Mauritania’s Epic Reply to Lebanon’s Health Minister Remarks

Lebanon's Health Minister Wael Abou Faour was overheard questioning Mauritania's ability to host top delegations back in July, and his comments "triggered a spat between Lebanon and Mauritania, where Lebanese officials were attacked by journalists and on social media". He did later on deny insulting Mauritania in any way but that didn't stop a local TV there from bashing our politicians and giving two convincing reasons for which the Lebanese delegation did not stay in…

A Powerful Video by Skoun on Lebanese Police Profiling

Skoun, a Lebanese Addictions Center, has launched its "Know Your Rights campaign in order to "empower, educate and shed the light on the harms caused by punitive drug control in Lebanon". Lebanese shouldn't be afraid of going to a police station, they shouldn't be detained illegally and suspicion and profiling should never constitute enough evidence to arrest someone. Police should not treat drug addicts as criminals, especially the young ones, and they must work with…
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Art

The 2016 Ghosties Awards: Best #Snapchat Artist of the Year is Lebanese Georgio Bassil

3 days ago
The Ghosties Awards were organized yesterday in the W Hotel Leicester Square in London and Lebanese Georgio Bassil (Snapchat: georgio.copter) won the Snapchat Artist of the Year award. The Ghosties, organized by Snaphappen, is the ...
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Baladi

Two Lebanese Athletes Competing at The 2016 WKU World Championship Kickboxing

4 days ago
Maroun Abboud & Jennifer Nehmeh are representing Lebanon this year at the WKU World Championship Kickboxing. Maroun is 24 years old and will compete in two categories: Light contact on September 26th and semi-contact on ...
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Google Helping The Clooney Foundation for Justice To Educate Refugee Children in #Lebanon

4 days ago
Georges and Amal Clooney are launching an initiative through “The Clooney Foundation for Justice” to help the 250,000+ refugee children in Lebanon who are not in school. They are getting support from Google, as well ...
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Critiques

When Will People Stop Blocking Roads in This Country?

5 days ago
I have yet to find a convincing reason for blocking main roads and highways to protest. Truck drivers were causing a huge traffic today in Dora and Beirut because of their protest and the only ...
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Fashion

Sabrina Sato in #Beirut

5 days ago
You’ve probably never heard of Sabrina Sato but she’s very well known in Brazil and has a very popular show. I was checking her Instagram and she has like 9 million followers. The only reason ...
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Automotive

Few Thoughts on The Upcoming Beirut Grand Prix Event

6 days ago
Several people have been asking me about the upcoming Beirut Grand Prix, and why I haven’t written anything about it yet, especially given that I love cars and auto racing events. Honestly, I’ve been meaning ...
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Critiques

Amal Clooney is Taking ISIS to Trial

6 days ago
While the world is still making excuses for not fighting ISIS, and the UN is condemning ISIS in fancy press conferences while awarding contracts worth tens of millions of dollars to criminal regimes as part ...
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Critiques

Human Rights Watch Response To Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Over Discriminatory Nationality Law

1 week ago
Human Rights Watch issued a statement to respond to Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil’s controversial tweet on the nationality law and stated that the foreign minister’s remarks “undermine efforts to reform a discriminatory nationality law that ...
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