Expect a Hellish Traffic in Hamra till mid-April

There are planned road works on Makdssi street in Hamra starting March 24 until April 10 and few roads will be blocked during that period. Traffic is already horrible in Hamra so I'm finding it hard to imagine how much worse it could get! On another hand, I find it funny when some news portal or website asks you to stay away from Hamra during these planned works, as if Hamra is some remote area…

Ogero Stand at MWC 2017 – Barcelona

Ogero is taking part as an exhibitor at the Mobile World Congress 2017 this year. The above picture of the stand was tweeted by Ogero and shows Lebanon's map with "Internet of things" written all over it. Ever since Abdel Menhem Youssef was ousted and replaced Imad Kreidieh as Ogero head, we've been some changes and we're been promised a better internet within months. I think it's a bit too early to talk about "the…
Critiques

No More Political & Religious Slogans on Tripoli’s Roundabouts?

2 months ago
Tripoli’s municipality is trying to cut down on political & religious slogans in the city by removing all barriers across its roundabouts. Technically speaking, there’s no official decision taken yet to ban these slogans but ...
Lebanon

Meet the Lebanese Who Hijacked Six Planes – A Record to This Day

2 months ago
Plane hijacking was unfortunately quite common in the 1970s and 1980s and a certain Lebanese named Hamza Akel Hamieh, holds the record for the largest number of hijackings (6) between 1979 and 1982 and one ...
Middle East

Several Lebanese Reported Missing And/Or Injured At The Istanbul NYE Reina Attack

2 months ago
39 people, including at least 15 foreigners, were killed in a terrorist attack on one of Istanbul’s most famous nightclubs, Reina. At least 69 people are being treated in hospitals according to Turkey’s interior minister ...
Lebanon

Good & Bad News For The Families of Captive Lebanese Soldiers

2 months ago
16 Lebanese Army soldiers were released a year ago by Al Nusra front in exchange for 13 prisoners and 5 women, but nine are still ISIS captives and there are still no news regarding their ...
Gossip & Rumors

Follow Lebanon’s Fake News Watch Page

3 months ago
Spreading false rumors and fabricated stories has unfortunately become a trend in Lebanon (and worldwide) and most of the TVs and news outlets don’t even bother verifying a story before publishing it. If we look ...
Lebanon

New Lebanese Government Announced: Who are our New Ministers?

3 months ago
The new government was just announced few minutes ago from Baabda palace by Council of Ministers secretary-general Fouad Fleifel. It’s quite shameful that there’s only one female minister and that the minister of state concerned ...
Lebanon

Three Lebanese Banks Robbed in One Month

3 months ago
Four gunmen, wearing masks and black clothes, robbed BLF (Banque Libano-Francaise) in Mreijeh a month ago. On December 6, four gunmen also robbed Credit Libanais in Mkalles and today the same number of gunmen robbed ...
Lebanon

Julian Assange Gives Rare Interview At The 2016 Free Connected Minds Conference in Beirut

3 months ago
The 2016 “Free Connected Minds” Conference, which is organized by the May Chidiac Foundation, took place on November 26 at Phoenicia Hotel, Beirut and the highlight of the event was an interview the founder of ...
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