Beirut

24-hour electricity in Beirut next year

The Municipality of Beirut is preparing to provide the capital with 24-hour electricity next year, said Jamal Itani, Chairman of the Municipal Council. Beirut needs between 150 and 200 megawatts to cover the daily blackout of four and a half hours on average. “We have contacted Electricité du Liban (EDL)…

32 office building projects under construction in Beirut

A recent study by RAMCO sarl on the office market in Beirut has revealed that 32 office projects are currently under construction in Municipal Beirut. This total represents 191,528 SQM of office space. The study did not take into consideration projects that will be used as headquarter offices of private…

Pterosaur flies safely home in Lebanon after 95 million years

With the help of University of Alberta scientists, a newly described pterosaur has finally flown home. This spectacular fossil material was discovered in a private Lebanese limestone quarry more than a decade ago and has led to what UAlberta paleontologist Michael Caldwell calls “priceless scientific findings.” “This is the first…