Drone Footage of The Mokhtara palace

The Mokhtara Palace is one of the most prestigious and well preserved palaces in Lebanon. The 17th century mansion, which was destroyed in 1825 during struggles between the Druze sheikhs and Emir Bachir Shihab II, was rebuilt in the 19th century by Florentine artists. The palace houses a remarkable collection of oriental crafts, books, weapons, the Kamal Joumblatt Museum, works of art and mosaics and weapons and insignia from the Second World War. Check out…

A Brilliant 22-Minute Documentary on Lebanon’s Financial Meltdown

How did we get here? What went wrong? Why is the "All means all" right on the money? Megaphone News produced this amazing 22 minute documentary to explain how Lebanon ended up in this deep economic crisis, and how clientelism has made the ruling parties stronger by the year. The Lebanese people want change, but it cannot happen with the same political, judiciary and security bodies. We need to overthrow them all, otherwise things will…
Lebanon

Yazbeck Wehbe Shares His Father’s Struggle During The Great Famine of Mount Lebanon

11 months ago
The Great Famine of Mount Lebanon between 1915 and 1918 lead to the death of half of the population of Mount Lebanon Mutasarrifate. It was one of the worst foreign campaigns led by any regime, ...
Lebanon

An Informational Video on Hyperinflation in Lebanon

1 year ago
A couple of weeks ago, I listed the reasons behind soaring prices in Lebanon in a detailed post, and today someone came up with a nicely done informational video that explains better why hyperinflation is ...
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Intense 10-minute Footage from Beirut’s Latest Anti-Government Protests

1 year ago
At least 114 people were injured, with 47 taken to hospitals for treatment. Security forces didn’t spare any means to disperse the crowds, from firing tear gas, using water cannons and even rubber bullets. Most ...
Baladi

Nadine Labaki Speech at MEI’s 73rd Annual Awards Gala

1 year ago
A beautiful and captivating speech by Oscar-nominated Lebanese film director Nadine Labaki upon receiving the 2019 Issam M. Fares Award for Excellence at MEI’s 73rd Annual Awards Gala on November 12 in Washington, DC. If ...
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Surviving on $4 a Day

1 year ago
UNDP shared yesterday a powerful poverty stunt where bank cardholders were only able to withdraw $4 or its equivalent LL6000 from ATMs. When the bank’s officer showed up to listen to their complaints, he asked ...
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Watch the Gavin Ford Tribute Show

2 years ago
I just finished watching the Gavin Ford Tribute show and it brought back so many memories. It also taught us about Gavin’s every day life and how fun he was. All in all, it’s a ...
Lebanon

#AFEMENA: The Difference Between Flirting and Harassment

2 years ago
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 ...
Baladi

Stunning 7-Minute Video on Akkar: Lebanon’s Green Treasure

2 years ago
Akkar Trail shared a 7-minute video showcasing Akkar’s green treasure which occupies 20% of Akkar’s total area. The forests in Akkar are among the largest and most bio-diverse in Lebanon and there are several protected ...
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