Homenetmen Crowned 2018 Lebanese Basketball Champions

The 2018 Lebanese basketball circus is finally over and Homenetmen men’s basketball team has won the League after defeating Riyadi 74-59. This has been one intense series that almost got ruined in Game 6 after drum sticks were thrown at Homenetmen players but luckily enough, the series was concluded and a winner emerged without any major fights or riots taking place. This is Homenetmen's first ever title and they're the first team to defeat Riyadi…

Meet the AUB Surgeon Treating Palestinian Protesters in Gaza

Dr. Ghassan Abu-Sitta, a reconstructive surgeon working at the American University of Beirut, has been making trips to Gaza for the past five years to help injured Palestinians. He's currently there operating non-stop at al-Awda Hospital to treat the injured. The hospital is in desperate need of Operating Room kits, tourniquets, and emergency supplies. Dr Abu-Sitta is fighting and rebelling relentlessly in his own way, by operating on Palestinian protesters who were shot by Israeli…

Article 49 of the 2018 Budget Annulled by Constitutional Council

The Constitutional Council annulled yesterday 7 articles in the 2018 budget including Article 49 which allowed any foreign national who invests in a real estate starting at around $500,000 inside Beirut and $330,000 elsewhere to obtain a permanent Lebanese residency. The article was seen by many as paving the way for naturalization while those in favor of the article saw in it an opportunity to attract foreign investments. Personally speaking, I was against it for…

Sign Up To Start Recycling & Start Making A Change

The garbage crisis is still ongoing just in case anyone's wondering, and while we were all distracted by the elections, garbage is still piling up and being dumped into the Mediterranean. However, there are still people trying to make a change and working hard to promote recycling and encouraging households to sign up and do something to fight the corruption and incompetence in Lebanon. Recycle Beirut will be collecting recycling from over 10,000 homes and…
Critiques

A Powerful ICRC Video On Targeting Hospitals in War Zones

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ICRC shared few days ago a powerful video aimed at shedding lights on health workers and hospitals being attached in war zones. The video entitled “Why We Can’t Save Her Life” shows a father driving ...
Information

R.I.P May Arida

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May Arida, the President of Lebanon’s prestigious Baalbek International Festival and “a name that raises so much values, so many memories” has passed away aged 92. Here’s a small biography of Arida’s numerous accomplishments and ...
Elections2018

Official Results of The 2018 Lebanese Parliamentary Elections & More

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The official results were finally published online by the Interior Ministry, they included detailed results for every districts and every polling station. The results are all in PDF formats which sucks but fortunately there are ...
Architecture

Adding Some Life to Burj el Murr

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Burj el Murr, dubbed the tower of bitterness, is a haunting reminder of the Lebanese Civil War that ravaged Lebanon for over 15 years. The building was built in the 1970s and served as a ...
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