Lebanon recovers against Iraq after dismal start to qualify for the FIBA Asia Cup 2021

After starting in a very chaotic, selfish way, with a game lacking any strategy whatsoever during almost the first 2 quarters of the match, it was a different Lebanese team that showed up in the second half of the game against Iraq today, to clinch the win that would qualify the team automatically for the FIBA Asia Cup 2021. With a final score of 78-69, Lebanon's streak of 3 wins continued this morning, after demolishing…

Lebanon demolishes India in the second window of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 qualifications

After comfortably topping Group D in Window 1 of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 qualifications, with 2 wins over Iraq and Bahrain last February, Lebanon's national team is back on track for Window 2. In the absence of many names from the previous selection, including main stars Fadi El Khatib who retired from the national team in 2017, and the sudden departures of Elie Chamoun, Daniel Faris, Charles Tabet, and the young talent Gerard Hadidian,…
Lebanon

Dima Sadek joins MTV Lebanon, a year after quitting LBCI

3 months ago
After being a news anchor on OTV for 4 years, between 2007 and 2011, then on the LBCI for 8 years, until 2019, including hosting the Miss Lebanon Pageant in 2014, 15, 17 and 2018, ...
Lebanon

Low-cost German Airline Eurowings to Launch Direct flights to Beirut from Berlin, Stuttgart and Düsseldorf

3 months ago
Under the label “families and homeland visits”, cheap German airline and Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings has decided to expand its flights and connect 3 new German cities to Beirut. They will be served as follows: 1- ...
BeirutBlast

Recent France2 Report 12 Uncovers New Details on Beirut Port Explosion

3 months ago
“Beyrouth: une bombe au coeur de la ville” which translates into “Beirut: a bomb at the heart of the capital” is the title of the Envoyé Spécial report which aired on France 2 on November ...
BeirutBlast

France to offer Lebanese students joining its territory this year 500 euros of aid

3 months ago
In a not very surprising – given the French President Macron’s latest promises to help Lebanese students in France – yet very welcome initiative given the current economic crisis that is plaguing the country, Campus ...
Lebanon

Lebanon and Israel to Hold US-Mediated Talks Over Maritime Borders

5 months ago
Three weeks after US placed sanctions on Berri’s top aide finance minister Ali Hassan Khalil, Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker came out today to announce that Lebanon and Israel have asked that the United States mediates talks ...
Lebanon

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

10 months ago
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 ...
Lebanon

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

10 months ago
Lebanese pop/rock band Adonis just released the first single from its upcoming studio album “Thoqb Aswad” (Black Hole). Having postponed its tour, which was scheduled for Spring 2020, the band has instead accelerated the production of its upcoming ...
Lebanon

Disney Plus Originals Coming to the Middle East on April 9

10 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 ...
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