Marine Le Pen Refused to Cover Herself Up To Meet Mufti

I wasn't really surprised to hear Le Pen refused to cover herself up when she went to meet Lebanon's Grand Mufti today. Some will interpret it as a disrespectful act while others will claim that no woman should not be pressured into wearing the Abaya. Personally speaking, she's visiting a religious figure and she should abide by the customs out of respect and courtesy. Moreover, she could have skipped the visit altogether if she knew…

Rollerblading on the Highway

A friend sent me this video of some guy rollerblading on the Zalka highway by holding onto a truck. How do we fine this guy according to the new traffic law or any law? If I'm not mistaken, this is the second time that this guy is caught rollerblading on the highway. PS: You don't want to miss el 3ama's on that video LOL!

A Lavish Sunday Buffet at The Four Seasons Beirut

I love the Four Seasons Hotel in Beirut. It’s definitely one of my favorite hotels in the capital. It seems that I always keep coming back for their amazing breakfast, but sometimes, I just pass by to have their delicious hot chocolate and smoothies in the hotel lounge as I wait for traffic to ease out of Beirut. The true gem for me though, is their Sunday Buffet Lunch. I’ve had the buffet lunch on…

Why Lebanese Parents Need to Register Their Children

Believe it or not, there are a lot of Lebanese parents who forget to register the birth of their children. Some of them don't do it out of ignorance, neglect or simply failing to get the full set of documents required to register their new babies. Others are simply too poor to afford the costs of registering births or find the process way too complicated. This is a serious problem as failing to register deprives…

A Documentary on The Lebanese Jewish Diaspora

1 day ago
The number of Jews still living in Lebanon is estimated to be less than 200 according to this 2012 article. The majority fled the country due to political instability and a feeling of insecurity as ...

Arabic Posters in Paris, New York & Berlin Asking People to Donate Blood in #Lebanon

2 days ago
I found these weird Arabic posters on Facebook captured in Berlin, Paris, New York and other foreign cities asking people to donate blood in #Lebanon and using the hashtag الحل_بإيدك. Does anyone know who’s behind ...

Financial Times Take on LBC’s “Take Me Out” (Na2ashet) Show

2 days ago
It’s pretty surprising to find an article on on LBCI’s controversial show “Take me out” but it’s a good take on the show and a polite bashing of the conservatives and bigots who want ...

Red-Light Enforcement Cameras Installed in #Beirut

3 days ago
The Traffic Management Center (TMC) is teaming up with Sensys Gatso Group, the leading provider of traffic safety solutions delivering systems, to install the first Red-light systems in Beirut. The red-light cameras were first tested ...