90K Registered Lebanese Expats Data Leaked?

When the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants was asking Lebanese expats to register online to vote in the upcoming elections, a lot of questions were raised on the privacy policies on the website and whether it was complying with international data privacy and protection laws. Back then, SMEX and other websites posted a detailed report on how the data is not protected and that whomever is running this website and the ministry could be…

Brutally Beaten Horse in Tripoli Rescued by Animals Lebanon

Following the horrible video that emerged online showing a horse being brutally beaten in a farm in Tripoli, Animals Lebanon notified the officials, went to the crime scene with the ISF and confiscated the horse. The horse was transported to another facility under the NGO's guardianship while an investigation is underway. This horse may have been rescued but there are plenty of illegal facilities where all sorts of animals are being abused and beaten. That's…
Critiques

Unemployment Rate in #Lebanon at 46%?

1 month ago
I was just reading that President Aoun warned yesterday “that the grave economic situation, presence of Syrian refugees and the reluctance of Lebanese to take low-paid jobs has caused unemployment to soar to 46 percent”, ...
Critiques

After Yoga, Tattoos are Now Satanic

1 month ago
I’m glad I tuned in to watch Joe Maalouf yesterday, especially the segment on the gothic-style wedding that took place in Ballouneh and caused in controversy. To be honest, I didn’t comment on the wedding ...
Critiques

Why do Lebanese Keep Voting for the Same People Over & Over Again?

2 months ago
The only good thing about the new electoral law is that it’s truly showing every party’s true colors. Even though the law was handcrafted by those in power, the fact that they’re not used to ...
Automotive

World Bank Approves US$295M Package To Enhance Lebanon’s Public Transport & Reduce Congestion

2 months ago
I am not sure whether we should be praising the below news or not, because I am very skeptical as to how this current government or the next is planning to reduce congestion or improve ...
Critiques

Marcel Ghanem is Leaving LBCI after 27 Years

2 months ago
I never thought I would see Marcel Ghanem outside LBCI but the news was confirmed yesterday in a joint statement by Marcel Ghanem and LBCI’s CEO Sheikh Pierre Daher. Ghanem will be supposedly leaving to ...
Critiques

Discotek Night Club Shut Down by Interior Minister

2 months ago
Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq has ordered Discotek to be closed following the video circulated showing half-naked women dancing and kissing. Beirut Governor Ziad Chbib also shared a video where he stated that the night club ...
Critiques

111 Female Candidates Signed Up for May Elections, but will They Succeed?

2 months ago
In the 2009 elections, only 12 women were among the 706 candidates running for elections. In the 2018 elections, a record total of 111 women have submitted their papers to run for office. This is ...
Critiques

A First in Lebanese Elections? A Candidate with Special Needs

2 months ago
I received a couple of days ago a picture of a candidate for the upcoming elections accompanied by a sick joke. The person who sent it to me was asking me if I had heard ...
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