Gas Prices Might No Longer Drop In Lebanon

Update : It appears that the government won't be fixing any prices and the prices will drop by more than 1,000 Lebanese Lira tomorrow. Gas prices have dropped by over 13,000 Lebanese Liras from last year until now in Lebanon, and they should normally continue to drop since oil prices are plunging worldwide. However, it appears that the Lebanese authorities and the concerned ministries want to put an end to this drop and set a…

#Lebanon Has The Highest Per Capita Concentration of Refugees in The World: 257 refugees per 1,000 inhabitants

The UN announced last week that Syrians have overtaken Afghans as the largest refugee population as they've fled to over 100 countries to escape war in Syria. They are more than 3 million refugees as of mid-2014 with almost 1.1 million registered refugees in Lebanon. Lebanon's population has grown by nearly 25% ever since the war in Syria began in 2011. Fortunately, Lebanon has started to impose visa restrictions earlier this year and I am…

Nutella’s Controversial Billboard

Picture via Rania el Khatib People are apparently upset with the above Nutella billboard because it shows Christian names with the English version and Muslim names with the Arabic one. I don't know if all the billboards are like this one but I agree that the way the names were depicted in this one is wrong, even if it wasn't done intentionally. I wouldn't make a big fuss out of it though but whomever did…
Beirut

Isn’t That The Old Elie Saab Logo?

2 years ago
I first thought it was Elie Saab until I re-read and noticed it’s Saba not Saab. However, I’m almost sure Elie Saab had the same logo with the same font and different thickness for the ...
Critiques

Roumieh Prison’s Notorious Bloc B Had A Barber Shop, A Server Room, A Coffee Shop And Women Clothes

2 years ago
Kalam Ennas showed yesterday exclusive footage from inside Roumieh’s Bloc B and I can easily say this is one of the biggest scandals in Lebanon’s history. A whole building inside Roumieh’s prison that contains an ...
Beirut

Beirut Among The 50 Unpredictable And Non-Clichéd Places To Travel To In Your 20s

2 years ago
Beirut made it on EliteDaily’s List of The 50 Unpredictable And Non-Clichéd Places To Travel To In Your 20s and I actually agree on their description of Beirut as being a “great place to eat, ...
Critiques

A Letter From Yves

2 years ago
Yves deserved candles not bullets, he deserved birthday cakes and celebrations not a funeral. I didn’t know Yves, neither did many of us, but we all helped spread his story and ask for the arrest ...
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