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26/5/2019
Joyce Azzam becomes first Lebanese woman to complete seven summits
A 34-year-old climber stood atop the roof of the world this morning becoming the first Lebanese woman to scale the highest mountains of each of the seven continents. (Photo: Joyce Azzam)
Politics
19/5/2019
Lebanon gears up for Gulf tourist boom
Lebanon is gearing up for an influx of tourists from the Gulf, especially from Saudi Arabia, since it lifted a warning against its citizens traveling to the country. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Politics
19/5/2019
Basketball Is ‘War, Minus the Shooting’ in Sectarian Lebanon
Sports have a particularly political cast in Lebanon, whose 18 officially recognized religious sects and affiliated political parties live, work and socialize with each other, but never stop angling for advantage. It’s a country where partisanship lurks behind, roughly speaking, everything. (Photo: Diego Ibarra Sanchez for The New York Times)
Culture
10/5/2019
Lebanese LGBT salon brings out beauty in everyone
Even before entering the main room of Out, a flag stick with rainbow colors and a unicorn on the reception desk make it clear that this is no run-of the-mill beauty salon. Located on a quiet street near the Church of St. Maroun and the Blue Mosque in downtown Beirut, the Out Beauty Boutique is the first, and so far, only queer beauty salon in town.
Culture
10/5/2019
Lebanese Series "Al-Kateb" Is Now Streaming on Netflix Worldwide
The thrilling series is now available to the audience of 190 countries under its English title "The Writer."
Politics
10/5/2019
#AbolishKafala: Domestic workers in Lebanon marched for their rights
Over the weekend, hundreds of domestic workers based in Lebanon marched against the kafala system in the country. (Photo: Facebook/Migrant Community Center)
Politics
10/5/2019
Brazilian ambassador to Lebanon, wife killed in accident
Brazil’s ambassador to Lebanon and his wife were killed in a car accident Wednesday, the Brazilian Embassy in Beirut announced. (Photo: Geraldo Magela/Brazilian Senate)
Culture
10/5/2019
Haute Beirut: Lebanon Reinvents Itself As A Fashion Destination
“Live. Love. Lebanon.” This is a bold tourism motto for a visionary nation tucked into the most volatile corner of the Mediterranean. Lebanese sense of style has been forged by centuries of cultural exchanges between the Arab, Hellenic, Roman, Ottoman and Western civilizations. Now its designers engage in fashion diplomacy to reposition the country at the economic crossroads of the region. (Photo: ...
Culture
10/5/2019
Tripoli students get classes in surviving war, disasters
For students at the Qibbeh middle school in Tripoli in northern Lebanon, getting an education used to mean risking their lives in a hail of bullets. Pupils would dash down the exposed steps at the school, which was caught on the boundary between two warring sects, hoping to reach safety. But not all made it. (Photo: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Heba Kanso)
Culture
5/5/2019
Elie Saab: A symbol of Lebanese hope and resilience
Saab, born in Damour, experienced displacement, wars, and crises. He traveled across the world but remained strongly anchored in Lebanon.
Events
5/5/2019
Collective offers course on Lebanon, Jordan
‘Lebanon and Jordan: The Age of Commercial Civilizations’ will be taught by Plinio Freire Gomes on May 13, 15 and 17 at the Lente Cultural headquarters in São Paulo. Enrolments are open. (Photo: Mint Images/AFP)
Culture
5/5/2019
First e-commerce hub launched in Lebanon
Consumers in many countries grew used to ordering goods and services online long ago, conjuring up food, clothing, rides, and even helpers to run their errands or clean their homes with a click of the mouse or a swipe on their mobile screen. (Photo: Hasan Shaaban)
Culture
28/4/2019
Lebanese NGO Is Helping Elderly Community Lead a Dignified and Fulfilling Life
Kibarouna has been thriving in uplifting our Lebanese seniors, and advocating for them, since 2005. (Photo: Kibarouna)
Culture
28/4/2019
Arabs Got Talent: All-female Lebanese dance crew Mayyas take home the prize
The final episode was televised on Saturday night live from Beirut. (Photo: MBC)
Culture
28/4/2019
8 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Lebanon
You should read this if you are planning a trip to Lebanon. (Photo: Ramzi Hachicho)
Culture
28/4/2019
From South to North Lebanon On A Stand-Up Paddleboard
Here are 11 things you need to know about Caroline Raphael who will try to break the Guiness World Record in Stand-Up Paddle going from the South to the North Lebanon in just 24 hours. (Photo: Roy Mrad/Incognitos)
Politics
28/4/2019
Hariri: Promising summer for Lebanon after Saudi travel warning lifted
More people have visited Lebanon since Saudi Arabia lifted its travel warning in February, pointing to a "promising summer" ahead, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday. (Photo: Reuters)
Events
28/4/2019
Lebanon opens biggest festival for dogs
Lebanon opened WoofFest on Saturday, the biggest two-day festival for dogs. The event, which was organized by Mindwhisk, an event management agency, and k9 village at the Parks in BIEL, Beirut, brought together hundreds of people to celebrate their love for their dogs.
Culture
21/4/2019
The Phoenician Code Novel by Lebanese Author Is Getting a US TV Series
Coming up on 2020, five exciting seasons of adventure, drama, and action. (Photo: Instagram)
Culture
21/4/2019
Newly Discovered Remains Reveal Crusaders Married Lebanese and Had Families in Lebanon
European warriors came, intermarried with locals, settled down, and procreated. (Photo: Lonely Planet)
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