German President Visit to Lebanon is the First in 120 Years

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 January 31 accompanied by his wife and an official delegation according to NNA. Knowing that Germany is one of Lebanon's largest bilateral donors throughout the decades and one of the biggest donors for the refugee crisis, it's quite surprising that…

Lebanese Swiss Bank Employee Stands up to Armed Thieves

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 Bank in Bir Hassan earlier today and gunshots were heard in one of the circulated videos online. However in another video, you can see an employee facing the thieves and asking them to leave. He even followed them to the…
Information

Virgin Megastore Iconic Opera House Closes Down

4 months 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

4 months 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?

4 months 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 ...
Critiques

Number of Registered Syrian Refugees Drops Below 1 Million

4 months 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

5 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 ...
Food

Did Ladurée Close for Good in Beirut?

5 months ago
I was passing by La Duree Beirut the other day to pick up some macarons only to find that it’s closed. I wasn’t a frequent visitor to be honest, I think the last time I ...
Baladi

Hunting Cartridges Cleanup in Amaz and Eghbeh

6 months ago
Every year, around 25 million shots are fired in Lebanon and the majority, if not all cartridges, are left behind by hunters in forests and mountains. Hunting cartridge is extremely harmful to nature especially the ...
Baladi

November declared Lebanese Heritage Month in Ottawa

6 months ago
In recognition of the large Lebanese Canadian contributions to this province’s social, economic, political and cultural platforms, the month of November was declared Lebanese Heritage Month in Ottawa on the 25th of October 2017. Ottawa City’s ...
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