I have a Dream …

I have a dream that I will be able to cast my vote one day to elect a new parliament in Lebanon. The last elections that took place were back in 2009 and ever since, the parliament has been extending its term over and over again. Just when we thought we'd be having elections soon, Interior Minister announced yesterday that "there is “no possibility” to agree on a new electoral law before the expiry of…

Horsh Beirut Closed Again?

NAHNOO, the NGO that has been campaigning for years to re-open Horsh Beirut and has finally succeeded in doing so last year, posted earlier today that Beirut's municipality took a decision to close down the Horsh for 3 months to get rid of worms that are destroying the trees. I didn't see any official announcement yet on the Beirut Municipality Facebook page or website but Spring is definitely the worst time to close down the…
Beirut

Fiasco at the Lebanese-Canadian Hospital

3 weeks ago
A young man wrecked the Lebanese Canadian hospital in Sin el fil after his 36 year old brother passed away unexpectedly. Based on what I’ve read, his brother had a severe stomach pain and was ...
Critiques

The Real Cost of a Ski Trip this Winter

3 weeks ago
If we forget for a second the pricey ski passes, rental fees and the 30$ Man2oushe, the damage that your car endures on every ski trip you take will end up costing you as much ...
Critiques

Who’s Organizing These Visits to Lebanese Drug Lords?

3 weeks ago
Benjamin Zand (BBC Pop Up) visited one of Lebanon’s biggest drug lords and shared his experience in a 17 minute long documentary. Unfortunately, these visits to drug lords have become a trend in the past ...
Critiques

Al Jadeed’s Suicide Social Experiment

4 weeks ago
Last week, I received a video via whatsapp showing a man mocking a woman trying to commit suicide in Zalka. He was basically telling her out loud that she has to get to a higher ...
Critiques

Is that $20 Million Saints Route Project a good Idea?

1 month ago
The Lebanese Cabinet approved few days ago a USD 20 million Saints Route project linking the villages in Batroun and Byblos governorates. The aim is “to link Batroun, Edde, Jran, Derya, Douk, Mayfouq, and Annaya, ...
Critiques

The Sagesse Kid “Maroun” Should Stop Sharing Videos

1 month ago
I’m sure you’ve all shared the videos of that kid “Maroun” who was bashing his school then went on to apologize afterwards. There’s another more recent video of him that is circulating around and to ...
Art

Said Akl Graffiti Vandalized in Gemmayze

1 month ago
Said Akl’s graffiti in Gemmayze was recently vandalized. Few months ago, someone added some lipstick on the poet’s lips but now it got totally ruined. Said Akl is considered one of the most important modern ...
Critiques

Youth Minister Just Banned MMA in Lebanon

1 month ago
I just read Lebanon’s Minister of Youth and Sports Mohammad Fneich has just banned mixed martial arts (MMA) in Lebanon and removed all licenses linked to this game. Here’s the full resolution as mentioned on ...
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