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Critiques

Back when Johnny Hallyday’s Beirut Concert Got Cancelled Over The “Twist” Dance

1 week ago
Since the hot topic has been censorship in the past few weeks in Lebanon, I thought I feature this [Legal-Agenda] article on how Kamal Jumblatt, who served in the early 1960s as Lebanon’s Interior Minister, ...
Critiques

Qatar & Lebanon Ranked World’s Most Water-stressed Countries

1 week ago
Experts at the World Resources Institute (WRI) published a report on the world’s most water-stressed countries and regions and Lebanon was on top of the list along with Qatar. The findings revealed that a quarter ...
Critiques

Lebanese Violinist Sparked Controversy in Iraq Over Tournament Opening Ceremony

2 weeks ago
Iraqi VP Nouri al Maliki and religious far-right conservatives were outraged after a Lebanese violinist played a rendition of the Iraqi national anthem prior to the game between Iraq and Lebanon at the Karbala International ...
Art

#LADE Unveils Hamra Mural to Promote #WomenLeadership

2 weeks ago
LADE unveiled a massive mural in Hamra last week under the hashtag #YouAreANaturalLeader. The mural aims at creating an opposite standpoint on the gender roles in the society and focus on women’s ability to lead, ...
Critiques

The First Public Beach in Jounieh?

2 weeks ago
This may come as a surprise to some, but Jounieh doesn’t have any public beaches. For a city that has one of the largest bays in Lebanon, you’d expect to see few free public beaches ...
Critiques

Dutch Metal Band “Within Temptation” Cancels Byblos Gig

2 weeks ago
After Byblos Festival decided to cancel Mashrou’ Leila’s concert “to prevent bloodshed and maintain peace and security”, Dutch metal band Within Temptation issued a statement today announcing that they’re cancelling their concert in Byblos as ...
Critiques

There are NO new Exit Taxes at Beirut Airport, But …

2 weeks ago
Everyone was sharing earlier today how a new exit tax of LL50,000 was imposed on passengers leaving Lebanon aboard an economy-class flight but that’s not accurate and Annahar shared an article later on to clarify ...
Lebanon

Speeding-Ticket-Like Brochures Handed to Drivers on Khalde Highway

2 weeks ago
In September 2018, an 18-year old girl called Amar al Ghali died in a fatal accident caused by a speeding driver on the Khaldeh highway. In an attempt to keep her memory alive and raise ...
Baladi

A Breathtaking Lookout Spot in Sir el Donnieh

2 weeks ago
Syr el Donnieh is often described as North Lebanon’s Forgotten Gem. It is the largest village in the Denniyeh area and is known for its stunning landscapes, hike and bike trails, woodlands and orchards. Three ...
Baladi

Larissa Takchi Wins 2019 MasterChef Australia

3 weeks ago
Larissa Takchi, a 22-year-old Lebanese-Australian restaurant manager born and raised in Sydney, has won the 2019 MasterChef Australia title, making her the youngest winner ever of the TV show. Larissa is a self-taught cook with ...
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