Why I Am Against Destroying 51,000 Trees To Build The Janna Dam

There are 15 domestic and inter-country rivers in Lebanon, yet we have an annual water deficit of 425 million cubic meters and Lebanese pay hundreds of millions of dollars yearly to cover their water needs. Ending this water-scarcity problem requires building dams and having a better water management policy, but this should not be done by wiping out green areas and destroying tens of thousands of trees unless there's no other alternative. What's happening now?…

Is Tripoli’s Huge Allah Sign A Political Or Religious Sign?

The Tripoli Nour Square with a sign saying "Allah, Tripoli the Muslims fortress" and a Merry Christmas banner underneath it I woke up today and noticed that some of my friends had replaced their Facebook profile picture with Yassou3 el Malak in Keserwan, and one of them was cursing and bashing MP Khaled el Daher. I looked up what MP Daher had said in the news and found the below video where he's opposing the…

Old Lebanese Law Requires Women To Be Single To Enroll In The Diplomatic Service

via Annahar Apparently there's an old Lebanese law that is still applicable and that requires women applying for certain job openings at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Lebanon to be single. I tried asking around to see why this requirement is there but no one had an answer and it doesn't make any sense. Why would it matter if the woman is single or married? Are they worried her husband might be spying on…

Week14: LiveLoveBeirut’s Best Pictures Of The Week

Barouk Cedars by RogerGaspar You can follow LiveLoveBeirut on Instagram . I'm also on Instagram and you can follow me if you like. On top of Harissa - by AntoineMenassa I miss the Oval! Picture by Sarahabouraad Smile Lebanon - By Ibrahim Smidi Take me to the moon - by Haigmelikian who dedicated it to the memory of Melanie Freiha Balou3 Tannourine - By Hady Semaan
Humor

Who Is Lebanon’s Sexiest Doctor?

2 years ago
Update: The girl is called Maguy Farhat and is studying medicine at the LAU Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine. I don’t know how I landed on this Annahar article on Lebanon’s sexiest doctor ...
Art

ASHEKMAN: Covering And Replacing Ugly Political Slogans With Beautiful Graffiti Murals

2 years ago
The highly talented ASHEKMAN brothers have been covering the ugly political slogans and stencils from Beirut’s walls way before the Ministry of Interior decided to do so, and they’ve been sending out positive messages through ...
Movies & Television

What’s So Controversial About “American Sniper”?

2 years ago
I finally got to watch American Sniper yesterday and I don’t understand the controversy over it. Clint Eastwood’s Oscar-nominated movie tells the story of Chris Kyle, a Texan marksman who has become the most lethal ...
Critiques

Valentine Means Doggy Style According To Rikkyz

2 years ago
via Rikkyz What a nasty post to promote their Valentine’s event. ...
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