Tonga Defeats Lebanon by ONLY 2 Points to Reach Rugby League World Cup Semi-finals

Lebanon may have lost their quarter final game against Tonga but they've produced one of the best performances of any team in the competition so far and some are even saying they were robbed of victory after a controversial decision by Video referee Thaler to over-turn a try decision given to Lebanon's Adam Doueihi by another referee. No one expected the lowest ranked team in the World Cup to give the Tongans a run for…

Beirut Street Named after PM Saad Hariri

Beirut Municipality issued a statement yesterday where they agreed unanimously to name one of Beirut's streets after PM Saad Hariri. Streets are usually named after martyrs, historic and famous people but it's also common to name streets after popular politicians as a sign of support. As far as Hariri is concerned, he left Saudi Arabia for Paris and landed earlier this morning. He is expected to return to Beirut soon but we still don't know…

Here’s why I’m Voting, and YOU Should Vote, for Lebanese Innovator Fouad Maksoud

Fouad Maksoud is the only remaining Lebanese candidate at this year's Stars of Science show and is well positioned to win this year's edition after scoring a whooping 96 for his invention: the highest score in #StarsOfScience history. Not only is his score the highest in the show's history, but he's several points ahead of his nearest rival thanks to his breakthrough invention. Who is Fouad Maksoud? Fouad is a 25-year old AUB student who…

Electronic Ban lifted onboard MEA’s flights bound to London

Middle East Airlines just announced today to all its passengers that the ban on the carriage of larger phones, laptops and tablets in the cabin on-board MEA flights to London was finally lifted. Seven months ago, the UK issued a flight ban on anything electronic larger than a normal smartphone for direct flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia. The carriers affected are Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airways, Atlas-Global Airlines, Middle East Airlines,…
Fun

If We’re All Paying our Municipalities, Where Does our Money go?

3 weeks ago
If you want to buy or rent a house, start a business, use your mobile phone or landline, consume electricity or water, you are paying municipalities. Municipalities benefit from almost every service out there in ...
Critiques

Freedom of Expression Above All

3 weeks ago
Whether you like Marcel Ghanem or not, I think we can all agree that he is the best TV host we have in Lebanon and that his show is among the most popular and respected ...
Fun

Netflix Hilarious Response to the Hariri Crisis

3 weeks ago
When asked by a Lebanese tweep to do a series on the mysterious resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Netflix responded with “ننأى بالنفس”, which is pretty much what Lebanon has NOT been doing for ...
Food

The End of an Era: Roadster Diner Achrafieh Branch to Close Next Week

4 weeks ago
The first ever Roadster Diner branch is set to close next week after almost 20 years. The Achrafieh branch is closing and getting relocated to Restos St. Nicolas, a food cluster at the heart of ...
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