Hanna Mitri Just Re-Opened at a New Location

The famous ice cream shop in Achrafieh has officially re-opened at a new location in Achrafieh after the original shop was severely damaged by the Beirut Blast. The new location is beneath Saydé Church, Saydé Street, next to Byblos Bank. The owners announced with a heavy heart a couple of weeks back, that they're leaving 71 years later their historical location due to the explosion that shook Beirut. Here's the official schedule starting Monday the…

Health Ministry is Collecting Travelers’ PII on an Unofficial Website

A friend of mine was traveling to Beirut two days ago, when he was asked to fill out an online survey as required by the Health Ministry. When he went in to check out the URL, he was surprised to find out that a lot of fields contained sensitive information, such as Passport number, and that the page was not an official .gov page but an actual survey hosted on arcgis.com. There's not even a…
Lebanon

L’Orient-Le Jour Wants to Hold Those in Power Accountable with New English Platform

6 days ago
L’Orient-Le Jour has recently launched its new independent English-language news service and is currently looking for reporters and copy editors to “help those in power accountable!”. This is great news that couldn’t have come at ...
Humor

The New “Electronic” Civil Registry Extract is NOT Electronic

1 week ago
When I saw the billboards promoting an electronic civil registry extract, I thought to myself that this is too good to be true, and it turned out to be a hoax. What they did was ...
Baladi

Lebanese Journalist Dalal Mawad Wins The 2020 #SamirKassirAward For Best Audiovisual News Report

1 week ago
Here’s some good news to end yet another dramatic day in Lebanon. Lebanese reporter & Journalist Dalal Mawad has won the 2020 Samir Kassir Award for the best audiovisual news report. Mawad won the foundation ...
News

Lebanese-British BLOM Customer Wants to Take The Bank To Trial in An English Court

2 weeks ago
Bilal Khalifeh tweeted today that a Judge has ruled that English courts have jurisdiction in relation to Lebanese banks. Khalife is a BLOM customer who has been unable to make use of the more than ...
Critiques

Why Did the US Sanction Two Lebanese Ministers?

2 weeks ago
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned today former Lebanese ministers Yusuf Finyanus and Ali Hassan Khalil, who provided material support to Hizballah and engaged in corruption. Why did ...
Baladi

Meryl Streep Donates $25,000 to KAFA’s Beirut Relief Work

3 weeks ago
Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep, often described as the “best actress of her generation”, has donated a generous $25,000 to Kafa’s relief work supporting women who lost their houses, or have been injured/traumatized as a result ...
Lebanon

Yazbeck Wehbe Shares His Father’s Struggle During The Great Famine of Mount Lebanon

3 weeks ago
The Great Famine of Mount Lebanon between 1915 and 1918 lead to the death of half of the population of Mount Lebanon Mutasarrifate. It was one of the worst foreign campaigns led by any regime, ...
Critiques

Don’t Blame Lebanese (Only) For Re-electing The Same Politicians, Blame The System

3 weeks ago
Whenever pro-Sulta people want to defend their leaders, they resort to the latest election results and the fact that our MPs were elected by the people. Those same people are the ones who blame the ...
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