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Lebanese interior designer Vick Vanlian dies
The quirky designer passes away at age 40. (Photo: ITP Studio)
Lebanese Director Ziad Doueiri Detained in Beirut, but Cleared of Charges by Military Tribunal
French-Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri, who was briefly detained by authorities in Beirut the day after his new film “The Insult” won a prize at the Venice Film Festival, has been cleared of all charges by a Lebanese military court. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Lebanese-Americans find shelter among compatriots during raging storm
With doors nailed shut and windows bordered up, many Lebanese families have felt the ravaging might of Hurricane Harvey, that hit the U.S.’ fourth largest city harder than any other tropical storm reported on record. (Photo: AP)
A Lebanese drama joins the fight to ban child marriage
“Nour” casts light on an anachronistic but persistent practice. (Photo: Khalil Dreyfus Zaarour)
Lebanon Breaks Guinness World Record For Hosting The Longest Party In The World!
In collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism in Lebanon, Nurai Beirut, one of the best nightclubs in Lebanon, hosted a 56-hour long party, the longest party in the world. (Photo: Twitter/Nurai Beirut)
Venice Film Review: ‘The Insult’
A not-so-simple insult has significant ramifications in this well-made but obvious dissection of Lebanese political and religious divides culminating in a standard courtroom drama.
Plans to revive Lebanon’s ghost railways gather steam
While some of Lebanons train stations have been transformed into night clubs or tourist sites, the countrys railway system could be revived at the end of the Syrian civil war to provide supplies to cities such as Homs and Damascus. (Photo: Joseph Eid/AFP)
Lebanon declares ‘victory’ over Isis but angers US by letting militants flee to Syria
Convoy carrying hundreds of jihadist fighters and their families stranded in Assad regime territory after US air strike blows up bridge on evacuation route. (Photo: Reuters)
Thousands of Lebanese disappeared during the civil war. Will there be justice?
Few efforts have been made to bring these forced disappearances to light. (Photo: Act4TheDisappeared/Facebook)
Lebanese Constitutional Council Suspends The New Tax Law!
Last week, President Michel Aoun signed a law that increases public salaries and taxes which the Lebanese Parliament has approved of last month. The tax hikes have been proposed to increase the salaries in the public sector which resulted in many protests that took place in Beirut. (Photo: Jean-Paul Farhat)
Security Council renews Lebanese peacekeeping mission
The UN peacekeeping mission known as UNIFIL, which patrols Lebanon’s southern border with Israel, was renewed for one year on Wednesday, despite US pressure to reinforce its mandate. (Photo: Louai Beshara/AFP)
France to host aid conferences for Lebanon economy: Macron
France will host two economic conferences for Lebanon next year to boost the countrys ailing economy, President Emmanuel Macron said Friday. (Photo: Ludovic Marin/AFP)
National Geographic: “Lebanon Is One Of The World’s Oldest Countries.”
Filled with state-of-the-art skyscrapers and a vibrant nightlife, where is the ancient side of Lebanon reflected? The obvious answer would be: through its people. (Photo: Sayidy)
Lebanon embarks on long-delayed reforms but debt problems mount
Lebanon has begun reforms to repair its fragile economy after years of paralysis in decision-making but is under pressure to do more to prevent its rising debt spinning out of control. (Photo: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters)
Lebanon gets first animal protection law
Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Tuesday signed the countrys first animal welfare bill into law, guaranteeing that domestic and wild animals will be legally protected from abuse. (Photo: AFP)
Despite History Of Strife, More Tourists Flock To Lebanon
Tourism to Lebanon is on the rise despite — and maybe a little because of — its history of strife. The country is trying to make itself more appealing to vacationers. (Photo: João Antonio/Flickr)
Hotline helps Lebanese talk about sex
The hotline of The A Project provides a sympathetic and informed ear; it allows people to call in anonymously and ask their questions about sexual health and sexuality, from what kind of condom or birth control pill brand is best, to how to handle a difficult breakup. (Photo: patrisyu/Free Digital Photos)
Two Lebanese Hairdressers Are Using Chocolate To Fix Damaged Hair
Apparently, chocolate can fix your mood and your hair! (Photo: YouTube)
Lebanese Author To Receive An Official Decoration Of The Federal Republic Of Germany
The Goethe-Institut is Germany’s cultural institute which promotes the German language and encourages cultural exchange. Every year, the Goethe-Institut honors non-Germans for their work by giving them the Goethe medal, an official decoration of the Federal Republic of Germany. This year’s awards will be given to 3 authors who opened a conversation about controversial issues in their communities a ...
Hezbollah seizes much of Islamic State enclave on Syrian-Lebanese border: Nasrallah
Hezbollah has captured much of an Islamic State pocket on Syria’s side of the border with Lebanon in a joint offensive with the Syrian army, its leader said on Thursday. (Photo: Ali Hashisho)
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