Chekka Christmas Tree Made Out of 129K Plastic Bottles

Live Love Beirut shared today a picture of Chekka's Christmas eco-friendly tree, which was completed and broke the Guinness World Record of the largest tree made from recycled plastic bottles. The tree is 28.5 meters high and consists of 129k plastic bottles, versus 98k bottles for the previous record holder. Thumbs up to Caroline Chaptini and everyone who helped make this happen!

500 Lawyers to Visit Prisons Across Lebanon on December 22

Lebanon24 reported last week that the Beirut Bar Association has agreed to send 500 lawyers to all Lebanese prisons on December 22 in an attempt to determine which prisoners: 1- Don't have a lawyer yet. 2- Are still jailed despite serving their sentence 3- Need a minimal financial support to bail out The lawyers will also prepare a detailed report on all prisons and prisoners. I couldn't find any confirmation on this initiative but I…
Automotive

Meet The Ghiath Beast Patrol By W Motors

2 months ago
The most recent addition to Dubai’s police force is a mega-4×4 beast called the Ghiath, courtesy of the Dubai-based Lebanese supercar maker W Motors. Dubbed as one of the most advanced police vehicles in the ...
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Lebanese Zeinab Khalifeh Wins Prestigious National Geographic Abu Dhabi Award

2 months ago
Zeinab Khalife’s picture of a tailor and his sewing machine in Sidon has won her the Arab world’s prestigious annual photography competition, “Moments”, which is organized by National Geographic Abu Dhabi. The competition attracted over ...
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Meet All the “Civil” Regiments that Marched on Lebanon’s Independence Day

2 months ago
We witnessed today a glorious Independence Day by all means. As the revolution entered its 37th day, large groups of protesters organized a nationwide civil march where over 40 “regiments” paraded in front of the ...
Fun

Chekka Going for World Record Christmas Tree

2 months ago
Amidst the turbulence and chaos in the country, the municipality of Chekka, with the help of Arc en ciel, has decided to take an environmental leap and attempt to build a Christmas tree made of ...
Fun

The Revolution Houwwara

3 months ago
Check it out, it’s pretty cool. ...
Baladi

Melhem Khalaf Wins Beirut Bar Association Elections Against All Ruling Parties

3 months ago
Khalaf’s win is being celebrated as the first electoral victory for the revolution and it righteously is so. Khalaf, an independent candidate running against politically-backed candidates, got the highest number of votes and is officially ...
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Nadine Labaki Speech at MEI’s 73rd Annual Awards Gala

3 months ago
A beautiful and captivating speech by Oscar-nominated Lebanese film director Nadine Labaki upon receiving the 2019 Issam M. Fares Award for Excellence at MEI’s 73rd Annual Awards Gala on November 12 in Washington, DC. If ...
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Lebanese-Born Roula Khalaf First Ever Female Top Editor of Financial Times

3 months ago
The Financial times has appointed its first female editor in 131 years, as Roula Khalaf is set to replace Lionel Barber who is stepping down as editor after 14 years. Ms Khalaf has been the ...
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