Old Footage Shows The Beatles Arriving in Beirut

The Beatles never performed in Beirut but they did make a refueling stop at Beirut's airport back in 1964 on their way to Hong Kong. The trip included several refueling stops and lasted over 24 hours. The legendary band was met with hundreds of screaming fans hoping to get signatures. Some even attempted to get into the plane. In fact, it was mentioned on the Beatlesbible website that the police resorted to fire-fighting foam to…

12 Colorized Old Pictures of #Lebanon

LiveLoveBeirut shared today 25+ stunning old photos of Lebanon for the first time. The pictures are colorized, and include areas like Bcharre, Beirut, Nahr el Kalb, Baalbeck and others. I selected my favorite 12 shots, check out the rest =68.ARD6evh2xs98U94C-Pxg7Dtl-E0UAXwvSJeoXNF3fgUSkK8iBLEZpehGwHhqOOoRoOjNiIM6NywNU5BJoofkKij9gnJbTdz2hDN6HUjjjrYM04LFzhZWDISPbCHXUD5K3xYYo2YG2UEecCt6_1tBA3XY9E8TgGJTyH4gP4CqmVlarmrjGxUi6oDUmLVnunjfonerWz7FIOtsuPB922U-vAM2vuWVzPFBPnXmlaAsx9qolysF8xGQwe2r5wBfx6AYTDkfnfOqLdUANT7Mmq2DQGQp4lNad_JcgQhbx86x5WvO2xrO_3oOxwlesmLH2DLFIXVfP_PlHLNPV5rZbiHGiGQfqw&__tn__=-R" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">here].
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Ten Haunting Pictures from Lebanon’s Civil War

10 months ago
I stumbled upon a couple of pictures of the civil war taken by French Photographer Raymond Depardon, and looked up online to see if there are any galleries related to Beirut. There were two; one ...
Old Lebanon

Liza Srour, The Last Remaining Jew in Beirut

1 year ago
Vice recently published an interview with Liza Srour, the last Jew residing in Wadi Bou Jmil in Beirut. I’ve read several articles on this woman and how Beirut’s Jewish quarter evolve from a thriving 100,000-person ...
Automotive

Street Bike Stunts – Beirut 1979

1 year ago
If you’ve ever wondered about the origins of the modern “Zouzou Ebba”, check out this 1979 video shot in Beirut with bikers pulling some crazy stunts. Zero security measures, zero safety and the bikers are ...
Old Lebanon

Silver Banknote 100 LBP Selling for LL800,000

1 year ago
I was browsing through Libanpost’s website when I came across a Silver 100 Lira Banknote selling for 800,000 LBP, almost 550$. The banknote dates back to 1945 and is different from the more recent 100 ...
Fun

Lebanese TV Channels that You May Have Never Heard Of

2 years ago
If you ask me about old Lebanese TV channels that were shut down, I can think of C33 and ICN but there’s more. I came across a FB post by a friend and an old ...
Fun

Beirut’s “Green Line” Through the Eyes of Lebanese photographer Patrick Baz

2 years ago
Just like many Beirutis, war was the new normal for Lebanese Photographer Patric Baz who used live along Beirut’s Green line during the Lebanese civil war. At age 17, he picked up his father’s camera ...
Baladi

In Pictures: Abandoned Windsor Hotel – Aley

2 years ago
Our friend and talented photographer Jad Ghorayeb [FB] [Insta] paid a visit to yet another abandoned hotel in Lebanon, the Windsor Hotel in Aley. Hotel Windsor was built by J. and W. Takla, and officially ...
Lebanon

Pictures from the Lebanese War by Pulitzer Prize-winning Photographer Bill Foley

2 years ago
I’m always on the lookout for pictures from the Lebanese Civil war and my latest finding is Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Bill Foley. I remember seeing a couple of Foley pictures online in past years but ...
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