Myriam Klink on Kalam Ennas? Seriously?

We all laughed at first when Myriam Klink got a vote in yesterday's presidential elections but if you come to think of it, there's nothing funny about it. We're not living in a time of peace and prosperity, we're struggling at all levels and we've been without a president for more than two years and the blame is on those MPs who turned yesterday's presidential session into a joke. It's not funny to vote for…

After Two Years & A Half: Lebanon’s Presidential Vacuum Finally Comes to an End

After three rounds of votes, Michel Aoun was finally elected today as the new President of the Lebanese Republic. Aoun won with 83 votes in the last round. Strida Tawk got 1 vote, Myriam Klink got 1 vote and Zorba the Greek got 1 vote as well lol! Today's elections end a two years+ vacuum after 45 failed attempts to form a quorum. The reason for that is that more than a third of MPs…

Hanna Mitri: Lebanon’s Ice Cream King

Newsweek Middle East featured an article on Hanna Mitri's Al Salam ice-cream shop. Mitri's mission for the past 67 years has been to create real ice cream without any artificial products and he offers eight different flavors, four sorbets and four milk-based flavors . He occasionally makes watermelon and mango which are two of my favorite flavors. I work few minutes away from Hanna's shop and sometimes I'd go have ice cream for breakfast. It's…

In Pictures: Bechara El Khoury Abandoned Palace in Zokak el-Blat

Zokak el-Blat used to be one of the upper class districts in Beirut where villas and palaces were built. It was also the first area to have a paved road, hence its name. Two of the most notable palaces in the area are the Heneine Palace and Bechara El Khoury's palace. We paid a visit to Bechara El Khoury's palace few days ago and took some pictures from inside the 19th century mansion. The palace…
Critiques

Lebanese Mothers Protest Near Ministry of Environment

1 year ago
A group of Lebanese mothers took the streets to protest against the ongoing garbage crisis and its adverse effects on children. The mothers had shared earlier highlighting the dangers of burning trash which, aside from ...
Technology

5 Reasons Why Pros Will Hate the New MacbookPro

1 year ago
If you’re the kind of person who likes to read well written articles, I recommend you read Michael Tsai’s sobering look into how Apple lost the plot with professionals. Here, I’ll just drop in a ...
Lebanon

SOLIDE Founder & Activist Ghazi Aad Hospitalized and in Critical Condition

1 year ago
[Update 16/11/2016]: Ghazi Aad has passed away this morning. Hundreds of Lebanese families have been trying for years to uncover the fate of their relatives which are missing or still detained in Syrian prisons and ...
Lebanon

R.I.P Melhem Barakat :(

1 year ago
Lebanese composer and singer Melhem Barakat passed away today at the age of 74 after a battle with illness. He was one of the most popular singers and composers in the Middle East and was ...
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