Leave The Families of Istanbul’s Terrorist Attack Victims Alone!

As soon as the news of Istanbul's terrorist attack broke out, and following preliminary reports that there were at least ten Lebanese in the Reina club, Lebanese media rushed to broadcast live from the homes of the victims and interview the parents and siblings. Not only is this practice unethical, but the questions that they are asking and the interviews being shown are insensitive towards the families. Instead of leaving them alone, reporters are adding…

Why is Women’s Political Participation in Lebanon Among The Lowest World Wide?

The 2011 Mikati government failed to appoint any women ministers. The 2014 Tamman Salam government only appointed one female minister and Saad Hariri's 2016 government only has one female minister as well. Lebanon has scored for years now the lowest rates in terms of women political empowerment with less than 3% and there's no real justification to this low percentage. Foreign Affairs Minister Bassil did try to justify it and said we could have had…
Critiques

Minister Melhem Riachi Wants to Dissolve The Lebanese Ministry of Information

2 months ago
The Ministry of Information is useless and should no longer exist and it seems the newly appointed Information Minister also believes the same. Riachi made it clear in his most recent press conference that his ...
Automotive

ISF Delivering Helmets & Gifts Instead of Traffic Fines

2 months ago
The ISF kicked off a Christmas awareness campaign last week where officers were stopping drivers not wearing helmets and gifting them new helmets instead of traffic fines. I love the initiative but this should not ...
Critiques

PM Hariri Promised Investors an Internet Speed 20 Times Faster

2 months ago
Our newly appointed Prime Minister Saad Hariri is keeping Lebanon’s internet on top of his agenda and has promised investors at the third edition of the Global Business Summit, which was organized by LIFE and ...
Critiques

Someone Should Prank Adam Saleh on a Plane

2 months ago
Adam Saleh, a vlogger and well known prankster, was allegedly removed from a Delta plane yesterday “for speaking Arabic” or at least that’s what he is claiming. Delta Airlines on the other hand released a ...
Critiques

Tanker Spotted Dumping Waste In our Waters?

2 months ago
One of the blog’s readers was trying out his new drone when he spotted a vessel facing the Jal el Dib coast dumping in the waters something that looked like either oil or their sewage ...
Business

Would Legalizing Electricity Production & Sales Solve Lebanon’s Power Crisis?

2 months ago
I saw this interesting video on the Lebanese Institute for Market Studies FB page where they are promoting the idea of legalizing electricity production and distribution to solve Lebanon’s Power Crisis. They are arguing that ...
Critiques

Nepalese Domestic Worker & Activist Deported by Lebanese Authorities

2 months ago
The Lebanese Authorities celebrated Human Rights day on Saturday December 10 by deporting a Nepalese migrant domestic worker who “was involved in the struggle for the rights of migrant domestic workers” as reported by Human ...
Critiques

Lebanon’s Environment Minister Keeping His Legacy Intact

2 months ago
A group of students from l’Institut moderne du Liban (Collège Père Michel Khalifé) in Fanar were assaulted by the workers while protesting against cutting of old trees next to their school. Workers threw rocks at ...
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