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Critiques

A Lebanese Family Consumes on Average 1400 Plastic Bags Yearly

1 week ago
The Environment Ministry launched today a campaign to reduce the use of plastic bags, encouraging people to use eco-friendly bags and preparing them for the Plastic bags ban which will begin on October 15 (if ...
Critiques

Beirut Protests: The Other Side of the Fence

1 week ago
I don’t remember the last time security forces didn’t use violence to disperse protesters in Riad el Solh or Martyr’s Square or pretty much anywhere in Lebanon. It always started peacefully then a bunch of ...
Baladi

Walid Mouaness “1982” Film to Represent Lebanon in the 2020 Oscars

1 week ago
Culture Ministry has announced that Director Walid Mouannes’ “1982” Film will represent Lebanon at the 2020 Oscars. The drama, which is set in a private school outside Beirut and takes place over a single June ...
Critiques

What We Can Learn from Greta Thunberg

2 weeks ago
A 16-year old activist was able to inspire millions to protest in the streets in the past few weeks and was addressing world leaders at the 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference. Greta Thunberg has ...
Critiques

Lebanese Army Restores Qornet el Sawda Monument

2 weeks ago
First the monument was vandalized, then cleaned up, then destroyed and now the Lebanese Army has put another one back in place. The new monument is a donation from the Donnieh youth as mentioned here. ...
Humor

Lebanese Singer Buzzed Off the Stage at America’s Got Talent

2 weeks ago
Update: His named is Ra’ed Saadeh and took part in the #MBCTheVoice as well. His performance was much better back then. Via @Ghazayel. I’m guessing this guy is Lebanese since he said his name is ...
Technology

Get Up to $30,000 in Funding. Apply To Speed Accelerator Before October 11!

2 weeks ago
Speed, one of the leading Beirut-based tech accelerators, has recently launched their seventh acceleration program and are currently accepting new applications. The accelerator offers startups $30,000 in financial support but more importantly, an intensive 3-month ...
Critiques

A #ClimateMarch was Organized Today at Martyrs Square

2 weeks ago
I asked today on Facebook whether we had any climate marches in #Beirut, and someone linked me to an event planned by AUB students. The group is called Fridays for Future Lebanon, in reference to ...
Critiques

Dollar Availability is Just Another Diversion

2 weeks ago
As soon as rumors spread about the availability of the dollar currency in the banks, everyone started withdrawing his dollars or looking for ways to transfer them abroad. Same when gas station owners declared a ...
Baladi

Lebanon’s Omar Itani is UN 2019 Young Champion of the Earth for West Asia

2 weeks ago
31,800kg of clothes collected, 5570 beneficiaries, 28280 items sold in 65 different markets, and 45 collection bins set up across Lebanon. FabricAID was founded by Omar Itani, in an attempt to efficiently collect, sort and ...
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