Man Shot Dead After Speeding Past an ISF Checkpoint in Tripoli

I have no idea if the recent tensions in Tripoli led the ISF to fire at the driver instead of the car, but killing a man for failing to stop at a checkpoint is quite unfortunate and f*cked up. The ISF member who shot at Nazih Toufik Hammoud was arrested and investigations are underway, but that won't change the fact that the father of four is dead now. As far as I know, ISF officers…

iTunes ME To Put Back Al-Rahel Al-Kabir Censored Songs

A couple of weeks ago, five songs of the Lebanese band Al Rahel Al Kabir were censored from iTunes Middle East with the music giant claiming the songs were "inappropriate for the Arab world", which prompted the band along with SMEX to launch a petition demanding "a public explanation for its refusal to upload five of the band’s songs hich mock religious fundamentalism, political oppression, military rule and other afflictions in the Middle East". The…
Critiques

New Beach Resort A Threat To Rass El Natour’s Peninsula In Anfeh?

4 weeks ago
Anfeh has one of the most beautiful and cleanest coasts in Lebanon and Deir El Natour Peninsula specifically is one of the few remaining coastal sites which are both culturally and ecologically significant. The Monastery ...
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How Can Any Lebanese Try to Discredit Nadine Labaki’s Achievement?

1 month ago
One can argue whether Nadine Labaki’s movies are good or not, and whether there are better Lebanese directors or not, but to try and discredit her most recent achievement at the 2018 Cannes Festival is ...
Critiques

You Now Have to Pay LL550,000 Yearly to Read Lebanon’s “Official Gazette”

1 month ago
It appears that the authorities are running out of ways to feed the treasury, so they’ve decided to charge people to gain access electronically to the Official Gazette Service, which is a journal that contains ...
Critiques

Article 49 of the 2018 Budget Annulled by Constitutional Council

1 month ago
The Constitutional Council annulled yesterday 7 articles in the 2018 budget including Article 49 which allowed any foreign national who invests in a real estate starting at around $500,000 inside Beirut and $330,000 elsewhere to ...
Critiques

Man Arrested After Slashing Tires of Over 50 Cars in Achrafieh

1 month ago
Over 50 cars had their tires slashed in the Rmeil and Badawi areas in Achrafieh by an unidentified man two nights ago. Residents woke up to find their cars’ tires slashed and reported it quickly ...
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Fraud or Miscalculation, There MUST Be a Recount of Votes in Beirut I

1 month ago
What happened with Joumana Haddad in Beirut I is something we have gotten used to unfortunately in past elections, and that we’re unable to change or challenge simply because those who are in charge are ...
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Huge Fight in One of the Polling Stations in Choueifat

1 month ago
There were several fights reported today, most of them in Zahle between Lebanese Forces members and Fattoush and Skaff but the worst fight till this hour took place inside one of the polling stations in ...
Critiques

No More Sukleen

1 month ago
April 30 2018 was the last day of work in sweeping and collecting waste for Sukleen in Beirut. Starting May, another contractor, Ramco if I’m not mistaken, will be carrying out these duties. Sukleen has ...
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