Marine Le Pen Refused to Cover Herself Up To Meet Mufti

I wasn't really surprised to hear Le Pen refused to cover herself up when she went to meet Lebanon's Grand Mufti today. Some will interpret it as a disrespectful act while others will claim that no woman should not be pressured into wearing the Abaya. Personally speaking, she's visiting a religious figure and she should abide by the customs out of respect and courtesy. Moreover, she could have skipped the visit altogether if she knew…

Red-Light Enforcement Cameras Installed in #Beirut

The Traffic Management Center is teaming up with Sensys Gatso Group, the leading provider of traffic safety solutions delivering systems, to install the first Red-light systems in Beirut. The red-light cameras were first tested on Valentine's day and 17 violations were recorded within 140 seconds. The Sensys Gatso Group's traffic surveillance cameras and systems are used all over the world to monitor speed, red lights and other traffic situations, so this is definitely a good…
Critiques

Sagesse Basketball Club Back on the Right Track?

5 days ago
Sagesse Basketball Club has one of the largest and most loyal fan-base in Lebanon but the team hasn’t been able to perform well in recent years due to poor management and a lack of sponsors ...
Critiques

They Beat Him Up Because They Thought He was Syrian

1 week ago
Paul is a Lebanese young man from Bcharreh who got severely beaten by a group of young men in Blat (Jbeil) because he refused to show them his ID card and they “thought” he was ...
Alcohol

Lebanon to Impose An Additional 500% Tax on Alcohol?

1 week ago
As if it’s not expensive enough to buy drinks at pubs and night clubs in Lebanon, the government is apparently planning to impose an additional 500% tax on alcohol. According to this MTV report: – ...
Critiques

Massive Billboard Falls & Crushes Cars in Zalka

1 week ago
The strong winds today brought down a huge billboard today in Zalka which landed on several cars. Once again we are fortunate that no one was injured or killed in this incident but this raises ...
Critiques

Lebanese Basketball [2016-2017]: Foreign Players Scoring Almost 70% of Total Points

2 weeks ago
A year ago, and following the idiotic decision to allow three foreign players in Lebanese basketball teams, I went through stats from almost 50 games and found out that foreign players are scoring up to ...
Animals & Wildlife

1-Ton Mola Mola Fish Caught by Tripoli Fishermen

2 weeks ago
Fishermen caught a massive Mola Mola fish, also known as Sunfish, in Tripoli this morning. The ocean sunfish is one of the heaviest known bony fish in the world and weighs between 250 and 1000 ...
Critiques

Sodetel (Unlimited) DSL Going Off at Night

2 weeks ago
This is the third night in a row that Sodetel DSL goes off at night (around 9PM) and stays off till around 2AM. You contact the call center and if you are lucky enough to ...
Critiques

How Lebanon Managed The Syrian Refugee Crisis is Nothing to Be Proud Of

2 weeks ago
“Trump could learn a lot from how Lebanon treats its refugees” is how the below HuffingtonPost video starts then they go on to say that Lebanon, a country of 4.5M, took in 1.5 Million Syrian ...
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