Ashoura Blood Donation Campaign by “Who Is Hussain”

Every year, during Ashoura, Who is Hussain? and Donner Sang Compter Lebanon team up to organize a blood donation campaign to encourage those who commemorate Ashoura to “give blood for those who need it most and be like Hussain”. This year is no different and people will be able to donate on Sunday October 1st from 11 am till 7 pm at the municipality of Haret Hreik. In addition to the blood donation campaign, Who…

Tap Water Plastic Contamination: Lebanon Water among the Most Highly Contaminated

The Guardian published findings from an investigation by Orb Media, and found that "The US had the highest contamination rate, at 94%, with plastic fibres found in tap water sampled at sites including Congress buildings, the US Environmental Protection Agency’s headquarters, and Trump Tower in New York. Lebanon and India had the next highest rates". Sixteen water samples were taken from Beirut and approximately 94% tested positive for microscopic plastic fibers. Overall, more than 80…
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Balad M2argual, Mhargual

3 months ago
Arguile 3al terwee2a, Arguile 3al ba7er, bil siyyara, bil night, bil mat3am, bil cheri3, bil beit, 3al sate7, bil jabal, bil 7emmem, bil 3eress, bil siyyara wa yadoum wa yadoum. Who’s implementing Law 174? What’s ...
Critiques

Another Scandal Hits Lebanon’s Healthcare System

4 months ago
Mona Baalbaki, the previous head of Pharmacy in Rafic Hariri Hospital “has been sacked by the General Disciplinary Council for stealing a large quantity of health ministry-donated cancer medicines from the hospital and selling them ...
Critiques

Burj Hammoud Mountain Garbage Being Dumped Into the Sea

4 months ago
No one really knows what’s happening at the Burj Hammoud landfill but the mountain is slowly being flattened and dumped into the Mediterranean. Here’s a recent picture taken by a friend showing how the mountain ...
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#PaveWayForTheAmbulance

4 months ago
I can’t believe we actually need a campaign to tell motorists to pave way for the ambulance. Unfortunately, I’ve noticed on many occasions a lot of cars blocking the ambulance’s road and the worst kind ...
Baladi

The Children’s Heart Center at AUBMC Performs First Successful Heart Transplant

5 months ago
The first successful heart transplant for a pediatric patient in Lebanon was performed on a five year child at the American University of Beirut Medical Center on June 14. The child was “successfully taken off ...
Health

Lebanon the Third Biggest Consumer of Cigarettes WorldWide?

6 months ago
The Independent released a map showing the average number of cigarettes per person, per year in every country where Lebanon came out third, after China (11-12 cigarettes a day) and Belarus (10-11 cigarettes a day). ...
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AUB Beach is Open but Not Suitable for Swimming

6 months ago
AUB sent out an email few days ago that AUB Beach will be open officially as of Monday 22nd of May from 10:00am till 7:00pm on a daily basis, including weekends. However, this email was ...
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When You Google Smoking in Lebanon

6 months ago
I was just watching a disturbing video showing a young kid asking her mother to pass her the Arguile, which the loving and thoughtful mother does! This may be shocking to many but the sad ...
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