500 Lawyers to Visit Prisons Across Lebanon on December 22

Lebanon24 reported last week that the Beirut Bar Association has agreed to send 500 lawyers to all Lebanese prisons on December 22 in an attempt to determine which prisoners: 1- Don't have a lawyer yet. 2- Are still jailed despite serving their sentence 3- Need a minimal financial support to bail out The lawyers will also prepare a detailed report on all prisons and prisoners. I couldn't find any confirmation on this initiative but I…

Beirut Will Have its “Revolutionary” Christmas Tree This Year!

This year, it won't be Beirut's municipality that will set up its ugly, over-priced and fake Christmas decoration on Martyrs Square. Instead, Hayat Nazer, the talented Lebanese artist who built a Phoenix statue out of the metals of broken tents, is launching an initiative to build a tree out of pans, coffee pots and spoons. Hayat uploaded a video on Insta asking people to put their own designs on the pan, write down their names…

Miss Universe 2019 Crown Designed by Lebanese Jeweler Mouawad

World renowned Lebanese jewelers Mouawad have created a new $5 million, 167-karat crown for this year's Miss Universe. Mouawad had previously designed on a couple of occasions Victoria's Secret fantasy bras among other noticeable features. The crown was unveiled for the first time Thursday in a ceremony led by Miss Universe president and CEO Paula Shugart and Mouawad CEO Pascal Mouawad. "The crown design features intricate 18-karat gold vines and ivy leaves inlaid with more…

Ten Things Lebanese Politicians Should Do To Show They Truly Want Change

One of the first slogans of the Revolution was "All means all of them" and the way Lebanese politicians have dealt and continue to deal with the ongoing protests is proving more and more that they all must go. Unfortunately, this is not gonna happen over night and there are still Lebanese who believe their leaders are not corrupt and truly want to fight corruption. In fact, we have to accept the fact that parties…
Critiques

They’re Trying “Again” to Hijack The Revolution

6 days ago
The 2005 Cedars Revolution and the 2019 October Revolution may have different backgrounds, but they share one common trait: The same ruling parties who hijacked the 2005 revolution are trying to do the same with ...
Automotive

Meet The Ghiath Beast Patrol By W Motors

1 week ago
The most recent addition to Dubai’s police force is a mega-4×4 beast called the Ghiath, courtesy of the Dubai-based Lebanese supercar maker W Motors. Dubbed as one of the most advanced police vehicles in the ...
Critiques

Energy Ministry’s Gasoline Tender is a Good Thing, The Devil is in the Details Though

1 week ago
This week witnessed the second strike organized by gas stations in Lebanon, claiming they are suffering losses from being forced to purchase dollars at fluctuating rates. Truth be told, the lack of dollar in the ...
Baladi

Lebanese Zeinab Khalifeh Wins Prestigious National Geographic Abu Dhabi Award

1 week ago
Zeinab Khalife’s picture of a tailor and his sewing machine in Sidon has won her the Arab world’s prestigious annual photography competition, “Moments”, which is organized by National Geographic Abu Dhabi. The competition attracted over ...
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