UNDP Latest Poverty Assessment Report: 30% of Lebanese are Poor

The last "Rapid Poverty Assessment in Lebanon" report conducted by UNDP was back in 2008 back when the Syrian Crisis hadn't begun yet. That's why a more recent one was conducted over a year ago and the numbers were even more alarming than 8 years ago: - 30% of the Lebanese population live on less than 4$/day or 120$/month - About 300,000 are considered extremely poor and live on less than 2.5$/day You can find…

Lebanese Army is Getting 32 New M2A2 Bradleys from US

The Lebanese Army will be receiving a total of 32 M2A2 Bradleys from the US army, as part of a larger US Military assistance program announced in 2017 that includes light attack helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles as well. The latest batch of 8 Bradleys was handed to the Lebanese Army few days ago, making Lebanon one of three countries that currently operates the M2A2 Bradley with the US of course and Saudi Arabia being…
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Teleferique is Retiring its Main Cable After 25 Years

2 weeks ago
Teleferique is closing for the next three weeks as they’re planning to replace their main cable with a brand new one after 25 years. The Teleferique was founded in 1965 and links Maameltein to Harissa. ...
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German President Visit to Lebanon is the First in 120 Years

2 weeks ago
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is visiting Lebanon in the coming days, which will mark the first visit by a German head of state in 120 years! He will be in Beirut from January 29 till ...
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Lebanese Swiss Bank Employee Stands up to Armed Thieves

1 month ago
The last thing you’d expect during an armed bank robbery is for an employee to stand up to the thieves and try to talk them out of it. Masked armed men robbed the Lebanese Swiss ...
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Virgin Megastore Iconic Opera House Closes Down

1 month ago
Even though the news has been out for over a month now, Virgin Megastore has officially announced yesterday that its flagship branch at Beirut’s Opera house is closing down in an emotional FB farewell message. ...
Automotive

LibanPost’s Ghayyir Law7tak: Changing Car Plates Made Easy

1 month ago
In case you’re considering changing your car plates and don’t know how to go or don’t feel comfortable going to the designated shops, especially after rumors of some owners overcharging customers, I was informed a ...
Automotive

When Should We Upgrade Our License Plates?

1 month ago
Every time the authorities decide to upgrade our passports or IDs or driving licenses or car licenses or whatsoever, we’re not briefed on the deadlines, the procedure to upgrade and the related fees. The biometric ...
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Number of Registered Syrian Refugees Drops Below 1 Million

1 month ago
The U.N. refugee agency (UNHRC) counted 997,905 Syrian refugees as of November 2017, marking the first time the number of refugees dropped to below one million since 2014. Back then, Lebanon became the country with ...
Automotive

New License Plates in Lebanon Starting Dec 21

2 months ago
The Traffic Management Center tweeted a picture of a new car plate that is expected to roll out starting December 21. According to this Annahar article, the new plates cannot be forged in any way ...
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