When Lebanese Can’t Tell “Real” Predictions From Fake Ones

Is there anyone who doesn't know Naim Halawi in Lebanon? Is it possible that no one has ever heard of SLCHI and Naim's hilarious clips and epic NYE predictions? Every year people start sharing his old clips where he's mocking Michel Hayek or some other silly clairvoyant and fortune tellers, but this is the first time ever that Naim had to explain to come commentators that his predictions are a joke and not "real" ones,…

2016 Statistics: Car Accidents Down by 20%

According to the Internal Security Forces numbers , car accidents dropped by 20,62% in 2016 when compared to 2015. The last 12 months witnessed 3318 accidents which resulted in 4495 injuries and 448 casualties whereas 2015 witnessed 4180 accidents which resulted in 5525 injuries and 564 casualties. Source: KunHadi On every end of year, there are new campaigns asking people to drive carefully and try make New Year's Even accident-free and this year is no…

Good & Bad News For The Families of Captive Lebanese Soldiers

16 Lebanese Army soldiers were released a year ago by Al Nusra front in exchange for 13 prisoners and 5 women, but nine are still ISIS captives and there are still no news regarding their fate. Few weeks back, four dead bodies were found near the Lebanese-Syrian border and there were fears that they might belong to the captive soldiers. However, the General Security took DNA samples from the corpses and compared them with those…
Baladi

Lebanese Blogs 2016 Year in Review: BlogBaladi Among The Most Viral Blogs

2 weeks ago
Lebanon’s most popular blog aggregator Lebanese Blogs has published “The 16 Most Viral Lebanese Blog Posts of 2016” based on hard data gathered and analyzed from the thousands of posts that were published and indexed ...
Food

Bar Tartine’s Christmassy #Stollen Bread is a Must-Try!

2 weeks ago
It’s no hidden secret that I love Bar Tartine. Everything tastes great there and the #stollen bread they’ve introduced this year is one of my favorite Christmas treats. Stollen is a traditional German bread prepared ...
Business

What I Learned As a Jury Member of “Product of the Year”

2 weeks ago
We’ve all seen the “Product of the Year” (POY) label in red on products’ ads and on supermarket shelves. I myself have been invited several times to attend the ceremonies where the different categories’ POY ...
Critiques

Why is Women’s Political Participation in Lebanon Among The Lowest World Wide?

3 weeks ago
The 2011 Mikati government failed to appoint any women ministers. The 2014 Tamman Salam government only appointed one female minister (Alice Chabtini) and Saad Hariri’s 2016 government only has one female minister as well. Lebanon ...
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