Waking Up To A Horrific Terror Attack in Nice

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 sent me a text that someone opened fire on the crowd and that it's chaos. I was half asleep so I thought it was a joke at first or some isolated incident and just fell back asleep. This morning, I…

Tripoli School Teacher Beats Up Student, Breaks Two Fingers

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. I can't confirm the details yet but the Education Minister has to investigate what happened and fire that teacher and the principal if the story is confirmed.
Humor

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

1 year 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 ...
Lebanon

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

1 year 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 ...
Lebanon

Beirut Madinati Candidates Announced – Nadine Labaki on The List

1 year 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 ...
Information

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

1 year ago
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 ...
Lebanon

Michel Smeha Sentenced To 13 Years in Prison

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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. ...
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