Ghadi The Movie is on Netflix!

Ghadi is a 2013 Lebanese drama film directed by Amin Dora with George Khabbaz as the writer and lead actor. The movie was also selected as the Lebanese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards. Ghadi is a brilliant movie which I reviewed few years back, and it's available on Netflix now! Ghadi is the story of a music instructor called Leba who was pressured by society into getting marrying…

Lance Armstrong Leads “Bike for Beirut” To Raise Money For Beirut Explosion Victims

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 funds for organizations helping residents affected by the Beirut Port explosion. Armstrong and the participating cyclists passed by the port and close to the huge crater where the explosion took place. The funds will be distributed to four organizations including…
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Distributors Will Stop Delivering Medical Supplies to Rafic Hariri Hospital

2 weeks ago
RHUH’s CEO Firas Abiad warned back in August that the hospital is running very low on its medical supplies due to the financial crisis, and that they will be empty-handed very soon if the pandemic ...
Lebanon

Lebanon and Israel to Hold US-Mediated Talks Over Maritime Borders

2 weeks ago
Three weeks after US placed sanctions on Berri’s top aide finance minister Ali Hassan Khalil, Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker came out today to announce that Lebanon and Israel have asked that the United States mediates talks ...
Health

New Color-Coded COVID-19 Map For Lebanon

2 weeks ago
Lebanon launched a new portal to map the daily number of COVID-19 cases across the country. The portal, which includes a color-coded map indicating the risk level per area, is a joint work between the ...
Alcohol

Lebanon Needs You to Buy Its Wines

3 weeks ago
Bloomberg shared an article promoting Lebanese wines to its readers and shared links to shops where some bottles can be found abroad, but they forgot to mention the ultimate website for buying Lebanese wines, 209lebanesewine.com ...
Critiques

Health Ministry is Collecting Travelers’ PII on an Unofficial Website

4 weeks ago
A friend of mine was traveling to Beirut two days ago, when he was asked to fill out an online survey as required by the Health Ministry. When he went in to check out the ...
Lebanon

L’Orient-Le Jour Wants to Hold Those in Power Accountable with New English Platform

1 month ago
L’Orient-Le Jour has recently launched its new independent English-language news service and is currently looking for reporters and copy editors to “help those in power accountable!”. This is great news that couldn’t have come at ...
Humor

The New “Electronic” Civil Registry Extract is NOT Electronic

1 month ago
When I saw the billboards promoting an electronic civil registry extract, I thought to myself that this is too good to be true, and it turned out to be a hoax. What they did was ...
Critiques

Why Did the US Sanction Two Lebanese Ministers?

1 month ago
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned today former Lebanese ministers Yusuf Finyanus and Ali Hassan Khalil, who provided material support to Hizballah and engaged in corruption. Why did ...
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