Lebanon to Have its First Netflix Series “Dollar” on August 8

A few weeks after controversial Jordanian series "Jinn" made the headlines by becoming the first Arabic series to hit the Netflix platform on June 13, Lebanon strikes with a series of his own, "Dollar", which will star Lebanese actor Adel Karam and Algerian-Lebanese actress Amel Bouchoucha. Beautiful executive assistant Zeina reluctantly teams up with the self-assured Tarek to chase down an elusive dollar bill worth $1 million. The 15-episode drama will be a Netflix Original,…

Mashrou’ Leila Under pressure to Cancel Byblos International Festival Gig

A Facebook page by the name of "جُنود الرَّب" has been unleashing since July 17 a series of posts to its 5.5K followers condemning Mashrou' Leila's sexual/religious ideologies, performances and lyrics. This comes around 2 weeks before they are expected to perform at the Byblos International Festival on August 9, marking the band's 10-year-anniversary. Mashrou' Leila is being criticized for the content of its lyrics, attacking religions, and for promoting homosexuality, by its openly-gay frontman…
Lebanon

Robert Farah of Lebanese descent ranks #1 in tennis men’s doubles

2 months ago
Following his victory in an epic 5-hour Wimbledon final last Saturday alongside his compatriot and countryman Juan Sebastian Cabal over the French pair Nicolas Mahut and Édouard Roger-Vasselin 6-7, 7-6, 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, Robert Farah ...
Lebanon

Low-cost Irish Airlines Ryanair establishes new Beirut-Cyprus Route starting October

3 months ago
A lot of low-cost airlines have been recently expressing interest in Beirut, to be added to their destinations. The latest of these is Ryanair, the Irish airlines which has been booming during the last few ...
Lebanon

Wael Arakji impresses in first participation with Dallas Mavericks at the NBA Summer League

3 months ago
After not entering the basketball court against Brooklyn Nets on Friday, Wael Arakji made his debut with Dallas Mavericks at the NBA Summer League, during yesterday’s match against the Houston Rockets. Arakji played for a ...
Lebanon

Lebanese basketball superstar Wael Arakji edges closer to NBA dream with Dallas Mavericks

3 months ago
Considered one of Asia’s best point guards, Al-Riyadi player Wael Arakji, the rising star of our basketball league and national team, at only 24 years of age, has recently grabbed the attention of the Dallas ...
Middle East

Reviewing Netflix’s First Original Arabic Series: Jinn

3 months ago
I’m not a big fan of Teen shows but I was excited to watch “Jinn” especially that it’s Netflix’ first original Arabic series. The series was created by Lebanese producer Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya (Kabreet Production), ...
Middle East

MusicHall to launch in Saudi Arabia on June 15, as Jeddah hosts stellar music event lineup

4 months ago
After Beirut in 2003 and Dubai in 2013, MusicHall by Michel Eléftériadès is expanding to reach Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, with the launch set for June 15, as announced by its owner on social media ...
Beirut

Sunexpress airlines to link Beirut to 3 German cities starting this June

4 months ago
A joint venture of Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, Sunexpress, a company based between Germany and Turkey, has taken over where broken Germania left off in February, compensating for the loss of direct flights made by ...
Lebanon

Lebanese Kevin Chahoud into Roland Garros Boys’ Singles Main Draw for the first time

4 months ago
It might not come as a surprise that in Lebanon, even in the world of tennis, to thrive and move forward, players have to fly under another flag to reach higher grounds. This is what ...
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