Category Archives: Humor

According To BuzzFeed: Hummus, Halloumi Cheese, Cactus Fruit, Falafel, Shawarma, Labneh, Kibbeh and Baba Ghannoush Are Israeli Delicacies

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This BuzzFeed article by ReThinkIsrael is so ridiculous and disrespectful to international cuisines that I don’t know where to start. The author could have simply stated there are things you could eat in Israel, but to claim that these are Israeli specialties is just too much. Moreover, how can you claim that a fruit is specialty?

I scanned through the list quickly and 8 of the 19 items listed are definitely not Israeli and I am sure there are others as well. One thing that caught my attention was the Krembo, which is the equivalent of Tarboosh in Lebanon. There have been talks that Tarboosh may be copied from a Swiss company’s product (Le Petit Perrier) but I am pretty sure both came before the Krembo.

As far as Hummus is concerned, here’s a proof that Hummus is Lebanese.

In Pictures: Huge Storm Hits Lebanon, Drowns Roads

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via YazbekWehbe

Of course it wasn’t a huge storm that hit Lebanon this morning, but if you look at what happened today after it rained for a couple of hours only, you’d think a tsunami had hit the Lebanese shores.

Here are few pictures that speak for themselves:

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via FadiHaddad

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via TMCLebanon

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via YazbekWehbe

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via CeeClearer

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via SamerSarkiss

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via FouadKhreiss

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via EliGhanem

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via EliTouma

PS: If I credited the wrong person or forgot to credit any picture please do inform me and I will gladly update it.

Lebanese Reporters Show Support For The Civil Defence Volunteers By Taking Off Their Shoes

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The Civil Defence Volunteers went to the sea yesterday and threatened to keep on swimming until the law is passed. Some of them almost drowned and others fainted before the law got approved by the parliament. Meanwhile and in order to show support, Lebanese Reporters from various TV stations decided to share pictures of their shoes.

Ya3ne ya hek support ya bala or as Nadine from LBCBlogs said, “Because selfie, or it didn’t happen”.

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Well Played Duo

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I hate it when toilets are very far from the restaurant and that’s the case at ABC Achrafieh. I also hate it when you have to climb stairs to get the toilets. I guess I am lazy after a meal, just like everyone else :-)