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…

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

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 this past year and four Blog Baladi posts made it to the list! Lebanese MP Says Women to Blame for being Raped We Finally Have A Kickass Tourism Video In Lebanon Tripoli Becomes The First Lebanese City To Get a…

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

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 during the Christmas season and is a fruit bread made with yeast, water and flour and topped with a sugar icing. The dried fruits are usually soaked in rum or brandy and some people add marzipan to it. Bar Tartine's…

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

We’ve all seen the “Product of the Year” 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 winners are announced. However, I never really knew how the process worked exactly, until I was invited to be a jury member this year and found out about the laborious and comprehensive process to select different POYs every year. The Process…
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 ...
Fun

Rej3it 7alimeh

3 weeks ago
Yesterday was a good reminder that politics haven’t changed much in Lebanon. Two members of the same political party arguing over a press conference and then MP Khaled Daher insulting and disrespecting another MP during ...
Fun

How To Create & Send GIF on Whatsapp

3 weeks ago
I was sending GIFs over the weekend to greet some friends and most of them had no idea how to create and send a GIF on Whatsapp and whether it’s available for Android & iOS. ...
Health

#HopeForJose: Two-Year old Jose is Planned to Undergo Surgery Soon

3 weeks ago
Joseph Gerges is a 2-year old boy who was diagnosed with a Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID) due to a mutation in gene SP110 that leads to life-threatening liver fibrosis. The only cure for the ...
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