Lebanon’s First Hockey Team

A group of Lebanese Montrealers who love to play hockey have decided to get organized and form Lebanon's first hockey team. There's still no formal structure but they have already played a couple of exhibition games against Team Haiti, Egypt, Morocco & Algeria and have won on every occasion. They're doing it out of love for the sport and their country Lebanon but they're also aiming big and want to get accepted into the International…

Spiderman el Lebnene

Our friend Elie Iskandar is kicking off a series of animated shorts entitled "Lebanese Superheroes" and kicked off with the Lebanese Spiderman, who smokes Arguile and get tangled in electric & moteur wires. Elie is super-talented. He's famous for impersonating the voices of several Hollywood celebrities and cartoon characters. Check one of his many videos . One of my favorite clips is this one where he's trying to sell his car: I'm looking forward to…

Fayruz New Album “Bebalee” is Out!

When the first song from the new album "Yemken" came out, it didn't feel like a Fairouz song to me but it was just one song so I thought I wait for the whole album. Unfortunately, the whole album is a disappointment, the lyrics are a bit childish and the takes on popular songs like “Bésame Mucho” and "Don’t Cry for me Argentina" aren't that great. Also what's that "Baytee Sgheer bi Canada" song? Couldn't…

ABC Dbayyeh New Kids Playground

As much as I love going to ABC Dbayyeh, I hated taking Brian to their old kids playground. To begin with it's underground, ceiling is too low and it was a bit too squeezed and felt a bit old and in need of a total revamp, which is what they did. The new playground looks much better, is more spacious and everything is nice and shiny. Hygiene is even more crucial than safety then it…
Health

Tap Water Plastic Contamination: Lebanon Water among the Most Highly Contaminated

2 days ago
The Guardian published findings from an investigation by Orb Media, and found that “The US had the highest contamination rate, at 94%, with plastic fibres found in tap water sampled at sites including Congress buildings, ...
Lebanon

“3eesh Kteer” Teta Jako Has Passed Away

2 days ago
Al Jadeed just tweeted that Jeanne D’arc Zarazir, the actor who played Jacko in the TV Show “3eesh Kteer” has passed away. She was such a funny and lovable character. She will be dearly missed. ...
Critiques

Lebanese Parliament Finally Votes to Criminalize Torture Practices

3 days ago
Lebanon has finally amended its penal law to criminalize all acts of torture. Even though Lebanon had ratified the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the Convention) ...
Critiques

About that Tripoli Beauty Parlor’s Controversy

3 days ago
A picture of a foreign worker holding the Arguile pipe for a customer at a beauty parlor has gone viral in the past couple of days. To be honest, when I shared the picture, I ...
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