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Critiques

Beirut Governor Marwan Abboud: Pizza Secrets Did Not Have a License to Operate

1 month ago
A gas leak at a pizza place on Bechara El Khoury Street led to the death of at least night people yesterday. The victims did not die from the explosion but suffocated from the fumes ...
Lebanon

Lufthansa Suspends All Flights to Beirut Till April 30

2 months ago
Last week, Swiss airline cancelled a flight to Beirut in mid-air due to security concerns, yet confirmed they are keeping their flights to Beirut while monitoring the situation very closely. Unfortunately, the Iran-Israel retaliations that ...
Critiques

Monnot Theater Cancels Wajdi Mouawad Play Following Official Complaint & Threats

2 months ago
Lebanese-Canadian writer and actor Wajdi Mouawad was hosting the world premiere of his latest play “Wedding Day at the Cromagnons” at the Monnot Theater in Beirut, however the play was cancelled after activists lodged a ...
Critiques

Pascal Sleiman Murder: The Facilitators are The Real Problem

2 months ago
Pascal Sleiman, a Lebanese Forces party member and the coordinator for the Jbeil area, was found killed in Syria yesterday evening after being kidnapped at gunpoint on Sunday. Early investigations by the security forces and ...
Lebanon

SWISS Cancels Flight to Beirut in Mid-Air Due to Security Concerns

2 months ago
A flight from Zurich to Beirut operated by Swiss International Air Lines got cancelled yesterday in mid-air due to security concerns in Lebanon. According to a Swiss site, “Swiss experts decided on Friday night to ...
Art

Meet Charbel Bassil: A Talented Iconographer & Painter from Zahle

2 months ago
Iconography is by definition “the science of identification, description, classification, and interpretation of symbols, themes, and subject matter in the visual arts”. The beginnings of Christian iconography can be dated to Saint Luke the Evangelist ...
Information

Téléférique Has Finally Reopened

2 months ago
The iconic Téléférique du Liban has finally reopened its doors after four months of closure due to maintenance. The closure was prompted by an unfortunate incident where two Teleferique cabins collided leaving 25 people stranded ...
Critiques

8 Billion Dollars in Irregular Trades between Optimum Invest & The Central Bank

2 months ago
A recent report by Lebanese newspaper Nidaa al Watan has revealed 45 highly irregular transactions between a brokerage company called Optimum and the Central Bank. The transactions took place between 2015 and 2018 and amounted ...
Food

Canadian Councillor Wants To Declare Ottawa “Shawarma Capital of Canada”

2 months ago
Laura Dudas, an Ottawa councillor, has officially asked council to recognize Ottawa as “The Shawarma Capital of Canada”. The council is expected to vote on this motion at their next meeting. I have no idea ...
Baladi

LAU New York is Now a Branch campus

2 months ago
The Lebanese American University HQ & academic centre, which has been present in New York since 2013, is now LAU’s first global branch campus, making LAU the first MENA-based university to have a campus in ...
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