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Beiruts rebel rapper Gaafar Touffar blends hip hop with Lebanese folk music
Touffars music speaks of poverty, corruption, exploitation and war. (Photo: Productions Emergent Inc.)
Lebanon rape law: Parliament abolishes marriage loophole
Lebanons parliament has scrapped a law under which a rapist could be exempt from punishment if he married his victim, state media report. (Photo: AFP)
Lebanon Will Have Its First Wind Power Plant In 2020!
For the first time, Lebanon will house wind power plants! (Photo: Green Prophet)
Conservationists strive to protect Lebanons sea turtles
On Lebanons beaches, endangered sea turtles have a human ally to help them in the face of myriad threats. (Photo: Jamal Saidi)
The beautiful side of Lebanon
A group of Maltese are in Lebanon, teaching Syrian refugee children how to use laptops, the internet and to help them feel connected.
Salvia on the rise in Lebanon, experts sound the alarm
Adolescents in Lebanon are increasingly seeking the psychedelic properties of a mind-altering drug, Salvia Divinorum, believed to be the most potent naturally occurring hallucinogen. (Photo: Mohammad Azakir)
Lebanon says mesh basita to sexual harassment
The campaign hopes to highlight the many forms harassment may take. (The KIP Project)
George and Amal Clooney to help fund Syrian refugee schools in Lebanon
Donation from Clooneys, Google and HP will pay for transport, supplies, computers, content, curriculum and teacher training. (Photo: Jordan Strauss/AP)
Lebanon border jihadists withdraw to Syria
Thousands of jihadists and their families are relocating to Syria from the border with Lebanon as part of a ceasefire deal with Hezbollah. (Photo: AFP/Getty)
Trump, Lebanese leader pledge solidarity against terrorism
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that supporting Syrian refugees as close to their home as possible is the best way to help them. Trump commented during an appearance with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, whose country is burdened by an influx of refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria and who is counting on continued U.S. assistance to help manage that burden. (Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsiv ...
Team Lebanon Ranked Third At International Robotics Competition
Not only Lebanese businessmen have a great success abroad; Lebanese kids hit it big, too! Recently, a team from Lebanon participated in the First Global Challenge in Washington D.C. Team Lebanon won “The Albert Einstein’s Global International Excellence Award” and ranked third. (Photo: First Global)
Lebanon just appointed its first-ever woman ambassador to the UN
Two other women ambassadors were also appointed.
Saad Hariri in Washington to make case for continued US support for Lebanon
Saad Hariri is scheduled to meet with US president Donald Trump for the first time in the White House during a five-day visit, which officially started on Monday. (Photo: Ali Hashisho/Reuters)
Farewell, Lebanon’s First Brewery
BEIRUT — “You can’t be a real country,” celebrated political scientist Frank Zappa once wrote, “unless you have a beer and an airline.” Lebanon achieved its independence in 1943 and founded its national airline in 1945. But anticipating Zappa’s dictum, the fledgling nation’s first brewery was founded more than a decade earlier. The Grande Brasserie du Levant opened its doors in the 1930s, serving ...
In Lebanon, Syria and Hezbollah Battle Islamic State to the Death in New Front
The Syrian military and its Lebanese militant allies have launched a major attack on the two countries’ mutual border, where fighters loyal to the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) and other jihadist organizations have taken shelter. (Photo: Hezbollah Military/Reuters TV)
Lebanese mediator killed in fighting near Syrian border
Ahmad al-Fliti, who was mediating between Hezbollah and Syrian opposition fighters, was killed when his car was shelled. (Photo: Reuters)
Game Of Thrones Themed Bar Now Open In Lebanon!
The seventh season of Game of Thrones (GoT) kicked off and the fans went crazy on social media. This series is a huge success all over the world and Lebanon is no exception. Recently, a Game of Thrones themed pub opened in Lebanon. The pub, called Castle Black, is located in Zahle. (Photo: Facebook/Castle Black)
The Time Brigitte Bardot Visited Lebanon In the Sixties!
You’ll be surprised to know that Bardot took a trip to Lebanon which she enjoyed tremendously. She came with her husband for a romantic trip to the Paris of the Middle East. (Photo: Pinterest)
Lebanons history in one building: The Palmyra Hotel
The hotel is a relic that bears testament to almost 150 years of local, regional and global events. (Photo: India Stoughton)
The wistful daydreams of Lebanons forgotten soldiers
An old militia barracks covered in old posters offers an intimate look at the hopes and desires of Lebanons military men. (Photo: Tanya Traboulsi)
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