Ramlet el Baida Construction Works Halted by Lebanon’s Shura Council

Update : Shura Council has once again ordered all constructions works to stop on Ramlet el Baida after a new construction license emerged. Lebanon's Shura Council issued a decision today to halt temporarily construction works of a luxury resort on the Ramlet el Baida beach, following a request for review that was submitted by Green Line Association and Legal Agenda three months ago. Several violations were highlighted in the review in an attempt to annul…

Lebanon’s Energy Ministry Blames Electricity Problems on Refugees

The easiest thing to do these days is blame everything on Syrian refugees and the Syrian crisis. Air pollution? Syrian refugees. Increase in crime rates? Syrian refugees. No 24/24 electricity? Syrian refugees. There's no doubt that we're suffering economically from the 1.5 Million refugees in Lebanon but to claim that we would have had 24/24 electricity if it weren't for them is surreal. If The Energy Ministry truly conducted serious studies to back this claim,…
Critiques

WTF is Happening in Kaslik?

2 months ago
Prostitution rings, fist fights, gun fights outside nightclubs, I have no idea what’s happening in Kaslik these days and I had no idea there are so many people who go party there still. Check out ...
Critiques

Marine Le Pen Refused to Cover Herself Up To Meet Mufti

2 months ago
I wasn’t really surprised to hear Le Pen refused to cover herself up when she went to meet Lebanon’s Grand Mufti today. Some will interpret it as a disrespectful act while others will claim that ...
Automotive

Red-Light Enforcement Cameras Installed in #Beirut

2 months ago
The Traffic Management Center (TMC) is teaming up with Sensys Gatso Group, the leading provider of traffic safety solutions delivering systems, to install the first Red-light systems in Beirut. The red-light cameras were first tested ...
Critiques

Sagesse Basketball Club Back on the Right Track?

2 months ago
Sagesse Basketball Club has one of the largest and most loyal fan-base in Lebanon but the team hasn’t been able to perform well in recent years due to poor management and a lack of sponsors ...
Critiques

They Beat Him Up Because They Thought He was Syrian

2 months ago
Paul is a Lebanese young man from Bcharreh who got severely beaten by a group of young men in Blat (Jbeil) because he refused to show them his ID card and they “thought” he was ...
Alcohol

Lebanon to Impose An Additional 500% Tax on Alcohol?

2 months ago
As if it’s not expensive enough to buy drinks at pubs and night clubs in Lebanon, the government is apparently planning to impose an additional 500% tax on alcohol. According to this MTV report: – ...
Critiques

Massive Billboard Falls & Crushes Cars in Zalka

2 months ago
The strong winds today brought down a huge billboard today in Zalka which landed on several cars. Once again we are fortunate that no one was injured or killed in this incident but this raises ...
Critiques

Lebanese Basketball [2016-2017]: Foreign Players Scoring Almost 70% of Total Points

2 months ago
A year ago, and following the idiotic decision to allow three foreign players in Lebanese basketball teams, I went through stats from almost 50 games and found out that foreign players are scoring up to ...
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