Myriam Klink on Kalam Ennas? Seriously?

We all laughed at first when Myriam Klink got a vote in yesterday's presidential elections but if you come to think of it, there's nothing funny about it. We're not living in a time of peace and prosperity, we're struggling at all levels and we've been without a president for more than two years and the blame is on those MPs who turned yesterday's presidential session into a joke. It's not funny to vote for…

After Two Years & A Half: Lebanon’s Presidential Vacuum Finally Comes to an End

After three rounds of votes, Michel Aoun was finally elected today as the new President of the Lebanese Republic. Aoun won with 83 votes in the last round. Strida Tawk got 1 vote, Myriam Klink got 1 vote and Zorba the Greek got 1 vote as well lol! Today's elections end a two years+ vacuum after 45 failed attempts to form a quorum. The reason for that is that more than a third of MPs…
Baladi

Hanna Mitri: Lebanon’s Ice Cream King

1 month ago
Newsweek Middle East featured an article on Hanna Mitri’s Al Salam ice-cream shop. Mitri’s mission for the past 67 years has been to create real ice cream without any artificial products and he offers eight ...
Baladi

In Pictures: Bechara El Khoury Abandoned Palace in Zokak el-Blat

1 month ago
Zokak el-Blat used to be one of the upper class districts in Beirut where villas and palaces were built. It was also the first area to have a paved road, hence its name. Two of ...
Critiques

Lebanese Mothers Protest Near Ministry of Environment

1 month ago
A group of Lebanese mothers took the streets to protest against the ongoing garbage crisis and its adverse effects on children. The mothers had shared earlier highlighting the dangers of burning trash which, aside from ...
Lebanon

SOLIDE Founder & Activist Ghazi Aad Hospitalized and in Critical Condition

1 month ago
[Update 16/11/2016]: Ghazi Aad has passed away this morning. Hundreds of Lebanese families have been trying for years to uncover the fate of their relatives which are missing or still detained in Syrian prisons and ...
Lebanon

R.I.P Melhem Barakat :(

1 month ago
Lebanese composer and singer Melhem Barakat passed away today at the age of 74 after a battle with illness. He was one of the most popular singers and composers in the Middle East and was ...
Critiques

Why Are Schools & Universities Getting a Day Off on Monday?

1 month ago
I just got a notification that Education Minister Elias Bou Saab has ordered public and private schools to close down on Monday and urged universities to do the same, because and I quote “Monday is ...
Fun

Haifa Wehbe Almost Got Kidnapped in Paris

1 month ago
Three men apparently tried and failed to kidnap Haifa Wehbe last week in Paris and she caught it all on her Snapchat. I don’t usually follow Haifa news but the sad/funny part about this failed ...
Critiques

Fail: A Hamra Cafe is Offering Discounts on Arguile to Students

1 month ago
A cafe in Hamra called Barjees is offering a 20% discount on Arguile to students and using the slogan “Arguiltak Serr Naje7ak!” to promote his place. I don’t know where to start to be honest, ...
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