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?

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 reasons for doing so: - With English, you can spread your message and the values they hold even further. English is also, and above all, another channel for reinforcing links between those of you who are part of the Lebanese…
Lebanon

75-Year Old Publisher Dar Assayad To Shut Down

1 year 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

1 year 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 ...
Alcohol

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

3 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 ...
Lebanon

The Week Middle East: Is Lebanon Sinking?

3 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 ...
Advertising

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

4 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, ...
Humor

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

4 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 ...
Humor

Mia Khalifa #JeSuisCharlie

4 years ago
Charlie Abdo it is lol! ...
Beirut

Living The Single Life In Beirut

5 years ago
[YouTube] I am happily married because I chose to, but I’ve never understood the pressure that families and society in general here in Lebanon put on single women and men who don’t wish to get ...
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