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

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 apparently taking meds so it looks like a symbolic one-day strike to shed the light on the 800+ Palestinian prisoners currently staging a hunger strike. For those who did not hear the news, around 1000 Palestinian inmates are on an…

Malak el Taouk Reopens in Zouk Mosbeh

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 reports once it's out. LBCI reported that they might have died from a possible gas leak. In all cases, the Zouk Mosbeh was reopen today by the ISF and is back to work! This is good news and will hopefully…
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UAE Bans Import of Apples from Lebanon

1 month 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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Jou3an? 3o2o …

1 month ago
Snack Chouchou has recently opened in Jounieh and the above is their idea of promoting their delivery service. Their delivery number is 71/302080 so they decided to highlight the 3020 in big letters as “3o2o”. ...
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Lebanese Ministry of Telecom Website Got Hacked for 6 Hours Yesterday

1 month ago
The Lebanese Ministry of Telecom official [website] got hacked yesterday in the afternoon and only got fixed around the midnight. What’s funny is that I wanted to tag the ministry or minister to inform them ...
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An Idiotic Response to The Zouk Mosbeh Food Poisoning Incident

1 month ago
We’ve all heard about the food-poisoning incident that took place in Zouk Mosbeh two days ago. Basically three Syrian workers apparently got food-poisoned after Malak el Taouk and one of them died. The Malak el ...
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There’s a New Night Club in Town Only For Teenagers (Aged 12 to 18 years)

1 month ago
Glow Pub is Lebanon’s first teens-only night club. It recently opened in Furn el Chebbak and only admits kids aged 12 to 18. Obviously smoking and alcohol are prohibited in the club and to make ...
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Why I’m Losing Interest in Football

1 month ago
I’ve always been a passionate about football. I follow most of the leagues, mainly the Premier League, Serie A, La Liga and Bundesliga, I look forward to the World Cup & Euro, I love the ...
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Mar Mikhael Flyers “Politely” Asking Pubs to Close Down on Good Friday

1 month ago
Several bars and pubs in Mar Mikhael received a flyer asking them in a polite way to close down on Good Friday. Unlike the threatening memos that are sometimes distributed during Ramadan by fanatic groups ...
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Yet Another Parliament Extension

1 month ago
According to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index for the year 2016, Lebanon is not even a flawed democracy but a hybrid regime, which means a “nation where consequential irregularities exist in elections regularly preventing ...
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