Ecosouk – First Lebanese Zero-waste Store in #Lebanon And The Middle East

Ecosouk, a store that has opened in Hamra on February 6, is making itself heard, by becoming the first Lebanese zero-waste shop, and probably the Middle East. Founded in 2015 by Recycle Lebanon, you'll find in the new Hamra store a great variety of clothes, jewelry, food, pottery and plants, all made in Lebanon. What is special about it though, is the absence of plastic packaging associated with the purchases. Every buyer is encouraged to bring…

Capernaum Falls Short to Roma at the BAFTA, Nadine Labaki Meets Oprah

February 12, 2019 will be a special date in the life of Nadine Labaki. Weeks after Oprah showed her praise for her latest movie Capernaum, she invited the Lebanese director and her husband Khaled Mouzanar for lunch at her house, and took this cute shot with the pair. Nadine reshared the post on Instagram, commenting with the following: Capernaum's latest nomination was in the 72nd BAFTA “Best Film not in the English Language” category on…

No Love Between Minister Chidiac & Minister Fneish

1 week ago
There were some tense moments in the past few days in the parliament where MPs were debating the new government’s Policy Statement. Jamil al-Sayyed engaged in a verbal dispute with Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil, ...

An Amazingly Handy Bus and Van Map of Greater Beirut

1 week ago
I recently came across some fantastic maps for bus routes running in Greater Beirut, drawn by [LebaneseBuses] and [Bus Map Project]. You can find other routes leading outside Beirut on the website: There’s an Android app for ...

Mashrou’ Leila Back with a New Single and Album after 4 years

1 week ago
We’re ecstatic to finally reveal CAVALRY, the first single from our forthcoming album ‘THE BEIRUT SCHOOL’ . An album that celebrates the first 10 years of Mashrou Leila and kicks off our next chapter together ...

Our Famous Man’ouché Makes it to #GreatBigStory

1 week ago
As part of the #GreatBigBites series, Great Big Story sheds light on a Lebanese street food placed called “Man’ouché – Galette Traditionnelle Libanaise” serving our traditional and delicious Zaatar flatbread. The place is located on ...

Don’t Miss The #KeepWalkingLebanon Expo on Feb 9

2 weeks ago
What is it that keeps this country moving forward? We are resourceful by nature and we’ve been known to be a resilient people no matter what comes our way. The #KeepWalkingLebanon campaign by Johnie Walker ...

#SayNoToShisha: Watch This Brilliant Awareness Video by AUBMC

2 weeks ago
On World Cancer Day, AUB Medical Center released a video showcasing the dangers of Arguile and prompting people to stop smoking it before it’s too late. They did so by producing a smart stunt where ...

Concrete Slabs Removed Around Interior Ministry Main Entrance: Why Now?

2 weeks ago
We’re still not sure whether it’s newly appointed Interior Minister Rayya el Hassan or previous Interior Minister Nohad el Machnouq who ordered the removal of the years-old security cordon at the Interior Ministry’s main entrance, ...

The Lebanese Army is Taking Part in Red Bull X-Alps World Championship

2 weeks ago
Rodolphe Akl is representing our Lebanese Army at the 2019 Red Bull X-Alps World Championship, which is considered one of the world’s toughest adventure race. Traveling by foot and paraglider, over 32 incredible athletes from ...