Two ISF Officers Killed Last Week in Line of Duty

Sergeant Chadi el Hajj died after being shot by car thieves last week in Nahr el Mott and another policeman, Lance Cpl. Afif Jaafar was shot in Ouzai while chasing a high-profile wanted suspect. It's always re-assuring to see ISF cracking down on thieves and criminals but losing two officers within a week time is a heavy price to pay for that, especially when most of these criminals end up sneaking out of prison and…

Armenian Students Protest Against Genocide Denier Dr. İlber Ortaylı at USEK

Armenian Students held a protest in the Jean el Hawa Auditorium of The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik where a debate on the contemporary history of Turkey was being held with Turkish historian and professor of history, Dr. İlber Ortaylı. I'm glad they protested peacefully against the Turkish historian but the university should have thought twice before hosting a Turkish historian and genocide denier during the month of April, which is the commemoration month for…
Critiques

Quick Recap from Ogero Head’s Q&A Facebook Session

3 weeks ago
Here are the key points discussed during Ogero Head Imad Kreidieh‘s Live Facebook session today: Overall: ————— 1- There’s no magic wand to improve the internet speeds, unlike what Minister Sehnaoui (He didn’t name him) ...
Critiques

Cake Sparklers Are Not Safe

3 weeks ago
Ziad Abi Chaker, an environmental & industrial engineer, has appeared on LBCI and AL Jadeed to talk about the hazards of cake sparklers, especially the ones that are commonly used in Lebanon. To be honest, ...
Critiques

Ogero Head Imad Kreidieh Facebook Live Session on April 5 At 7PM

3 weeks ago
New Ogero Head Imad Kreidieh tweeted today that he’s holding a live Facebook session tomorrow at 7PM. The aim is to meet the youth, interact with them and answer their questions. We were all relieved ...
Animals & Wildlife

Colored Easter Chicks Banned But Everyone’s Selling Them

3 weeks ago
Every year, colored Easter chicks are banned in Beirut and other Lebanese cities, which is obviously great news but the truth is no one is enforcing that ban. What happens is that a couple of ...
Beirut

Two Reminders That We’re still Living in a Jungle

3 weeks ago
Some guy got into a fight on Friday night with a bouncer at a night club in Beirut so he decided to pull out his gun and fire into the air before he was stopped. ...
Critiques

Lebanese All-Star Basketball Game With More Foreigners than Lebanese

3 weeks ago
There’s an all-star Lebanese basketball game scheduled on April 9th at 5 PM by the FLB. The game will oppose players from Beirut vs Outside Beirut including three foreign players on each team LOL! So ...
Critiques

Lebanese Tourism Minister Picks Armenia Over Lebanon

4 weeks ago
When asked to choose between Lebanon and Armenia, Lebanon’s Tourism Minister Avedis Guidanian answered “Armenia”. Guidanian was a host on Mona Abou Hamze’s “Talk of the Town” show and the answer came during the “Heik ...
Critiques

Justice Minister Jreissati Issues Memo Against Temporary Arrests over Social Media Posts

4 weeks ago
Justice Minister Salim Jreissati issued a memo addressed to State Prosecutor Judge Samir Hammoud asking to stop all sorts of temporary arrests over social media posts criticizing leading politicians and to refer such cases to ...
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