Did Fairouz Refuse to Perform in Saudi Arabia?

Last year around the same time, rumours spread that Fairouz had turned down an offer to take part in Saudi Arabia's Riyadh Season and this year we're hearing again about Fairouz turning down a very generous offer to sing in Saudi Arabia. The Riyadh Season is one of the biggest festivals in the world spanning over 5 months and carried out in over 11 venues. As of 2023, it had claimed several Guinness records including…

How Did Kfardebian Become The “2024 the Arab Winter Resort Capital”?

Kfardebian was named last week the "2024 Arab Winter Resort Capital" during a ceremony held at the Mzaar ski slopes and attended by the Saudi Ambassador, Lebanon's Tourism Minister and of course representatives from the Kfardebian municipality. The designation was made by the Arab Tourism Organization, an organization derived from the Arab Ministerial Council for Tourism, and specialized in promoting and developing Arab tourism. The ATO is based in Saudi Arabia and includes 22 Arab…
Food

Babel Restaurant Now Open at Dubai Mall

9 months ago
One of Lebanon’s finest restaurants has recently opened a luxurious branch at Dubai Mall. Babel, which was previously at La Mer Dubai has relocated and opened on Dubai Mall’s Fashion Avenue. The new location is ...
Baladi

The “Beirut Dreams In Color” Movie Was Officially Nominated for An Emmy

11 months ago
“Beirut Dreams in Color” is a short movie directed by Michael Collins about the Mashrou’ Leila Lebanese rock band and feminist activist Sarah Hegazi. Mashrou’ Leila was one of the most popular alternative rock group ...
Economics

GCC Accounts for 48% of Total Remittances to Lebanon

11 months ago
Remittances continue to serve as a vital source of support for the Lebanese economy and Lebanese families as they amount approximately $6 to $7 billion per year. Despite the COVID crisis and the global recession ...
Baladi

Wael Arakji Featured in Dubai Basketball Court Artwork

1 year ago
Lebanese Basketball star Wael Arakji was painted on one of Dubai’s basketball courts, as part of a Red Bull project to turn the court into an art piece ahead of the UAE National final of ...
Fun

Anghami is Introducing AI-Powered Podcasts

1 year ago
With everyone talking about AI in the past months, Anghami took a big leap forward by launching its AI Powered Personalized Podcast, the first of its kind in the world. The leading music and entertainment ...
Middle East

Netflix’s Cleopatra To Be Released on May 10 Despite Feud with Egypt

1 year ago
Was Queen Cleopatra black or white? Is Adele James a more accurate representation of the Egyptian Queen than Elizabeth Taylor? This is not the first and won’t be the last debate over Cleopatra’s race but ...
Baladi

“Pierre Sadek … Picture History” Exhibition in Abu Dhabi

1 year ago
The Pierre Sadek Foundation revealed yesterday that an exhibition entitled “Pierre Sadek… Picturing History” will take place in Abu Dhabi from November 21 till November 24 2022. The exhibition is organized by the the Lebanese ...
Food

Roadster Diner Opens its First Dubai Branch!

1 year ago
Roadster Diner has officially opened its first UAE branch at Dubai Hills Mall (Gate 2 GF). Lebanon’s iconic diner has been offering delivery services for quite some time in Dubai & Abu Dhabi, and will ...
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