72% of Lebanese Think Torture is Justified

Picture Showing Roumieh Prison Inmates Being Tortured 72% of Lebanese think that torture is justified according to a spring 2015 Pew Research Center survey of 38 nations. The question asked was as follows: "In the period following the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S, the U.S government used interrogation methods that many consider to be torture on people suspected of terrorism. In your opinion, were these interrogation methods justified, or not justified? If…
Lebanon

#UpForSchool: Three Brothers Rapping To Help 1 Million Refugees Go To School

1 year ago
We are currently witnessing the world’s worst refugee crisis in decades and the victims are first and foremost the children. Millions of refugee children are unable to attend schools and end up on the streets ...
Middle East

Queen Rania’s Spot-On Reply To Charlie Hebdo’s Racist & Tasteless Cartoon

1 year ago
A lot of people, including myself, condemned the terrorist attacks against Charlie Hebdo in the name of free speech, but many people were against using the #JeSuisCharlie hashtag simply because this magazine’s views do not ...
Critiques

Ghena Bou Hamdan: The Young Syrian Girl Singing For Syria’s Children Of War

1 year ago
Back in the late 70s and early 80s, famous Lebanese child singer Remi Bandali captured Arab hearts by singing “3touna el toufouli” and “Imani A7la Iman” to a war-torn Lebanon. Over 35 years later, Ghena ...
Food

UNESCO Adds Arabic Coffee To “Cultural Heritage” List

1 year ago
Source UNESCO announced the new additions to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list last week and the tradition of making Arabic coffee was among the 20 new traditions. Quoting the UNESCO report, “Serving Arabic coffee is ...
Critiques

Europe’s Refugee Crisis In Comparison To Lebanon

1 year ago
We have 1.5 million refugees in a country of 4 million people. That’s the equivalent of: – Germany hosting 20 million refugees. – America hosting 80 million refugees. We are all aware of the situation ...
Automotive

Lebanese Car Makers W Motors Just Launched A Second SuperCar: The Fenyr Supersport

1 year ago
Three years after launching the world’s most exclusive super-car, the Lykan Hypersport, with only 7 units produced, Dubai-Based W Motors has just unveiled at the Dubai Motor Show yesterday their second super-car: The Fenyr Supersport. ...
Automotive

My First Time At The #DubaiMotorShow

1 year ago
I just landed in Dubai and I’m here to attend the 2015 Dubai International Motor Show. I’m here with the Ford & Lincoln team and I’m looking forward to another exciting experience. This is my ...
Middle East

The Middle East’s First Official Apple Store Is Now Open In Dubai

1 year ago
The first official Apple Store in the Middle East will officially open tomorrow to the public in the new Mall of the Emirates extension in Dubai, followed by a second launch at Yas Mall in ...
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