How Many Guinness World Records Does Lebanon Hold?

I stumbled upon a friend's comprehensive list of all the Guinness World Records Lebanon holds and there are 47 of them apparently! I looked up the Guinness World Records website and found 47 hits dating back to 2013 under Lebanon which include: - The largest cereal box and the largest cereal breakfast - Largest seafood display - Most TV interviews conducted in 12 hours - Largest hotel suite at the Grand Hills Hotel & Spa…

Why I Still have Faith in Ogero’s New Management

I've been following up on the internet situation ever since I started blogging and it saddens me to say that nothing much has changed ever since. It's been 7 years now and we're still being promised fiber optics but in reality, internet is shit and if it wasn't for 3G/4G connections, half the country would have been running on a 2Mbps connection, if not less. The MOT's 2020 plan that was announced with Minister Harb…
Health

Balad M2argual, Mhargual

1 month ago
Arguile 3al terwee2a, Arguile 3al ba7er, bil siyyara, bil night, bil mat3am, bil cheri3, bil beit, 3al sate7, bil jabal, bil 7emmem, bil 3eress, bil siyyara wa yadoum wa yadoum. Who’s implementing Law 174? What’s ...
Critiques

Street Fights between Hamra’s Beggars

1 month ago
Child beggars have become a familiar sight in Hamra’s street and they’ve been fighting on the street for the past week without anyone intervening shockingly enough. Check out the below video where children and their ...
Lebanon

Lebanese Army Pays Tribute to Barcelona Terror Attack Victims

1 month ago
The above photo was shared yesterday on the LAF official website with the below message in English & Spanish: A salute from our troops fighting ISIS in the jurds of Ras Baalbek to the victims ...
Lebanon

Lebanese Army Launches Offensive Against ISIS

1 month ago
The Lebanese Army is fighting a historic battle against ISIS on the northeast border with Syria. The “Fajr al-Jouroud” operation got underway at 5AM after Army commander General Joseph Aoun tweeted the below: “In the ...
Animals & Wildlife

Animal Protection & Welfare Law Finally Approved!

1 month ago
This week marks a major victory for all animal lovers in Lebanon as Lebanon’s Parliament has finally approved the animal protection and welfare law after years of lobbying. The law “protects all animals in all ...
Critiques

Fadi el Khatib Retires from Lebanon’s National Basketball Team

1 month ago
Fadi el Khatib announced his retirement from his national team duties yesterday in an emotional message on his Instagram page. Khatib was hoping to win the Asian trophy with Lebanon this year but Lebanon was ...
Lebanon

Article 522 Finally Abolished?

1 month ago
I just read on LBCI, Naharnet and a couple of other media portals that the Lebanese Parliament has officially abolished Article 522 of Lebanon’s Penal Code. Eight months ago, the Parliament’s Administration and Justice committee ...
Critiques

Swap your Cocktails for Portable Arguiles? Seriously?

1 month ago
As if we needed another excuse for people to smoke the Shisha, some guy came up with a “brilliant” idea to sell mini portable Shishas at LL15,000 at outdoor events. I’ve already seen people smoking ...
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