Horsh Beirut Reopens to The Public

Nahnoo NGO shared a live video from inside Horsh Beirut yesterday and stated that the Harsh has finally reopened to the public after a 3-month closure. Beirut's largest green space was closed down after its pine trees came under renewed threat from invasive insects but the problem was contained a month ago. The authorities are still treating some trees inside though. It's definitely good news but the real problem is still elsewhere. We need more…

Check out the New Lebanese Driving License

I wrote about the new biometric driving licenses a year ago but yesterday was the first time I see one of them, probably because the existing ones need 30 years to expire. Anyway, the new one is much smaller and wallet-friendly which is pretty awesome. Cost-wise, my friend asked someone to do it for him and the whole thing cost him 110,000LL so I assume it should cost less than that if you do it…

Present-day Lebanese Descendants of Biblical Canaanites

3 months ago
A recent paper entitled “Continuity and Admixture in the Last Five Millennia of Levantine History from Ancient Canaanite and Present-Day Lebanese Genome Sequences” has proven that more “than 90 percent of the genetic ancestry of ...

Stefano Fallaha to Represent Lebanon at the 2017 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

6 months ago
Stefano Fallaha may be Lebanon’s and the Middle East’s youngest entrepreneur and he was just nominated to represent Lebanon and the American University of Beirut at the 2017 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards. Making it to ...

Generator Fees at an all-time Low This Month

6 months ago
My mum paid 20$ for her 10 amps generator subscription this month and a friend of mine 20,000 for his 5 amp in Keserwan. We’re paying 25$ for 5 amp in Jeita still but it’s ...
Animals & Wildlife

Three Sperm Whales Spotted off the Coast of Tyre

6 months ago
Local fishermen spotted three sperm whales off the coast of Tyre few days ago and shared pictures and videos. The fishermen were in deep waters when they spotted the whales and unlike what this article ...

Ex-PM Salim el Hoss (88-year old) Starts Hunger Strike

6 months ago
I had to read the story twice to make sure they’re talking about Lebanon’s former prime minister Salim Hoss because a hunger strike at 88 is not really that easy to pull. In fact, he’s ...

KMC Offering Blood Withdrawal Services at Home

6 months ago
Keserwan Medical Center, an AUBMC affiliate that is open in Kfarhbab, is offering a blood withdrawal service at home starting May 4. The service is available from Monday till Saturday from 6:30 AM till 10:30 ...

#LebanonIsCalling from Autodromo Nazionale di Monza

6 months ago
I just landed in Monza yesterday to attend a very special event as Alex Demirdjian, CEO of Demco Properties, is taking part in the Blancpain GT series Cup in a Ferrari 488 GT3 under Team ...

Watch “Hona Beirut” on April 18 and 21

7 months ago
HONA Beirut debuted on April 13th, the anniversary of the start of the Lebanese Civil War. The play is a dark comedy directed by Yehya Jaber and produced by MARCH Lebanon, where 18 young men ...