They Beat Him Up Because They Thought He was Syrian

Paul is a Lebanese young man from Bcharreh who got severely beaten by a group of young men in Blat because he refused to show them his ID card and they "thought" he was Syrian. An utterly disgusting behavior by a group of ignorant f*cks! The worst part is that they didn't stop beating Paul even when the municipal police got there. Let's see if any of these thugs will be arrested and if the…

Lebanon to Impose An Additional 500% Tax on Alcohol?

As if it's not expensive enough to buy drinks at pubs and night clubs in Lebanon, the government is apparently planning to impose an additional 500% tax on alcohol. According to this MTV report: - The tax on 1 liter of wine and champagne will increase from 200 LL to 1000 LL. - The tax on 1 liter of beer will increase from 60 LL to 300 LL. - The tax on 1 liter of…
Critiques

Massive Billboard Falls & Crushes Cars in Zalka

1 month ago
The strong winds today brought down a huge billboard today in Zalka which landed on several cars. Once again we are fortunate that no one was injured or killed in this incident but this raises ...
Critiques

Lebanese Basketball [2016-2017]: Foreign Players Scoring Almost 70% of Total Points

1 month ago
A year ago, and following the idiotic decision to allow three foreign players in Lebanese basketball teams, I went through stats from almost 50 games and found out that foreign players are scoring up to ...
Animals & Wildlife

1-Ton Mola Mola Fish Caught by Tripoli Fishermen

1 month ago
Fishermen caught a massive Mola Mola fish, also known as Sunfish, in Tripoli this morning. The ocean sunfish is one of the heaviest known bony fish in the world and weighs between 250 and 1000 ...
Critiques

Sodetel (Unlimited) DSL Going Off at Night

1 month ago
This is the third night in a row that Sodetel DSL goes off at night (around 9PM) and stays off till around 2AM. You contact the call center and if you are lucky enough to ...
Critiques

How Lebanon Managed The Syrian Refugee Crisis is Nothing to Be Proud Of

1 month ago
“Trump could learn a lot from how Lebanon treats its refugees” is how the below HuffingtonPost video starts then they go on to say that Lebanon, a country of 4.5M, took in 1.5 Million Syrian ...
Critiques

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

1 month ago
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 ...
Baladi

Around 150 Lebanese Women Protested Today To Demand 30% Quota

1 month ago
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 ...
Critiques

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

1 month 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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