Aerial View of the Costa Brava Landfill

The Costa Brava landfill looks bad, it smells terrible and it's located at the worst place possible. People living next to the landfill should have been evacuated prior to its opening and proper measures should have been taken to contain the smell, which is worse than you could ever imagine. Also, setting up a landfill next to an airport poses a potential hazard to aircraft operations as it attracts birds and collisions with birds at…

Beirut Municipality Wants to Ban Dogs On Sidewalks

Photo Credits: Achrafieh2020 Beirut's Municipal Council met on Tuesday and issued a proposal to Beirut's Governor Ziad Chbib to ban dogs, motorbikes and Arguile on all sidewalks on the Corniche Waterfront, as well as in Sassine and Horsh Beirut. They also requested that instructions are given to the municipal police to enforce these procedures "for banners and adverts to be erected informing residents and visitors of the new implemented procedures". I have no idea how…
Critiques

There are No Streets Named After Fairouz or Saba7 in Lebanon

1 month ago
An article published on Raseef22 was discussing the lack of streets named after artists in the Arab world and pointed out that there are no streets named after Fairouz in Lebanon, or Saba7 for that ...
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Newly Weds Close Down Ramlet el Baida Road to Celebrate

1 month ago
It’s wedding season and a lot of newly weds in Lebanon believe it’s okay to close down roads or drive slowly on the highway with endless convoys. Yesterday night, a couple apparently decided to close ...
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A Proposed Bill To Prosecute Rapists In Lebanon. Bakkir Wlo!

1 month ago
Did you know that Article 522 of Lebanon’s penal code allows rapists to get away with their crime if they marry the woman they raped? That article was meant to preserve the “honor and dignity ...
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Facebook Shuts Down Adeela Page

2 months ago
Update: Adeela is back Adeela-عديلة page was taken down by Facebook for unclear reasons. Obviously someone must have reported the page but none of its content violates Facebook terms so this is pretty weird. I ...
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Shameful “Anal Exams” Still Taking Place in Lebanon

2 months ago
Human Rights Watch published an 82-pages long report on the forced anal examinations on men and transgender women accused of consensual same-sex conduct in which cases were reported in Lebanon in the past five years. ...
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Girls and Boys Are Not Allowed to Play Computer Games Together in Jebchit

2 months ago
Jebchit is a Lebanse town of course. Start watching from Minute 1:30, this guy obviously has no idea what freedom of expression means. [YouTube] ...
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Updates on MOT’s 2020 Strategy: 4G/LTE on Track, DSL is Bad

2 months ago
One year ago, I shared a lengthy post on the Telecom Ministry’s 2020 plan and mentioned that fiber optics are expected to be deployed within 5 years while 4G/LTE coverage was expected to all over ...
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My Ogero DSL Internet Stopped Working Two Weeks Ago

2 months ago
Photo Credits: Executive Magazine Two weeks ago, my home internet stopped working, the internet button on the Ogero DSL modem turned red, I tried restarting the modem, turning it off and on, I checked all ...
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