The Huawei Y7 Prime: Who Should Get It?

Huawei has been renowned for the decent specs and good performance even on their low and mid-range phones and this newbie, the Y7 Prime, will help Huawei follow the trend. The phone's three key features are its price, only $185, its 3000 mAh battery and the super convenient three-cards slot to insert two SIM cards and an SD Card. On the other hand, the rear 13MP camera is below average, the colors are not so…

Hanna Lahoud, Lebanese Red Cross Aid Worker, Killed in Yemen

The ICRC has confirmed earlier today that a Lebanese aid worker called Hanna Lahoud was shot and killed by an armed man when a team of aid workers were returning from Taiz city South of Yemen. "Yemeni security officials said Lahoud was killed in the district of al-Dabab which is under the control of forces loyal to the internationally recognized government of Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. They said he was suffered at least four gunshot…

#Elections2018: Polling Stations Still ill-equipped To Accommodate People with Disabilities

Elections are in a couple of weeks and Lebanese with disabilities won't be able to vote at the majority of polling stations because they are ill-equipped to accommodate citizens with disabilities. Tens of people were protesting in Beirut's Riad el Solh square asking the government to fulfill their promises and guarantee an accessible voting process for people with disabilities, but in vain ... Lebanon signed the U.N.’s Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities…
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Boiler Room: Hybrid Sounds in Lebanon

1 day ago
Boiler Room finally landed in Beirut! Following their collaboration with Ballantines, the third event “True Music” series took place this past week in Hazmieh, Beirut. Boiler Room is a music broadcasting platform streaming live music ...
Critiques

Updated Working Hours for Government Employees

2 days ago
Minister of Social Affairs announced yesterday a new schedule for government employees that goes as such: Monday till Thursday from 7:30AM till 3:15PM Friday from 8AM till 11AM In other words, they will be only ...
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#ForwardWithLebanon: Lebanon and the EU

3 days ago
Since 2011, it feels like most of the work being done by the international community in Lebanon, has been geared towards refugees. While the refugee crisis has required a lot of support from the rest ...
Critiques

Lack of BDL Housing Loans (Isken) is a Serious Problem

3 days ago
It is still not clear how the total amount for housing loan subsidies for 2018 has been completely used up in just one month but as a result of that, banks are no longer accepting ...
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