Archive for March, 2011

Scholars, diplomats and the general public have gathered at the US Library of Congress, the world’s largest collection of books and manuscripts, to celebrate Lebanese-American author Ameen Rihani. Rihani’s novel, The Book of Khalid, was published a hundred years ago, the book is an account of one Arab-American’s journey from his homeland in Lebanon to the […]


Can supporters of Lebanese entrepreneurial youth enter Lebanon? Endeavor – a non-profit that encourages high-impact entrepreneurship in the emerging world– likes to go to countries where people wouldn’t expect a lot of sophisticated high-growth entrepreneurship to be. They are currently in Turkey, Egypt and Jordan. So, Why not yet in Lebanon? Watch the Video: Recorded Sep 13, […]



  You can keep track of the movement on twitter by following the hashtag: #FlipTheSwitch. Many thanks to our colleague Samer at BloggingBeirut.com Perhaps we’re the first to call for it, but surely not the first to think about it… We are calling for a Mass Demonstration on April 17 at 10 AM at the root […]


Le président Michel Sleiman s’est informé aujourd’hui, de la situation de la diaspora libanaise, par l’intermédiaire d’un nombre d’ambassades libanaises dans quelques pays arabes. M. Sleiman a eu des entretiens téléphoniques avec les monarchies régionales et présidents en particulier le régime de Bahrein, pour s’informer des développements actuels et de la situation des libanais. Certains […]


It’s hard not to notice Qatar’s prominent position in the Middle East and the Indian Peninsula. Today Al Jazzera English has showed off Qatar’s innovative artificial mechanical and remote-controlled cloud that will be used to ensure shades above the stadium hosting matches at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The cost of the project is currently […]




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