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Beirut, Beirut, Beirut is on FIRE with Fete de la Musique

Martyrs’ Square, Samir Kassir Garden, the Beirut Souks, Zaitunay Bay and in several churches across ... conference given Tuesday morning. Last year’s event was awarded best music festival by Time Out Beirut ... French singer Dalele will bring her accordion to Beirut for the first time, ready to plunge the audience ...

23/05/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

Beirut ranks 24th most expensive for office space

Downtown Beirut’s office space ranked the 24th most ... Downtown Beirut’s office space ranked the 24th most expensive in the world in 2013, according to a report from consultant firm Cushman and Wakefield. The cost per square meter in Beirut’s Central Business ...

26/02/2014 - 09:38 - comments 2

A Lebanese woman looks at moored motor boats during the 9th International Boat and Super Yacht Beirut Boat show 2014, at the Port of Beirut, on May 14 2014. AFP PHOTO/ANWAR AMRO

A Lebanese woman looks at moored motor boats during the 9th International Boat and Super Yacht Beirut Boat show 2014, at the Port of Beirut, on May 14 2014. AFP PHOTO/ANWAR AMRO ...

15/05/2014 - 07:17 - comment 0

Hard Rock luck: 'Symbolic' Beiruti restaurant shuts down

of Beirut's progress after a bitter civil war, has shut.   The opening of Hard Rock Cafe inside the Bay View Hotel in Beirut’s seaside Ain al-Mreisseh neighborhood was hailed, back in 1996, as a symbol of Beirut’s reconstruction. It quickly became a landmark of Downtown Beirut, most ...

Editor's Choice - 12/09/2013 - 18:59 - comment 0

There’s something Lebanese about the Oscars! Beirut’s designers shine on the red carpet

If random little cartoon shorts have managed to weasel their way into the Oscar lineup ,  then surely the fashion designers for the Academy Award Ceremony’s A-list guests should be up for consideration as well, don’t you think? Perhaps we’re just biase ...

Slideshow - 25/03/2014 - 12:34 - comment 0

Politics played into Beirut’s bummer summer, shows slowed down

terrorist target and all the unrest around the region, Beirut saw and heard much less music this summer. ... music events, Beirut Jazz 2013, has been postponed. Its two days of concerts were meant to commence on Sept. 5 with a concert by Tanya Saleh at the Beirut Souks . Solidere didn’t say when the event ...

01/09/2013 - 12:11 - comment 0

What's wrong with Beirut? Lebanese band Adonis asks the question at Beirut Souks

big things in store with a new album "What's Wrong with Beirut?" that's ready for release during their exciting slot in the Beirut Holidays concert series. “What’s wrong with Beirut?” This is the question the Lebanese band Adonis asks in their new, ...

11/06/2013 - 11:01 - comment 0

Why tourists in Beirut remain unfazed by recent suicide bombings

an exaggeration. Seated on a bench at a Beirut cafe , 23-year-old Danish tourist Paw ... to his recent travels keeping him away from the news. Velling arrived in Beirut Monday afternoon to visit a friend studying at the American University of Beirut. “I figured since my friend has been ...

24/06/2014 - 13:59 - comment 0

Lebanese Muslims gather near their luggage at Beirut International Airport as they head to perform the annual hajj

Lebanese Muslims gather near their luggage at Beirut International Airport as they head to perform the annual hajj © 2014 Al Bawaba ( www.albawaba.com ) (NEWS, photo of the week, Middle ...

26/09/2014 - 10:30 - comment 0

Lebanese protesters storm al-Jazeera's Beirut office

at the offices of al-Jazeera in Beirut over anti-army remarks made by an al-Jazeera journalist over the weekend. ... in Beirut Sunday expressing anger over comments made by a journalist against the Lebanese Army. Carrying ... gathered at the offices of the television station in the Clemenceau neighborhood of Beirut, calling on TV ...

28/09/2014 - 19:10 - comment 0