Huge Gaming Event Happening in #Beirut this July

In collaboration with Virgin Radio Lebanon, Mindwhisk events are organizing for the first time in the country, a huge gaming event entitled "Gamers Unite 2019", which will take place between July 17 and 21 at the new Biel in Furn El Chebbak. The winners could claim up to 50,000$ of cash prize, in a total of 3 tournaments: Dota 2, PUBG PC and CSGO. Tickets are already on sale on ihjoz.com on the following link.…

No, LAU Did NOT Forbid Students from Praying on Campus

So someone took a paper placed by the LAU Beirut Dean of Students inside the library and shared it online to bash the Lebanese American University and claim that they do not respect people's beliefs and don't allow students to pray on campus. To begin with, the statement issued by the Dean of Students clearly indicates that there are no designated places for prayer on campus, and not that students cannot pray there, and I'm…

Who’s Behind Employing 4,580 New People in the Public Sector?

We've been hearing for few months now about the "illegally" hired new employees in the public sector yet we have no idea who's behind it. In fact, all parties seem to be denying it and want an investigation which is quite funny considering they have been in power for decades. In short, the hiring freeze that came into effect in 2017 forbid any new hirings by public institutions, including ministries and municipalities, yet somehow over…

Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 Review

The Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 has officially hit the Lebanese market and is a major upgrade from last year’s Huawei Y7 Prime 2018. The mid-range phone, which is aimed at today’s youth, combines three key features that are hard to find in competing smartphones: – Great Battery life: A large 4000mAh battery, up from the 3000mAh on last year’s model, that can last for more than one-day which is pretty awesome. – Great Camera: Featuring…
Critiques

Interior Minister Revives Civil Marriage Debate, Bans Convoys

3 days ago
Lebanon’s first female Interior Minister revived the civil marriage debate in the past few days by vowing to open the door “to a serious and deep dialogue on this issue with all religious and other ...
Critiques

Judo Champion Nacif Elias Loses to Avoid Confronting Israeli Athlete at #JudoParis2019

5 days ago
Lebanese Judo Champion was on his way to secure a medal for Lebanon at the #JudoParis 2019 tournament but was forced to lose his game to avoid confronting an Israeli athlete in the semis. Since ...
Lebanon

5th Century Byzantine Village Discovered in Zaarour

5 days ago
The “Al Jawzeh” project has been on since 2012, but it was not until last week that the results of the digs were announced by archaeologists Lina Nacouzi and Dominique Pieri at a conference held ...
Art

Sursock Museum Cites Economic Constraints, to Close Twice Per Week Now

5 days ago
Starting Monday February the 18th, the Sursock museum will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. The sad Facebook announcement came as a result of “economic constraints” it is facing: In the face of increasing economic ...
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