What’s So Controversial About “American Sniper”?

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 sniper in US military history and portrays what an American sniper goes through during war. The movie may seem like an American propaganda for some and a tribute to American heroes by others, but there's nothing really controversial about an…

I Watched Birdman And I’m Speechless

A Lebanon-edition poster for Birdman My cousin called me yesterday to see if I wanted to go watch Birdman with him. I told him I've already seen the movie but I am not sure if I liked it or not. He laughed at first but when he finished watching it, he replied back that he got the same feeling. Birdman is a strange, beautiful and unique black comedy. It's a movie you'd want to watch…

Animal Abuse Will Soon Be Illegal In Lebanon!

The Animal protection and welfare law has been finally approved by the council of ministers and will soon be presented to the parliament! Animals Lebanon have been working for 3 years now to implement this law and have collected over 25,000 signatures for that purpose and their efforts have finally paid off. It's about time animal abuse becomes illegal in Lebanon and we are almost there! Council of Ministers gives the animal protection and welfare…
Art

So A Beirut Graffiti That Says “To be free, or not to be” Is A Threat To Civil Peace Now?

2 years ago
The beautiful Tabaris mural that was painted by the awesome ASHEKMAN brothers was removed today by the Beirut municipality, as part of the campaign to remove “all political slogans” from Beirut. I don’t understand how ...
Lebanon

From Football Teammates In Lebanon To Sworn Enemies In Syria

2 years ago
Picture taken from Al Akhaa Ahli Aley Football Team Archive This picture, which was shared by Hazem al Amin today, pretty much sums up how the Syrian Civil War has spilled over into Lebanon. It ...
Health

Remembering Sarah el Khatib On World Cancer Day

2 years ago
via ArtSheep Sara el Khatib was a 4th year pharmacy student at LAU and was battling cancer, living with an amputation and enduring the accompanying pain. Sara gave the below inspiring TEDx talk 14 days ...
Beirut

Beirut Marathon Officially One Of The 26 Exclusive Silver Races In The World!

2 years ago
The BDL Beirut Marathon has been promoted to a SILVER Road Race by the International Association of Athletics Federation after it met all the organization’s quality requirements. Becoming a silver label marathon is very difficult ...
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