Watch “Hona Beirut” on April 18 and 21

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 and women from different backgrounds and religious poke fun at the sectarian rifts and stereotypes they live with every day. The plot is as follows: "After a breaking news bulletin interrupts auditions for a play at a cafe in Downtown…

Global Fire Power 2016 Report: Lebanon Ranked 68th out of 126, KSA Third Worldwide

Globalfirepower published a list featuring countries ranked by their military budgets for the year 2015. The info is not 100% accurate but it pretty much gives you an estimate of where Arab countries stand in terms of global fire power. The United States obviously topped the list as its defense budget spending of around $581 billion dollars is almost as much as the next 14 countries put together. As far as Arab countries are concerned,…
Critiques

Quick Recap from Ogero Head’s Q&A Facebook Session

5 months ago
Here are the key points discussed during Ogero Head Imad Kreidieh‘s Live Facebook session today: Overall: ————— 1- There’s no magic wand to improve the internet speeds, unlike what Minister Sehnaoui (He didn’t name him) ...
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3G/4G/DSL Connectivity Issues Today

5 months ago
I was hoping to witness some increase in internet speeds today but instead I was unable to connect to my mobile data (3G/4G) for at least two hours and a couple of friends told me ...
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(Updated): What’s Happening in this Video?

5 months ago
Update: The video turned out to be a teaser for an awareness campaign by Sigma Gaz Here’s the revealer: I just saw Gino sharing this video about policemen and some guy from the bomb squad ...
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New Format For the Lebanese Civil Registry Extract

5 months ago
The Lebanese Ministry of Interior and Municipalities is preparing to launch a new format for the Civil Registry Extract in an attempt to reduce counterfeit extracts. I’ve seen the new paper on a couple of ...
Business

#LiveLebanon Wants to Turn your Ideas to Projects

5 months ago
There are plenty of problems in Lebanon that can be solved through small projects and initiatives. These projects may not offer long-term solutions but they can be a good alternative and compensate for the authorities’ ...
Baladi

Joumana Haddad is Running in the 2017 Elections

5 months ago
Joumana Haddad is Lebanese journalist, activist, poet, instructor, author and the head of the cultural pages for An Nahar newspaper, as well as the editor-in-chief of Jasad magazine, a controversial Arabic magazine specialized in the ...
Critiques

(Updated) AUB’s Insight Club Controversial Lecture on Homosexuality

6 months ago
Update: The lecture has been cancelled. Here’s the [memo]. The Insight Club is hosting a public lecture on Thursday 23rd of March at the Issam Fares Lecture Hall – AUB (near AUBMC) at 5PM on ...
Fun

Tobacco Prices have gone up in Lebanon (By 250 Liras LOL)

6 months ago
The government has apparently agreed to increase tobacco prices in Lebanon and Lebanonfiles has published the new price lists as shared by the Regie Libanaise. I asked a couple of friends just to make sure ...
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