Will Lebanon Shutdown Its Airspace Or Not?

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 its airspace for the next couple of days but Transportation Minister Ghazi Zeaiter stated that Lebanese authorities have refused so far the request. MEA also assured that all its flights will take off at scheduled times on Saturday and that…

Beirut Hunger Strikers’ First Dish Is Mloukhieh

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 a dangerous protest tactic that can result in death and should only be used as a last resort. They did prove however that the Environment Minister couldn't care less about their lives . In all cases, I'm glad all of…
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 ...
Lebanon

#ABCLebanon Has Signed A Zero Waste Act And Is Now Recycling

1 year ago
I passed by ABC Achrafieh last week and noticed that they had kicked off a recycling campaign and replaced their old bins with new ones that separate recyclable from non-recyclable items. Moreover, I learned that ...
Lebanon

#BeirutWall Is Down

1 year ago
via Nader Houella It barely lasted 24 hours. The question is though who put it up in the first place and how much did it cost to install it and remove it? More wasted money. ...
Animals & Wildlife

AUB Serial Cat Killer Finally Identified

1 year ago
I just got confirmation this morning that the guy who has been killing kitten at AUB has been identified and questioned by the AUB protection office. Based on what I’ve heard, the guy confessed that ...
Lebanon

Quote Of The Day: Assir Finally Lives Up To His Name …

1 year ago
via Washington Post Terrorist Ahmad al Assir was finally arrested today after more than two years on the run. He was caught flying to Cairo and using a fake Palestinian passport. A photo is being ...
Lebanon

Nobel Winner Malala Opens School For Syrian Refugees In Lebanon On Her 18th Bday

1 year ago
via NPR Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani education activist and the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, was in Lebanon on her 18th birthday to open a school for Syrian refugee girls. The school was ...
Architecture

#EcoFriendlyABC: The Largest Private Photovoltaic Plant In Lebanon On ABC Achrafieh’s Rooftop

1 year ago
ABC Achrafieh, the most beautiful mall in Beirut, is turning into the most eco-friendly one by installing the largest private photovoltaic plant in Lebanon on ABC’s rooftop. The installation will cover up to 4,000 m2 ...
Lebanon

An Inmate Sitting For Official Exams At Baabda’s Women Prison For The First Time

1 year ago
A female prisoner at Baabda’s Women Prison sat for Lebanon’s official exams as she hopes to pursue an education after her release. This is the first prisoner to sit for official exams at the prison ...
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