What if the Electoral Law were a Taouk Sandwich?

Here's Sandwich w Noss' attempt at explaining the difference between the proposed electoral laws in Lebanon. "الاكثري والنسبي بعيون سندويش ونص تخيٌل انّك اشتريت سندويش طاووق انت وصاحبك، انت اكلت كدشي وهو طرق كل باقي السندويش. اذا دفعتو نص نص بتكون مع الاكثري واذا دفعت بس حق الكدشي، بتكون مع النسبي، واذا ما بدك تتقاصم السندويش مع صاحبك بتكون مع الارتودوكسي." So basically: If you're paying for the whole sandwich and barely eating a small…

Generator Fees at an all-time Low This Month

My mum paid 20$ for her 10 amps generator subscription this month and a friend of mine 20,000 for his 5 amp in Keserwan. We're paying 25$ for 5 amp in Jeita still but it's still very good when compared to previous months. My question is though: What changed and why are we getting less power cuts? I know we tend to consume less during Spring but the power ships are still not here and…
Critiques

Lingerie Billboard Removed in #Beirut

9 months ago
MTV reported yesterday that Beirut Governor Ziad Chbib has ordered to remove a billboard showing a woman in her underwear in Mar Elias Beirut after receiving complaints from a group of people who found that ...
Animals & Wildlife

Three Sperm Whales Spotted off the Coast of Tyre

9 months ago
Local fishermen spotted three sperm whales off the coast of Tyre few days ago and shared pictures and videos. The fishermen were in deep waters when they spotted the whales and unlike what this article ...
Critiques

Summer is Almost Here: Who’s Cleaning Our Beaches?

9 months ago
An estimated 8 million tons of plastic end up in oceans every year, and this plastic pollution is surfing onto Lebanese shores and damaging the marine ecosystems. Unfortunately, the problem is not only plastic pollution ...
Business

Where is Lebanon Headed?

9 months ago
Mustapha From Beirut Spring shared with me a really important piece by Synaps on Lebanon’s economy and where the country is headed to. It’s a bit long but an eye opener and a must-read if ...
Critiques

French-Lebanese Who Took Over Front National’s Leadership After Le Pen Has Quit

9 months ago
Remember Jean-Francois Jalkh? The 59 year old French man of Lebanese origins who took over Front National’s leadership after Marine Le Pen stepped down temporarily? Well he barely lasted few days in office and had ...
Critiques

Ex-PM Salim el Hoss (88-year old) Starts Hunger Strike

9 months ago
I had to read the story twice to make sure they’re talking about Lebanon’s former prime minister Salim Hoss because a hunger strike at 88 is not really that easy to pull. In fact, he’s ...
Critiques

Malak el Taouk Reopens in Zouk Mosbeh

9 months ago
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 ...
Critiques

UAE Bans Import of Apples from Lebanon

9 months ago
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 ...
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