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The girl muscling in on street gymnastics in Lebanon
Meet the Lebanese teenager who’s beating the boys at calisthenics.
Lebanese players’ opportunity of a lifetime at Rugby League World Cup
For five local Lebanese rugby league players, the chance to compete in the upcoming Rugby League World Cup is the opportunity of a lifetime. Although it is still a fringe sport in Lebanon, rugby is hugely popular in Australia, where the World Cup is being held. Lebanon’s team, the Cedars, is largely made up of Australian players of Lebanese origin.
Trumps call for refugee resettlement causes a stir in Lebanon
Politicians quick to rule out permanent stay for Syrians but activists say they would rather go home. (Photo: CNN)
Beirut Ranked 3rd Best City In The Middle East And Africa
This year, Travel and Leisure (T+L) revealed the best five cities in the Middle East and Africa and among them is Beirut which ranked third!
Syrian children in Lebanon find music school away from home
The UNESCO-funded program of Action for Hope Music School has trained 24 children displaced from the Syrian war in Lebanon for over a year and a half. It also aims to preserve the musical heritage of Syria and the region, offering classes of theory and history of Arabic music. (Photo: hinnamsaisuy/Free Digital Photos)
Lebanon gets its own national hockey team — and its in Montreal
Team is brainchild of Lebanese Montrealers who love the game, but players fly in from as far away as France. (Photo: CBC)
Six Trails For Exciting ATV Rides In Lebanon
To discover the full beauty of Lebanon, you can rent an ATV and drive off-road. You can either have a ride in one region or follow a trail from one region to another. No matter where you choose to go, be sure that you’ll be amazed and have a great experience! (Photo: YouTube)
Facing the enemy: Lebanese who met Israelis abroad
Lebanons government forbids its citizens from interacting with Israelis. (Photo: Daniel Hayes)
How to use condom video causes stir in Lebanon
A Lebanese NGO released a taboo breaking video teaching viewers how to wear a condom featuring openly gay frontman of band Mashrou Leila Hamed Sinno. While there were many praising the sex education video, there were also more condemning it, claiming it to be disrespectful. (Photo: Facebook)
A vigilant eye: UN troops in Lebanon see no appetite for war
UNIFIL officials tell MEE they are fully carrying out their mission, assisting the Lebanese army and local population. (Photo: MEE/Ali Harb)
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)
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