Lebanon is not on the Ban List (Yet); Stop Spreading False Rumors

There are talks that the US might extend Trump's controversial ban to include other countries like Pakistan but there are no official statements to back this claim and all these so-called emails from immigration officers or lawyers that people are spreading are unverified and probably fake or what Trump people call alt-facts. This being said, there's no need to spread fear and uncertainty especially that the current ban is only for 90 days anyway. In…

Around 150 Lebanese Women Protested Today To Demand 30% Quota

It's quite sad that I only heard about this protest by mistake after reading a friend's tweet. Apparently around 150 women from different NGOs rallied in Riad el Solh today to demand a better women representation in Lebanese politics and a 30 percent quota of seats for women in parliamentary elections. The protesters were heard saying "There will be no elections without a 30 percent quota of seats for women in parliamentary elections", but that's…
Critiques

Appointment of a Lebanese as Head of PR Causing a Stir in Saudi Arabia

3 weeks ago
I have no idea who Kristie Sarkis is, but her recent appointment in a senior position at Saudi Airlines has caused a twitter storm in Saudi Arabia. Saudis are upset that their national airline chose ...
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Which Countries are Included in Trump’s “Muslim” Ban?

3 weeks ago
Trump is keeping his promises so far and just signed today an executive order banning all people from “certain terrorism-prone countries from entering the United States for 90 days”. The order did not mention specific ...
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Massive Construction Crane Collapsed in Achrafieh: It Could Have Been Much Worse

3 weeks ago
We are extremely lucky that there were no victims yesterday when a massive construction crane collapsed in the Sioufi area in Achrafieh. The area is densely populated and the crane fell off during day time ...
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7 Reasons Why “Lahon W Bass” is The Best Comedy Talk Show Right Now

3 weeks ago
I’ve watched most of the episodes of Adel Karam’s “Hayda Haki” and Hisham Haddad’s “Lahonwbas” this season and I don’t think we need ratings to figure out who’s doing better. Funnily enough, I never liked ...
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Should Freedom of Speech Be Absolute?

3 weeks ago
What has been happening in the past couple of weeks is very worrying and alarming in regards to freedom of expression in Lebanon. I totally understand that we live in a conservative society where people ...
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Why Is BeirutNationalMuseum.com Sponsored by An Egyptian Company?

4 weeks ago
It has been brought to my attention that BeirutNationalMuseum.com is maintained by an Egyptian company called El Motaheda and sponsored by mashy.com, which is an Egyptian news portal. I doubt that this is the official ...
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Costa Coffee’s Would-be Suicide Bomber The Dumbest Ever?

4 weeks ago
Almost everyone hailed the collaborative efforts between the Lebanese army and the ISF that led to foiling the Costa Coffee attempt on Saturday but a lot of people are raising doubts about this whole incident ...
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Who’s Behind The Beqaa Kidnappings?

1 month ago
Armed gunmen kidnapped a 74 year old man called Saad Richa in Chtaura few days ago and they haven’t released him yet. Almost every political and religious party in Lebanon is trying to negotiate with ...
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