She may have moved away from Beirut during the civil war but Amal Alamuddin  still has a strong sense of Lebanese identity. When news broke that the London-based  human rights lawyer had said “yes!” to a proposal of marriage from Hollywood’s most famous bachelor George Clooney, the Levant lost it. With tweets offering Clooney the role of president pouring in  and proud Lebanese saying the engagement asserted their country’s excellence, it was clear that this match would be one made in heaven - no, we’re not talking about George and Amal ...we’re talking about George and Lebanon!
Gossip says that George and Amal are aiming to tie the knot by the end of the summer , and no doubt between wedding planning and the whirlwind of paparazzi, Mr. Clooney may not have time to acquaint himself with his wife’s homeland...so Al-Bawaba thought we would help him out! We could wax lyrical all day about Lebanon but to keep it short and sweet for George, here are 10 things about Lebanon and Lebanese life he has to look forward to upon his wedding!