Someone got Offended by Mezza Beer’s Commercial

I shared the MEZZA Beer commercial a while back because I loved it. It's catchy and creative and my favorite part was the continuous head shaking throughout the ad. However, someone SOMEHOW managed to get offended by this ad and filed a complaint to the Ministry of Information. Here's what the complaint said: وجاء في نص الشكوى: "يتضمن الاعلان دعوة لتلاميذ المدارس من عمر 15 عاماً والنساء الحوامل والشباب وكبار السن والمحجبات، للشرب بحجة ان…

World Cup Teams Flags Banned in Beirut

Update: A Beirut street defying Chbib's decision. Beirut Governor has issued a statement today banning Beirut residents from raising non-Lebanese flags during the World Cup, as it is against the law. The only flag that we're allowed to raise is the Lebanese one apparently. This must be the most ridiculous thing I've heard in a long while. It's the World Cup and we're cheering for teams that are actually competing in it. What's the point…
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