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…

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

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 mountain yet we managed to build a new one within 3 weeks. The smell is already unbearable there and is becoming even worse as trash is piling up everyday. I wonder if the Beirut River Crocodile has decided to move…
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. ...
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 ...
Lebanon

How Captain Saadeddine Dabbous Became MEA’s First Ever Lebanese Pilot In 1952

1 year ago
via LiveLoveBeirut The above picture was shared yesterday by LiveLoveBeirut and includes Captain Saadeddine Dabbous who is Middle East Airlines’ first ever 6pilot, as well as his sons and two grandsons who also work for ...
Lebanon

Uber Now Available In Jounieh

1 year ago
After launching back in July in Beirut, Uber is now live in Jounieh and its coverage has extended to the following areas: Baabda, Mansourieh, Zalka, Jal El Dib, Cornet Chehwan, Aoukar, Mtaileb, Bayada, Zouk Mosbeh, ...
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