Gap in City Mall Bridge Kills Motorist

Two days ago, a motorist named Badih el Mir fell into a gap on the City Mall Bridge and died instantly. The 70 year old man used to drive his scooter to skip traffic and used to drive trucks. He was a married man and was expecting a grand child the same day he passed away. According to Annahar, the gap was fixed the next day by the authorities and no statement was issued by…

(Updated) AUB’s Insight Club Controversial Lecture on Homosexuality

Update: The lecture has been cancelled. Here's the . The Insight Club is hosting a public lecture on Thursday 23rd of March at the Issam Fares Lecture Hall - AUB at 5PM on "Homosexuality in Lebanon: the Challenges of Modernity”. The lecture will be hosted by two doctors and university professors who believe that homosexuality is an illness that can be cured using shock therapy. After being criticized for hosting these doctors, the club responded…
Critiques

Events that Took place Yesterday

2 days ago
If you scrolled through your Facebook yesterday or flipped through local TV stations, here are the events that were taking place at almost the same time: – Lebanese protesting against the government’s planned new taxes ...
Animals & Wildlife

Three Baby Tigers Stuck in a Tiny Box for 1 Week at Beirut’s Airport

4 days ago
Even though keeping exotic pets was finally banned in Lebanon back in September 2016, there are still lions & tigers (and even bears) being smuggled illegally and showing on social media. The latest incident involved ...
Critiques

Where Does Our Tax Money Go?

6 days ago
The parliament approved yesterday a 1% increase on the value-added tax (VAT) and other taxes as well in order to fund the long-awaited new wage scale. The scale has not yet been approved and some ...
Critiques

The Lebanese Nationality Program: Good Initiative, Bad Law

1 week ago
The Lebanese Nationality Program is a program launched by the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants and aimed at helping people of Lebanese heritage around the world to regain their Lebanese Nationality. The program ...
Critiques

Grand Serail Lit up in Pink, Rayan Iaali a New Victim of Domestic Violence

1 week ago
I was on my way to the airport on Thursday morning when I noticed the Grand Serail was all lit up in pink to mark International Women’s Day. I couldn’t help myself but laugh quietly, ...
Critiques

I have a Dream …

2 weeks ago
I have a dream that I will be able to cast my vote one day to elect a new parliament in Lebanon. The last elections that took place were back in 2009 and ever since, ...
Critiques

The Real Cost of a Ski Trip this Winter

2 weeks ago
If we forget for a second the pricey ski passes, rental fees and the 30$ Man2oushe, the damage that your car endures on every ski trip you take will end up costing you as much ...
Critiques

Who’s Organizing These Visits to Lebanese Drug Lords?

2 weeks ago
Benjamin Zand (BBC Pop Up) visited one of Lebanon’s biggest drug lords and shared his experience in a 17 minute long documentary. Unfortunately, these visits to drug lords have become a trend in the past ...
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