#BeirutAirport: Birds Now Posing a Bigger Threat to Planes

It doesn't take a genius to figure out that you shouldn't set up a landfill next to an airport but that's exactly what the Lebanese authorities did with the Costa Brava. After realizing what they've done and instead of closing the landfill, they deployed bird-scaring devices and cars to prevent any collisions at low altitudes with the planes. Needless to say, their plan didn't work and birds are growing in numbers and posing a bigger…

Turkish Flags Raised at the Homentmen-Riyadi Game

Update 09/01/2017: Riyadi Sporting denounced the act and issued a clarification. A picture has emerged out of the Homenetmen-Riyadi Game tonight showing a couple of fans cheering for Riyadi and waving Turkish flags. This is a shameful, unethical and disgusting act to say the least and those who have raised these flags should be banned from basketball courts forever. It's one thing to shout political slogans and another to sink to that level. Sporting Club…
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No, The Government Cannot Hack Your Whatsapp & Facebook

2 weeks ago
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities Nohad Machnouk denied yesterday claims that the government has started implementing a new cyber crimes law that will entitle the authorities to: – Monitor calls & register them – Monitor ...
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Someone Wants You to Boycott Alfa & Touch on Jan 8th

2 weeks ago
I have no idea who’s behind this campaign but I’ve seen people sharing it and some of them are convinced that they should be taking part in it to help fight corruption. Basically a group ...
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Don’t Start Your Year With a Wedding Loan!

2 weeks ago
I hate it every time I see a wedding loan advertisement and the above ad is the worst I’ve seen so far. They are basically telling guys (because girls shouldn’t pay for their wedding??) that ...
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More Lebanese Media F*ckups in Covering Istanbul’s Attack

2 weeks ago
As if broadcasting live from the homes of the victims wasn’t bad enough, one of the TV stations (MTV Lebanon) tagged the wrong Rita Chami (one of three Lebanese victims) yesterday and shared a picture ...
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Leave The Families of Istanbul’s Terrorist Attack Victims Alone!

3 weeks ago
As soon as the news of Istanbul’s terrorist attack broke out, and following preliminary reports that there were at least ten Lebanese in the Reina club, Lebanese media rushed to broadcast live from the homes ...
Business

What I Learned As a Jury Member of “Product of the Year”

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We’ve all seen the “Product of the Year” (POY) label in red on products’ ads and on supermarket shelves. I myself have been invited several times to attend the ceremonies where the different categories’ POY ...
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Why is Women’s Political Participation in Lebanon Among The Lowest World Wide?

3 weeks ago
The 2011 Mikati government failed to appoint any women ministers. The 2014 Tamman Salam government only appointed one female minister (Alice Chabtini) and Saad Hariri’s 2016 government only has one female minister as well. Lebanon ...
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Minister Melhem Riachi Wants to Dissolve The Lebanese Ministry of Information

3 weeks ago
The Ministry of Information is useless and should no longer exist and it seems the newly appointed Information Minister also believes the same. Riachi made it clear in his most recent press conference that his ...
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