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

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 Duleimi, Baghdadi's ex wife. Earlier today, The body of slain soldier Mohammed Hamieh was handed over to the Lebanese authorities. Nine soldiers are still being held by ISIS. I wish we didn't have to negotiate with terrorists to free our…

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…
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 ...
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 ...
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