Isken Loans To Resume in June 2024?

Banque de l'habitat is expected to finally start giving out loans to eligible candidates this month. This is what Antoine Habib, the bank's general manager, has confirmed a couple of weeks ago. The announcement is not on the bank's official website unfortunately because the website is down for maintenance. In regards to requirements, anyone who wishes to obtain a house loan, as an individual or couple: - must be Lebanese. - must have a monthly…

Donner Sang Compter is Sadly Shutting Down After 14 Years

After 14 years, 1,312 blood drives and over 104,679 blood units donated, Donner Sang Compter has decided to close down due to a lack of funds primarily but more importantly due to a lack of collaboration across the various stakeholders. The man behind this amazing initiative, Yorgui Teyrouz, left a heartfelt letter on Facebook reflecting on DSC's amazing journey and raising concerns regarding the work of blood banks, the related government agencies among others. I've…
Lebanon

Rare Footage From the Holiday Inn – Beirut 1974

1 month ago
I don’t think I’ve ever seen such a lengthy video of the Holiday Inn Beirut from the 1970s while it was still intact. Akhbar Beirut shared on its Facebook page a video from the movie ...
Lebanon

Dr. Food Charged With “Manufacturing, Trafficking and Drug smuggling”

1 month ago
Mount Lebanon investigating judge Ziad Dagheedi had issued an arrest warrant in absentia against George Deeb, also known as Dr. Food, for the crimes of “drug manufacturing, trafficking, and smuggling abroad”. The memo will be ...
Lebanon

The New Lebanese Basketball League Trophy was Designed by Rudy Rahme

1 month ago
We have a new trophy for the Lebanese basketball league and it’s gigantic to say the least! The trophy was beautifully sculpted by Rudy Rahme, is meant to symbolize unity and weighs a whopping 22 ...
Lebanon

Beiteddine Festival Will Suspend Its Activities This Summer

1 month ago
The Beiteddine Art Festival’s president Noura Jumblatt issued a statement today and announced the suspension of all activities scheduled for this year. The reason for that is the situation in South Lebanon and the “ongoing ...
Baladi

Ray Bassil Wins Gold Medal at 2024 ISSF World Cup Championship

1 month ago
Lebanese Champion Ray Bassil has won gold at the 2024 ISSF World Cup Championship, her first gold in 8 years, after a flawless last round against Penny Smith from Australia and Erica Tessa from Italy. ...
Lebanon

Darbet M3allem: A Platform Supporting Young Lebanese Professionals

1 month ago
Darbet M3allem is a great initiative by a Lebanese young man called Serge Khairallah, aimed at bringing together young Lebanese professionals under one platform. The economic crisis that hit Lebanon in the last 5 years ...
Lebanon

Lufthansa Suspends All Flights to Beirut Till April 30

2 months ago
Last week, Swiss airline cancelled a flight to Beirut in mid-air due to security concerns, yet confirmed they are keeping their flights to Beirut while monitoring the situation very closely. Unfortunately, the Iran-Israel retaliations that ...
Critiques

Monnot Theater Cancels Wajdi Mouawad Play Following Official Complaint & Threats

2 months ago
Lebanese-Canadian writer and actor Wajdi Mouawad was hosting the world premiere of his latest play “Wedding Day at the Cromagnons” at the Monnot Theater in Beirut, however the play was cancelled after activists lodged a ...
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