After 35 Years: President Bashir Gemayel Killers Sentenced to Death

Lebanon's highest state security court sentenced earlier today Habib Chartouni and Nabil al-Alam to death in absentia in the case of the 1982 assassination of President-elect Bashir Gemayel. Both were stripped from their civil rights as well. Chartouni was freed from Roumieh prison in 1990 following the Syrian offensive on the presidential palace in Baabda. It's not clear where Chartouni is hiding nowadays, as some are reporting he's still in Syria. Justice has been served…

Lebanese Flag History Video

I found this nice 4-minute video on the story of the Lebanese flag and how it came to be. While the historical facts are accurate, the flag they showed is not the official Lebanese flag . In fact and as per Article 5 of the constitution of Lebanon ""The Lebanese flag shall be composed of three horizontal stripes, a white stripe between two red ones. The width of the white stripe shall be equal to…
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

Valet Parking Set to 10,000LL in Beirut LOL!

1 month ago
When I first posted about the valet parking price being set to LL 5,000, my only worry was that the law will never be enforced, but the last thing I expected was for the Tourism ...
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 ...
Automotive

Everyone Just Remembered Keserwan’s Zouk Mosbeh – Kfardebian Road!

1 month ago
How do you know it’s election season in Lebanon? When all politicians all of a sudden become outraged by the country’s lousy infrastructure, lousy internet, lack of electricity and water etc. Four people died in ...
Critiques

Ogero Telecom Gets LL 150bn to Kick off FTTC Project

1 month ago
Fiber optics has become a reality in certain areas of Beirut and in smart cities like Beit Misk, but it’s still a far-fetched plan to have it all across Lebanon. The reason why it was ...
Critiques

Joumana Haddad’s Powerful Speech at the 2017 Social Good Summit

1 month ago
Since we’re talking about powerful Lebanese women, here’s one who actually lives in Lebanon and is defying all odds to make a difference in society. She’s a ferocious critic of sexism, a staunch defender of ...
Critiques

We have a New Head of The CyberCrimes Bureau

1 month ago
Major Suzan Hajj Hobeiche is no longer the head of the Cybercrime and Intellectual Property Bureau as she was re-assigned (or forced to quit?) presumably for ‘liking’ an anti-Saudi Arabia tweet by Comedian Charbel Khalil. ...
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