Animal Protection & Welfare Law Finally Approved!

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 situations, requires the government to take action at the level of the Cabinet of Ministers, Ministries, and municipalities, and has strong penalties for anyone contravening the law". The aim behind this law is to have strong legislation that protects all…

Lebanon not Among The Top 10 Countries with Most Guns

I was checking out a recent report on the top 10 countries with the most guns per 100 residents and 4 out of the 10 top countries are in the Middle East but Lebanon is not one of them surprisingly enough. Yemen came third with 54.8 guns per 100 residents, Cyprus 36.4, Saudi Arabia 35 and Iraq 34.2 while Lebanon has an average of 21 guns per 100 residents, which means that 1 in every…

Lebanon Just Appointed 3 new Female Ambassadors

4 weeks ago
Amal Mudallali, Sahar Baassiri and Tracy Chamoun were appointed this week by the Lebanese government as new ambassadors for Lebanon. Dr Amal Mudallali, who works as a CEO for Bridges International Group, is a contributor ...

Lebanese Soldiers Fight off Terrorists & Suicide Bombers in Arsal

1 month ago
The Lebanese Army stormed two refugee camps in Arsal’s outskirts and managed to arrest and kill several terrorists. The operation wasn’t that easy as the first man they were looking for blew himself up, then ...

Terrorist Arrested by Police Says He was Recruited via Boom Beach

2 months ago
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 ...

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

2 months ago
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 ...

ABC Verdun Officially Opening on July 28

3 months 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

3 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

4 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

5 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 ...