Human Rights Watch [2016] Report: HR Situation Deteriorating in Lebanon

The Human Rights situation has deteriorated in 2016 in Lebanon according to the Human Rights yearly report, but the end of the presidential vaccuum and the new government's formation present an opportunity to turn the situation around, according to deputy Middle East director at Human Rights Watch Lama Fakih. We are all hopeful that positive change is coming our way but what happened in the past few days from the Costa Brava scandal to the…

Fail: French Emergency Number on Wardeh Ski Slope

If you run into trouble on a ski lift on Wardeh's ski slope, feel free to call a French number and the Val d'Isere mountain rescue team will fly all the way to Kfardebian to save the day! It's probably an honest mistake but come to think of it, I've never seen an emergency number on any of the ski slopes or ski lifts in Lebanon. In all cases, they should fix it and try…
Animals & Wildlife

If They Killed 70,000 Birds in New York To Protect Planes, It Doesn’t Mean It’s Right!

1 week ago
Ever since the government decided to shoot down the seagulls near the airport, a lot of people have been unfortunately justifying this act by claiming that bird-killing programs were also adopted in other countries, mainly ...
Critiques

How Are Hunters NOT Threatening Flights Safety?

1 week ago
I think we should stop coming up with jokes when it comes to serious matters because the authorities are taking us way too seriously. I can’t believe they actually invited hunters to shoot down the ...
Fun

When Chef Antoine Mistakes “Tante Claire” for “Eclair”

1 week ago
This is hilarious! I have to give it to Hisham, he’s bringing out the best of chef Antoine 😀 ...
Food

Bouza Bachir now Open in Paris

1 week ago
Bouza Bachir (Glace Bachir) is one of the oldest and most popular ice-cream places in Lebanon. It started off in Bekfaya back in 1936 and has today over 30 shops across Lebanon, they’ve just opened ...
Fun

10 Genius Solutions to Beirut Airport’s Bird-Attracting Ponds

1 week ago
As you all know by now, planes at Beirut were reportedly in danger after birds began flocking in large numbers to a nearby rubbish dump, but the government is treating this matter in an urgent ...
Lebanon

Video Shows Fight on Beirut-London MEA Flight

1 week ago
I heard about this fight yesterday but a video emerged today showing two passengers fighting on the plane. LBCI reported that one of the passengers “got into a dispute with an air hostess before assaulting ...
Animals & Wildlife

Rare Sighting: Brown Bear Spotted in Lebanon’s Mountains After Almost 60 Years

1 week ago
I was just finishing this post on the Syrian Brown Bear spotted in Lebanon’s eastern mountain range when I noticed Nadine from Newsroomnomad had posted about it already. I trust Nadine when it comes to ...
Critiques

15 Things That Need to be Changed at The Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport

1 week ago
The Beirut Rafic Hariri was renovated 14 years ago, but it has been neglected ever since and there are plenty of things that need to be drastically changed and/or improved the soonest. To name few: ...
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