Syria’s Off Shore Oil Bloc-1 Includes Part of Lebanon’s Maritime Territory

While the Lebanese authorities have been in ongoing discussions over the disputed offshore area with Israel, the Syrian regime is set to start oil exploration off its southern coast in an area that includes roughly 750 sq km of Lebanon's waters. This scandal was brought up by Lebanese oil & gas expert Laury Haytayan who wondered if the authorities are aware of this flagrant violation and if it's ok for our "loving" neighbor to invade…

Lebanon’s Famous Street Food Outlet Barbar Set to Open in Dubai

Dubai will have its first Barbar restaurant as the famous Lebanese food outlet is set to open a 600 square meter branch located in Hessa street that will offer both dine-in and delivery services. Barbar's expansion plan will include 8 restaurants and cloud kitchens in the UAE and 20 outlets in Saudi Arabia, four of which will start operating in the second semester of this year. Barbar will also open two restaurants in Qatar before…
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2020 Corruption Index: Lebanon & Iran Tied in 149th Spot

3 months ago
The 2020 Corruption index has marked Lebanon as highly corrupt and ranked it 149th (out of 180) with a score of 25/100. Other countries with a similar ranking include Iran, Guatemala, Nigeria, Mozambique and Cameroon. ...
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Lebanon recovers against Iraq after dismal start to qualify for the FIBA Asia Cup 2021

6 months ago
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 ...
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Lebanon demolishes India in the second window of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 qualifications

6 months ago
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 ...
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Dima Sadek joins MTV Lebanon, a year after quitting LBCI

6 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

7 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- ...
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Recent France2 Report 12 Uncovers New Details on Beirut Port Explosion

7 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 ...
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France to offer Lebanese students joining its territory this year 500 euros of aid

7 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

8 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 ...
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