Only 3 Lebanese MPs Have Attended All 44 Presidential Election Sessions

Today's session was the 45th attempt to form a quorum and elect a new Lebanese President but it failed again. It's been over two years now that we don't have a president and it doesn't look like we're gonna have a new one anytime soon. Now looked at the parliament records for the 44 sessions held between 23 April, 2014 and 7 September, 2016 and came up with the below findings: - More than a…

Two Accidents at the Beirut Grand Prix

Let's just say that I'm glad the so-called Beirut Grand Prix, which ended up not even being a drag race, ended without any major accidents. I was looking at videos this morning and I barely saw any safety barriers on the way. In fact, cement blocks were still on the way, the asphalt was not remade and renewed and there were even works on the track. Two cars could have crashed heavily, including the organizer,…
Critiques

When Will People Stop Blocking Roads in This Country?

2 months ago
I have yet to find a convincing reason for blocking main roads and highways to protest. Truck drivers were causing a huge traffic today in Dora and Beirut because of their protest and the only ...
Automotive

Few Thoughts on The Upcoming Beirut Grand Prix Event

2 months ago
Several people have been asking me about the upcoming Beirut Grand Prix, and why I haven’t written anything about it yet, especially given that I love cars and auto racing events. Honestly, I’ve been meaning ...
Critiques

Amal Clooney is Taking ISIS to Trial

2 months ago
While the world is still making excuses for not fighting ISIS, and the UN is condemning ISIS in fancy press conferences while awarding contracts worth tens of millions of dollars to criminal regimes as part ...
Critiques

Human Rights Watch Response To Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Over Discriminatory Nationality Law

2 months ago
Human Rights Watch issued a statement to respond to Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil’s controversial tweet on the nationality law and stated that the foreign minister’s remarks “undermine efforts to reform a discriminatory nationality law that ...
Critiques

After The Garbage Pyramid, Snake & River, Meet The Garbage Bridge

2 months ago
I still can’t believe they are stocking up garbage on the unfinished Nahr el Mot bridge. It’s like they are asking to get humiliated by local and foreign media. The worst part is that our ...
Animals & Wildlife

Who’s Killing Dolphins in Tabarja?

2 months ago
APAF (Animals Pride And Freedom) shared pictures of a dead dolphin earlier today and claimed that fishermen in the Tabarja area are killing dolphins and that this is the fifth victim. I read throughout the ...
Critiques

Environment Minister Tangled in a Tweet of Lies

2 months ago
The Environment Ministry is proving once again to be a complete waste of money. Minister Mohammad Machnouk is currently visiting Washington to take part in the “Our Ocean Conference” and was bragging yesterday on how ...
Critiques

Mobile Internet Prices To Decrease By 10 to 20%

2 months ago
Alfa Telecom announced yesterday during a press conference that they will be reducing their internet mobile prices from 10 to 20% and launched two new bundles: Start-Up: $45 that will include 550 minutes of local ...
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