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

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 claiming Lebanon doesn't look that way, even though Beirut was pretty much "a sweaty hotbed of terrorism, savagery and barbarism" in the 1980s. The main arguments that the movie wasn't shot in Lebanon and has no Lebanese actors, but that…

Ambulance Blocked by PM Convoy

This is not the first and definitely won't be the last time an ambulance is blocked by an armored convoy in Lebanon, however it was PM Hariri's convoy that blocked the ambulance in the below video and he offered his apologies afterwards. Obviously, it's good to hear him apologize but this is not enough, especially when the Red Cross medic stepped down and ran towards the armed personnel asking him to make way . Oh…
Critiques

A Great Campaign in Support of Domestic Workers’ Rights

2 months ago
When a group of Lebanese women were asked on the challenges their face at home or at work, and what they’d wish their employers would change, they replied asking for shorter working hours, a longer ...
Critiques

A Map of Every Quarry in Lebanon

2 months ago
What started as a simple survey of all quarries in Lebanon has shown how widespread they are and worst of all, that the overwhelming majority is located OUTSIDE of the areas designated by the National ...
Animals & Wildlife

Over 90 Dogs Poisoned, 40 Already Dead, at Tripoli Dog Shelter

2 months ago
The owner (3ammo Mahmoud) of a dog shelter in Tripoli woke up today to find over 90 dogs poisoned and tens dead. The ones still alive are struggling and need medical assistance. The owner has ...
Critiques

First #ElectricVehicle Charging Station Launched in #Lebanon

2 months ago
In case you’re wondering on which planet our politicians are, we just launched our first EV charging station in Lebanon, dubbed “a good environmental step in the sector”, while half the country has been complaining ...
Critiques

Generator Bills are The Highest in Years This Summer

2 months ago
Remember when we were promised 24/7 electricity in 2015? Then in 2017? Then before summer is here? Instead, the highest generator bills we paid this year were in May and June this year and the ...
Critiques

Saida Facing a New Waste Crisis?

2 months ago
A couple of years ago, I was reading an article on how the notorious Saida garbage mountain was being transformed into a Green Park following a rehabilitation project led by The United Nations Development Programme ...
Critiques

Lebanon’s Drug Law to Finally be Enforced Properly

2 months ago
The Lebanese online sphere has been abuzz with the exciting news about the Skoun-led initiative that led to Judge Samir Hammoud issuing a binding circular to all “neyebet 3amme” in Lebanon. First, allow me to clarify ...
Critiques

Football Fan Stabbed to Death in #Beirut over World Cup Celebrations

2 months ago
When I wrote a blog post on those who like to ruin the World Cup for others, I never expected to read about a football fan being stabbed to death over celebrations. Yes it sucks ...
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