Calls to applaud the medical staff at 5PM, while MTV Lebanon launches marathon Téléthon day

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 night since Tuesday. Videos of citizens applauding the hospital workers went viral, just like the ones we had during the thawra times in Lebanon, portraying people knocking on kitchen utensils every night. The call has been replicated here, and people…

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,…

Australian bank tackles the story of a Lebanese refugee in moving new commercial

9 months ago
Australian bank Westpac has decided to play on emotions in its latest ad, launched earlier this June, as part of its “help” campaign, which highlights how it supports small business owners in need. In this ...

Anghami Offering Game of Thrones Live Streaming Service

11 months ago
Last Sunday, Game of Thrones’ final season premiered at 4AM local time Beirut, and fans of the show were able to watch it live, with the help of Anghami. I subscribed myself and I have ...

Anthony Salame leaves Virgin Radio Lebanon After 6 years

1 year ago
Last week, Virgin Radio Lebanon’s iconic morning host Anthony Salame appeared on air for the final time to bid the country and Lebanese people farewell, many of whom have been following him since 2013. Starting ...

Huge Gaming Event Happening in #Beirut this July

1 year ago
In collaboration with Virgin Radio Lebanon, Mindwhisk events are organizing for the first time in the country, a huge gaming event entitled “Gamers Unite 2019”, which will take place between July 17 and 21 at ...

Updates Regarding The “Smuggled” Phones Customs Fees in #Lebanon

1 year ago
Following a few posts that went viral last week, with Lebanese citizens ranting about the new phone customs set by the MOT for personal users to pay, a few clarifications and a glimmer of hope ...

Lebanese Mory Hatem Selected by Lara Fabian in The Voice Canada

1 year ago
After participating in 2012 in MBC’s The Voice – Ahla Sawt (Season 1), and being contacted by Disney for the role of Aladdin in the upcoming live-action film without succeeding to claim both, Lebanese singer ...

Falafel and Matte Drink Among New emojis To Be Added in 2019

1 year ago
The Unicode Consortium has published on February 5, the final list of emojis coming to phones in 2019. It comprises 230 new emoticons, among which we will have the luxury of using “Falafel” and “Mate ...

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

1 year ago
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 ...