De Prague Hamra is Shutting its Doors on August 16

I was reading yesterday that de Prague is closing shop on August 16 and remembered that they were due to close five years ago but changed their minds. It's definitely unfortunate news but I just realized I haven't been to a Hamra pub in at least five years and it's mainly due to the traffic and Mar Mikhail being a more convenient option. I've had tons of memories at that place as well as other…

Alfa Celebrating #LebaneseArmyDay: “Honor, Sacrifice and Loyalty”

Alfa released a video today as a tribute to all Lebanese Armed Forces who are demonstrating that “Honor, Sacrifice and Loyalty” are not only lived in battle fields but in their everyday life through their humanism, care and kindness. As I've repeated on several occasions, the Lebanese Army is one of the very few institutions that is still respected, trusted and esteemed by all Lebanese. Its members are among the few still not tainted by…
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Lebanon’s “Escobar” Killed by the Lebanese Army

1 month ago
Lebanon’s most dangerous drug dealer, with over 2,900 warrants out for his arrest, was killed along with seven others by the Lebanese army in the town of Hammoudieh in the outskirts of Baalbeck. More than ...
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Turkey To Renovate Tripoli’s Train Station, China Wants to Revive it

2 months ago
It appears that Chinese investors are interested in reviving the long forgotten railway between Tripoli and Syria while The Turkish General Directorate of Monuments and Museums has signed a collaboration protocol with the General Directorate ...
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[Updated] Lebanese Woman Sentenced to 11 years in Prison For Insulting Egyptians in a Video

2 months ago
Update Sept 10 2018: Mona is set to be released after her prison term was cut to one year and suspended. Great news! This is crazy! A Lebanese woman called Mona el-Mazbouh has been sentenced ...
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TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield is Coming in October to #Beirut

3 months ago
TechCrunch has announced some really excited news for thriving startups in Lebanon, as they’re planning to bring Startup Battlefield, which tries to bring the world’s top early stage startups together on one stage to compete ...
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Brigadier General Maroun Hitti Appointed Honorary Member of the Order of the British Empire

3 months ago
Retired Brigadier General Maroun Hitti became the fourth Lebanese citizen to be awarded the Honorary Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) award during ceremony held at the British Ambassador’s residence in Beirut. ...
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Major Floods in Ras Baalbeck

3 months ago
The strongest cyclone to ever hit southern Oman and neighbouring Yemen has left its mark on Lebanon in the last few days and some of the most affected areas by the recent rainstorms are Ras ...
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Sorting Waste at Source Kicked off in Beirut?

3 months ago
PM Hariri and the Municipality of Beirut announced back in April a recycling project entitled “Warak Beirut” or “Paper Beirut” that will supposedly promote source sorting of paper and cardboard at public institutions and the ...
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Did Israel Fly An F-35 Stealth Fighter Over Beirut?

3 months ago
Jalopnik shared last week a picture of an Israeli F35 Stealth fighter flying over Beirut. The picture was tweeted by a military correspondent and reportedly taken by an Israeli Air Force commander. Israel has been ...
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