Lebanon to Impose An Additional 500% Tax on Alcohol?

As if it's not expensive enough to buy drinks at pubs and night clubs in Lebanon, the government is apparently planning to impose an additional 500% tax on alcohol. According to this MTV report: - The tax on 1 liter of wine and champagne will increase from 200 LL to 1000 LL. - The tax on 1 liter of beer will increase from 60 LL to 300 LL. - The tax on 1 liter of…

El Wade3 Felten

I couldn't find a better caption to describe this video. There are so many wrongs that I don't even know where to start: - Where these two tires come from? - Why is this guy driving and filming them? - Two cars pulling an illegal U-turn. - A motorist with no helmet - And of course the poor guy who was getting his morning Man2oushe only to see his car getting hit by two huge…

Beirut as Seen From Space

1 week ago
French Astronaut Thomas Pesquet shared yesterday a stunning shot of Beirut taken from the International Space Station. Pesquet has never been to Beirut yet but none of us Lebanese have seen Beirut the way he ...

littleBits Places Arabic Billboard in Times Square

2 weeks ago
“We Invent the World We Want to Live In”: This is the advertisement that littleBits has placed in Arabic on a billboard in Times Square to send out “a message of inclusivity and diversity, and ...

Massive Billboard Falls & Crushes Cars in Zalka

2 weeks ago
The strong winds today brought down a huge billboard today in Zalka which landed on several cars. Once again we are fortunate that no one was injured or killed in this incident but this raises ...

Anghami Founders Elie Habib & Eddy Maroun On Forbes ME’s Cover Page

2 weeks ago
Founded in 2012 by Lebanese entrepreneurs Elie Habib & Eddy Maroun, Anghami is today the leading music streaming in the MENA region, with a library of more than 20 million songs and over 30 million ...

NDU Wins First Place in The #Facebook Global Digital Challenge

2 weeks ago
Notre Dame University-Louaize (NDU) Journalism students have just won the first prize globally in the the Peer to Peer: Facebook Global Digital Challenge after winning the regional competition few months ago. Their campaign, dubbed ACT ...

The Reason Behind “Phantom” Traffic Jams in #Lebanon

2 weeks ago
How many times did you get stuck in traffic only to find out there were no obstacles on the road? We always expect to see an accident or some road works but the real reason ...

Lebanese Basketball [2016-2017]: Foreign Players Scoring Almost 70% of Total Points

2 weeks ago
A year ago, and following the idiotic decision to allow three foreign players in Lebanese basketball teams, I went through stats from almost 50 games and found out that foreign players are scoring up to ...
Animals & Wildlife

1-Ton Mola Mola Fish Caught by Tripoli Fishermen

2 weeks ago
Fishermen caught a massive Mola Mola fish, also known as Sunfish, in Tripoli this morning. The ocean sunfish is one of the heaviest known bony fish in the world and weighs between 250 and 1000 ...