Category Archives: Humor

Kicking Off The Day With A Laugh

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dayn If you are 99 and your father is still alive, you can pay on credit lol! via Annahar

I compiled these funny pictures from last week into one post.

IMG-20150205-WA0007 Classy Driver – Thanks Rachel!

love Tripoli kind of love – via Lebanesememes

rola yammout Real Hariri love – via Hayda 7ake

banana May Hariri feeling threatened by rising star ZeeZee M

bousso Angelina to be replaced soon by Zein el Atat

How Did Zein El Atat Become A Goodwill Ambassador? WTF Did I Miss?

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The UN An organization has apparently appointed Zein el Atat as an ambassador of goodwill for human rights for the International Human Rights commission. This guy was banned at some point back in 2011 and how he’s selling his products in pharmacies and is a good will ambassador? How is that possible?

Update: The organization has no relation to the UN which is good news. I wonder how that entitles him to get a diplomatic passport though

Update 2: Organization is fake according to this article.

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Old Lebanese Law Requires Women To Be Single To Enroll In The Diplomatic Service

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Apparently there’s an old Lebanese law (1971) that is still applicable and that requires women applying for certain job openings at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Lebanon to be single. I tried asking around to see why this requirement is there but no one had an answer and it doesn’t make any sense. Why would it matter if the woman is single or married? Are they worried her husband might be spying on us? What if she lives with her bf? Why should the woman be single and not the man? That’s a completely absurd law but the good news is that Minister Bassil is working on changing it and that it should be abolished soon.

It would be fun if someone should compile all these archaic Lebanese laws and publish them somewhere. I remember once reading about an old Ottoman law from 1941 that prohibited women from wearing a two-piece swimsuit and hitting the beach and fined them 250 Lebanese-Syrian pounds.

Who Is Lebanon’s Sexiest Doctor?

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Update: The girl is called Maguy Farhat and is studying medicine at the LAU Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine.

I don’t know how I landed on this Annahar article on Lebanon’s sexiest doctor and I wish I didn’t. This article is so full of crap that I don’t know where to start. To begin with, the whole article is inspired from social media sources without any credible link or reference then they claim this girl is a doctor yet she’s still 21, and last but not least, they assume that she will participate AND WIN the most beautiful doctor in the world award which probably doesn’t exist.

Funnily enough, we don’t even know if this girl is Lebanese or what’s her full name. I tried googling her image and didn’t find anything. Maybe we should submit her picture to the Chive and ask them to find her for us.

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Laila Abdel Latif probably contributed to this article

Animal Abuse Will Soon Be Illegal In Lebanon!

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The Animal protection and welfare law has been finally approved by the council of ministers and will soon be presented to the parliament! Animals Lebanon have been working for 3 years now to implement this law and have collected over 25,000 signatures for that purpose and their efforts have finally paid off.

It’s about time animal abuse becomes illegal in Lebanon and we are almost there!

Council of Ministers gives the animal protection and welfare law their official approval! Announced in the National News Agency and on LBC after yesterdays cabinet session, the draft law was one of 15 items discussed. This law regulates industries and establishments that use animals and will finally give all animals the legal protection they need.
Thank you to all of the Ministers for backing this campaign from the very beginning, Prime Minister Tamam Salam, Minister of Agriculture Akram Chehayeb, former Minister of Agriculture Hussein Hajj Hassan, the Ministry staff, and every one of our supporters for making this campaign possible. Now on to Parliament – and a better future for animals!

Can You Smoke Arguile While Dancing Dabke?

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I am sure you all opened that post to check out how someone can dance and smoke arguile at the same time, but the aim was to shed the light on a Facebook page “Sa2afetna” launched recently and aimed at bringing back our true culture and encouraging people to make a difference and share the stories that matter most. Of course it doesn’t hurt to share fun videos from time to time but the problem is when media rely on such videos and clickbaits to boost their views instead of creating proper content and sharing fun and silly videos from time to time.

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