No More Political & Religious Slogans on Tripoli’s Roundabouts?

Tripoli's municipality is trying to cut down on political & religious slogans in the city by removing all barriers across its roundabouts. Technically speaking, there's no official decision taken yet to ban these slogans but it's really hard to place them now especially on The Nour or Allah square at Tripoli’s entrance. I think it's good step forward but they should make it official once and for all. The Nour or Allah square at Tripoli’s…

#BeirutAirport: Birds Now Posing a Bigger Threat to Planes

It doesn't take a genius to figure out that you shouldn't set up a landfill next to an airport but that's exactly what the Lebanese authorities did with the Costa Brava. After realizing what they've done and instead of closing the landfill, they deployed bird-scaring devices and cars to prevent any collisions at low altitudes with the planes. Needless to say, their plan didn't work and birds are growing in numbers and posing a bigger…

Nuts The Movie: Lebanese Cinema off to an Encouraging Start in 2017

1 week ago
I attended earlier today the press screening of the Lebanese Movie “Nuts” at Empire Premiere in Sodeco and it’s by far better than the lousy movies that been popping left and right, the likes of ...

Meet the Lebanese Who Hijacked Six Planes – A Record to This Day

2 weeks ago
Plane hijacking was unfortunately quite common in the 1970s and 1980s and a certain Lebanese named Hamza Akel Hamieh, holds the record for the largest number of hijackings (6) between 1979 and 1982 and one ...

Deyim Deyim And Traditions of Epiphany in Lebanon

2 weeks ago
Many Christians around the world celebrate Epiphany on January 6th, also known as Three Kings’ Day, in reference to the three wise men/kings who visited baby Jesus. Epiphany is a public holiday in many countries ...

Engineering Gone Wrong

2 weeks ago
If you are wondering why there are so many buildings at risk of crumbling in Lebanon, just watch this video. The “funny” part is that they are filming it as if it’s something cool to ...

World-Renowed Street Artist Retna Paints Ashrafieh and Ouzai

2 weeks ago
Marquis Lewis, known as Retna, is an American contemporary street artist of African-American, El Salvadorian and Cherokee descent. During the holidays, Loft Investments by Ayad Nasser in partnership with curator19.90 flew in Retna to Beirut ...

Fairouz Sued Madonna in the 1990s

2 weeks ago
It looks like MTV Lebanon is on a roll these days. A friend of mine sent me a link to an MTV article entitled ” فيروز في أغنية جنسيّة والأسوأ في هذه السّطور” (Fairouz in ...

Someone Wants You to Boycott Alfa & Touch on Jan 8th

2 weeks ago
I have no idea who’s behind this campaign but I’ve seen people sharing it and some of them are convinced that they should be taking part in it to help fight corruption. Basically a group ...

Don’t Start Your Year With a Wedding Loan!

2 weeks ago
I hate it every time I see a wedding loan advertisement and the above ad is the worst I’ve seen so far. They are basically telling guys (because girls shouldn’t pay for their wedding??) that ...