Red Cross & Civil Defense Members Assaulted in Two Separate Incidents

Whenever there's a fire or an accident in Lebanon, you always see people rushing to help even if they have no clue what they're doing. The truth is they make things worse most of the time by either blocking the road to the ambulance or fire trucks or trying to help the wounded. Of course this happens elsewhere not just in our country, but we've reached levels now where Red Cross and Civil defense volunteers…

Dad kills his Own Kid in Celebratory Gunfire

What better way to celebrate your kid's passing the Baccalaureate exam than killing him by mistake? MTV reported a 17 year old kid was shot by mistake by his own father after they went to the roof to celebrate his passing of the exams by firing gunshots in the air. Another kid was seriously wounded as well when he was shot in the head by a stray bullet. But fear not, the ISF's hashtag and…
Critiques

Should I Drop my DSL Connection Till Fiber Optics are Here?

1 month ago
Back when I was still living with my parents, our Ogero DSL connection was bad because the cables are old based on what the Ogero people told me back then (2011?). When I moved to ...
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Lebanon is Hosting The 2017 FIBA Asian Cup But No One’s Funding it?

1 month ago
Lebanon is supposedly hosting the 2017 FIBA Asian Cup from August 8 till August 20, which is less than a month away but the organizers are still struggling to acquire the necessary funds needed to ...
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Families on Scooters in Lebanon: A Double Hazard

1 month ago
Every time I see a whole family without any helmet on a tiny scooter driving around, I try to stay as far away as possible from them because they’re not only jeopardizing their lives but ...
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Why is Everyone so Outraged by The Interior Minister’s Statement?

1 month ago
Everyone’s outraged and shocked by Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq’s recent statement that tens of detainees arrested on charges of shooting celebratory gunfire were released due to political interference. Manshnouq went on to blame the judiciary ...
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Why Has The Water in Ramlet el Baida Turned Green?

1 month ago
The water on Ramlet el Baida turned green in the last few days, not due to some chemical waste, but because of the increase in temperature and a rare bloom of marine phytoplankton. The green ...
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Beirut’s Martyrs Square Cleaned & Beautified

1 month ago
I’m glad the Beirut municipality has finally decided to clean Martyrs Square’s statue and plant some flowers around it. The statue and the walls surrounding it were repeatedly vandalized unfortunately during the protests and sit-ins ...
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Lebanese Soldiers Fight off Terrorists & Suicide Bombers in Arsal

1 month ago
The Lebanese Army stormed two refugee camps in Arsal’s outskirts and managed to arrest and kill several terrorists. The operation wasn’t that easy as the first man they were looking for blew himself up, then ...
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Castania to Replace Al Rifai at Beirut Duty Free

1 month ago
I noticed Al Rifai’s ads all over the billboards in the past few days and wasn’t sure if they were celebrating a milestone or sending out a message. I checked their Facebook page and they ...
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