Lebanon & Kuwait The Only Partly-Free Countries In The Region, Tunisia Ranked Free

Despite everything that's been happening in the past few years and despite having the worst ranked country in the world in terms of freedom as a neighbor , Lebanon was still ranked as a partly-free country in the 2015 Freedom House report. Kuwait was the only other partly free country in the Arab World while Tunisia "became the Arab world’s only Free country after holding democratic elections under a new constitution", and the first Arab…

Week25: LiveLoveBeirut’s Best Pictures Of The Week

View From Laqlouq - By Petko_yo You can follow LiveLoveBeirut on Instagram on . I'm also on Instagram and you can follow me if you like. Beautiful Sawfar home - by AbyHamed Paint the stairs - by Dihzahyners Mar Mikhael - by Theobaf Labor day - by JohanSakr Chelel Faraya - by ninofenianos

What Happens When You Are Wrongly Fined In Lebanon?

via elNashra Update: A friend told me that he faced the same problem once and that they told him that he doesn't need to pay any fines if the fine is older than the car registration date. I've been supportive of the new traffic law ever since it came out, but there are 4 issues that I've stated in a previous post and that I believe need to be tackled ASAP: 1- Political and security…

We Desperately Need Pedestrian Crossing Activists In Lebanon

via KunHadi Drivers who run a red light or don't respect pedestrian passages will be fined up to 700,000 according to the new traffic law, yet most drivers in Lebanon chose to abide by the first rule and ignored the second one. Most pedestrian passages in Beirut are dangerous whereas cars park all over their lane and drive away even when there are people still crossing the road. I was at the Four Seasons Beirut…

It’s Time To Put An End To Illegal Cable Providers In Lebanon

2 years ago
The union of Cable providers in Lebanon (I didn’t know they had a union) decided to take down LBCI yesterday as a sign of protest against the decision taken by 8 local TVs to make ...

Father-to-be, Groom-to-be Lebanese Fire Fighters Died Trying To Save Others

2 years ago
via DailyStar While everyone was too busy talking about Salma Hayek’s visit to Beirut, two brave fire fighters died fighting a blaze in Mar Elias and trying to save others. Mohammad Al-Mawla was 25, a ...

The Most Googled Products In Lebanon And The Middle East

2 years ago
Fixr.com put together a map of the world with the most-Googled for object in each country, using the auto-complete formula of “How much does * cost in [x country]”. Of course the results aren’t scientific ...

Waves ‘98: A Lebanese Short Movie Running For The “Palme d’Or” At Cannes Festival

2 years ago
The short movie Waves ’98 by 2012 cinema-grantee Ely Dagher was selected by the 2015 Short Films Competition of the Cannes Festival out of 4550 short films submitted. These films will all run for the ...