Georges el Rif Killer Sentenced to Death

Beirut's Criminal Court issued the verdict in the case of George al-Rif killing, sentencing the accused Tareq Yateem to death and acquitting his friend Lynn Haidar. Yateem was arrested after stabbing George el Rif 15 times in broad daylight and in front of dozens of bystanders following a traffic dispute. The whole thing was caught on tape yet Yateem's lawyer withdrew from the case without prior notice, claiming that Justice Minister Salim Jreissati had interfered…

Barely 90,000 Lebanese Expats Registered to Vote

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants announced yesterday unofficially that over 85,000 Lebanese registered online to vote in the upcoming elections. The minister seemed proud about the number but I think it's a very low turnout given that the campaign has been ongoing for over two months now. In fact, if we assume that the Lebanese diaspora is around 8 million and that half of them are eligible to vote, barely 2% of them…
Critiques

We’re Making Hariri Jokes, but the Joke is Really on Us!

1 week ago
Ever since PM Saad Hariri announced his resignation from KSA on Al Arabiya channel, we’ve all been receiving tons of jokes, memes and videos and while most of the jokes are quite hilarious, the sad ...
Critiques

Lebanese Minister of Economy Just Realized We have a Refugee Crisis

4 weeks ago
Lebanon’s Minister of Economy held a press conference where he tackled the impacts of the Syrian crisis from 2011 till today on the Lebanese economy and stressed that we can no longer bear this crisis. ...
Animals & Wildlife

Another Cat Slayer at AUB?

1 month ago
It appears that there’s a new cat slayer at the American University of Beirut whereas a cat was found killed and cut into pieces recently. Two years ago, someone was found smashing kittens with stones ...
Critiques

How The Tourism Minister Justified the LL10,000 Valet Parking Price

1 month ago
Even if most of our ministers are incompetent, they always tend to sympathize with the people and lie to them to make them believe they’re doing things for their own good. They never cease to ...
Critiques

An Anti-Syrian Refugees Protest Planned Tomorrow in Zouk Mosbeh

1 month ago
“We will not wait … till we become minorities in our towns and villages” “We will not wait … till we lose security and stability” You’ve probably seen by now these nationalist billboards put by ...
Critiques

I’m Glad They Cancelled the Lebanese Army Festival in Beirut

2 months ago
I have no idea who was behind this brilliant idea, but organizing a festival to celebrate the Lebanese Army’s victory few days after parents of the martyred soldiers had buried their kids is a terrible ...
Critiques

Kid’s Reaction to Mansourieh’s High-Voltage Power Lines Says it all

2 months ago
The authorities been trying to force the installation of high-voltage lines over Mansourieh & Ain Saadeh for years with complete disregard to the residents’ demands and protests. Instead of figuring out other means to complete ...
Critiques

Invoice Tax Increases to 250LL, 250LL & 50LL Stamps not in Circulation

2 months ago
Here’s an extra reason why the new taxes law should be revisited. The invoice tax was increased from 100LL to 250LL, which means that we need to put a 250LL stamp on invoices instead of ...
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