Terrorist Arrested by Police Says He was Recruited via Boom Beach

The Lebanese security forces arrested two men after they suspected that they were planning an attack in Downtown Beirut. The terrorists apparently were working with Daesh and were targeting businessmen and politicians among others. Mustapha Safadi, one of the two men arrested, admitted to receiving religious feedback and training on how to create explosives using raw material, and was planning a suicide bombing attack. Now the shocking part is that Daesh recruited one of them…

New Ogero DSL Speeds and Pricing as per Today’s Approved Decree

The new prices that Ogero announced almost a month ago were finally approved in today's session with even further reduction in monthly subscription prices. While speeds will remain the same for most plans depending on technical capacity, the newly introduced "Open Speed" plans will offer internet users with speeds similar to the ones we witnessed during the Unleash the Speed campaign. Here are some of the newly announced packages: – 2Mbps: Unlimited at 60,000 LBP…

ABC Verdun Officially Opening on July 28

1 month ago
It’s official! ABC Verdun will open on July 28. I’ve shared early pictures during a sneak peek visit and the video showing how it should look like. Here are some more details on Beirut’s hottest ...

French Presidential Elections (Round 1) Results in Lebanon

2 months ago
Who did the Lebanese-French vote for in the first round of France’s Presidential elections? The French Embassy tweeted the official results and surprisingly more people voted for Fillon (5451 votes) than Le Pen (1099 votes) ...

Expect a Hellish Traffic in Hamra till mid-April

3 months ago
There are planned road works on Makdssi street in Hamra starting March 24 until April 10 and few roads will be blocked during that period. Traffic is already horrible in Hamra so I’m finding it ...

Ogero Stand at MWC 2017 – Barcelona

4 months ago
Ogero is taking part as an exhibitor at the Mobile World Congress 2017 this year. The above picture of the stand was tweeted by Ogero and shows Lebanon’s map with “Internet of things” written all ...

No More Political & Religious Slogans on Tripoli’s Roundabouts?

5 months ago
Tripoli’s municipality is trying to cut down on political & religious slogans in the city by removing all barriers across its roundabouts. Technically speaking, there’s no official decision taken yet to ban these slogans but ...

Meet the Lebanese Who Hijacked Six Planes – A Record to This Day

5 months ago
Plane hijacking was unfortunately quite common in the 1970s and 1980s and a certain Lebanese named Hamza Akel Hamieh, holds the record for the largest number of hijackings (6) between 1979 and 1982 and one ...
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Several Lebanese Reported Missing And/Or Injured At The Istanbul NYE Reina Attack

5 months ago
39 people, including at least 15 foreigners, were killed in a terrorist attack on one of Istanbul’s most famous nightclubs, Reina. At least 69 people are being treated in hospitals according to Turkey’s interior minister ...

Good & Bad News For The Families of Captive Lebanese Soldiers

5 months ago
16 Lebanese Army soldiers were released a year ago by Al Nusra front in exchange for 13 prisoners and 5 women, but nine are still ISIS captives and there are still no news regarding their ...