Lebanon

Lebanon, Turkey, Cross-border

Have Your Coffee with a Side of TV Show at These Middle Eastern Cafes

You may know that coffee is an essential part of Middle Eastern everyday life, but did you know that the…
Lebanon, MENA

Fouad Debbas Documenting History through Photos and Postcards

The Fouad Debbas Collection is the largest private collection of old photographs and postcards of the Middle East and Lebanon.…
Lebanon, Palestine, Cross-border, MENA

“ Ma7boub Al-Arab: Yaqoub Shaheen is the 2017 Arab Idol”

“My pledge and my oath, my blood is Palestinian.” Yaqoub Shaheen sings this line after he was named winner of the…
Lebanon, UAE

Daughter of Fayrouz Documents Performance in Sharjah 1979

We all know her as Fayrouz, but she was born Nuhad Rizq Wadīʿ Ḥaddad, 1935 in Jabal al Arz, Lebanon.…
Lebanon

AUB Wins the 2016 MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship

One can’t stress the importance of community engagement enough. Whether you’re an individual or an institution, you have an obligation…
Lebanon

Yes! The City Picnic Went Down in History as Lebanon’s Largest Picnic Ever

On August 21, Beirut’s Hippodrome hosted Lebanon’s largest picnic ever. The City Picnic took place in order to gather as…
Lebanon, Syria, Cross-border, MENA

Global Youth Ambassadors #MoreThanARefugee Campaign

The number of forcibly displaced people is at an all-time high of 65.3 million as of the end of 2015, according…
Lebanon

Book Swapping in Lebanon to encourage a Better Reading Culture

Even though reading solid paper books has been gradually abandoned with the rise in technology, there have been many attempts…
Lebanon, Syria

2 Syrian Boys are Selling Their Artwork on the Streets of Beirut

For a child, fleeing from home and becoming a refugee, is a gruesome situation to be put in that more or less…
Lebanon

Don’t Miss Out on Lebanon’s Largest Picnic Ever

If you’re looking for some outdoor fun then you’re in for an amazing treat, especially if you live anywhere near…
Lebanon

Lebanese Entrepreneur Brings Tasty Mediterranean Cuisine to the US

We can all agree that it’s challenging enough to start one’s own business let alone expand it around the world.…
Lebanon

The Circus that brings more than smiles to refugees in Lebanon

When you think of a circus, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Lions jumping through flaming hoops? Costumed…
Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen, Sudan, Cross-border

Ramadan Memories Shared by 30 Faces from 30 Places

The Muslim community is rich with diversity. This diversity in culture and tradition can be seen in the different ways…
Lebanon

1st Honoree from Fashion Industry to win Oslo Business for Peace Award is from Lebanon

May seems to be Sarah Beydoun’s lucky month. She started her firm, “Sarah’s Bag”, back in May 2000, and received this…
Lebanon

Beautifying Nabaa Lebanon with Paint Up

Have you ever climbed a long stairway wishing there was something to distract you from your heavy breath? Or have…
Lebanon, Turkey, Cross-border

Cycling to Heal Children: Cyclist Micky Chebli Raising Money for Lebanese NGOs

Children are the basis of every community. With them, the future finds its way. In Lebanon, many children and adults…
Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Morocco

9 MENA Buildings Shortlisted for Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Some buildings are considered to be more than mere architectural works. When thoughtfully designed, they become forms of art that…
Lebanon

The Chain Effect Promoting Cycling Through Street Art

Cars, beeping, honking, yelling, frustrated congested streets. What’s the solution?! What do you wish for when there’s absolutely no way…
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