A Random “Amir el Leil” Question

I did try a couple of times to watch Amir el Leil but just like all Lebanese TV series, I didn't last longer than 10 minutes . Still, one thing caught my attention while seeing the credits for the show that I thought is worth sharing. There are over 40 filming locations cited in the credits, including 3 castles, 5 villas, 8 resorts, hotels & beaches and tens of houses! Isn't that a lot? Why…

Why Is BeirutNationalMuseum.com Sponsored by An Egyptian Company?

It has been brought to my attention that BeirutNationalMuseum.com is maintained by an Egyptian company called El Motaheda and sponsored by mashy.com, which is an Egyptian news portal. I doubt that this is the official website, as the one I'm aware of is Beirutnationalmuseum.org but the .com website is the one that comes out on top of the Google searches so this needs to be fixed. Someone should inform the Ministry of Culture & Tourism…
Critiques

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