Plans for A New Bus Line (LOL) From Beirut to Tabarja

I have no idea how LBCI's anchors didn't laugh their asses off while reporting this story, and I love how they're claiming it's good news for the Lebanese people driving from Jounieh to Beirut every day. If someone had shown me this piece of news without the source, I'd think it's some school or college project or a piece by the Onion. How the hell are they going to build a highway dedicated to buses…

Who’s Protecting Lebanese Cameramen and Reporters?

LBCI's cameraman Samir Baytamouni was attacked and beaten yesterday when he was filming a report on Mansouri's turtle sanctuary and the construction works around it. LBCI reporter Sobhiya Najjar luckily managed to get the whole thing on camera and the police arrested the 36 year old man who assaulted them. LBCI's crew had to be escorted by the army intelligence out of the resort. Unfortunately, this is not the first time a cameraman is assaulted…
Fun

How to Enjoy A Beach Day in Lebanon On a 50,000 LBP Budget

3 weeks ago
It’s the end of the month, I’m almost out of money (as usual) but the weather is too nice not to be at the beach. I usually spend somewhere between $50 and $70 on my ...
Baladi

Happy Faces: Bringing a Touch of Joy to Tripoli’s Underprivileged areas

3 weeks ago
Eid is an occasion for children to celebrate and reunite with their loved ones but unfortunately that’s not the case in several areas in Lebanon and especially in Tripoli, Lebanon’s second-largest city and one of ...
Baladi

Trail-runner Patrick Vaughan Sets new Record for the Lebanon Mountain Trail

3 weeks ago
The Lebanon Mountain Trail (LMT) is the longest hiking trail in Lebanon as it pretty much covers the whole country. It extends from Kobayat in the north of Lebanon to Marjaayoun in the south, a ...
Critiques

Horsh Beirut’s Pine Trees No Longer Under Threat?

3 weeks ago
Harsh Beirut has been closed for months now ever since its pine trees came under renewed threat from invasive sects. While pine trees in Lebanon’s mountainous regions were also affected, “the big losses were registered ...
Critiques

We’re Fighting over Fireworks now!

3 weeks ago
Every year, people look forward to Jounieh’s spectacular fireworks and this year was no different, except that they were organized by the Jounieh Summer Festival, not the Jounieh International Festival. I personally enjoyed the fireworks ...
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The Coca-Cola Happiness Truck is in Lebanon!

3 weeks ago
Coca-Cola’s Happiness truck has been roaming the world for years now and it has finally come to Lebanon! The concept is simple yet creative and highly engaging: A rigged Coca-Cola truck roaming the country delivering ...
Baladi

The Children’s Heart Center at AUBMC Performs First Successful Heart Transplant

3 weeks ago
The first successful heart transplant for a pediatric patient in Lebanon was performed on a five year child at the American University of Beirut Medical Center on June 14. The child was “successfully taken off ...
Critiques

12 Gun-Related Crimes & 13 Victims in the Past Month in #Lebanon

4 weeks ago
There’s a list being shared online showing the names of 17 victims of violence in the past 21 days. That’s a shocking number to say the least but I did check every single one of ...
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