Whatsapp New Limitations: “Popular” Messages Can be Forwarded to One Person

I was forwarding a funny video to a couple of friends when I got the below message, stating that I can only share with up to 1 chat this message as it has been forwarded many times. This is apparently one of Whatsapp's new limitations to disrupt false Covid-19 claims. I saved the video in my gallery and resent it, and I was able to forward it back to 5 people, which means WhatsApp is…

Make a Virtual Visit to Seven Churches This Year

Since the Seven Churches visitation is not possible this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, here are seven churches from around the world that you can virtually visit online: 1- St. Peter's Basilica 2- Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception 3- Canterbury Cathedral 4- St. Patrick's Cathedral 5- Cathedrale Notre Dame de Paris 6- The Church of Nativity 7- St. George's Chapel - Windsor You can also check out the Sistine Chapel…

COVID-19 Update: Is Lebanon Flattening The Curve?

Health Minister Hamad Hassan appeared in a video yesterday re-assuring Lebanese that we're close to achieving our goal, which I assume means containing the pandemic and flattening the #COVID19 curve, but did not provide further details or timelines. So is Lebanon flattening the curve or not yet? - As per yesterday's MoPH report, we have 7 new COVID-19 cases, which indicates a drop in the number of daily cases, but these numbers are not very…

Disney Plus Originals Coming to the Middle East on April 9

Good news for everyone still locked in, you will have more material to binge on soon as OSN will start featuring all of Disney Plus original content on April 9. Disney+ rollout in the Middle East is still not clear, but until then, you will be able to watch Disney Plus TV shows and movies, including The Mandalorian, The World According to Jeff Goldblum, Aladdin, The Lion King and more, for USD 9.50 per month.…
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Lebanon Protests Featured in Money Heist Netflix Documentary

3 days ago
Netflix recently released an hour-long documentary Money Heist: The Phenomenon, showing why and how “Money Heist” sparked a wave of enthusiasm around the world. Around Minute 6, they’re talking on how jumpsuits and masks from ...
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Google’s COVID19 Mobility Reports for Lebanon

4 days ago
There’s been a lot of talks in the past few days about Google’s Coronavirus mobility reports, which are feeding users’ location history to “chart movement trends over time by geography, across different high-level categories of ...
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UNESCO Expresses Concerns Over Construction Project in Nahr el Kalb

5 days ago
UNESCO director Mechtild Rössler published an open letter expressing concerns to the Lebanese authorities, over the announcement of a construction project at the Archaeological Site of Nahr El-Kalb. She continued saying: In particular, the World ...
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Interior Minister Puts in Place License Plate-Based Driving Restrictions

5 days ago
Interior Minister Mohammad Fahmi issued a circular today stating that – Vehicles with a license plate ending in an odd number may now only be driven Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. and – Vehicles with a ...
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