Public Works & Transport Minister Promised to Reopen Rene Mouawad Airport by Next Year

Public Works and Transport Minister Youssef Fenianos promised a couple of months ago pilgrims traveling to Mecca that they will be able to depart from the renovated Rene Moawad airport by next year. Back in April, DailyStar reported that "a delegation from Lebanon's Civil Aviation Authority inspected the Mouawad Air Base and drew up a preliminary evaluation detailing the needs of the air base and the requirements to re-open it". I am not sure how…

And The Award For “Dumbest Disguise” on a Lebanese TV Shows Goes to …

Most of the drama shows on local TVs are an insult to our intelligence. They're poorly produced and are just there to fill air time. Even when there are decent producers involved, the acting is usually really bad, so bad that you can't help but laugh your ass off at scenes like the one below: My question is: How stupid could you be to agree to play in a scene like this one? Couldn't they…

Tonga Defeats Lebanon by ONLY 2 Points to Reach Rugby League World Cup Semi-finals

Lebanon may have lost their quarter final game against Tonga but they've produced one of the best performances of any team in the competition so far and some are even saying they were robbed of victory after a controversial decision by Video referee Thaler to over-turn a try decision given to Lebanon's Adam Doueihi by another referee. No one expected the lowest ranked team in the World Cup to give the Tongans a run for…

Beirut Street Named after PM Saad Hariri

Beirut Municipality issued a statement yesterday where they agreed unanimously to name one of Beirut's streets after PM Saad Hariri. Streets are usually named after martyrs, historic and famous people but it's also common to name streets after popular politicians as a sign of support. As far as Hariri is concerned, he left Saudi Arabia for Paris and landed earlier this morning. He is expected to return to Beirut soon but we still don't know…
Baladi

Here’s why I’m Voting, and YOU Should Vote, for Lebanese Innovator Fouad Maksoud

2 days ago
Fouad Maksoud is the only remaining Lebanese candidate at this year’s Stars of Science show and is well positioned to win this year’s edition after scoring a whooping 96 for his invention: the highest score ...
Lebanon

Electronic Ban lifted onboard MEA’s flights bound to London

3 days ago
Middle East Airlines just announced today to all its passengers that the ban on the carriage of larger phones, laptops and tablets in the cabin on-board MEA flights to London was finally lifted. Seven months ...
Fun

If We’re All Paying our Municipalities, Where Does our Money go?

3 days ago
If you want to buy or rent a house, start a business, use your mobile phone or landline, consume electricity or water, you are paying municipalities. Municipalities benefit from almost every service out there in ...
Critiques

Freedom of Expression Above All

4 days ago
Whether you like Marcel Ghanem or not, I think we can all agree that he is the best TV host we have in Lebanon and that his show is among the most popular and respected ...
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