Pictures Showing Construction Works at Ramlet el Baida

Back in June, excavators were spotted destroying one of the entrances to Beirut’s legendary coastline and pictures circulating today clearly show construction works on the shore. Beirut's last public beach is being turned into a luxurious mega beach resort and will probably no longer be accessible to the public. Source: Firas BouZeineddine Source: Joelle Boutros

Environment Minister is Blaming Syrian Refugees For Rising Air Pollution

There's no doubt that Lebanon is facing an environmental emergency due to the presence of over one million Syrian refugees, but to claim that one of the key reasons for that is the Syrian crisis is quite absurd to say the least. We are living in an environmental catastrophe on all levels in Lebanon, and for key reasons that have nothing to do with the refugees: We've been polluting our rivers for years, mainly the…
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A Reminder that Our Fire-Fighters are ill-equipped

2 months ago
Civil defense teams and the Lebanese Army have been trying for three days now to extinguish a fire that has been raging in Keserwan. The fire started on Monday in the Ain el Rihane valley ...
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Who’s The Lawyer Behind All These Michel Aoun Posters?

2 months ago
President Michel Aoun’s posters are all over the country but the most visible ones are the billboards signed “Lawyer Joumana Kayrouz”. I tried to look online to see who is this lawyer and the Joumana ...
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Religious Court Jails Lebanese Woman For Refusing To Give up Child

2 months ago
The arrest of Fatima Hamzeh for refusing to give up her child earlier this week has sparked a public backlash and there’s a planned protest tomorrow in front of the Supreme Islamic Shi’ite Council. Hamzeh ...
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Joura (2ad Rassak) Welcomes you to Zouk Mosbeh

2 months ago
I take the road from Jeita to Zouk Mosbeh almost every day and I always avoid driving on the right side because of that huge pothole right on Zouk Mosbeh’s entrance that hasn’t been treated ...
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Myriam Klink on Kalam Ennas? Seriously?

2 months ago
We all laughed at first when Myriam Klink got a vote in yesterday’s presidential elections but if you come to think of it, there’s nothing funny about it. We’re not living in a time of ...
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After Two Years & A Half: Lebanon’s Presidential Vacuum Finally Comes to an End

2 months ago
After three rounds of votes, Michel Aoun was finally elected today as the new President of the Lebanese Republic. Aoun won with 83 votes in the last round. Strida Tawk (Geagea) got 1 vote, Myriam ...
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Lebanese Mothers Protest Near Ministry of Environment

2 months ago
A group of Lebanese mothers took the streets to protest against the ongoing garbage crisis and its adverse effects on children. The mothers had shared earlier highlighting the dangers of burning trash which, aside from ...
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Why Are Schools & Universities Getting a Day Off on Monday?

2 months ago
I just got a notification that Education Minister Elias Bou Saab has ordered public and private schools to close down on Monday and urged universities to do the same, because and I quote “Monday is ...
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