US Ban on Electronic Devices to Affect 9 Middle Eastern Airports

CNN, BBC and The Guardian are reporting that the US authorities have just banned electronic devices from cabin baggage on flights from more than 10 Middle Eastern and North African countries. The requirement would forbid passengers from bringing laptops, iPads, Kindles and even cameras larger than mobile phones into the cabin. Royal Jordanian tweeted about this new ban but then later on deleted it, but Etihad Airways and Turkish Airlines confirmed receiving a new directive…

Mother’s Day Ads [2017]

Here's a nice round-up of this year's Mother's Day ads in Lebanon. A Happy Mother's Day to all! A daring approach coming from a jewelry shop but I love it - YVAN TUFENKJIAN - Al Hallab word play is genius :D - Haha! Love it - Almaza - Nothing Beats Your Mom's Cooking - Barbar - Queen of our hearts - Exotica - Dodge Lebanon - She pours her heart into everything she does. Today,…

Why I was Visiting Philip Morris in Switzerland

My recent trip to the Philip Morris International Research Center in Neuchâtel in Switzerland might have come as a shock to many. Most of you know I don’t smoke, and that I’m a staunch supporter of Lebanon’s Tobacco Control Law 174, which bans indoor smoking in public places. Just to be clear, I still don’t smoke, never did and never will. I always try to encourage my friends who do smoke to quit too. I…

Events that Took place Yesterday

If you scrolled through your Facebook yesterday or flipped through local TV stations, here are the events that were taking place at almost the same time: - Lebanese protesting against the government's planned new taxes in Riad el Solh. - The PSP were commemorating Kamal Jumblat's assassination and Walid Jumblatt was passing the torch to his son Taymoor. - Diamony's fashion show was taking place in Mzaar intercontinental. - Maronite Patriarch was celebrating Saint Joseph's…
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10 Funny Signs from Today’s Protest

5 days ago
Whether you’re with or against the protests today, one thing is for sure: Lebanese always know how to come up with the funniest and wittiest posters. Enjoy 🙂 Photo Credits to Bernadette & Anis ...
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Longest Shawarma in The World: Tyre breaks Guinness World Record

5 days ago
Tyre just broke the Guinness World Record for the longest Shawarma sandwich by rolling a 121 meters long sandwich, 75 meters longer than the previous record. 120 meters of bread, 292 kilos of chicken, 80 ...
Fun

Tobacco Prices have gone up in Lebanon (By 250 Liras LOL)

6 days ago
The government has apparently agreed to increase tobacco prices in Lebanon and Lebanonfiles has published the new price lists as shared by the Regie Libanaise. I asked a couple of friends just to make sure ...
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#Ntebho_Online: An Awareness Campaign on Online Threats

6 days ago
If you ever decide to give your child a connected device, it is important to make sure that you are in total control because it’s a big an dangerous virtual world out there, just as ...
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