12 Gun-Related Crimes & 13 Victims in the Past Month in #Lebanon

There's a list being shared online showing the names of 17 victims of violence in the past 21 days. That's a shocking number to say the least but I did check every single one of them and the list is unfortunately accurate. 1- Lamis Nacouche: 8 year old killed by mistake during a gun fight. 2- Palestinian Ali Harouk: Killed by mistake by his friend. 3- Sheikh Nidal al Danaf: Killed during a gun fight.…

Lebanese no longer need a Visa to Travel to Qatar

Qatar issued a memo yesterday adding Lebanon to its list of countries whose citizens are exempt from visa requirement. The memo issued by Qatar's Airport Passports Departments stated that tourist visas will be granted instantly upon arrival from now on. Just a quick reminder, it was almost impossible for Lebanese to get a visa to Qatar in the past few years but things have apparently changed ever since Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut…
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#OnlyInLebanon: Tomatoes & Eggs are More Dangerous than Guns & RPGs

3 days ago
When unarmed young men & women protest by throwing eggs and tomatoes at politicians renewing their term for the third time illegally, they can beaten severely and humiliated in front of the cameras, and no ...
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Two Awkward Notes Lebanese Students Left Behind For Their Teachers

4 days ago
I’m not sure if this is some new trend, but I’ve seen at least two Lebanese teachers sharing notes left behind by their students during the official exams. A lot of teachers do that and ...
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1,400 Tons of Toxic Waste Dumped Daily in Burj Hammoud

5 days ago
Just like Saida is getting a new landfill, the Lebanese Transparency Association shared a video few days ago showing how tons of toxic waste are being illegally dumped daily into the notorious Burj Hammoud that ...
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The New Electoral Law: How Does it Work?

5 days ago
The Lebanese cabinet has finally approved an electoral law after months of ongoing debates and disputes. To be honest, I stopped following up on this matter a month or two ago and I was almost ...
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Woman Waving Flag in Horrific Grenfell Fire Believed to Be Lebanese Mother of Three

6 days ago
The above is one of the most harrowing images to come out of London’s Greenfell Tower fire where a woman is seen waving a flag from her window. The woman has apparently been identified as ...
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Human Rights Watch Urges Lebanon NOT To Resume Executions

1 week ago
Lebanon has not carried out any execution since 2004, yet every time an innocent person is killed by thugs or armed assholes, you see a lot of people urging the authorities to hang the guy ...
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AUB Professor Denied Entry to the US Due to New “Extreme Vetting” Measures

1 week ago
George Saad, a Lebanese professor at the American University of Beirut, was “wrongfully denied entry to the US because of new “extreme vetting” measures”, according to the New York Post. When he landed Friday, Saad ...
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Lebanon is Not Really Among The 20 Most Dangerous Countries in the World for Tourists

2 weeks ago
Business Insider released an article today listing the 20 most dangerous countries in the world for tourists. The list was extracted from The World Economic Forum’s 2017 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index Report, which measures ...
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