Al-Manar Anchor’s Twisted Logic

A Lebanese TV Anchor called Diaa Bou Taam tweeted yesterday that he wants to boycott restaurants that open during fasting hours and that he is going to shame them in public. He went on by saying that these restaurants are being disrespectful towards fasting Muslims by placing tables and chairs outside. He later on apologized and said that his tweets were just a joke but he's not fooling anyone with that excuse. I have no…

#PekingParis2016: Team Lebanon Off to a Great Start, Currently Ranked 2nd in Their Class!

The Peking-Paris began on June 12 and #TeamLebanon has been doing great so far! Charbel Habib and Walid Samaha just crossed Mongolia yesterday after 8 days of off-road driving in one of the most adventurous and difficult routes of the Peking-Paris race. It took some time for the team to get used to the GPS system and they got lost on the second day but were able to get back on track and avoid penalties.…

#WorldRefugeeDay: What does The Word Refugee Mean to You?

via Médecins Sans Frontières World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 by the UN every year and is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. Lebanon is officially the country with the highest per capita concentration of refugees in the world with 257 refugees per 1,000 inhabitants, and the situation for refugees, mainly Syrian refugees, in our country is only getting worse. The government is still not allowing the…
Critiques

Works Already Underway at Ramlet el Baida: Beirut’s Only Public Beach

1 year ago
via Sara Bou Kamel Works are already underway at Ramleh el Baida, whereas excavators were spotted destroying one of the entrances to Beirut’s legendary coastline. It’s only a matter of time before Beirut’s last public ...
Advertising

Best Father’s Day Ads From Lebanon [2016]

1 year ago
Kababji is my favorite this year Here’s a roundup of the best Father’s Day ads I spotted this year. If there are ads that I might have missed, please forward them to me. Happy Father’s ...
Personal

A Fatherless Father’s Day

1 year ago
Tomorrow is Father’s Day in Lebanon but this year Dad won’t be around to celebrate it with us. It’s been a month and we miss him terribly. I miss his morning calls, his laughs, his ...
Humor

The Song You’ve All Been Waiting For: Ya Albi – [Full Lyrics]

1 year ago
So a friend of mine was very bored this morning and sent me the lyrics of “Ya Albi”, the latest hit by our rising star Nabil Harfouch. I counted 54 “Albi”, 15 “Rou7i” and 9 ...
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