Seven Sisters Incident Blown Out of Proportion

I read the Seven Sisters story earlier this morning and to be honest it doesn't add up, but since it has gone viral, here's what I have to say about it: - The guy who claimed he got denied entrance wasn't allowed in the first time because he didn't have a reserved seat and he wasn't exactly told an hour later that "veiled women aren't allowed in" tonight. He asked the bouncer if "Veiled women…

Bird Scaring Devices & Cars To Be Deployed Near Beirut Airport

Instead of closing down the hazardous Costa Brava landfill, which is only located 200 meters away from the airport, Lebanese authorities are planning to deploy bird-scaring devices and cars to prevent any collisions at low altitudes with the planes. This means that they will be polluting further and providing a temporary, non-reliable and unsustainable solution. On another note, MP Qabbani announced the launch of self check-in machines at Beirut's airport and that planes will no…
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Lebanese MP Says Women “To Blame” For Being Raped

7 months ago
Lebanese MP Elie Marouni doesn’t know much about Lebanon and doesn’t think very highly of women rights in Lebanon. When asked in a recent conference on why Lebanese women are not allowed to pass their ...
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15 Stunning Pictures & Videos from Kfarabida’s Coast

7 months ago
Kfarabida’s coast is a national treasure and shouldn’t be touched. It’s currently under threat after the cabinet approved an old plan to turn the rocky facade into a private yacht club and a huge touristic ...
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Landfill Project Along the Matn Coast is a Disaster in The Making

7 months ago
The garbage crisis is back and it’s even worse this time. The government had one year to figure out a proper solution to this crisis, yet instead of promoting recycling and getting rid of landfills, ...
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The Lebanese Civil War Still Haunts Families of Disappeared

7 months ago
The International Day of the Disappeared is observed on the 30th of August every year and was created to draw attention to the fate of the individuals who went missing through conflict, disaster and migration ...
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Mar Youssef Hospital Surrounded by Garbage

7 months ago
Lebanese politicians have been working hard since last year to regain the first spot as the least trustworthy in the world and they seem to be on track to regain that prestigious title. After inaugurating ...
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Manal Assi’s Killer Not Getting Away That Easily with Murder

8 months ago
Mohammad Al Nhaily beat his wife Manal Assi to death with a pressure cooker back in 2014, leaving her to die in front of her two daughters. Last month, The Beirut Criminal Court reduced Nhaily’s ...
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Saida’s International Festival is Back!

8 months ago
Saida, or Sidon, International Festival, which stopped organizing celebrations since 2009, is finally back this year! The festival will run for four days, starting with a touristic day on September 4th, followed by performances by ...
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There are Still Lebanese Prisoners in Assad’s Saydnaya Prison, Possibly The Worst Place on Earth

8 months ago
Ex-detainees and architects have built an accurate model of the Saydnaya Syrian prison based using ‘ear-witness’ and The Guardian is describing Assad’s most brutal prison as the worst place on Earth. Amnesty international reports that ...
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