An Idiotic Response to The Zouk Mosbeh Food Poisoning Incident

We've all heard about the food-poisoning incident that took place in Zouk Mosbeh two days ago. Basically three Syrian workers apparently got food-poisoned after Malak el Taouk and one of them died. The Malak el Taouk branch was shutdown for now but there are still no reports linking the worker's death to the branch, and as far as I know, food-poisoning can be life-threatening but in very rare cases. In all cases, I think it's…

Mar Mikhael Flyers “Politely” Asking Pubs to Close Down on Good Friday

Several bars and pubs in Mar Mikhael received a flyer asking them in a polite way to close down on Good Friday. Unlike the threatening memos that are sometimes distributed during Ramadan by fanatic groups and directed at those who do not observe fasting, the memo signed by the Mar Mikhael locals and residents is a friendly one, and could be easily ignored by pub & bar owners. Gino brought the issue up few days…
Critiques

Yet Another Parliament Extension

2 weeks ago
According to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index for the year 2016, Lebanon is not even a flawed democracy but a hybrid regime, which means a “nation where consequential irregularities exist in elections regularly preventing ...
Critiques

Belly Dancer Censored Because of Angel Wings

2 weeks ago
The Censorship bureau apparently censored Belly Dancer Elissar’s video clip because she was wearing white angel wings at one point which is disrespectful to religions. The dancer had to edit the video and opt out ...
Critiques

Two ISF Officers Killed Last Week in Line of Duty

2 weeks ago
Sergeant Chadi el Hajj died after being shot by car thieves last week in Nahr el Mott and another policeman, Lance Cpl. Afif Jaafar was shot in Ouzai while chasing a high-profile wanted suspect. It’s ...
Critiques

Armenian Students Protest Against Genocide Denier Dr. İlber Ortaylı at USEK

3 weeks ago
Armenian Students held a protest in the Jean el Hawa Auditorium of The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) where a debate on the contemporary history of Turkey was being held with Turkish historian and ...
Critiques

Cake Sparklers Are Not Safe

3 weeks ago
Ziad Abi Chaker, an environmental & industrial engineer, has appeared on LBCI and AL Jadeed to talk about the hazards of cake sparklers, especially the ones that are commonly used in Lebanon. To be honest, ...
Critiques

Ogero Head Imad Kreidieh Facebook Live Session on April 5 At 7PM

3 weeks ago
New Ogero Head Imad Kreidieh tweeted today that he’s holding a live Facebook session tomorrow at 7PM. The aim is to meet the youth, interact with them and answer their questions. We were all relieved ...
Beirut

Two Reminders That We’re still Living in a Jungle

3 weeks ago
Some guy got into a fight on Friday night with a bouncer at a night club in Beirut so he decided to pull out his gun and fire into the air before he was stopped. ...
Critiques

Lebanese Tourism Minister Picks Armenia Over Lebanon

3 weeks ago
When asked to choose between Lebanon and Armenia, Lebanon’s Tourism Minister Avedis Guidanian answered “Armenia”. Guidanian was a host on Mona Abou Hamze’s “Talk of the Town” show and the answer came during the “Heik ...
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