Hariri-Trump Handshake

I wasn't really hoping for anything positive to come out of the Trump-Hariri meeting yesterday but I tuned in to see how the handshake goes and our PM did not disappoint or maybe Trump didn't try any of his "yank and pull" moves. In fact if you look closely, PM Hariri even tried to pull him at some point. Trump did however show how clueless he is when it comes to Lebanese politics by claiming…

Public Sector & Government Agencies to Close on Saturdays

The government approved a decision to change working hours for public sector employees to become 35 hours per week whereas Saturday will no longer be a working day. This means that the schedule will change on Friday from 8AM till 3PM instead of 8AM till 11AM and Muslim employees will get a two-hour break to go pray. The decision has apparently upset many Muslims in the country because Friday is prayer day and is unofficially…

Beirut’s Wall of Kindness Being Vandalized

I have no idea why anyone would do such a thing but the Wall of Kindness that was installed in Sodeco a month ago has been vandalized on three occasions now, forcing those who came up with the idea to move the wall to a new location on Abdel Aziz street. Here's the message posted on Lebanon's Wall of Kindness FB page: 3 attempts at reinstalling the Sodeco Wall have been met with further vandalism,…

Alex Riachy Pulling 12-Ton Trucks with his Hair

I'm sure most of you have heard about Chamchoum. Well Alex Riachy is Chamcoum's son, he's well known for his superhuman stunts which include dragging trucks with his ponytail and breaking large rocks with his hands among other things. Alex was apparently taking part in some Brazilian show called P├ónico na Band and managed to pull trucks weighing 12 tons with his ponytail. Someone should ask him what's his secret? Is it some secret shampoo…
Alcohol

Jim Beam Rocks 12-Hour Music Festival!

1 day ago
Jim Beam Rocks has become an annual tradition that many Lebanese, especially Rock fans, look forward to each summer. This summer, Jim Beam is upping the ante, with a 12-hour festival at Iris Beach Club ...
Automotive

Careem Now Available in Jounieh

2 days ago
Careem launched in Beirut two or three years ago if I’m not mistaken but they only recently started to market themselves properly. As of last week, Careem has announced that it’s launching in Jounieh. Being ...
Fun

How to Catch up on Game of Thrones if You Missed Out

2 days ago
The long-anticipated season 7 premiere of Game of Thrones aired on July 17th and we’re off a to very powerful start of the season (Spoiler alert: A long-awaited reunion took place yesterday!). Just to give ...
Fun

Despacito 3al Lebnene by Fouad Yammine

3 days ago
I hate that song and I hate the fact that it made so much buzz. Gangnam was also a silly song but at least there was something original about it, unlike Despacito. Anyway, I haven’t ...
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