The driver could be a Gad el Maleh fan but he better be careful because Gad is not welcome in Lebanon. In fact, his show got cancelled few years back because someone decided to edit Gad’s Wikipedia page and circulate a false picture of him fighting with the Israeli Army. Needless to say, Gad has a lot of fans in Lebanon and a lot of them made the trip to watch him live in Dubai on the 13th and 14th of February.
Oh wow! Unfreakinbelievable!
I heard MEA ordered the case to be investigated and I hope they do it quickly and apologize to Rola because this is unacceptable.
Jackie Chamoun and Alex Mohbat – The two Skiers representing Lebanon at Sochi Winter Olympics 2014
For those interested in seeing Jackie Chamoun and Alex Mohbat race, here’s the schedule for both athletes as posted on their respective Facebook Pages:
Jackie has one race scheduled on February 21 at 2:45pm (Lebanon Time).
Alex has two races, the Giant Slamon on Wednesday the 19th starting 9am and the Slalom on Saturday 22nd starting 2:45 pm (Both Lebanon time).
Best of luck to Alex & Jackie!
Jackie FB page
Alex Mohbat FB Page
According to Annahar, Ministers Nohad el Machnouk and Rachid Derbas were late for the first picture and by the time they arrived, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri had left, so they decided to take another picture with all the ministers and someone filling in Berri’s place then photoshop Berri into it.
I have to say I didn’t expect a new government to see the light, and I am quite saddened that we couldn’t break Belgium’s word record of 589 days without a government. That would have been quite the achievement!
Here are few good reads on the new government for those interested:
Lebanon’s New Government (Feb 15, 2014) – Qifa Nabki
A Team Of Rivals – BeirutSpring
Eleven Months Later – Who Won? – Moulahazat
Taken from @Boutros_Harb
Technically speaking, Boutros Harb wasn’t Telecom Minister yet when he, or whomever manages his twitter account, posted these tweets but I am surprised the tweets weren’t deleted up until this hour. I am not even sure how they managed to tweet such a thing.
Update: Tweets were deleted.
I like though that it’s called 3al Sari3 and it’s located on Ghazal Street.
The AUB Cineclub and the Museum Of Censorship Club – AUB are proudly organized The Uncut Film Festival at AUB next week.
Five movies will be screened from Monday till Friday at 6:30pm in the Charles Hostler Auditorium (Sea Side). Everyone is welcome to attend and entrance is free of charge.
Here is the list of the movies and their dates:
Monday 17, February: Syriana by Stephan Gaghan – 2005
Tuesday 18, February: Life of Brian by Terry Jones -1979
Wednesday 19, February: One Man Village (Semaan Bi Day’ia) by Simon El Haber – 2008
Thursday 20, February: Chou Sar? (What Happened?) by De Gaulle Eid – 2009
Friday 21, February: L’inconnu du Lac (Stranger by the Lake) by Alain Guiraudie – 2013
I am personally against any kind of censorship and am fully supportive of this event. I will do my best to make it to at least one of the screenings and meet the people behind this. I love that they picked “Life of Brian”, a movie that probably would have never been approved in Lebanon these days.
I am surprised the guy actually went to Jounieh after seeing the paper. I would have stayed home and ignored it. More importantly, some guys would have appreciated the gift not considered it a “Dareb”.
Lol on Olga Balakhof!