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The 9 Weirdest And Funniest Lebanese Expressions!
Lebanese Arabic is pretty unique! Apart from mixing 3 languages, Lebanese people also tend to use expressions that are funny… and sometimes weird. Here’s our version of the Urban Dictionary!
Lebanon misses election deadline but hope persists
Negotiations over a new electoral law are still on hold pending a softening of the rival factions’ tough stands on what voting system to adopt for the upcoming parliamentary elections, official sources said Sunday. (Photo: The Daily Star)
A history of Lebanon through the television screen
“Television has lost its magic and I am trying to bring back this magic this is my aim,” said Zaven Kouyoumdjian, a popular TV presenter and the author of a new book on the history of Lebanon through iconic cultural moments as seen on screen. Kouyoumdjian, better known as Zaven, recently published “Lebanon on Screen: The Greatest Moments of Lebanese Television and Pop Culture.” (Photo: Zaven Kouy ...
Afraid of Visiting Lebanon? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Be
The most hospitable country in the Middle East is also one of the most beautiful. (Photo: Shutterstock)
8 things non-Lebanese just don’t get about Lebanon
Lebanon is still an unsolved mystery to people who’ve been living in the country for decades, even more so to the ones who are just visiting.
The Mediterraneans unlikely surf destination: Lebanon
Off the Mediterranean coast of Lebanon lies a seaside town that locals call the "7-kilometer playground." Known for its sandy beaches, the ancient beach town Jiyeh is a rarity along the countrys long, rocky coastline. There, youll find a tight-knit surfing community. (Photo: Sonia Lynn Gabriel)
12 things every tourist must try in Lebanon
From food to must-see historic spots.
Lebanon to host diaspora business meeting
The 7th Planet Lebanon Conference will take place on August 2 and 3 in Beirut. Executives and politicians of Lebanese to discuss subjects including banking systems, tourism and corruption.
A new Lebanese ad features a same-sex couple and people are loving it
"And here’s to never hiding your love-bites." (Photo: Crepaway)
Lebanese photographer tours U.S. Lebanons
Broummana resident Fadi BouKaram told The Daily Star in a recent interview that the idea to visit all the towns called Lebanon in the U.S. had been brewing in his mind for at least a decade, ever since he had stumbled onto Lebanon, Oregon while perusing Google maps when he was studying business in San Francisco in 2006. (Photo: BouKaram )
The 9 Things Your Lebanese Neighbors Always Do
Neighbors are a huge part of a Lebanese person’s life. You probably have heard many times from your fellow Lebanese expats that neighbors in other countries don’t even say “bonjour” in the morning. Since we interact with our neighbors a lot, we also know a lot about them here are few things that characterize Lebanese neighbors!
Refugee crisis overwhelming Lebanon: Hariri
Prime Minister Saad Hariri warned Sunday that Lebanon could no longer deal with the Syrian refugee crisis alone, during a visit to Qatar. (Photo: Mohammad Azaki)
Lebanon’s Central Bank thwarts cyberattack
Lebanon’s Central Bank thwarted a cyberattack on its email system on Monday, temporarily suspending some of its online services as a precautionary measure. (Photo: Mohammad Azakir)
Beirut gay pride event a first for Lebanon
The first ever gay pride event is taking place this week in Lebanon, a country where homosexual acts are still considered a crime. (Photo: CNN)
Why Lebanon produces no oil
Political gridlock has kept the country from making the most of its reserves. (Photo: Alamy)
Lebanon battles pollution with first zero-waste project
Lebanons first zero-waste management programme was launched in 2016 and has helped tackle the countrys rubbish crisis. (Photo: Al Jazeera)
Syrian refugee discovers surfing in Lebanon
Fourteen-year-old Ali was so desperate to learn to surf that he made his own board. (Photo: phil1950/ Free Digital Photos)
8 strange ways Lebanese solve problems ... even if they dont work
These "solutions" help us cope.
Abu Dhabi Book Fair 2017: Lebanese writer Abbas Beydoun on his award-winning novel The Autumn of Innocence
Abbas Beydoun is tired of excuses. The 72-year-old Lebanese author and poet urges readers and writers to avoid complacency and to always look beyond the surface. To explain why, he highlights the central theme of his acclaimed novel, The Autumn of Innocence, which tackles the nature of tyranny. (Photo: Mona Al Marzooqi)
Battling against odds, Lebanese journalist flies high
At the tender age of 10, she saw her father being shot dead. That is enough trauma for anyone. But Rima Maktabi was not one to buckle down. She dreamt of flying high. And she did exactly that - She overcame multiple challenges to give wings to her dreams.
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