Batman to the rescue in the Bekaa

War Child is an international NGO investing helping out children and young people affected by armed conflict. They've been doing an amazing work for years now in Lebanon helping out Syrian refugees and they've just released this video under the caption "For some, fantasy is the only way to escape reality". War Child works to protect children from violence and uses creative and involving workshops to unleash the children's inner strength. This video is a…

Malak el Taouk Reopens in Zouk Mosbeh

Malak el Taouk issued a statement today clarifying that early investigations showed that neither bacteria nor germs led to the death of the Syrian worker and that they will publish the official Ministry of Health reports once it's out. LBCI reported that they might have died from a possible gas leak. In all cases, the Zouk Mosbeh was reopen today by the ISF and is back to work! This is good news and will hopefully…

Why Lebanon is the Healthiest Nation in the Arab World

Lebanon ranked 32nd out of 163 countries in Bloomberg's 2017 Global Health Index and the healthiest nation in the Arab World with a health score of 79.55. Just to give you a quick overview of the report, each country in the index is "graded based on variables such as life expectancy, causes of death and health risks ranging from high blood pressure and tobacco use to malnutrition and the availability of clean water". Italy ranked…

UAE Bans Import of Apples from Lebanon

It doesn't look like Lebanon's apple crisis is going to end anytime soon as the UAE has just banned imports of fruits and vegetables from five Middle Eastern countries, including apple from Lebanon. The reason for that is "concerns about high levels of pesticides" and they've requested from the concerned countries, which are Oman, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon & Yemen, to "submit certificates to indicate that all other vegetables and fruits are free of pesticide residues…
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Jou3an? 3o2o …

2 days ago
Snack Chouchou has recently opened in Jounieh and the above is their idea of promoting their delivery service. Their delivery number is 71/302080 so they decided to highlight the 3020 in big letters as “3o2o”. ...
Critiques

Lebanese Ministry of Telecom Website Got Hacked for 6 Hours Yesterday

2 days ago
The Lebanese Ministry of Telecom official [website] got hacked yesterday in the afternoon and only got fixed around the midnight. What’s funny is that I wanted to tag the ministry or minister to inform them ...
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French Presidential Elections (Round 1) Results in Lebanon

2 days ago
Who did the Lebanese-French vote for in the first round of France’s Presidential elections? The French Embassy tweeted the official results and surprisingly more people voted for Fillon (5451 votes) than Le Pen (1099 votes) ...
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#TeamLebanon Finishes First in Monza Blancpain GT series (AM Class), 27th Overall

4 days ago
And they’ve done it! #TeamLebanon which was led by Lebanese Alex Demirdjian finished in the first spot in their class at the Monza Blancpain GT series Endurance Cup, which is the first of 5 endurance ...
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