Byblos Bank Manager Killed in Parking Lot

Antoine Dagher, the Head of Group Ethics & Fraud Risk Management Department at Byblos Bank, was killed in the parking lot of his building in Hazmieh. Early reports are saying he was hit in the head by a sharp object, but the motives behind the murder are still not clear. Dagher was getting ready to go to work when he was assaulted and killed. Theft and crimes have been on the rise for the past…

Beirut Airport Could Open by June 21

Beirut's Airport was expected to open by June 8 as part of the government's de-confinement plan but it looks like the decision will be pushed towards the end of June instead. Public Works Minister hinted June 21 might be the official reopening date and Beirut Airport's head also mentioned it will open in the last week of June. The plan is to gradually resume limited flights so as to avoid overcrowding as much as possible,…
Critiques

Despite The Ongoing Scandals, The Lebanese Government is Keeping The Sonatrach Contract

1 week ago
The Lebanese government has decided last Tuesday to honor its contract with Algerian state energy firm Sonatrach until the end of the year, despite the latest scandals rocking this file. Just to give you a ...
Information

There’s No LL500,000 Bill (Yet)

1 week ago
There’s a LL500,000 bill circulating online for the past week or so, but it’s actually an old LL50,000 special edition bill that was released by BDL and photoshopped after. However, I think it’s only a ...
Food

Order Lebanese Delicacies This Eid – Hallab is Shipping for $1 Only!

1 week ago
If you’re abroad and craving authentic Lebanese delicacies, Hallab 1881 is running a $1 shipping promotion on its international online store. Unfortunately the selection is limited especially the Ashta-based delicacies, which is understandable but you ...
Lebanon

Beirut-Paris Flights To Resume on June 12

2 weeks ago
The DailyStar reported on Tuesday that Air France will resume its flights to and from Beirut on June 12. There will be two flights to and from the Lebanese capital every Friday and Sunday. Beirut ...
Lebanon

An Informational Video on Hyperinflation in Lebanon

2 weeks ago
A couple of weeks ago, I listed the reasons behind soaring prices in Lebanon in a detailed post, and today someone came up with a nicely done informational video that explains better why hyperinflation is ...
Critiques

Lebanon To Partially Re-Open Tomorrow: Wear Your Masks & Apply Social Distancing!

2 weeks ago
Lebanon’s Prime Minister has announced today that the government will proceed to “partially re-open” the country as of Monday, while Interior Minister Mohammed Fahmi issued a memo detailing the rules to be followed as the ...
Food

FromTheVillages.com : Support Lebanese Artisans & Farmers

2 weeks ago
One of the many things that was brought to light in these past few months in Lebanon was the fact that we import everything, from food, fruits, vegetables, shoes and even water! The reason behind ...
Critiques

Two Positive Points We Can Build on From PM Diab’s Wife Statement

2 weeks ago
Dr. Nawwar Mawlawi, who happens to be the wife of Prime Minister Diab, released a statement which sparked controversy on social media channels. She was basically tackling the problem of foreign workers and the dollar ...
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