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In Lebanon, Muslims and Christians share religious holiday
Annunciation of the Virgin Mary has long been commemorated by churches, but the Lebanese government declared it as a joint Muslim-Christian holiday in 2010.
“Submarine” by Mounia Akl censored in Lebanon
Submarine, a movie by Mounia Akl, that tells the story of a Beirut that is still dealing with a trash crisis is apparently being censored in Lebanon. The reason why the movie won’t be screening is not clear but Akl is saying it could be related to the garbage scenes and Beirut being portrayed negatively.
All eyes on Lebanon ahead of Arab Summit
Hariri to accompany president Aoun in an unprecedented move aimed at cushioning any potential fallout. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Mgchammas)
A film festival in Beirut is protesting censorship in Lebanon
Two films were blocked from screening.
A Beirut water taxi system may become a thing in Lebanon
Beirut’s traffic crisis has been getting worse for a while now, only becoming more unbearable and intolerable. But the real problem resides in the fact that heavy traffic is beginning to paralyze the country.
Lebanons Jews are often forgotten, this documentary sheds light on the community
New York is home to one of the largest diasporas of Lebanese Jews. (Photo: Rabbi Elie Abadie)
Lebanese women will march for equal rights for International Womens Day
The march will happen this Saturday at Achrafiehs Sassine square. (Photo: Anwar Amro)
Lebanese pop singer’s song ‘Goal’ banned
While many Lebanese abhor the exceptionally provocative clip others slam the government for increasing censorship. (Photo: YouTube)
Protesters rally to save last green site in Lebanons Beirut
Protesters in Lebanon are trying to halt the development of the last piece of parkland in Beirut. (Photo: Al Jazeera)
Baroque art the theme of lecture, exhibit in Beirut
On the 17th, the Brazil-Lebanon Cultural Center will host the lecture ‘Baroque Sacred Art in Brazil and Portugal,’ and the opening of a showing of photos of the city of Ouro Preto, in Minas Gerais. (Photo: Iphan)
Heres a look at Lebanons most bizarre yearly festival: Zambo
The street parade takes place every year on the last day that precedes the Christian Lenten season. (Photo: fadysayah/Instagram profile)
Thanks Marine Le Pen. People now think Lebanon doesnt tolerate coexistence
A country that is a melting pot of people from 18 different sects... is now seen as an intolerant one. (Photo: CNN)
The 18 Religions That Make Up Lebanons Government
How does the Lebanese government function and stay united with so many different religious sects? (Photo: Seeker video)
Graphic novel illustrates life of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
“Meantime” is a graphic novel project initiated in March 2016 by French NGO Solidarites International (SOL). Five French, Syrian and Lebanese artists spent weeks talking with Syrian refugees in Akkar and Tripoli in northern Lebanon to create 5graphic stories in English, Arabic and French. (Photo: Facebook)
Lebanese Army, NGOs clear undetonated mines, cluster bombs across country
The Lebanese Army and NGOs Friday worked to clear undetonated munitions and explosives across the country. (Photo: Mohammed Zaatari)
‘The intellectuals don’t have the answers’: Lebanese documentary wins at Berlinale
“What can the ghosts of protests past tell us?” asks an intertitle in Mary Jirmanus Saba‘s Shuour Akbar Min al-Hob (A Feeling Greater Than Love), which won the FIPRESCI (the international film critics’ association) jury award in Berlinale’s edgy Forum section this week. (Photo: courtesy by Mary Jirmanus Saba)
Brazilian students can learn Arabic in Lebanon
The American University in Beirut is accepting enrolments for its summer course in Arabic language. Classes will be geared towards non-local university students. (Photo: AUB)
In Lebanon gyms, playtime and escape for Syrian children
Every Sunday, the gymnasium along Beiruts airport highway echoes with the shouting and laughter of dozens of Syrian children enjoying a rare escape from a grim and confined life in exile. The Sport 4 Development program, run by the U.N. childrens agency, aims to bring 12,000 children, mostly Syrian refugees, to blacktops and turf pitches this year to teach the basics of soccer and basketball, ...
Saloua Raouda Choucair, Early Exponent of Abstract Arabian Art, Dies at 100
Saloua Raouda Choucair, a Lebanese artist and one of the first abstractionists in the Arab world, whose sense of line and form — derived from Islamic art — brought a new idiom to modernism, died on Jan. 26 at her home in Beirut. She was 100. (Photo: Saloua Raouda Choucair Foundation)
Lebanon commemorates Rafik Hariri 12 years on
Lebanese citizens and officials Tuesday flocked to Downtown Beirut to pay their respects to former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri on the 12th anniversary of his assassination. (Photo: Mohammad Azakir)
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