More Fiber Optics Promises: 85% of Lebanese Will Have it By End of 2017

Quoting Telecoms Minister Boutros Harb, 85 percent of the Lebanese population will have access to the service by the end of 2017, which means in less than a year time. Minister Sehnaoui said the same thing back in 2013 but we all know how that went. The real problem is not in the Telecoms Minister at the moment but at Ogero's side and we could very easily get connected to the fiber optics within a…

Are We Finally Getting A Montreal-Beirut Non-Stop Flight?

mentioned today quoting Beirut-Rafic Hariri airport's manager Fadi El-Hassan that MEA and Air Canada are undergoing serious negotiations to bring back the non-stop Montreal Beirut flight. I can't find Al Hassan's statement anywhere so I am not sure how credible this source of information is. The non-stop flight from Montreal to Beirut was halted back in 2003 due to "national security issues" and to "safeguard Canadians against terrorism" based on information from the Canadian Security…
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Who Killed Gebran?

2 months ago
Who killed Gebran? Is there any ongoing investigation? Why aren’t there any updates? Who is keeping his legacy alive? Gebran Tueni was killed on December 12 2005, 11 years ago. He was an outspoken Lebanese ...
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Should Bassel al-Amin be Arrested or Not?

2 months ago
We are all quick to jump to conclusions when someone is arrested over a Facebook post in Lebanon but one has to be aware of the Lebanese laws, especially when he’s a journalist, before writing ...
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Fairouz Songs Banned At the Lebanese University – Hadath

2 months ago
A group of LU students decided to honor their friend who recently died in a car crash so they invited his mom and wanted to play Fairouz songs in the university since he loves Fairouz ...
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When it Rains at the Lebanese University

2 months ago
This video was shared by a Lebanese University student at the Faculty of Engineering. We are always told that the conditions are really bad there but this is really bad and very dangerous! ...
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A School Principal in Favor of Beating Students To Enforce Discipline

2 months ago
A principal at a school in the Iqlim al-Kharroub district said he “would allow the discipline of students by beating them if he became the Education Minister… but we are abiding by the Education Minister ...
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You Need Permission To Take Pictures or Videos in Kfardebian From Now On

2 months ago
I have no idea what the Kfardebian municipality is trying to do to be honest. They have every right to distinguish themselves from Faraya and correct people who tag pictures wrongly but forbidding people to ...
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There’s Nothing Wrong With Having a Black Friday in #Lebanon

3 months ago
If you thought Black Friday only takes place in the US, you are wrong. It was introduced in many countries outside the US just as the UK, Australia, France, Romania, India, Mexico, Finland, Bolivia and ...
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Improving Lebanon’s Internet on Top of PM Hariri’s Agenda

3 months ago
Nest Labs Founder Tony Fadell, who was a speaker at the most recent BDL Accelerate, tweeted yesterday about UK’s £1BN plan to deploy full fiber broadband & 5G and mentioned PM Saad Hariri. Hariri did ...
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