Three Important Draft Bills Approved By the Lebanese Parliament

The Lebanese Parliament was able to convene for the first time since 2014 and approved over 20 pending bills, including three crucial bills: - An anti-gunfire law proposed by MP Ghassan Moukheiber that heavily penalizes offenders. The law is aimed at limiting injuries and deaths caused by random and celebatory gunfire during occasions or elections. - A law, which was pending since 2013, to de-pollute the Litani river was finally passed. Let's hope they won't…

The Gardens Naccache: The Hottest New Venue in Town

The Naccache Gardens is a new cluster of restaurants, cafes and bars that recently opened in Naccache 50 meters away from Spinneys. There are currently ten outlets open there, including three Lebanese restaurants Enab, Beit Salwa & Assafir, Caribou coffee shop, Yoshii , Smoking Bun , La Pizzaria, Sud, La Petite Table, Heights and a Mexican place called Bandidos. I was at the opening two days ago and it's a really cool new space. Unlike…
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Man Kills Four People in Achkout After Dispute Over Dog

1 week ago
A General Security officer called Tony Abboud el Chidiac killed four of his neighbors because his daughter was being harassed by their dog. Chidiac killed three members of the same family as well as another ...

We’ll Be Getting a Better Mecanique Service Soon (Hopefully!)

3 weeks ago
We’re finally getting a new company to handle the mecanique in Lebanon and they are already making very ambitious promises. Mecanique in 15 minutes, 13 new Mecanique centers, drive-through cashiers, a better infrastructure and no ...

The Latest Victim of Hate Crimes Against Arab Americans Is Lebanese Khalid Jabara

2 months ago
A 37-year old Lebanese man called Khalid Jabara was shot dead yesterday by his neighbor, 61-year-old Stanley Vernon Majors. Majors was just released from prison and had a long history of criminal charges and racial ...

Waking Up To A Horrific Terror Attack in Nice

3 months ago
VALERY HACHE / AFP – Getty Images I got back home around 10:30 PM yesterday and was chatting with a close friend of mine in Nice while watching the Jounieh fireworks. An hour later, he ...

Tripoli School Teacher Beats Up Student, Breaks Two Fingers

5 months ago
via lebanonfiles I still can’t believe these things still happen in Lebanese schools. The kid was apparently beaten up, taken to the hospital and the mother was told that he “fell accidentally” and injured himself. ...

After Two Years, We Finally Have a Lebanese President … in Brazil

5 months ago
Michel Temer has officially become acting President in Brazil after the Senate suspended Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff. The 75 year old vice-president of Lebanese origins “was a key figure in the recent upheaval”. Who is ...

Beirut Results Are in! At Least 40% voted for Beirut-Madinati

5 months ago
Beirut-Madinati has indeed lost but the big surprise is that the difference in votes was around 15,000 only! It is also worth noting that the difference was 7,156 votes between Elie Yahchouchi (39,089) who got ...

Beirut Madinati Candidates Announced – Nadine Labaki on The List

6 months ago
Beirut Madinati just announced today at 4PM their candidates’ list for the Beirut Municipal elections at Ain el Mraisse in Beirut. Half men, Half women including technocrats, social activists and Lebanese actress and director Nadine ...