Injured & Pregnant Hyena Saved by Environmentalist in Akkar

This is probably the first time that a hyena-related story doesn't end up with the animal getting killed by ruthless and ignorant hunters or local villagers. ISF member and environmentalist Wajid Semaan was able to save a pregnant hyena from its killers and took care of the injured animal until he got professional help. What Wajdi did was brave but will not change the way these harmless gentle creature are perceived unfortunately. Unlike what most…

Horsh Beirut Closed Again?

NAHNOO, the NGO that has been campaigning for years to re-open Horsh Beirut and has finally succeeded in doing so last year, posted earlier today that Beirut's municipality took a decision to close down the Horsh for 3 months to get rid of worms that are destroying the trees. I didn't see any official announcement yet on the Beirut Municipality Facebook page or website but Spring is definitely the worst time to close down the…
Beirut

Fiasco at the Lebanese-Canadian Hospital

3 weeks ago
A young man wrecked the Lebanese Canadian hospital in Sin el fil after his 36 year old brother passed away unexpectedly. Based on what I’ve read, his brother had a severe stomach pain and was ...
Baladi

Tripolitan Rola Sleiman is Arab World’s First Woman Pastor/Reverend

3 weeks ago
On February 26, 2017, Rola Sleiman made history by becoming the first woman to be ordained in a Middle Eastern Church (the Presbyterian Church). By doing so, Rola has also become the first Lebanese & ...
Baladi

Ali Kedami will Run 72 Hours Non-Stop for SANAD Hospice!

3 weeks ago
Ali Kedami is an internationally renown long trail runner who has completed some of the most challenging and tough races in the world, including The 4 Deserts: the world’s leading rough-country endurance footrace series. Last ...
Fun

Klink’s Goal Song – Acoustic Cover

3 weeks ago
Since sharing Klink’s video apparently helps making stupid people famous (Not really), I’m only sharing this acoustic cover by talented and inspiring Lebanese artists and comedians. Enjoy this hilarious cover by Fouad Yammine, Anthony Hamawi ...
Events

#MagicFutsal: Meeting Maldini, Giggs & Falcao

3 weeks ago
Falcão, Paolo Maldini, Ryan Giggs, Vahid Shamsaee, Nabil Akaazoun and Zoran Rakicevic were in Beirut this weekend to meet their fans and play against Bank of Beirut’s futsal team. I was lucky enough to receive ...
Art

La Nuit des Musées 2017: Visit Lebanon’s Museums For Free on April 7

3 weeks ago
The Ministry of culture is organizing the 4th edition of “Museums Night” on Friday the 7th of April from 5 PM till midnight. Museums will open at night and will be free for all visitors. ...
Critiques

Who’s Organizing These Visits to Lebanese Drug Lords?

3 weeks ago
Benjamin Zand (BBC Pop Up) visited one of Lebanon’s biggest drug lords and shared his experience in a 17 minute long documentary. Unfortunately, these visits to drug lords have become a trend in the past ...
Food

PM Hariri Orders Food for Cabinet Using Lebanese Online Delivery Apps

3 weeks ago
PM Hariri used popular Lebanese online delivery apps Onlivery, Wizmates & Toters to order food for the ministers during the last cabinet meeting. From what I’ve heard and read so far, the aim was to ...
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