Helping Lebanon’s Veteran Actress Renee Deek

Renee Deek is a veteran Lebanese actress and one of the leading stars of the pre-civil war period. She performed in several plays with her most memorable one being her role in The Two Maids as the mistress, alongside Randa al-Asmar and Julia Kassar, directed by Jawad al-Assadi from a script by Jean Genet. A second version of the play also came out in 2009. She also took part in a couple of recent Lebanese…

Ahmad Al-Assir Sentenced to Death

Islamist Cleric Ahmad al-Assir has been sentenced to death for the 2013 Abra clashes that resulted in the death of 18 army soldiers. Assir's brothers and seven other militants were also sentenced to death while Fadel Shaker was sentenced in absentia to 15 years of hard labor. I'm still not in favor of the death penalty and I hope President Aoun won't sign it. Assir just like all other terrorists that killed or clashed with…
Critiques

Few Thoughts on Miss Lebanon 2017

1 month ago
Perla el-Helou, a 22 year old business administration graduate, was crowned Miss Lebanon 2017 last night. I’m not sure if it’s just me, but I thought this year’s candidates were more mature (and beautiful) than ...
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Fayruz New Album “Bebalee” is Out!

2 months ago
When the first song from the new album “Yemken” came out, it didn’t feel like a Fairouz song to me but it was just one song so I thought I wait for the whole album. ...
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Lebanese Parliament Finally Votes to Criminalize Torture Practices

2 months ago
Lebanon has finally amended its penal law to criminalize all acts of torture. Even though Lebanon had ratified the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the Convention) ...
Critiques

About that Tripoli Beauty Parlor’s Controversy

2 months ago
A picture of a foreign worker holding the Arguile pipe for a customer at a beauty parlor has gone viral in the past couple of days. To be honest, when I shared the picture, I ...
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Almost $100 Million Dollars in Aid Money Did not Reach Refugee Children in #Lebanon

2 months ago
Hundreds of millions of dollars were given to Lebanon, Turkey & Jordan: the three countries with the largest number of Syrian refugees, but a 55-page report by Human Rights Watch that tracked pledges made at ...
Automotive

ISF Launches New Campaign To Crackdown on Texting & Driving Offenders

2 months ago
Policemen in civilian clothes is apparently part of the latest ISF campaign to enforce traffic law and fine texting & driving offenders. I watched the below report twice and looked up on the ISF Facebook ...
Critiques

I’m Glad They Cancelled the Lebanese Army Festival in Beirut

2 months ago
I have no idea who was behind this brilliant idea, but organizing a festival to celebrate the Lebanese Army’s victory few days after parents of the martyred soldiers had buried their kids is a terrible ...
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Man Attacking Passersby & Policemen with Knives in Hay el Selloum

2 months ago
Some guy called Abou Ali was threatening people with his knives yesterday in Hay el Selloum. He is seen in the video keeping away policemen and people trying to take him down but it doesn’t ...
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