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

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 circulated online showing Assir without a beard but I can't really confirm it. The good news is that he was arrested finally and is going to jail where he belongs. Let's just hope he won't be "saved" by some politician…

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

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 inaugurated in the Bekaa close to the Syrian borders and will welcome up to 200 girls aged between 14 and 18. Here's what she said during her visit: "I am honored to mark my 18th birthday with the brave and…
Architecture

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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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, ...
Lebanon

Pictures Of The Skybar Beirut Fire

2 years ago
A big fire broke out around 2am today at Skybar Beirut causing some major damages. I’m not really sure what happened as I was unable to get in touch with anyone yet but I read ...
Animals & Wildlife

A Happy Story From Zahle This Time

2 years ago
via Annahar When I wrote about the 7 year old child that got killed by a pitbull in Zahle last week, I attacked those who are training dogs for illegal fights and stated that this ...
Lebanon

What I Told NPR About The Lebanese Sisters Show

2 years ago
The sisters drawn by a designer – via Glamroz It’s not everyday that you get interviewed by one of the most popular radios in the US (NPR) and I thank Alice Fordham for that opportunity, ...
Critiques

How Did Zein El Atat Become A Goodwill Ambassador? WTF Did I Miss?

2 years ago
The UN An organization has apparently appointed Zein el Atat as an ambassador of goodwill for human rights for the International Human Rights commission. This guy was banned at some point back in 2011 and ...
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