Week30: LiveLoveBeirut’s Best Pictures Of The Week

Flying over Jounieh - by Sara el Dana You can follow LiveLoveBeirut on Instagram on . I'm also on Instagram and you can follow me if you like. Flying over the parliament - by Micho el Khoury Beautiful sunset - by F.Rostom In love with Ehden - By Eli77 Dbayyeh sunset - by JoseDaou A walk in the Cedars forest - by Sacha el Aref From the sky - by Antoun Hayek

Leaked Speed Radar Schedules In Lebanon

I'm not sure how accurate these schedules are but everyone's been sharing them over the past few days. They indicate where the ISF will be setting radar speeds gun and at what time. As you can see, chances are you will get fined if you're speeding at night which makes sense. Needless to say, these radars should not be secret and the aim is not to surprise drivers speeding and fine them but to help…

#LoveWins In Lebanon Too?

via Mahmoud Ghazayel The picture above was taken in Lebanon back in 2006, however it's not a gay parade but an anti-government demonstration led by the opposition back then. Needless to say, the parties who were organizing this demonstration probably had no clue what these colors stood for and would have never considered demonstrating in favor of same sex marriages. In fact, we still live in a country where people from different religions cannot marry…

Ramadan In Tripoli Through The Lens Of Natheer Halawani

Another mass iftar held by a bunch of activists and well-doers in town. The iftar gathered people from both religions to share iftar on a same table in a one-of-a-kind event where everybody contributed to the table. Mosques and Churches announced Maghrib prayer, the time to break the fast, in an out of this world audio-visual scenery. I was finalizing this post with my friend Natheer when I heard about the terrorist attacks in Kuwait,…
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Anthony Bourdain’s Beirut Episode Is Even Worse Than I Thought It Would Be

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