Kalei Coffee Co. Featured Among The Most Beautiful Coffee Shops in The World

Beirut has several beautiful coffee shops, maybe some of the most beautiful worldwide according to this CNN article. In fact, Beirut-based Kalei Coffee Co. was featured in “Designing Coffee: New Coffee Places and Branding", a book by coffee expert Lani Kingston who also happens to teach a course titled “The Anthropology of Coffee” at Portland State University. Kalei Coffee Co. has two shops in Beirut, its flagship shop in Mar Mikhael and another in Ras…

Jezzine Main Entrance Road Could Collapse Anyday!

The vital road that connects the town of Jezzine South of Lebanon to Saida and surrounding villages is at high risk of collapse. Last Friday, a wall partially collapsed blocking the entrance for a short while before the Jezzine municipality worked on reopening the road. However, this was not an isolated incident as the wall needs to be fixed and the town has been waiting on the authorities to assign it to a contractor for…
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Téléférique Still Closed for Maintenance

4 months ago
On December 29th 2023, two Teleferique cabins collided leaving 25 people stranded in mid-air for hours. The incident raised concerns on the safety of this decades-old cable car system and prompted its operator to shut ...
Lebanon

An Old Lebanese Passport From 1945

4 months ago
A popular passport vintage collector Instagram account shared a rare passport from the 1945-1948 era on his page. The passport was issued at the Lebanese consulate in Cairo to a Lebanese businessman named Jack Bassili. ...
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Three Lebanese Restaurants on MENA’s 50 Best Restaurants 2024 List

4 months ago
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants is an annual publication highlighting the best 50 restaurants in the MENA region. In this year’s list, three Beiruti restaurants were featured: Em Sherif, Baron and Tawlet Mar Mikhail while ...
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The 12 Levels of Friendship in Arabic

4 months ago
Bayt Al Fann is an online platform dedicated to “building understanding between cultures and creating a sustainable world while amplifying Islamic art heritage and culture and preserving it for future generations”. The projet was launched ...
Baladi

Judge Nawaf Salam Elected President of the International Court of Justice

4 months ago
The International Court of Justice issued a press release today announcing that Judge Nawaf Salam was elected President for a term of three years. Salam had become a member of the Court in 2018 after ...
Lebanon

Have You Seen Elissa’s Netflix Docuseries?

4 months ago
Netflix has released a documentary last week shedding light on the life and career of Lebanese pop star Elissa, and I have to say it was actually a good watch. The docuseries consists of three ...
Lebanon

Al Riyadi Wins Dubai Championship With Ismail Ahmad’s Buzzer-beater Shot

4 months ago
Al Riyadi Beirut caused a major upset today by defeating Strong Group Athletics from the Philippines at the 33rd Dubai International Basketball Championship final game. The score was tied at 74-74 when Ismail Ahmad scored ...
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Four Lebanese Whiskies Featured in Whisky Advocate’s 2023 Fall Issue

4 months ago
Four Lebanese whiskies were featured in the buying guide of Whisky Advocate magazine fall 2023 issue. Whisky Advocate magazine is America’s leading spirits publication and one of the world’s leading whisky magazines. Ever since its ...
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