Caroline Hayek (L’Orient-Le Jour) Nominated For The Prestigious Albert Londres Prize

The Albert Londres association has unveiled the list of articles, films and books pre-selected for the 2021 edition, and Caroline Hayek from L’Orient-Le Jour is among the candidates nominated for the best written report of the year. For those who are not familiar with the ceremony, The Albert Londres Prize is the highest French journalism award, named in honor of journalist Albert Londres. It is considered the French equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize. Caroline was…

LAU Translates Oldest Book About #Beirut Into French, English & Arabic

Back in January, I was invited to attend a special event at the Center for Lebanese Heritage at LAU where a translation of the very first book to be printed about Beirut was launched. Berytus or the Metropolis of Berytus – published in Latin as early as 1662 by the German jurist Johann Strauch – has now been released by CLH in French, English and Arabic, along with a facsimile of the original, as one…

L’Orient-Le Jour Speaks English Too: Why Not?

3 years ago
L’Orient-Le Jour, the leading and probably only French-language daily newspaper in Lebanon, is launching a special section in English where translations of a selection of its articles will be made available. They mentioned two convincing ...

75-Year Old Publisher Dar Assayad To Shut Down

3 years ago
Al-Anwar newspaper first declared on its front page and it will stop being published, only to be followed by news that its publisher, Dar Assaad, which was founded in 1943 by Said Freiha, will halt ...
Mags & Books

Emily Nasrallah Honored with Stamp as Final Book goes on Sale

3 years ago
In collaboration with the Ministry of Telecommunications, Liban Post issued on September 5 a stamp to honor prominent Lebanese author Emily Nasrallah, who passed away on March 14. The stamp’s face value is 1,250 LBP and ...

Lebanese Wines Marsyas & Bargylus Featured In France’s Le Monde

5 years ago
Karim and Sandro Saadé, the two brothers and owners of Château Marsyas in Lebanon and Domaine de Bargylus in Syria got a special two-page feature in the French daily newspapers Le Monde, one of the ...

The Week Middle East: Is Lebanon Sinking?

6 years ago
The Week Middle East featured our PM Tamman Salam on its cover page with the title “Is Lebanon Sinking?” in reference to the ongoing garbage crisis. I tried looking for the magazine but couldn’t find ...

BlogBaladi Earning The Top Spot In Communicate Levant’s Book of Tens (Top Social Media Influencers)

7 years ago
Communicate Levant just released their book of tens 2015 which includes comprehensive lists of everything that happened in Lebanon last year from viral campaigns, YouTube hits, epic media mistakes, promising local startups, bad outdoor ads, ...

It’s Confirmed! Whitney Houston Is Still Alive According To Nadine Magazine

7 years ago
Since a lot of people have asked me about the Whitney Houston article I shared this morning, I asked a friend to pick up the Nadine Magazine from a nearby library and see if it’s ...

Mia Khalifa #JeSuisCharlie

7 years ago
Charlie Abdo it is lol! ...