So-called Lebanese Nationalists Mixing Leftism & Homosexuality

I don't even know where to start with this video. I'm not sure if it was meant to be satire or a serious one because nothing adds up. Here's what they're saying briefly: - In the 21st century, Lebanon has been witnessing the rise of NGOs and organizations defending the rights of the LGBT community and it all started with articles in leftist papers, which is a clear proof that there are active marxist movements…

Le Charcutier Aoun is not Selling and will Remain 100% Lebanese

For the past three years, I've been hearing rumors about Charcutier Aoun selling out to Al Futtaim but the deal never took place. Negotiations were apparently serious this year but the deal was cancelled and the Charcutier will stay 100% Lebanese. Le Charcutier is one of the oldest and largest supermarket chains in Lebanon with 14 outlets. "The deal, if completed, would probably be the largest acquisition agreement in the retail sector", and would have…

CNN: Surfing Becoming More Popular in #Lebanon

I remember when Cafe Najjar first featured a surfer in its most recent ads, I got several comments asking me if one can really surf in Lebanon while others laughed at the idea. Well surfing in Lebanon is becoming more and more popular over the past two years, with its community growing up to 200 surfers, as per Paul Abbas who is Lebanon's only surfboard shaper. Abbas became interested in the sport back in 2010…

VAPE’s Latest Ads

I've seen the VAPE ads several times now on the road and I'm still not comfortable with the one with the local thug. The ad with the teacher is kinda funny even though professors shouldn't be terrorizing students but the one with the thug is just wrong. What exactly are they trying to say? that it's ok to have thugs disciplining streets in Lebanon? That it's ok to have such people? That the police is…
Art

ASHEKMAN Are Drawing a Massive “Salam” (Peace) Sign on Ouzai Rooftops

1 week ago
ASHEKMAN just kicked off a huge project in Beirut’s Ouzai area where they will be painting hundreds of houses and buildings to show the word سلام (Peace in Arabic). The gigantic Arabic calligraffiti will be ...
Baladi

World Economic Forum: 9 Lebanese Starts Ups Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution

1 week ago
The World Economic Forum has teamed up with the International Finance Corporation to bring us the top 100 Arab World startups that are shaping the future in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). ...
Health

When You Google Smoking in Lebanon

1 week ago
I was just watching a disturbing video showing a young kid asking her mother to pass her the Arguile, which the loving and thoughtful mother does! This may be shocking to many but the sad ...
Fun

A Nice Compilation of #OldLebanon Pictures

1 week ago
How did Beirut, Tyre, Jounieh, Taanayel, Beqaa, Tripoli, Nahr el Kalb, Dahr el Baydar, Baalbeck, Bekfaya and many other regions in Lebanon look like between the 1950s and 70s? I just stumbled upon this beautiful ...
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