Archive for April, 2010

Deux regards sur le communautarisme et le sentiment d’appartenance nationale au Liban. Projection suivie d’une rencontre-débat avec les réalisateurs Mardi 11 mai 2010 à 20h Cinéma les 3 Luxembourg, Paris Vie.  Reservez Vos Places INFOS PRATIQUES Mardi 11 mai 2010 – 20h Cinéma les 3 Luxembourg 67 rue Monsieur le Prince 75006 Paris Métro: Odéon / […]


En octobre 2009, la Librairie Antoine et le groupe Hachette, numéro deux mondial de l’édition grand public, ont créé une joint venture, Antoine-Hachette, qui a démarré ses activités depuis plus d’un mois. Décryptage avec Emile Tyan, dirigeant de la nouvelle structure. Hachette Livre et La Librairie Antoine annoncent avoir signé un accord pour la création d’une société […]


Sit-in à Paris pour soutenir la « laïcité au Liban » Dimanche 25 avril 2010 à 11h Parvis des droits de l’homme – Place du Trocadéro (Paris XVIe) Le dimanche 25 avril 2010, des citoyens libanais et des ONG œuvrant pour une société civile laïque défileront à Beyrouth pour revendiquer l’égalité des droits et des […]


On Earth day, tomorrow the 22nd of April, the Art Lounge is organizing a Presentations & Documentaries on our planet earth and they ways to preserve it. The evening will end with the screening of the stunning Film / Documentary Home by French environmentalist Yann Arthus Bertrand. Art Lounge Beyrouth, Karantina http://www.artlounge.net Info: 03 99 76 […]


As Sudan awaits the final results of the elections to be announced, Al Jazeera visited a neglected but an important section of the country’s voters, the Sudanese Copts. Sudan’s Copts are a minority but they are known in Sudan for their good business sense. A lot of the businesses in Sudan are owned by Copts. […]


Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir has said he will seek to raise the issue of missing Shiite Imam Moussa Sadr during a visit to the Vatican scheduled for April 22. “The missing Imam was a man of peace and dialogue. He worked to reunite the Lebanese,” Sfeir told a visiting Italian delegation. His absence was a […]


Recently, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has been taking his empowering position too seriously. He began pushing his ideas on Lebanon’s identity to be one with Syria, openly echoing Syrian extreemists that Lebanon and Syria have one people split in two countries. Some call it blasphemy, even treason to most Lebanese ears. While the circle has hardly […]


Watch Full match Part 1 & Part 2 A friendly football match that gathered a number of rival Lebanese politicians on Tuesday in commemoration of the 35th anniversary of the Lebanese Civil War that broke out on April 13, 1975. All 30 Cabinet ministers and lawmakers from both the majority March 14 coalition and the […]


La France a toujours soutenu le Liban, autant sur un plan intérieur qu’international“, a affirmé le président de la République Michel Sleiman mardi, soulignant l’importance des relations libano-françaises, après s’être entretenu avec le président de l’Assemblée nationale française Bernard Accoyer à Baabda. M. Sleiman a également salué le rôle joué par le président français Nicolas […]


Beyrouth témoignera le vendredi 16 avril 2010 du plus grand échange économique record fait entre le Liban et le Brésil, lors d’un événement d’une journée de jumelage, qui se tiendra à l’hôtel Habtoor-Beyrouth. Dirigée par le ministre brésilien du Développement, de l’Industrie et du Commerce extérieur, Miguel Jorge, la mission commerciale comprendra près de 70 […]


More than 150 pilots from clubs in 16 countries “will color the sky of Lebanon” next month with a display of hang-gliding and balloons. The event, entitled “Fly Lebanon,” will start on May 9 at Tripoli Municipal Stadium at 7 am when light water hang gliders will take off. The second stop of the festival […]


Every now and then, the Inner Circle posts about the expanding Lebanese blogosphere. Since the end of March, Blog Baladi wrote its first post. With five editors and a nicely designed logo, Blog Baladi is on its way to being the latest blog to nurture our collective ego :) They post on a regular basis, almost 2 or […]


Al Jazeera English, one of the most respected 24-hour English-language news and current affairs TV channel, released a documentary on Lebanon’s absence of a common recent-history book, and the social clash of identity among Lebanese. Why do some label Lebanese, as Arabs? What is the meaning of being Arab? What Arabs share in common? What do they agree […]


A smoking ban in public places is expected to take effect within a year, George Saadeh, head of the National Tobacco Control Program announced at a debate on tobacco control held at American University Beirut (AUB) Tuesday. “There is at present a bitter political discussion raging about when the ban should become law,” Saadeh said. […]


Opening reception on Thursday, April 8, 2010 from 18:30 to 20:30 The exhibition runs from April 8 to 29, 2010 Open Tuesday to Friday, 11:00 – 19:00, Saturday, 11:00 – 15:00 Ginane Makki Bacho: Born in Beyrouth, Lebanon, Ginane Bacho studied Fine Arts at the Lebanese American University, and later on at the Pratt institute where […]


I just layed my hands on the most beautiful 9.7 inch object. It’s a little heavy, but the fact of having such large screen to command the iPad with your fingers is an amazing feeling. The device gets a little heavy after holding it straight up a while, I strongly doubt holding the iPad for […]


WikiLeaks, a Swedish-hosted website that publishes anonymous submissions and leaks of sensitive documents from governments and other organizations, while preserving the anonymity of its sources. Within a year of its launch, the site said its database had grown to more than 1.2 million documents. The video speaks for itself.


Lebanon and Palestine won’t share a border. Though if you look at a map, you see Lebanon & Israel, roughly the same size sharing a thin border. Here is one Israeli Arab’s protest who appeared on Israeli TV protesting the last Gaza war. Watch this. I was born here” said the Arab Israeli while being walked […]


The first and only exhibition in Lebanon that brings together Banks, Insurance companies, Real Estate, Job Opportunities, Car Rentals, Shipping Companies, Travel Agencies, Interior Designers, and Furniture Galleries to help expatriates relocate to Lebanon with ease. “Relocate to Lebanon” is scheduled to take place on 27-28 of July in Beyrouth. This exhibition aims to provide […]


Le théâtre Tournesol présente « La ville aux miroirs », pièce de théâtre contemporaine du metteur en scène Roger Assaf du 18 mars au 4 avril au théâtre Tournesol à Tayouneh. Madinat al-Maraya (La ville aux miroirs), une pièce monologue, signée Roger Assaf, à la fois metteur en scène, auteur du texte et principal interprète […]



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