ASHEKMAN #OperationSALAM is Complete

After three weeks of hard work, ASHEKMAN has finally completed a huge project in Tripoli where they painted a gigantic Arabic #Calligraffiti of the word #peace or #سلام on 85 rooftops in Syria street, which separated previously fighting neighborhoods of Jabal Mehssen and Beb el Tebbeneh. The massive rooftop mural was made possible with the help of March Lebanon and over 50 young men and women from the area that helped Ashekman complete it. It's…

Another Cat Slayer at AUB?

It appears that there's a new cat slayer at the American University of Beirut whereas a cat was found killed and cut into pieces recently. Two years ago, someone was found smashing kittens with stones and killing them and got kicked out of the institution. I don't know who's the sick person committing these crimes but it's about time AUB does the necessary to prevent such cries from occurring that often. AS per AUB policy,…

Marble Bull’s Head From The Temple of Echmoun Recovered by the Ministry of Culture

The Minister of Culture announced a couple days ago that the marble bull's head from the Phoenician temple of Echmoun was finally returned to Lebanon. The head was reportedly looted from an archaeological storage area at Byblos in the 1980s during the Lebanese civil war, and was bought by American collectors in the late 1990s for over $1 million dollars from an English art merchant. Manhattan prosecutors then took custody of the ancient bull’s head…

How The Tourism Minister Justified the LL10,000 Valet Parking Price

Even if most of our ministers are incompetent, they always tend to sympathize with the people and lie to them to make them believe they're doing things for their own good. They never cease to amaze us with the excuses they come up with their actions and pretend it's for our own good but our current Tourism Minister doesn't work that way. After setting the valet parking price to LL5,000 and waging a war against…
Automotive

Formula E in Beirut?

1 month ago
Back in 1999, Lebanon almost won the bid to host an F1 track back in 1999. F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone was fond of the idea and F1 Race Director Charlie Whiting visited Lebanon to inspect ...
Architecture

Villa Les Cèdres is the World’s Most Expensive House

1 month ago
Villa Les Cèdres, a luxurious mansion in Southern France is up for sale for $410 million dollars, making it the world’s most expensive residential home. The 187 year old mansion built in the Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat near ...
Critiques

Valet Parking Set to 10,000LL in Beirut LOL!

1 month ago
When I first posted about the valet parking price being set to LL 5,000, my only worry was that the law will never be enforced, but the last thing I expected was for the Tourism ...
Baladi

Spanish Army Raises Lebanese Flag on Spain’s National Day

1 month ago
The Spanish Army raised the Lebanese flag during a military parade celebrating Spain’s National day as a sign of solidarity and gratitude to the Lebanese army soldiers who paid tribute to Barcelona’s terror attack victims ...
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