Ras Beirut Police Officers

Picture via Sara If you happen to be walking, jogging or biking in Ain el Mraisse, don't be surprised if you see ISF officers with fluorescent jackets on bicycles. These are members of the newly revamped Ras Beirut Station, previously known as Makhfar Hbeish. The Ras Beirut Section was chosen as a pilot for the PPP project to test the effectiveness of new policing methods in improving personnel performance and raising public trust in the…

Naameh Landfill Closed Once Again, Sukleen Joins Twitter

via Al-Jazeera The deadline set by the Naameh residents expired yesterday and the road to the landfill is closed once again as no solution was reached. Meanwhile, Sukleen joined Twitter yesterday and has been posting #FactsBehindTheRubbish tweets to explain their point of view and basically blame the Lebanese authorities for the crisis. Like I said in a previous post, the Lebanese government is the only one to blame for this mess as it is responsible…
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Parkour AUB Campus Tour

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[YouTube] Awesome stuff by Majed Medawar! ...
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In Pictures + Video: Yet Another Explosion Rocks Haret Hreik in Beirut

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[YouTube] Via Al-Jadeed Enough is enough! via LBCI via Houssam via Al Jomhouria ...
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Video + Pictures: All You Need To Know About Makhfar Ras Beirut (Previously Known as Makhfar Hbeish)

3 years ago
I don’t think I’ve ever heard anything positive about Makhfar Hbeish or any police station in Lebanon for that sake. In fact, the only thing I remember about Hbeish were the terrible stories shared by ...
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Meet Abou Younes: A Lebanese Taxi Driver Who Takes His Kamanja With Him

3 years ago
[YouTube] kamanjā, also called kemanche, or kamānche, stringed instrument of the fiddle family prominent in Arab and Persian art music. It is a spike fiddle; i.e., its small, round or cylindrical body appears skewered by ...
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92% Of Lebanese Say That “Married People Having An Affair Is Morally Unacceptable”

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François Hollande’s love affair with Julie Gayet has been all over the news in the past week, but it doesn’t look like it’s bothering the French much. In fact and according to a research done, ...
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Who Is To Blame For The Garbage Crisis In Beirut And Mount Lebanon?

3 years ago
[YouTube] After checking this report and reading some of the comments and article shared online, it seems that the Nahmeh residents have every right to protest and close the road to the Sukleen trucks. Nevertheless, ...
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Sukleen Not So Clean

3 years ago
This is not looking good. There are still no updates on whether an agreement was reached regarding the Nehmeh dump. ...
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Sukleen Suspends Collection Of Waste in Beirut and Mount Lebanon, Garbage Piling Up

3 years ago
via Al-Akhbar I noticed piled up Sukleen garbage bins in a couple of spots in Jounieh today but thought the Sukleen truck didn’t pass by yet. I am not sure what this sit-in is really ...
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