Lebanese-Born Ardem Patapoutian Wins 2021 Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded jointly yesterday to two US scientists, David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian. Dr. Julius is a professor of physiology at the University of California in San Francisco while Dr. Patapoutian is a molecular biologist at Scripps Research in La Jolla, California. Both scientists were awarded for their work on sensing touch and temperature, and their findings on how our bodies convert physical sensations into electrical messages in…

Archaeologists Unearth Two Mass Graves of Slaughtered Crusaders in Sidon

The chipped and charred bones of at least 25 young men and teenage boys were found inside the dry moat of the ruins of St. Louis Castle in Sidon, according to an article by livescience. The remains revealed "unhealed wounds from stabbing, slicing or blunt force trauma. Most of the injuries were to the fighters’ backs, suggesting they may have been killed while fleeing—possibly by adversaries on horseback, based on where the blows fell on…
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Lebanese Cabinet Names For The Past 20 Years

3 weeks ago
Looking back at Lebanon’s governments since 2005, they all had redundant and cliché names and the latest government is no different. The latest cabinet’s name was declared as “Together to the Rescue” (″معا للانقاذ″), a ...
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How Much Money Did Your Municipality Receive Since 1993?

1 month ago
The Gherbal Initiative launched an interactive page showing all the amounts transferred from the revenues of the Municipal Fund to all municipalities since 1993 (paid in 1996) until 2017 (paid in 2019). Here are some ...
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The Full “Controversial” Interview of the New Social Affairs Minister

1 month ago
Hector Hajjar, the newly appointed Minister of Social Affairs, is trending online because of his comments on diapers and napkins in a recent interview. According to Hajjar, diapers and napkins are not essential and we ...
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Who Are The New Ministers?

1 month ago
Note: The post is a WIP as I will keep updating it with new information & correcting existing ones. I did a quick search on each of the 24 new ministers and thought I compile ...
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Lebanon Finally Forms a Government: Here’s the Full lineup

1 month ago
Lebanon PM Najib Mikati will officially head a 24-member government, ending a 13-month deadlock that saw the country slide deeper into financial chaos and poverty. The government was announced today from Baabda and will be ...
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Items Provided by France to the Lebanese Security Forces

1 month ago
If you’re wondering who’s equipping the Lebanese Security Forces with anti-riot equipment to crush the anti-government protests, it’s mainly France and the list of items being sold to Lebanon is listed online on the following ...
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Lebanon’s Only Autism School Has Shut Down

1 month ago
Autism 123, Lebanon’s only autism school is shutting down because of the economic crisis. The main reason behind the closure is the dollar shortage whereas the school has been unable to transfer any funds to ...
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Meteorite in Hermel?

1 month ago
I first read about the meteorite buried underground in Hermel on Twitter but thought it was a joke, until I saw Annahar’s article on that matter. So apparently, NASA got in touch with the Hermel ...
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