Videos Explaining The 2018 Electoral Law/Voting Process

I stumbled upon few informational videos that will help you understand the new electoral law, the voting process and guide you on how to vote correctly in the upcoming 2018 elections. Some of them even have examples on how the voting takes place and how the winners are determined. I already wrote a post on how the electoral law works but these animated videos make sure even simpler to understand. If you have others that…

#TrueLoveNeverGoesBlind: A Wonderful Initiative by Alfa This Valentine’s Day

A couple of months back, I was at Alfa's HQ when they offered three legally blind children the gift of sight and I captured the heart-warming moment they start seeing properly again. It was a very emotional moment for the children, the parents and everyone around them. For Valentine's Day, Alfa decided to help Sariya; a married woman and mother who suffers from Glaucoma disease. It is every parent's dream to see their children and…

Phoenicia Hotel Beautiful Yet Daring Valentine Ad

1 month ago
This is the second brilliant video produced by Phoenicia Hotel in the past six months, first with the beautiful tribute to Beirut and now with this emotional, captivating and daring Valentine ad. It’s a call ...

Is Incineration the Right Solution for Beirut?

1 month ago
How should we handle the ongoing garbage crisis? Should we acquire incinerators? How can we manage such facilities without polluting? What kind of waste should we incinerate? Amid the lack of transparency from the Lebanese ...

If We’re All Paying our Municipalities, Where Does our Money go?

4 months ago
If you want to buy or rent a house, start a business, use your mobile phone or landline, consume electricity or water, you are paying municipalities. Municipalities benefit from almost every service out there in ...

Tripoli Summed up in this 2-Minute Video

6 months ago
Check out this beautiful video on Tripoli by Hadi Hajar. A 2 minute and 24 seconds video that perfectly sums up Lebanon’s second-largest city. The Citadel, The Rashid Karameh International Exhibition Center, The souks, the ...
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Old 1957 Footage of Lebanon

6 months ago
The Lebanese Heritage FB page shared a short video of a 1957 journey by German journalists to Beirut, Jordan, Palestine, Syria and Iraq. The video shows parts of Beirut, the Cedars, Baalbeck and aerial views ...

#SorryIDrowned: A 6-minute Poignant Film by Médecins Sans Frontières

9 months ago
The estimated death toll among migrants in the Mediterranean reached at least 5,000 last year, a new high according to UN agencies. Unfortunately, this is not stopping hundreds of thousands of people, including many from ...

Karl Sharro’s Guide to the Middle East Conflict

10 months ago
CNN interviewed Lebanese Cartoonist and satirist Karl Sharro (KarlRemarks) and asked him about his confused person’s guide to the Middle East. The “simple” diagram which Karl drew in 2015 illustrates the region’s alliances and hatreds. ...

Beware of Sextortion

11 months ago
I’m glad Gino brought this issue up and shared SMEX Beirut’s very useful video on this matter. For those who are not familiar with this term, Sextortion is “a serious crime that occurs when someone ...