How Can Any Lebanese Try to Discredit Nadine Labaki’s Achievement?

One can argue whether Nadine Labaki's movies are good or not, and whether there are better Lebanese directors or not, but to try and discredit her most recent achievement at the 2018 Cannes Festival is absurd and incomprehensible. She's a Lebanese director, a female director, whose movie got nominated for the most prestigious prize at the Cannes Festival and ended up winning the Jury Prize, the second ever in Lebanon's history and the first ever…

You Now Have to Pay LL550,000 Yearly to Read Lebanon’s “Official Gazette”

It appears that the authorities are running out of ways to feed the treasury, so they've decided to charge people to gain access electronically to the Official Gazette Service, which is a journal that contains all applicable legislative and regulatory texts and is published weekly by the President of Council of Ministers . Prior to that, the gazette was free of charge online, as is the case in several countries around the world. The funny…
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Article 49 of the 2018 Budget Annulled by Constitutional Council

1 week ago
The Constitutional Council annulled yesterday 7 articles in the 2018 budget including Article 49 which allowed any foreign national who invests in a real estate starting at around $500,000 inside Beirut and $330,000 elsewhere to ...
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A Powerful ICRC Video On Targeting Hospitals in War Zones

1 week ago
ICRC shared few days ago a powerful video aimed at shedding lights on health workers and hospitals being attached in war zones. The video entitled “Why We Can’t Save Her Life” shows a father driving ...
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Man Arrested After Slashing Tires of Over 50 Cars in Achrafieh

1 week ago
Over 50 cars had their tires slashed in the Rmeil and Badawi areas in Achrafieh by an unidentified man two nights ago. Residents woke up to find their cars’ tires slashed and reported it quickly ...
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Newly Elected MP Michel Daher Vows To Transfer Salary/ Benefits to the Lebanese Army

1 week ago
Most people I know associate Michel Daher with Daher Foods and Master Potato chips but little do they know that Daher Capital has been investing in public equity and alternative investment markets since the 1990s ...
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Two Killed & Several Injured in Post-Elections Tensions

1 week ago
Elections are over, official results are out (or not yet?) and tensions are back on the streets whether in Beirut or in Choueifat. Yesterday a PSP supporter and Civil Defense volunteer called Alaa Abi Faraj ...
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Fraud or Miscalculation, There MUST Be a Recount of Votes in Beirut I

2 weeks ago
What happened with Joumana Haddad in Beirut I is something we have gotten used to unfortunately in past elections, and that we’re unable to change or challenge simply because those who are in charge are ...
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#Elections2018: I Had No One to Vote For, But I still Casted My Vote

2 weeks ago
I vote in Zahrani, which means I really didn’t have much of a choice today except voting for Berri or voting against Berri but it wouldn’t have made any difference. Still, I drove to my ...
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Huge Fight in One of the Polling Stations in Choueifat

2 weeks ago
There were several fights reported today, most of them in Zahle between Lebanese Forces members and Fattoush and Skaff but the worst fight till this hour took place inside one of the polling stations in ...
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