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

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 70% if not more of the points scored in a single game. I did the same exercise this year for 3 rounds of games and the average is almost the same as last year's . Homentmen is currently the team…

1-Ton Mola Mola Fish Caught by Tripoli Fishermen

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 KG. It is also known for feeding on jellyfish and consuming large amounts to maintain their great bulk. The first question that came to my mind is why did they kill that fish? What's the point? Based on what I've…
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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 ...
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How Lebanon Managed The Syrian Refugee Crisis is Nothing to Be Proud Of

3 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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Lebanon is not on the Ban List (Yet); Stop Spreading False Rumors

3 weeks ago
There are talks that the US might extend Trump’s controversial ban to include other countries like Pakistan but there are no official statements to back this claim and all these so-called emails from immigration officers ...
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Around 150 Lebanese Women Protested Today To Demand 30% Quota

3 weeks ago
It’s quite sad that I only heard about this protest by mistake after reading a friend’s tweet. Apparently around 150 women from different NGOs rallied in Riad el Solh today to demand a better women ...
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Appointment of a Lebanese as Head of PR Causing a Stir in Saudi Arabia

3 weeks ago
I have no idea who Kristie Sarkis is, but her recent appointment in a senior position at Saudi Airlines has caused a twitter storm in Saudi Arabia. Saudis are upset that their national airline chose ...
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Which Countries are Included in Trump’s “Muslim” Ban?

3 weeks ago
Trump is keeping his promises so far and just signed today an executive order banning all people from “certain terrorism-prone countries from entering the United States for 90 days”. The order did not mention specific ...
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Massive Construction Crane Collapsed in Achrafieh: It Could Have Been Much Worse

3 weeks ago
We are extremely lucky that there were no victims yesterday when a massive construction crane collapsed in the Sioufi area in Achrafieh. The area is densely populated and the crane fell off during day time ...
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7 Reasons Why “Lahon W Bass” is The Best Comedy Talk Show Right Now

4 weeks ago
I’ve watched most of the episodes of Adel Karam’s “Hayda Haki” and Hisham Haddad’s “Lahonwbas” this season and I don’t think we need ratings to figure out who’s doing better. Funnily enough, I never liked ...
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