Capharnaüm gets #Lebanon’s first #GoldenGlobeAward Nomination ahead of US release on December 14

Is there a place in the world where Nadine Labaki's chef-d'oeuvre hasn't been watched yet? After "The Insult" made it to the final round of the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 90th Academy Awards on January 23, 2018, it was time for "Capharnaüm" to make it to the last 5 in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the Golden Globe Awards on December 6, 2018. The film will compete with "Girl" from Belgium,…

The National Library Finally Reopen After 39 Years!

The National Library has been finally inaugurated yesterday after years of restoration works. Old manuscripts and books have been brought back and the library is ready to open to the public! The National Library was first established in the house of Phillipe de Tarrazi in 1919, before moving to its new premises in Sanayeh. The library was frequently bombed during the Civil war and had to shut its doors down in 1979. The newly renovated…

War Hotels: Holiday Inn #Beirut Documentary

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War Hotels is a new documentary series airing on Al Jazeera and exploring stories behind iconic hotels that were used during war. The Holiday Inn Beirut has long become a symbol of the Lebanese Civil ...

Basketball – Lebanon delays World Cup qualification to home soil after couple of losses

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When we won against China on September 14 on home soil, we were comfortably poised to qualify for the FIBA 2019 World Cup in the Asian section. 3 months later, and after a painful nailbiting ...

Facebook appoints Lebanese Ramez Shehadi as its managing director for the MENA region

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In a press release issued on November 20, Facebook has announced the appointment of Lebanese Ramez Shehadi, as its managing director for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Shehadi has been an outstanding ...

Tennis Legend Rafael Nadal endorses 11-year-old Lebanese Marc Krajekian in Fight for Cancer

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Rafael Nadal has accepted, via Twitter, a challenge proposed by an 11-year-old Lebanese by the name of Marc Krajekian, similar to the trendy 2014 “Ice bucket challenge”, dubbed the “Volleying challenge”. He was nominated alongside ...

#AFEMENA: The Difference Between Flirting and Harassment

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The Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality (AFE) has launched 16 days of activism against Gender based violence and is sharing very powerful and insightful videos to help people understand the difference between flirt and ...

Have you Heard about IDD?

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Look up IDD or #InternetDeficitDisorder online and you’ll find a page explaining this new phenomenon that’s affecting a lot of Lebanese whenever internet starts acting up. I’m not sure if this is a joke or ...
Animals & Wildlife

Boar Weighing 300Kg Killed in #Lebanon

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I’ve read on three different media sources that a wild boar weighing over 300 kilos was killed somewhere in Lebanon. One source said in Hasbaya, the other in Marj el Zouhour and another said somewhere ...

FIA President Jean Todt in #Beirut

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FIA President Todt was visiting Beirut for the second time in two years. He met with President Aoun and Prime Minister Hariri and they discussed on ways to advance road safety, sustainable mobility and motorsport ...