Agenda, the ministry of education received 2.1 billion dollars between 2016 and 2021 to enhance schools and make sure all students have access to an education. Out of these two billions, 270 ...
Baladi

“Labné/Labneh” Added to Le Petit Robert French Dictionary

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“Costa Brava, Lebanon” Now Streaming on Netflix

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“Pierre Sadek … Picture History” Exhibition in Abu Dhabi

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Promoting Local Businesses – Send Me Your Suggestions!

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Lebanon

Who Are The Candidates For The 2022 Lebanese Presidential Elections?

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The Cedars Team Beat Jamaica to Reach Rugby League 2021 Championship Quarter Finals

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Lebanon

Lebanon’s Captain Hassan Maatouk To Appear in Netflix Football Docuseries

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