Beirut Madinati Candidates Announced – Nadine Labaki on The List

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 Labaki. To be honest, I am not familiar with most of the names on the list but I'm sure they will add soon a small bio for every candidate on their website. If you missed my post on Beirut-Madinati, check…

Yorgui Teyrouz: The Man Behind DSC Lebanon Running With Beirut Madinati

I learned this afternoon that Yorgui Teyrouz, a civil rights activist, the founder of Donner Sang Compter Lebanon and a good friend of mine, is running on the Beirut Madinati list for the Beirut municipal elections. What Yorgui has accomplished in the past few years is quite astonishing. He has been working relentlessly and has sacrificed everything to make Donner Sang Compter work and help save the lives of thousands of Lebanese in need of…
Lebanon

Michel Smeha Sentenced To 13 Years in Prison

9 months ago
Ex-Minister Michel Samaha was charged with the possession of explosives for the purpose of carrying out terrorist attacks and was sentenced to 13 years in jail with hard labor. The verdict cannot be appealed. Mabrouk ...
Architecture

World-Renowned Architect Zaha Hadid Dies at 65

9 months ago
The world-renowned architect Dame Zaha Hadid has dies aged 65. She had a heart attack today while in hospital in Miami, where she was being treated for bronchitis. Hadid is considered the world’s top female ...
Food

Valrhona Easter Contest 2016: Lebanese Pierre Abi Hayla Wins 1st Prize

9 months ago
Pierre Abi Hayla, from LE NOIR Atelier Du Chocolat, took part at the Valrhona Easter Contest 2016 and won the first prize. His Easter egg, “Egstrate” (Egg + strata which means geological layer), consists of ...
Humor

Let’s Take a Moment To Applaud The Person Who Translated/Published This Story

11 months ago
Let’s take a moment to applaud the person who read this story, thought it was worth sharing and took the time to translate and publish it online, and I’m not just talking about MTV here. ...
Lebanon

16 Lebanese Army Soldiers Released By Al Nusra Front, 9 Are Still ISIS Captives

1 year ago
Via Al Jazeera Sixteen Lebanese soldiers were released today by Al-Nusra Front after a year and a half in captivity. The soldiers were freed in exchange for 13 prisoners and 5 women, including Saja al ...
Lebanon

Will Lebanon Shutdown Its Airspace Or Not?

1 year ago
Update: All flights will take off on time today but might take longer than usual, few airlines cancelled scheduled trips to Beirut. Lebanon received an official memo from the Russian navy asking to shut down ...
Food

Beirut Hunger Strikers’ First Dish Is Mloukhieh

1 year ago
I’m glad that the protesters have finally decided to stop their hunger strike. Their decision to go on an open-ended hunger strike was a brave one but badly timed in my opinion as it is ...
Humor

How Beirut River Looks Like These Days (Wel Kheir La 2eddem)

1 year ago
via Maytham If you are still wondering where all this garbage is going nowadays, go to the Beirut River and see what’s happening there. It took us years to get rid of the Karantina garbage ...
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