Rare Marine Turtle Almost Killed By People Taking Selfies in South Lebanon

via GreenArea A sea turtle was reportedly pulled out of the water at a Rmeileh beach and people started taking selfies with it and stepping on it. To make things worse, the turtle was hit repeatedly on the head and a parent forced his kid to walk on the turtle. The giant sea turtle was later on rescued by the Civil Defense after being contacted from GreenArea. The organization also contacted the Ministry of Environment…

Verdun Bombing Update: Canadian Embassy Denies Sending Any Security Instruction

Few minutes after the unfortunate Verdun bombing occurred yesterday night, everyone started sharing a security instruction supposedly sent by the Canadian Embassy and the UN to their staff "warning them to stay away from all Beirut restaurants, avoid going to Beirut and in particular avoid visiting Hamra areas". I asked some Lebanese-Canadian friends I know and none of them got the message. I also checked their website and didn't find anything. It turned out to…
Critiques

They Are Building a Hospital Near Horsh Beirut!

8 months ago
via Nahnoo Horsh Beirut was closed to the public for more than 20 years by the Beirut Municipality for fear of vandalism and poor maintenance, and due to the lack of resources to protect the ...
Critiques

Lebanese Police Cracking Down On Celebratory Gunfire

8 months ago
The ISF launched a hashtag #بتقبل_تقتل asking online Lebanese users to report people firing guns in the air and endangering innocent people, and they’ve already managed to arrest 3 people in Beirut and Akkar. Of ...
Business

Brazilian Company Building The Janna Dam Involved In a Massive Corruption Scandal

8 months ago
While the first phase of the Janna dam construction was handled by a local firm, the second phase which should have started in 2014, consists of the construction of a dam that will enable the ...
Animals & Wildlife

VIDEO: Two Teenagers Torturing A Small Chick

8 months ago
via APAF ( Animals Pride And Freedom ) Young and stupid. The school should reprimand the two teenagers as well as the person filming them. I can’t believe they are scouts. Nevertheless, I am totally ...
Critiques

The New Roadster Branch Is Pretty Cool

8 months ago
The new RD look and feel has been the talk of the town for the past three days. Some people liked the new look, some hated it while others said it’s a copy of Divvy ...
Critiques

#StopJannaDam: Drone Footage Of The Forest Destruction Taking Place

8 months ago
The below video was shared by the Lebanese Eco Movement yesterday. If I’m not mistaken, one of the spots shown is one of the most beautiful ones in Jannet Artaba that was featured in Live ...
Critiques

Only Male Expats of Lebanese Origins Can Regain & Pass Their Lebanese Nationality

8 months ago
A Lebanese woman is still not entitled to pass her nationality to her spouse and children, unlike Lebanese men. A Lebanese woman is not allowed to regain the Lebanese nationality unless she has a male ...
Critiques

Jounieh’s Illogical Road

8 months ago
During the municipal elections in Matn and Keserwan, I saw a video somewhere bragging about this new road they inaugurated on the Jounieh highway. To be fair, this road is very useful but the execution ...
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