Has ‘lucky’ Lebanon escaped the coronavirus crisis? I don’t think so yet.

Photo by Jad G Ghorayeb.   Social distancing in Lebanon has become a thing from the past. Confinement has become a thing from the past. Everything seems to be back to "normal" in the past couple of days, as the country desperately tries to inject some money into the market, apart from the specific places that cannot open before their official governmental time arrives, but which are already preparing for the comeback. The streets are…

Lebanese band Adonis drops new single “Thoqb Aswad” after postponing Spring tour due to coronavirus crisis

Lebanese pop/rock band Adonis just released the first single from its upcoming studio album “Thoqb Aswad” . Having postponed its tour, which was scheduled for Spring 2020, the band has instead accelerated the production of its upcoming album. Written in spoken classical Arabic, the song departs from Adonis’ signature Lebanese dialect.   About the song, the band’s lead singer Anthony from Adonis says: “Thoqb Aswad” has been designed like a short movie. It’s quite long for a pop song ,…
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Disney Plus Originals Coming to the Middle East on April 9

2 months ago
Good news for everyone still locked in, you will have more material to binge on soon as OSN will start featuring all of Disney Plus original content on April 9. Disney+ rollout in the Middle ...
Health

Bayte Baytak – A free Airbnb initiative to shelter Red Cross and Medical Heroes during coronavirus crisis

3 months ago
“!كرمال أبطال الجهاز الطبي والصليب الأحمر بيوتنا إلكن” Lebanese always find a way to help each other. But this time, it transcended all expectations. People opening their doors to welcome Lebanese Red Cross volunteers and ...
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Calls to applaud the medical staff at 5PM, while MTV Lebanon launches marathon Téléthon day

3 months ago
The image has been shared widely around Europe, in France, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands in particular. People stepping out on their balconies and saluting the medical staff working at hospitals, at around 8PM every ...
Lebanon

Tennis – Lebanon emphatically wins tie against Thailand to remain in Davis Cup Group I

3 months ago
Spanning over 2 days, and withstanding rain, the Coronavirus fears and Eurobonds crisis, it seemed like there was another Lebanon inside the ATCL arena, celebrating today the consolidation of the country’s presence in the Davis ...
Lebanon

Matteo EL Khodr, another Lebanese on The Voice France this Saturday

4 months ago
After Enzo Sabbagha was revealed to the public around a fortnight ago, Lebanon will have not only one, but 2 talents competing at this year’s The Voice France (Season 9). Matteo El Khodr will be ...
Lebanon

Basketball – Lebanon tops group D after easy win against Bahrain

4 months ago
3 days after claiming an unconvincing win against Iraq, Lebanon bounced back in style on Monday night, comfortably beating Bahrain with a final score of 116-73, on a night during which the players didn’t know ...
Lebanon

Basketball – Lebanon’s new national team wins against Iraq, withstanding chaos and a shy crowd

4 months ago
While the country’s focus was shifted towards the coronavirus mess yesterday, a brave team of 12 of the finest basketball players Lebanon is currently counting on fought its way past Iraq, merging experience and inexperience ...
Lebanon

Enzo Sabbagha to represent Lebanon at the Voice France this Saturday

4 months ago
After Johnny Maalouf in 2012, Anthony Touma in 2013, Aline Lahoud in 2014, Hiba Tawaji in 2015 and Marc Hatem in 2016, a new Lebanese talent is giving it a shot at this year’s the ...
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