Number of Registered Syrian Refugees Drops Below 1 Million

The U.N. refugee agency counted 997,905 Syrian refugees as of November 2017, marking the first time the number of refugees dropped to below one million since 2014. Back then, Lebanon became the country with the highest per-capita concentration of refugees worldwide, struggling to keep pace with a crisis that shows no signs of slowing, and we're struggling up until this hour. Unfortunately, this meager drop below 1 million doesn't really mean anything because we're only…

Lebanese Footballer Thinks He’s as Good as Cristiano Ronaldo

There's nothing wrong in trashing Ronaldo just because you don't like him or prefer Messi, but to claim that you're as good as Ronaldo and that Ronaldo is not that talented is utter nonsense. When I first heard what Abbas Atwe, a Lebanese professional football player, said about Ronaldo I thought he was kidding but after everyone started attacking him, he gave another statement and re-asserted what he said. According to Atwe, Cristiano Ronaldo and…
Baladi

Christmas Trees & Decoration From Around Lebanon [2017]

3 weeks ago
Here are selected pictures from Christmas tree and decoration from around Lebanon. I included malls and hotels as well since they usually have the best Christmas decoration. ...
Fun

A Christmas Tree on the Raouche Rock

3 weeks ago
The Lebanese Civil Defense with the help of the Lebanese Army installed a Christmas tree on top of the Pigeon rock and lit it up during a small ceremony. It’s a nice idea but the ...
Critiques

Jal el Dib New Bridge Works Halted?

3 weeks ago
I was reading yesterday that the works for the new Jal el Dib bridge were halted by the Shura council because, and I’m quoting LebanonDebate, “there were no studies to support building an L2 bridge” ...
Critiques

One Thing I don’t Understand About Reckless Drivers in Lebanon

3 weeks ago
The holidays are here, there’s more traffic everywhere and of course more asshole drivers. No matter how long you’ve been driving in this country, these idiotic reckless drivers always manage to get on your nerves. ...
Humor

Introducing ELEGUNS: The First Gun Service for Weddings (WTF?)

4 weeks ago
Update: Here’s the revealer video from the latest wedding expo at BIEL: I’m pretty sure that this is a parody page or some teaser for an awareness campaign but one can never be too surprised ...
Critiques

On Rebecca Dykes’ Murder: The Problem is not Taxi Services, But The Casual Culture Of Violence Against Women

4 weeks ago
A Lebanese man & Uber driver named Tariq H was arrested following the murder of Rebecca Dykes, and he confessed few hours back to killing the British diplomat. The driver picked up the victim from ...
Lebanon

Three Stolen Ancient Statues Returned to the Lebanese Republic

4 weeks ago
The Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. announced during a press conference that three ancient sculptures that were stolen during the Lebanese Civil war from the Temple of Eshmoun, are being returned to their rightful ...
Baladi

Ziad Doueiri’s “The Insult” Shortlisted For The Oscars’ Best Foreign Language Film

1 month ago
The Insult became the first ever Lebanese movie to be shortlisted for the Oscars under the Foreign Language category. The Academy had to choose 9 films out of a record-breaking 92 entries this year and ...
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