Underground Waste Containers Installed in #Beirut

Ramco replaced Sukleen and started collecting garbage in Beirut back in May after winning a $70 million tender over a 5-year period. The company will pick up 650 tons of waste per day and has promised to place 250 underground collection points across the capital, in an attempt to reduce odor and deter pests. These underground bins are more aesthetically appealing and more practical but I hope they're not considering placing them near main roads…

ISF covers Entire Football Field to Display Lebanon’s Largest-Ever Drug Bust

Fifteen tons of weed were apprehended yesterday by the Internal Security Forces, making it the country's biggest-ever drug bust. The drugs were worth over $100M dollars and were hidden inside paint buckets. They were set to leave Lebanon and go to Libya and then to Egypt, but the final destination is not clear. According to , the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime has ranked Lebanon in as one of the world’s top five…

Newly Elected MP Michel Daher Vows To Transfer Salary/ Benefits to the Lebanese Army

1 month ago
Most people I know associate Michel Daher with Daher Foods and Master Potato chips but little do they know that Daher Capital has been investing in public equity and alternative investment markets since the 1990s ...

Marcel Ghanem to Make First MTV Appearance Tonight

1 month ago
After announcing his departure from LBCI, Marcel Ghanem will officially make his first appearance on MTV tonight as part of a special coverage of the elections as the results are coming out. To be honest, ...

Hanna Lahoud, Lebanese Red Cross Aid Worker, Killed in Yemen

2 months ago
The ICRC has confirmed earlier today that a Lebanese aid worker called Hanna Lahoud was shot and killed by an armed man when a team of aid workers were returning from Taiz city South of ...

Sagesse’s Maroun Azzi Has Passed Away

3 months ago
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 ...

Salim Salam Tunnel To be Partially Closed for Two Months

5 months ago
Improvement works for the Salim Salam tunnel are expected to start on Monday 15th of January and take around two months. According to the ISF, the tunnel, which is one of the most vital links ...

Beirut’s Nejmeh Square to Re-Open FINALLY!

5 months ago
The Lebanese army has been given instructions to remove all obstacles around the Parliament’s premises in Beirut’s Nejmeh Square as it will no longer be restricted for pedestrians. This comes days after the massive celebrations ...

No Casualties Reported On New Year’s Eve [2018]

5 months ago
For the second year in a row, no casualties were reported on New Year’s Eve thanks to the exceptional measures taken by the Internal Security Forces & Lebanese Army. The ISF reported few minor accidents ...

Beirut’s St. George Cathedral & Al-Amine Mosque Light Up for Jerusalem

6 months ago
Yesterday evening, and in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of “Israel”, images of Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulcher and Al-Aqsa Mosque were projected against the facades of ...