#LiveLebanon Wants to Turn your Ideas to Projects

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' neglect and incompetence. One example is EnsaJoura, an initiative funded by LiveLebanon and aimed at repairing hazardous potholes across the country as well as engaging with people to report these potholes. LiveLebanon has just kicked off a campaign asking people…

Joumana Haddad is Running in the 2017 Elections

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 literature and arts of the body. She's brave, honest, daring and an incredible woman. She "is a voice rarely heard in the Middle East – an unapologetic feminist who wants to challenge the way both Arab men and women think".…
Critiques

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

1 year 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)

1 year 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 ...
Information

#Ntebho_Online: An Awareness Campaign on Online Threats

1 year ago
If you ever decide to give your child a connected device, it is important to make sure that you are in total control because it’s a big an dangerous virtual world out there, just as ...
Baladi

AUB To Become Entirely Smoke-Free by 2019

1 year ago
AUB’s President Dr. Fadlo R. Khuri, who is a thoracic/head and neck medical oncologist, has vowed to turn AUB into an entirely smoke-free campus (indoors and outdoors) within 24 months in a long letter published ...
Information

R.I.P Stavro Jabra

1 year ago
Lebanese prominent cartoonist Stavro Jabra has passed away today at the age of 70. Stavro has been reflecting through his cartoons on regional and local events since the 1970s. I followed his work religiously and ...
Animals & Wildlife

Injured & Pregnant Hyena Saved by Environmentalist in Akkar

1 year ago
This is probably the first time that a hyena-related story doesn’t end up with the animal getting killed by ruthless and ignorant hunters or local villagers. ISF member and environmentalist Wajid Semaan was able to ...
Critiques

Horsh Beirut Closed Again?

1 year ago
NAHNOO, the NGO that has been campaigning for years to re-open Horsh Beirut and has finally succeeded in doing so last year, posted earlier today that Beirut’s municipality took a decision to close down the ...
Business

Harvard Business Review: Arab Inventors Make the U.S. More Innovative

1 year ago
HBR recently published a research showing how Arab immigrants have made major contributions to American science and technology. The aim is to document the extent of Arab contributions to American innovation at times where the ...
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