Secret British Squad Saved Ras Baalbeck from an ISIS Massacre

A £150,000 watchtower built in 17 days, just in time before a major attack on the Lebanese border by terrorists, has saved the Christian town of Ras Baalbeck from an "ISIS" massacre. The tower was constructed at high speed by a secret British team of ex-soldiers and engineers. Ras Baalbeck is home to a population of around 5,000 people who are mostly Christian. Here's what British ambassador Tom Fletcher had to say about this: Tom…

Lebanon Among The Ten Worst Countries For Women

Lebanon was ranked among the ten worst countries for women in the world and scored one of the lowest rates in terms of women political empowerment with less than 3% . The original report was produced by The WEF’s 2014 Global Gender Gap Report which measured disparities between men and women in 142 countries. In the worst-scoring nations, economic and educational opportunities, as well as political representation and health outcomes, were far worse for women…

The Amazing Guillermo Forchino Collection Now Available At Virgin Megastores In Beirut

I love figurines, specially the ones that are meticulously crafted and contain a lot of details, so you can imagine how excited I was while unwrapping my "Mr Barbecue" figurine by Guillermo Forchino that Virgin sent me as a gift. Forchino is an Argentinian artist born to Italian parents who creates comic sculptures with a lighthearted sense of fun and color. He has quite a large collection that includes boats, planes, motorcycles and cars and…
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Lebanese Red Cross Workers Denied Entrance To A Beirut Mosque

2 years ago
This was posted earlier today by Abdel Rahman Ali who works for the Lebanese Red Cross. His co-workers came to present their condolences but apparently weren’t allowed inside the mosque because they were wearing the ...
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The Latest Public Transportation Method In Lebanon

2 years ago
Spotted in Saida by Reem. ...
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Machrou7a Koussa Wou Jebneh?

2 years ago
I’d love to talk about the politics of Machrou7a with this guy. Thanks Hadi! ...
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It’s Safe To Eat At ABC

2 years ago
via ABC I never doubted food safety at ABC restaurants but it’s good to hear that they are raising awareness on that matter and comforting people that they are LAFS certified. Meanwhile, Minister Bou Faour ...
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