Three Lebanese Banks Robbed in One Month

Four gunmen, wearing masks and black clothes, robbed BLF in Mreijeh a month ago. On December 6, four gunmen also robbed Credit Libanais in Mkalles and today the same number of gunmen robbed SGBL Bank in Kfarchima. I'm not really sure if it's the same group committing all these robberies but it's been a while since we had that many bank robberies within a short period of time. On the other hand, this is the…

Julian Assange Gives Rare Interview At The 2016 Free Connected Minds Conference in Beirut

The 2016 “Free Connected Minds” Conference, which is organized by the May Chidiac Foundation, took place on November 26 at Phoenicia Hotel, Beirut and the highlight of the event was an interview the founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange which was moderated by Producer, News Anchor and Head of the English News Desk at Future Television Ms. Youmna Nawfal. Assange hadn't released a public statement in months before that interview and was deprived of his internet,…
Lebanon

Bashir Gemayel Assassination Trial Reopen After 34 Years

1 year ago
Bashir Gemayel was assassinated on September 14th 1982 when a bomb exploded in the Beirut Kataeb HQ in Achrafieh. He was only 34 years old and had just been elected President of the Lebanese Republic. ...
Lebanon

Prominent Cellphone Dealer (Amhaz) Arrested After 16 Years

1 year ago
Kamel Amhaz was arrested today by the Lebanese authorities on charges of smuggling phones into the country. We are talking about over a million and a half mobile phones smuggled since 2000 and worth $45 ...
Lebanon

Arab News/YouGov Poll: 44% Would Vote for Hillary Clinton, 9% Only Would Vote Trump

1 year ago
An Arab News/YouGov poll surveyed 3,017 people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) on the US elections and presidential candidates and found that: – 47% of Arabs wouldn’t vote for any of the ...
Lebanon

Three Important Draft Bills Approved By the Lebanese Parliament

1 year ago
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 ...
Food

The Gardens Naccache: The Hottest New Venue in Town

1 year ago
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 ...
Lebanon

Man Kills Four People in Achkout After Dispute Over Dog

1 year 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 ...
Automotive

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

1 year 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 ...
Lebanon

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

1 year ago
Update [Sept 27, 2017]: The Jabara family was interviewed by CNN, where they ask how many red flags one must raise to prevent further killings. They don’t understand how a violent felon was able to ...
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