Beirut’s Sanayeh Garden Is Receiving 20,000 Visitors Weekly

A year after Azadea Foundation's revival of the 22,000 sqm Rene Mouawad Sanayeh Garden, one of Beirut's oldest and most popular gardens, around 11,000 are visiting the garden on weekends and 8,000 during weekdays. Added to that, more than 3000 students from 90 different schools, as well NGOs and other associations visited the garden last year. Free bicycle rides are organized as well for orphans on a weekly basis. The garden is currently being managed…

A Lebanese Was Caught Beating A Woman In Public While Kafa Was Demonstrating Against Violence

Kafa organized a demonstration yesterday in front of the National Musuem to end domestic violence against women and in support of the victims' families, specially after the brutal murder of Sara al Amin a week ago. On the same day and in a different location, a man was caught on camera beating a woman inside her car. Al Jadeed are saying he's an official and that the woman is his wife but I can't confirm…
Beirut

Summer Season Is Looking Good So Far For Lebanon

1 year ago
The number of passengers during the first four months of 2015 reached a record high of 1,969,222 passengers and showed an increase of almost 10% when compared to the same period last year. Similarly, Lebanon’s ...
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Critiques

Where Is The Internet Police When You Need It In Lebanon?

1 year ago
LBCI News Anchor Dima Sadek removed a post she wrote on Facebook few days ago after her mother received threats and insults on her phone. Unfortunately, this is not the first time a journalist is ...
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Health

Lebanese Young Entrepreneur Ziad Sankari Recognized By US President Barack Obama

1 year ago
I met Ziad Sankari back in 2012 as we were both speakers at TedxLAU. I remember very well sitting right next to Ziad and asking him about CardioDiagnostics as it was a brilliant idea and ...
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Information

A Lebanese TV Campaign Against Homophobia: The First Of Its Kind In The Arab World

1 year ago
Homosexuality is not a trend nor an illness and people don’t choose to become gay. Blaming People for Being Gay is Like Blaming Them for Being Left-Handed. IDAHOT (International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia) is ...
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Economics

The Minimum Wage In Lebanon Compared To Others From Around The World

1 year ago
The minimum wage in Lebanon was increased three years ago from 500,000 ($330) to 675,000 ($450), yet a lot of people here still think it’s not enough and that it should be drastically increased. There’s ...
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Critiques

What I Told The National About The New Traffic Law In Lebanon

1 year ago
The new traffic law is still the hottest topic in Lebanon right now and is even being mentioned in foreign media outlets. The Financial Times shared an article on the traffic law (classified under “Syria ...
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Critiques

Posters Against The Zouk Power Plant Pollution Are Now Polluting The Streets

1 year ago
I was actually surprised to see all parties sitting on one table to protest against the Zouk power plant on April 25 but I soon realized it was all nonsense when they started talking about ...
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Beirut

Who Offers Guided Walking Tours In Beirut?

1 year ago
Update: WalkBeirut is not organizing walks at the moment. One of my favorite things to do in Beirut is walk around and discover new streets, old houses and hidden spots. I always have people ask ...
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