Twelve Year Old Girl Mechanic Video Goes Viral, Gets Dream Job

A lot of children are forced into child labor in Lebanon, and the authorities have made little progress to reduce child abuse. In fact, things have worsened ever since the Syrian crisis began whether thousands of refugees are being forced into the worst forms of child labor. Fatima is a 12 year old girl living in Ouzai and working as a full time mechanic to help out her family. Not only was she too young…

Who’s after EDZ?

EDZ continues to be a a too-good-to-be-true story for many Lebanese and has been under attack for the past weeks for unexplainable reasons. In fact, Energy Minister hinted that they didn't want to renew the license and recently newly elected Zahle MPs were asking people at one point not to settle their bills because the cost per kilowatt is too high. I don't have the full story but from what I hear from my Zahle…
Critiques

Third Turkish Power Barge to Dock in Zouk Instead of Jiyye

1 week ago
When the first Turkish power ships set sail in 2013, the aim was to help temporarily with the electricity crisis while we build new power plants and enhance the existing ones. Five years later, we’re ...
Critiques

Pope Francis Declares Death Penalty WRONG in all Cases

1 week ago
Pope Francis has officially declared the death penalty to be inadmissible in all cases and enshrined his statement in an official Catholic teaching, a major shift in the church’s position that is likely to upset ...
Critiques

Can Lebanese Still Take a Joke?

1 week ago
I’m becoming more and more convinced that Lebanese can no longer take a joke these days. No matter how offensive or lame the joke is, someone will figure out a way to make a fuss ...
Critiques

Footage Showing Dog Being Cruelly Dragged Behind Municipality Truck in Fanar

1 week ago
Poisoning stray dogs or shooting them dead while everyone’s asleep is no longer needed in Lebanon. Some municipalities couldn’t care less what people think or about animal rights and are now exercising their savage methods ...
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Lebanese Basketball Federation Limits Foreign Players Back to Two Per Team

2 weeks ago
The dumbest decision ever taken by the Lebanese Basketball Federation was allowing three foreign players instead of two a couple of years ago. Instead of promoting local talent and regulating every team’s budget to make ...
Critiques

Our Beaches are Not Clean but Stop Sharing Fake Videos

3 weeks ago
An online video shared by a page called “I love Lebanon” went viral last week showing a heavily polluted beach in the Ouzai area. I was reluctant to share it at first and I’m glad ...
Animals & Wildlife

Hunting Season To be Extended – No Official Statement From Environment Minister Denying it

4 weeks ago
Despite efforts to enforce a new hunting law and force hunters to get new licenses, hunting crimes are still numerous in Lebanon and overhunting is undermining efforts of local NGOs. To make things worse, the ...
Critiques

Beirut The Movie [2018] is Now Showing in #Lebanon

4 weeks ago
When the trailer for “Beirut” came out, almost everyone wanted that movie banned and I remember a certain ministry wanting to file a lawsuit against it. There was even a hashtag to boycott it and ...
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