Robin Mahfood, aka “Robin’ Mah Food”

Food For The Poor, Inc. is a Christian charity that provides food, health, social, economic, and emergency relief services in 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. The nonprofit organization helps those most in need through feeding, housing, medical assistance, education, water projects, micro-enterprise programs, and emergency relief operations. Food for the Poor was co-founded by Ferdinand Mahfood and his brother, Robin Mahfood, in 1982, which are both of Lebanese descent. You can't get…

Katya Bachrouche first Lebanese swimmer in the Olympics

It is quite sad how setting stupid Guinness records gets more coverage in Lebanon than having for the first time ever a swimmer in the Olympic Games. Lebanese swimmer Katya Bachrouche has secured a spot at the next Olympic Games in London in 2012 after setting a new record in the 400-meter freestyle event for Lebanon, a first in the country’s history. Mabrouk for Katya and for Lebanon! Knowing that she doesn't live or study…
Humor

Ghaddafi loved Condi

5 years ago
“I admire and am very proud of the way she leans back and gives orders to the Arab leaders…Leezza, Leezza, Leezza. I love her very much. I admire her and I’m proud of her because ...
Automotive

Saad Chehab named CEO of Chrysler/Lancia

5 years ago
Following Fiat S.p.A.’s acquisition of majority ownership of Chrysler Group LLC, a range of strategic organisational moves, all designed to create sustainable long-term success, have been announced. The latest of these has seen Saad Chehab ...
Critiques

Jounieh municipality’s incompetence (Part3)

5 years ago
[Picture taken yesterday] Six months after having posted about plans for a new maritime sidewalk in Jounieh, the municipality has only managed to take out some old building on the verge of crumbling and turned ...
Lebanon

Lebanese couple found dead

5 years ago
Remember the story about the Lebanese couple that disappeared mysteriously a month ago ? Well they were found dead this morning in a nearby bush outside their town. Crimes in Lebanon are just getting worse ...
Lebanon

Updated: Where can I go without a visa?

5 years ago
This is an update on last year’s post on VISA restrictions for Arab countries. According to Henley & Partners’ Visa Restrictions Index, a global ranking of 194 countries according to the travel freedoms their citizen ...
Critiques

Lebanese are not that stupid

5 years ago
Yesterday’s blast in Antelias could have easily killed a dozen people if not more, yet and according to the new interior minister Marwan Charbel, and I quote, “the explosion was a result of a financial ...
Information

Before and After the London Riots

5 years ago
Pretty shocking pictures coming from a European capital. Check out more pics [Here] & [Here]. I am guessing more “Looks like Beirut” comments are coming Jad Aoun’s way. ...
Lebanon

Blast heard in Antelias

5 years ago
This came in few minutes ago. MTV: Blast heard in Beirut’s northern suburb of Antelias MTV: Explosion in Beirut’s northern suburb of Antelias kills two, injures another [NowLebanon] There are two dead and one injured. ...
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