1-Ton Mola Mola Fish Caught by Tripoli Fishermen

Fishermen caught a massive Mola Mola fish, also known as Sunfish, in Tripoli this morning. The ocean sunfish is one of the heaviest known bony fish in the world and weighs between 250 and 1000 KG. It is also known for feeding on jellyfish and consuming large amounts to maintain their great bulk. The first question that came to my mind is why did they kill that fish? What's the point? Based on what I've…

How Lebanon Managed The Syrian Refugee Crisis is Nothing to Be Proud Of

"Trump could learn a lot from how Lebanon treats its refugees" is how the below HuffingtonPost video starts then they go on to say that Lebanon, a country of 4.5M, took in 1.5 Million Syrian refugees and offered free education etc etc ... To begin with, I believe it is important to note that we did NOT take any refugees, they just fled to Lebanon because our borders are wide open and because of our…
Critiques

Lebanon is not on the Ban List (Yet); Stop Spreading False Rumors

3 weeks ago
There are talks that the US might extend Trump’s controversial ban to include other countries like Pakistan but there are no official statements to back this claim and all these so-called emails from immigration officers ...
Baladi

Around 150 Lebanese Women Protested Today To Demand 30% Quota

3 weeks ago
It’s quite sad that I only heard about this protest by mistake after reading a friend’s tweet. Apparently around 150 women from different NGOs rallied in Riad el Solh today to demand a better women ...
Critiques

Appointment of a Lebanese as Head of PR Causing a Stir in Saudi Arabia

3 weeks ago
I have no idea who Kristie Sarkis is, but her recent appointment in a senior position at Saudi Airlines has caused a twitter storm in Saudi Arabia. Saudis are upset that their national airline chose ...
Critiques

Which Countries are Included in Trump’s “Muslim” Ban?

3 weeks ago
Trump is keeping his promises so far and just signed today an executive order banning all people from “certain terrorism-prone countries from entering the United States for 90 days”. The order did not mention specific ...
Critiques

Massive Construction Crane Collapsed in Achrafieh: It Could Have Been Much Worse

3 weeks ago
We are extremely lucky that there were no victims yesterday when a massive construction crane collapsed in the Sioufi area in Achrafieh. The area is densely populated and the crane fell off during day time ...
Critiques

7 Reasons Why “Lahon W Bass” is The Best Comedy Talk Show Right Now

4 weeks ago
I’ve watched most of the episodes of Adel Karam’s “Hayda Haki” and Hisham Haddad’s “Lahonwbas” this season and I don’t think we need ratings to figure out who’s doing better. Funnily enough, I never liked ...
Critiques

Should Freedom of Speech Be Absolute?

4 weeks ago
What has been happening in the past couple of weeks is very worrying and alarming in regards to freedom of expression in Lebanon. I totally understand that we live in a conservative society where people ...
Critiques

Costa Coffee’s Would-be Suicide Bomber The Dumbest Ever?

1 month ago
Almost everyone hailed the collaborative efforts between the Lebanese army and the ISF that led to foiling the Costa Coffee attempt on Saturday but a lot of people are raising doubts about this whole incident ...
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