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Lebanon

Nbr of Passengers at Beirut Airport Reached 23,500 Yesterday: An All-time High

2 days ago
Every year around the same time, passengers leaving Beirut go through hell to get to their gates on time. Last week marked the highest number of passengers leaving RHIA in Lebanon’s history, peaking at 23,500 ...
Lebanon

US Raises Visa Prices for Lebanese, B1 / B2 Visas Not Affected

3 days ago
Below is the statement released by the US Embassy in Lebanon a couple of weeks back: The U.S. Government continuously re-evaluates reciprocity schedules worldwide to ensure that U.S. visa issuance fees are commensurate with fees ...
Alcohol

Wata: A Lebanese Cider

4 days ago
I always thought it was weird that cider is not that popular in Lebanon, knowing that apples account for 1/4 of the total fruit production of the country. Wata is the first Lebanese cider I ...
Opinions/critiques

Surviving on $4 a Day

4 days ago
UNDP shared yesterday a powerful poverty stunt where bank cardholders were only able to withdraw $4 or its equivalent LL6000 from ATMs. When the bank’s officer showed up to listen to their complaints, he asked ...
Information

Capernaum is on Netflix!

4 days ago
I posted recently on Lebanese movies available to watch on Netflix and Capernaum wasn’t there. I saw someone post on Facebook today that it’s there so I checked again and found it! If you haven’t ...
Baladi

Zaatar W Zeit Drops Plastic Straws

1 week ago
Zaatar W Zeit announced on Instagram that it is dropping all plastic straws from all dine-in, takeaway and delivery orders. This comes as part of ZWZ’s 20 years celebration as they’re launching #therealgreen as part ...
Critiques

Baccalaureate Results: Education Ministry Messed-Up Big Time!

1 week ago
Another ministry whose performance has been questionable ever since the government was formed is the Education Ministry. Right before the official exams and instead of comforting students, the Minister was reminding them that cameras will ...
Critiques

Health Minister Wants To Ban Formula Milk From Hospitals & Shops

1 week ago
When the new government was formed, I asked around about the new Health Minister and everyone told me he’s an excellent doctor and a great fit for the job. I don’t know if he’s that ...
Critiques

Wake Up Before It’s Too Late? Or is It Already?

1 week ago
The Daily Star issued a blank issue today to take a stance on the deteriorating situation in Lebanon, calling on officials to wake up before it’s too late. The print edition listed on the 10 ...
Critiques

Instead of Supporting Lebanese Industrialists, Authorities Are Screwing Them Over

1 week ago
Anywhere in the world, authorities try to support local industries by lowering taxes and offering preferential rates on raw materials, electricity consumption and other services. Anywhere except Lebanon of course. Knowing that we have over ...
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