Archive for the ‘Aggregated’ Category

Civil society activists, students and Lebanese youths staged a “white march” taking to the streets of Beyrouth, starting from Places des Martyrs and reaching Achrafieh’s Sassine Square. The movement “denounced all violence in the country and honors all those who were killed and wounded due to futile political bickering in the country over a span […]



A powerful bomb killed one of Iran’s leading nuclear scientists as he left for work on Tuesday, a murder for which the Iranian government immediately blamed Israel and the West. Massoud Ali-Mohammed,  taught at the University of Tehran and was a prominent supporter of Mir Hossein Mousavi, the opposition leader. Last month, Iran’s top diplomat […]


Citant des chiffres publiés par les Autorités du port de Beyrouth, le Lebanon This Week de la Banque Byblos indique que les revenus du port ont totalisé 135 millions de dollars pour les dix premiers mois de l’année 2009, soit une hausse de 26,1% par rapport à la même période l’an passé. L’activité de frêt […]


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This is a design expression which I’ve spotted that needs redistributing. As the title implies, this was designed by Patrick Semaan. It beats having a Kalashnikov on your flag. I feel the concept behind this design reminds me a lot of Saatchi & Saatchi’s campaign of “I ♥ Live”. The subheading in red says:”The Islamic […]


En périphérie des jeux sportifs, aujourd’hui de nombreuses activités culturelles débutent aux Villages des Partenaires et Francophone. La semaine s’ouvre sur des expressions différentes telles que le « Contes d’orient et chant choral » au village francophone à partir d’hier à 20h30. La danse, la capoeira brésilienne du groupe Filhos de Bimba Escola et la musique […]


Update: After An-Nahar, LBC, MTV & Studio Vision lays off more of their staff. Elias Khoury, Georges Nassif, Jean Karam (who headed the training center), Nazih Khater, May Yaacoub (editor of the last page), Khalil Nahas (editor of the sports page), Bahjat Khater (editor of the judiciary section), and Walid Abboud (responsible for the Nahar al-Shabab […]


June 7, 2012: Check the Weird Lights over Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and Azerbaijan. Two days ago, Libnanews posted an article about the witness of unidentified lights being seen in the skies of Jounieh, the news was first announced during LBC’s Il Maestro. During Sunday night and Monday morning, cars on the autostrade of Jounieh came to a […]


The Monthly ‘claims’ that… Since the beginning of the 1990’s, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has provided technical and administrative assistance to the Lebanese government. Its work has been focused in the ministries of finance, economy, administrative development and environment and, a few years ago, the premiership. Most researchers and Lebanese think that the […]


Now Lebanon’s 88th newsletter published a ‘new opinion‘ article, I’m compelled to aggregate it here. Before they hound me on placing a link to their article, I’m honestly inviting you to read it. I’ll quote the revealing introduction. Hezbollah does it. Wiam Wahhab does it; even educated FPM members do it!  Or rather they don’t. […]



WorriedLebanese stumbled upon a very small news item yesterday that wasn’t given much attention by the Press. Samir Doumit, the former head of the Lebanese Order of Engineers, replaced Salim Diab as head of the temporary commission to restructure the Future Movement. I found this information quite interesting. Second reform committee, two years after foundation Hardly two […]


Nagib Aoun – C’est la partie immergée de l’iceberg, celle dont peu ont conscience, celle qui est enfouie sous des tas d’immondices, déjections fétides d’une vie politique qui n’arrive pas à s’élever au niveau des urgences nationales. Subrepticement, sournoisement, le travail de sape est entrepris sous le couvert de la résistance à la résistance culturelle, […]


By Jenny Carless – Cisco Just like when any country elects new leaders – citizens and the business community have high hopes that their new representatives will continue making progress across many sectors of society. In particular, many Lebanese are looking to the new parliament and government to recognize and act upon the strong momentum, […]


Launched on July 9th 2009, http://www.blftrade.com is a website by Banque Libano-Française (BLF) which aims at promoting international trade for any Lebanese business. It is, actually, a new version of an older website launched in 2003 under the name http://www.interexlebanon.com which had been very successful with over 3500 different visitors per month. With this initiative, […]


La 28ème édition de la fête de la musique dimanche 21 juin investira les rues du centre-ville, de Gemmayzé et de Hamra à partir de 20h. You may also check the event’s page on Facebook. En tout près de 50 groupes se produiront. THERMES ROMAINS 20h00 à 20h30 Bayat (Oriental) 20h40 à 21h10 Champlain (Chanson française) […]


Astrophysical scientist at Princeton University and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Edgar Choueiri’s research has developed plans for spaceships to fly to Mars on plasma fuel. In an interview with the daily pan-Arab al-Hayat on Tuesday, Choueiri said: “Space ships that traveled to Mars in the mid 1960’s only worked on photographing the […]


Within this labored recovery, tourism forecasts had a history of being rather unreliable in Lebanon and expectations for massive growth in inbound tourism have been hyped repeatedly beyond what proved possible over the years. Expectations of finally breaking the 2 million mark sometimes looked genuine such as in 2006 when 460,000 visitors were counted in […]


Business Monitor International (BMI) estimated the size of the Lebanese information technology (IT) sector at around $251 million in 2008, adding that the market’s considerable potential remains constrained by an unstable political outlook and a mixed picture regarding economic policy, as reported by Lebanon This Week, the economic publication of the Byblos Bank Group. It […]


(France 24) – Le Liban a libéré, mercredi, quatre généraux, emprisonnés depuis le 30 août 2005 pour leur implication présumée dans l’assassinat de l’ancien Premier ministre libanais, Rafic Hariri, le 14 février 2005. Un peu plus tôt, le ministre de la Justice libanais, Ibrahim Najjar, joint au téléphone par FRANCE 24, avait affirmé que le pays […]


Cela faisait dix ans que le Championnat arabe de basket-ball n’avait pas été organisé au Liban, en raison de l’instabilité sécuritaire. Le pays du Cèdre accueillera du 25 avril au 6 mai 2009 la 22ème édition de ce grand rendez-vous sportif, dédiée par la Fédération libanaise de basket-ball au Premier ministre libanais assassiné Rafic Hariri. […]


The Lebanese Broadband Stakeholders Group is pleased to announce the start of its Speakers Series with a special meeting with two internationally renowned speakers in the field of broadband. The 2 speakers will share their experience in France and the UK respectively. The floor will be opened to a lengthy questions and answers period to […]


This post deserves a special thanks to Rami at +961. As a follow up to last weeks news about Google exploring the MidEast market, Google launched their portal for Lebanon at google.com.lb. The site is in Arabic (default), French, Armenian and English. While Yamli is much used in the Arab world for converting search terms from […]


Google representatives Mohammad Gawdat, center, Google’s managing director for emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa, speaks in an interview with The Associated Press, as Gisel Hiscock, left, Google’s director New Biz development for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Ahmad S. Hamzawi, right, Google’s engineering manager in Middle East and North Africa, look on at […]


Aggregated by the Daily Srar – Lebanon is among a growing number of countries moving toward a complete abolition of the death penalty, a detailed report by the human rights group Amnesty International has found. The 2008 study on global death-penalty practices, published on Tuesday, paints a relatively optimistic picture of growing global reluctance to […]


AFP – À voir la taille des draps qui sèchent sur certains balcons de ce pâté d’immeubles, on en déduit que ces affiches électorales n’ont sûrement pas le format réglementaire. Mais comme cette photo a été prise à Tripoli, au Liban, ce n’est pas l’aspect provocateur ou illégal d’une telle campagne qui frappe le plus, mais […]


L’Association du Patrimoine Libanais-Canadien vous présente le film “Une Chanson dans la Tête”, un film de 2008 par le réalisateur Hany Tamba, mardi le 7 avril 2009 à 18h30. C’est l’histoire de Bruno Caprice qui a connu un succès éphémère avec Quand tu t’en vas, dans les années 70 avec son premier et unique 45 tours. Aujourd’hui oublié, […]


A petition circulated yesterday launched by “Elna Loubnan” and aggregated here on the circle as it pertains as a ‘national’ petition. The undersigned request that the Vatican Holy Council does not sell the St-Basil Convent (that follows the Basilien Choueirite order, and is located at: Rue de l’independance, Achrafieh, Beyrouth, Lebanon).  This is one of […]


The International Herald Tribune published an article about an hour ago, concerning the Government of Britain‘s stand on open talks with the ‘political wing’ of Hezbollah. We have reconsidered the position … in light of more positive developments within Lebanon,” Foreign Office Minister Bill Rammell told a parliamentary committee. “For that reason we have explored […]



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