17,000 Seedlings Will Turn Aaqoura’s Barren land into a Forest

I stumbled upon this video of a reforestation initiative organized by Aaqoura's youth and the town's environmental committee with the help of US Aid, US Forest Service and Lebanon Reforestation Initiative. Over 17,000 seedlings were planted since 2016 to make Aaqoura even more beautiful ecologically, attract more nature lovers and more importantly create a sustainable environment for future generations. The number may seem small but it's a good start which, I hope, will be followed…

Third Turkish Power Barge to Dock in Zouk Instead of Jiyye

When the first Turkish power ships set sail in 2013, the aim was to help temporarily with the electricity crisis while we build new power plants and enhance the existing ones. Five years later, we're still suffering from severe outages and are bringing in further power ships. Last week, a third power ship was set to sail in Jiyye to provide the area with potentially 200 additional megawatts that will be free of charge for…

Pope Francis Declares Death Penalty WRONG in all Cases

Pope Francis has officially declared the death penalty to be inadmissible in all cases and enshrined his statement in an official Catholic teaching, a major shift in the church's position that is likely to upset many pro-death penalty Catholics. The Church's official stance now is that "the death penalty is inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person". Whenever I wrote about the death penalty being wrong, I used…
Critiques

Can Lebanese Still Take a Joke?

1 week ago
I’m becoming more and more convinced that Lebanese can no longer take a joke these days. No matter how offensive or lame the joke is, someone will figure out a way to make a fuss ...
Critiques

Footage Showing Dog Being Cruelly Dragged Behind Municipality Truck in Fanar

1 week ago
Poisoning stray dogs or shooting them dead while everyone’s asleep is no longer needed in Lebanon. Some municipalities couldn’t care less what people think or about animal rights and are now exercising their savage methods ...
Events

Scorpions Back in Lebanon on October 27

1 week ago
The legends of rock are coming back to Beirut for another live concert at the seaside arena on October 27. The German band announced their retirement back in 2010 but then went on a “Farewell” ...
Art

Lebanese Musician Creates Musical Instrument Using Army Bullets From Arsal Battle

1 week ago
Lebanese Musician Alain Bourgi collected empty bullets from the #DawnOfTheMountains battle that took place in Arsal two years ago to build a musical instrument and sing the Lebanese National Anthem with it. I love the ...
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