Valet Parking Set to 10,000LL in Beirut LOL!

When I first posted about the valet parking price being set to LL 5,000, my only worry was that the law will never be enforced, but the last thing I expected was for the Tourism Minister to agree to the valet companies' terms and raise the price from 5,000 to 10,000 in certain areas of Beirut. His argument is that the business costs for companies operating in downtown Beirut are too high and the they…

Spanish Army Raises Lebanese Flag on Spain’s National Day

The Spanish Army raised the Lebanese flag during a military parade celebrating Spain's National day as a sign of solidarity and gratitude to the Lebanese army soldiers who paid tribute to Barcelona's terror attack victims while fighting ISIS in Ras Baalbeck. In a photograph provided by the Lebanese Defense Ministry, a Lebanese officer called John Raffoul held the Lebanese flag Thursday as he stood flanked by two Spanish soldiers wearing the blue beret of U.N.…
Architecture

Protection of Historical Sites and Buildings Finally Approved By Council of Ministers

1 month ago
The Council of Ministers, upon proposal by Lebanon’s Minister of Culture Ghattas Khoury, has approved the long awaited law for the Protection of Historical Sites and Buildings. This is great news but there’s still a ...
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First Video of the Super Tucano Flying over Hamat

1 month ago
So it’s finally happening. Two Super Tucano aircrafts have arrived to Lebanon and were handed to the Lebanese Army. LebanesePlaneSpotters managed to get ahold of a video showing the plane flying over Hamat. The A-29 ...
Food

Mathieu: Best Crêpes in Mar Mikhael

1 month ago
I love crêpes and I’m always looking for new crepe places to try in Beirut. Mathieu opened earlier this year in Mar Mikhael a block from EDL and makes some of the best crepes I’ve ...
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The end of Dr. Maryam Ghandour’s Era

1 month ago
Every AUB student is familiar with Maryam Ghandour’s emails. Dr. Ghandour has been the head of the Career and Placement Services in the Office of Student Affairs at the American University of Beirut for as ...
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Five Lebanese Women Among World’s 10 Most Powerful Arab Women (And They’re all Abroad)

1 month ago
Twelve Lebanese made it to the Forbes Top 100 Most powerful Arab businesswomen this year, and five of them were named among the world’s 10 most powerful Arab Women. However, all five of them almost ...
Lebanon

Top 10 Richest Athletes of Lebanon

1 month ago
I found this article on Lebanon’s richest athletes and it says it’s based on the Forbes list but I couldn’t find anything on the Forbes website. In fact, Lebanon is not even in the 21 ...
Critiques

We have a New Head of The CyberCrimes Bureau

1 month ago
Major Suzan Hajj Hobeiche is no longer the head of the Cybercrime and Intellectual Property Bureau as she was re-assigned (or forced to quit?) presumably for ‘liking’ an anti-Saudi Arabia tweet by Comedian Charbel Khalil. ...
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How Lebanese Expats Should Register to Vote in the Upcoming Elections

1 month ago
If you’re a non-resident Lebanese who’s eligible to vote in the upcoming Lebanese elections, you only have 47 days left to register on the Ministry of Foreign Affair’s website. You can also access the mobile ...
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