Sagesse’s Maroun Azzi Has Passed Away

Sad news today as the kid called "Maroun Azzi" who became an internet sensation about sharing videos where he was bashing his school then went back to apologize has passed away after a battle with illness. From what I read, he was suffering from aplastic anemia, a rare disease in which the bone marrow and the hematopoietic stem cells that reside there are damaged. Following his early videos, Maroun started his own FB page and…

NFS Karting: A New Karting Track in Hadath

It looks like a new karting track is opening soon in Beirut at Al Raya stadium in Beirut. It's called NFS but I don't have much info about it except pictures on how the track would look like. The only decent karting tracks we currently have are RPM in Mtein and Pit Stop in Zouk Mosbeh, even though the karts at Pit Stop needed a major revamp last time I went there . I hope…

A “Nap Bed” Spotted at West Hall, AUB

1 day ago
I saw AUB tweeting about a “nap bed” on West Hall and StepFeed covering the story. Apparently, there’s an ongoing petition for starting a nap club where students can rest during the day. I loved ...

Mothers in the Lebanese Army Given The Day off

2 days ago
Armed Forces Commander General Joseph Aoun has given all mothers in the military a day off to celebrate Mother’s Day. This will be the first time in the army’s history. Back in September 2017, a ...

Mother’s Day Ads [2018]

2 days ago
Here’s a nice round-up of this year’s Mother’s Day ads in Lebanon. A Happy Mother’s Day to all! Mazzat: Khoury Home: Kababji: Hallab: Fakhry: Le Vin Du Liban: Exotica: Don Symon: Crepaway: Cakes And Cookies: ...

First Stroke Center in Lebanon Open at LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital

4 days ago
Lebanon’s first comprehensive stroke center was recently inaugurated at the LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital where the best possible care will be given to stroke victims or patients at risk of developing a stroke. Knowing that ...

“Know Your Candidate”: Election App to Turn You Into an Informed Voter

4 days ago
There’s a really cool app that was released last week ahead of the 2018 elections called “إعرف مرشحك- Elections 2018” whose aim is to help educate the Lebanese citizens about the candidates, the electoral process, ...

#Elections2018: Female Candidates on Lebanon’s Major Political Parties’ Lists

5 days ago
A record number of female candidates (111) have signed up for the upcoming 2018 elections, but it remains to be seen how many will succeed. Knowing that the new electoral law favors the ruling political ...

Marcel Ghanem is Leaving LBCI after 27 Years

6 days ago
I never thought I would see Marcel Ghanem outside LBCI but the news was confirmed yesterday in a joint statement by Marcel Ghanem and LBCI’s CEO Sheikh Pierre Daher. Ghanem will be supposedly leaving to ...

EBRD Injects Confidence in Lebanese Financial Sector with Acquisition of 2.51% of Bank Audi’s Total Common Shares

1 week ago
These days, most of the news surrounding Lebanon’s economy and financial sector are dire warnings for a Greece-like meltdown in Lebanon, the world’s third most indebted country. This is why the European Bank for Reconstruction ...