Third Turkish Power Barge to Dock in Zouk Instead of Jiyye

When the first Turkish power ships set sail in 2013, the aim was to help temporarily with the electricity crisis while we build new power plants and enhance the existing ones. Five years later, we're still suffering from severe outages and are bringing in further power ships. Last week, a third power ship was set to sail in Jiyye to provide the area with potentially 200 additional megawatts that will be free of charge for…

Pope Francis Declares Death Penalty WRONG in all Cases

Pope Francis has officially declared the death penalty to be inadmissible in all cases and enshrined his statement in an official Catholic teaching, a major shift in the church's position that is likely to upset many pro-death penalty Catholics. The Church's official stance now is that "the death penalty is inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person". Whenever I wrote about the death penalty being wrong, I used…
Critiques

Can Lebanese Still Take a Joke?

1 week ago
I’m becoming more and more convinced that Lebanese can no longer take a joke these days. No matter how offensive or lame the joke is, someone will figure out a way to make a fuss ...
Critiques

Footage Showing Dog Being Cruelly Dragged Behind Municipality Truck in Fanar

1 week ago
Poisoning stray dogs or shooting them dead while everyone’s asleep is no longer needed in Lebanon. Some municipalities couldn’t care less what people think or about animal rights and are now exercising their savage methods ...
Critiques

Our Beaches are Not Clean but Stop Sharing Fake Videos

3 weeks ago
An online video shared by a page called “I love Lebanon” went viral last week showing a heavily polluted beach in the Ouzai area. I was reluctant to share it at first and I’m glad ...
Animals & Wildlife

Hunting Season To be Extended – No Official Statement From Environment Minister Denying it

4 weeks ago
Despite efforts to enforce a new hunting law and force hunters to get new licenses, hunting crimes are still numerous in Lebanon and overhunting is undermining efforts of local NGOs. To make things worse, the ...
Critiques

Ambulance Blocked by PM Convoy

1 month ago
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 ...
Critiques

Lebanon’s Drug Law to Finally be Enforced Properly

1 month 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

Cops Have GoPros Now?

1 month ago
According to Lebanonfiles, policemen in Lebanon are equipping their helmets with cameras now in order to better detect motorists breaking the law. The cameras would also help record any incidents policemen face while on the ...
Critiques

Ignorant & Racist Parents Complain about a “Black Kid” at a Keserwan Nursery

1 month ago
This is such a f*cked up story! A Sudanese toddler was rejected from a Zouk Mikhael nursery after parents threatened to take out their children if a black kid was enrolled. The nursery ended up ...
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