They Finally Found a “Good” Use For The Nahr el Mot Unfinished Bridge

I drive next to this unfinished bridge everyday on the maritime road near City Mall and wonder who decided to build it this way and where it was supposed to end anyway? In the sea maybe? At one point, I thought Red Bull should organize an event there where people jump off the bridge into a huge pool but the authorities found a better use for it. They decided to stock up the garbage bags…

BlogBaladi Has a New Look!

A fresh look for the blog has been long overdue and is finally here. I've been working on it for more than a year to come up with a responsive, user-friendly and modern layout. I focused a lot on the user experience, more specifically the mobile user experience, as I realize over 50% of the blog's audience uses mobile. The posts are also categorized in a better way now. There are still few things that…

This is #Tripoli: A Beautiful Video by Nader Moussally

3 minutes and 37 seconds that sum up Lebanon’s second-largest city and one of my favorite cities Tripoli. I am over 4,000 years old. I have more than 400,000 children I have never preferred one over the other My doors I opened wide and gave them only the best Fine jewerly and copper Fancy soaps Delicious sweets Hammams to cleanse their hearts The fragance of orange blossoms to fill their souls Exquisitely woven attire Deep-rooted…

Judge in Canada Pulls an “Elie Marouni”

A judge in Canada might lose his job after he asked a woman who's a rape victim "Why couldn't you just keep your knees together?". Federal Court Judge Robin Camp is in the midst of a week-long judicial council hearing, which will determine whether he ought to be booted from his position. It appears that he was following MP Elie Marouni's logic but he did end up apologizing and admitting his mistake, unlike the Lebanese…
Art

First Arabic TAG Heuer Digital Watch Face Designed by Lebanese Yazan Halwani

1 year ago
Lebanese graffiti and street artist Yazan Halawani has been commissioned by Swiss luxury watchmaker Tag Heuer to design the first ever Arabic face for its Connected watch. The Arabic watch-face design was launched last week ...
Food

Mouth-Watering Mini Burger Creations by BiBayti

1 year ago
[Bibayti] is a platform where you can select a menu of your choice and a chef will come to your home and cook for you. The website has been up and running for a year ...
Critiques

Will a Jounieh-Tabarja Bridge Solve Lebanon’s Worsening Traffic Problem?

1 year ago
The traffic from Beirut towards Jounieh is getting worse every year and there’s no solution in sight. I drive every day from Jeita to Achrafieh and it’s taking me on average an hour on the ...
Lebanon

An Animated Song On Women’s Rights & Gender Equality in #Lebanon

1 year ago
“In My Hand” is an animated song about gender equality and women rights. It was written by Michelle Keserwany & Noel Keserwany, the same girls who wrote “Zaffatleh el tari2” and “Panique bil Parlement“. Women ...
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