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The Time Brigitte Bardot Visited Lebanon In the Sixties!
You’ll be surprised to know that Bardot took a trip to Lebanon which she enjoyed tremendously. She came with her husband for a romantic trip to the Paris of the Middle East. (Photo: Pinterest)
Lebanons history in one building: The Palmyra Hotel
The hotel is a relic that bears testament to almost 150 years of local, regional and global events. (Photo: India Stoughton)
The wistful daydreams of Lebanons forgotten soldiers
An old militia barracks covered in old posters offers an intimate look at the hopes and desires of Lebanons military men. (Photo: Tanya Traboulsi)
Lebanon preparing for military operation near Syria border
Lebanon is preparing a military operation to secure a lawless section of the border with Syria, Prime Minister Saad Hariri told parliament on Tuesday. (Photo: AFP)
More Venezuelans Immigrate to Lebanon As Crisis Escalates
Although there is a long history of migration from Lebanon to Venezuela, that flow has been increasingly reversing as Venezuelans with Lebanese roots leave the South American nation to flee its economic and political unrest. (Photo: Sarah Hawi)
Old cinemas find new life in Lebanon as cultural hubs
With paint peeling from the ceiling and crumbling plasterwork, renovating an abandoned picture house in the northern Lebanese town of Tripoli is more than a dream for Qassem Istanbouli. (Photo: Ali Hashisho)
9 things Lebanese call people ... beside their names
Your name isn’t of much importance in Lebanon. We like to make you feel so special that we insist on giving you nicknames. Seriously, we give everyone nicknames and titles!
There’s A Lebanese Festival In London Next Week!
To all Lebanese people living in or near London, UK, there’s a Lebanese festival in London on the 16th of July! If you want to get in touch with your Lebanese side, you should attend this event! Delicious food, live music, and exhibitions are waiting for you! (Photo: The Lebanese Festival UK)
Lebanese artist pays tribute to leaving a life behind
Born and based in Beirut, Halwani is known for his murals and paintings that explore cultural identity. He uses Arabic calligraphy in novel forms, breaking down the specific measurements of traditional calligraphy to create pixel-like figures that merge into the murals. (Photo: Alexander Krziwanie)
Water pollution in Lebanon reaching dangerous levels
Lebanese TV network LBCI published a picture June 19 showing a large polluted area along the coastline of Beirut, which then quickly appeared on Lebanese social media networks. A video shared June 1 by the Lebanese Transparency Association, a nongovernmental organization fighting corruption, also showed how badly polluted the water is a few meters below the surface. Although this problem is not ne ...
US tech company to open 6 learning centres in Jordan and Lebanon
HP says entrepreneurial training is key to address unemployment in the region.
Locals in Lebanon help Syrians who lost everything in devastating refugee camp fire
Clothing, food and other donations sadly now rare example of neighbourliness in a country where many feel the economic burden of 1.5 million refugees. (Photo: The Independent)
Lebanon is now in the crosshairs of some complex regional rivalries
The ceasefire deal in south-west Syria raises complications for the country. (Photo: Wael Hamzeh)
Hariri discusses conditions of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Prime Minister Saad Hariri Wednesday discussed the conditions of Syrian refugees in Lebanon with international humanitarians and local officials. (Photo: Mohammad Azakir)
Lebanon kicks off renowned Baalbek music festival
Thousands of music fans will pour into the stadium of the Roman Temple of Bacchus in Lebanons Baalbek on Friday night for the opening performance of the oldest music festival in the region. (Photo: Mohammad Azakir)
Lebanese looking for smaller apartments
A sense of optimism about the future of Lebanon’s real estate sector prevailed at one of the country’s largest property exhibitions, dispelling the uncertainty that took hold of the market in past years. At the DREAM exhibition in BIEL, leading real estate developers, who proudly displayed scale models of housing and office projects that are currently being built in different regions, seemed more ...
Syrian hackers take down Lebanese state television website
Lebanons state television website Tuesday was hacked by five Syrian nationals, who condemned the Lebanese Army for its treatment of Syrian refugees following a suicide attack in Arsal last week. (Photo: The Daily Star)
7 Things That Lebanese People Do In Airports!
While regular tourists wear comfy clothes and sleep on the benches in airports, Lebanese tourists choose to… be Lebanese! Lebanese add their special touch to everything they do, even in being a tourist at the airport!
This photographer tells beautiful Stories From Lebanon through her lens
"Each person has a story to tell." (Photo: Pamela Hachem)
Is Lebanon’s New Electoral System a Path Out of Sectarianism?
In Beirut, there is both cynicism and optimism about what the new law might deliver. Mostly, though, one senses an uncertainty about the future—a familiar enough feeling in a country that endured a brutal, fifteen-year civil war, but unfamiliar in other ways. There is a genuine wondering-aloud as to whether a new chapter in Lebanon’s history might be about to begin, and some hope that a political ...
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