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Ramadan Lens

#RamadanLens 2016 (2nd Week)

We had announced last week the #RamadanLens photo marathon, started by Facebook user Omar Abu Omar in 2015 and carried forward by photographer Natheer Halawani in 2016. Here's to recap: What is Ramadan Lens?...
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Tripoli Palm Islands Reserve

The Palm Islands Nature Reserve consists of three flat, rocky islands of eroded limestone and the surrounding sea area, located 5.5 kilometres (3.4 mi) offshore and northwest of the city of Mina El Mina, Lebano...
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Eves on Wheels: Photo Exhibition by Natheer Halawani

On April 1 & 2, 2016, at Beit el Nessim (Mina, Tripoli, LB), lebanese photographer Natheer Halawani held the first photo exhibition of his latest project “Eves On Wheels”. The project focuses on women ridi...
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What is Zambo Carnival

Zambo is the Christians way to celebrate the beginning of their lent in El Mina Tripoli, Lebanon. People celebrates by wearing tribal clothes, painting their skin in - mostly - dark colors and covering their fa...
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Discovering Oscar Niemeyer in Tripoli

Oscar Niemeyer was commissioned to design the International Fairgrounds of Tripoli (Rashid Karami International Fair) in 1963, but in 1975, Lebanon's civil war interrupted construction of this modernist landmar...
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Souk Haraj, an extraordinary architecture in Tripoli

Situated in the Hadeed district midway between the Mallaha and Dabbaghah districts, the Haraj Souq has a total area of 2,300 square meters and is made up of two floors. This covered 14th century Mamlouk bazaar ...
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Sweet Tripoli

Tripoli is bearing the secret of great sweets that everyone still wonders about until today. Is it the unique freshness of the ingredients? Or the extraordinary skillfulness of the Chef? Or the superior qual...
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Tripoli, the reconciliation #Peace

"I'm proud to say I'm uploading these shots all while trying my best to avoid falling asleep, it was one of the most overwhelming shooting trips ever spent with We Love Tripoli, both physically and emotionally....
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Tripoli Citadel, a glorious past

In 1102, Raymond VI of Saint Gilles, Count of Toulouse, one of the first knights who set out on the First Crusade in 1096, turned his attention to the conquest of Tripoli, the most important emirate on the coas...
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10 things to do in Tripoli

Tripoli , is the largest city in northern Lebanon and the second-largest city in the country. Situated 85 kilometres (53 miles) north of the capital Beirut, it is the capital of the North Governorate and the Tr...