Jal el Dib Bridge Set to Open Tomorrow

It took them SEVEN years to build that tiny Jal el Dib bridge, knowing that the reasons behind dismantling it in the first place weren't that convincing. Nevertheless, and after almost two years of agonizing traffic because of the works, both bridges will finally be open tomorrow starting 6am. Will it ease traffic? I doubt it but the bridge is needed for those who going into Jal el Dib or going down from Bsalim towards…

Lebanese Candidate Ziad Hayek to Challenge U.S. President Trump’s Choice

World Bank elections are nearing and Lebanon has put forward a candidate that may challenge U.S. President Trump’s Choice David Malpass. In fact, the status-quo in picking the world bank president, which relied on a gentlemen's agreement between the US and its European allies, may not be respected in the upcoming elections following tensions between the Trump administration and European countries. Lebanon's candidate is Ziad Hayek, has previously served as chief executive of Lonbridge Associates…
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We Finally Have a New Government!

8 months ago
The new government was just announced today after NINE months of ongoing negotiations. Instead of reducing the number of ministers, they kept it at 30 to satisfy all the political parties. I shared the full ...
Lebanon

Al-Mustaqbal newspaper to stop printing and become digital on February 1st

9 months ago
“Faced by the transformations that the press industry is witnessing in Lebanon and the world, and the continuous decline in sales and advertising revenues in the local market, the administration of al-Mustaqbal Newspaper has decided ...
Lebanon

Someone is Killing Squirrels in Akkar’s Oak Forest

9 months ago
Some of the best naturally preserved forest reserves are in Akkar, including Al-Chanbouq Reserve and Al Qammouaa (in Fnaidek) which are areas of rich biodiversity where you can find Cedar and pine trees as well ...
Lebanon

R.I.P Gavin Ford

10 months ago
Radio One shared the heart-breaking news few minutes ago on their Facebook page. I have no idea what happened but some media outlets are reporting that he was found dead in his apartment but I ...
Lebanon

Ibrahim Maalouf Found Guilty of Assaulting 14-Year Old Schoolgirl

10 months ago
Last year, French-Lebanese trumpet player and teacher and composer Ibrahim Maalouf was celebrating his César for “Best Original Score” at France’s most prominent film awards. This year, he faced accusations of assaulting a 14-year-old schoolgirl ...
Lebanon

Carlos Ghosn Accused of Financial Misconduct, Facing Arrest in Japan

11 months ago
[Update March 5 2019: The former boss of Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, has been granted bail by a Tokyo court in a surprise decision. [BBC]] Now that’s not something we’d want to be hearing about Carlos ...
Fun

Bekaa’s Attorney General Sues a Citizen for Littering

11 months ago
It’s hard to believe, but there are still a lot of people who litter and unfortunately for one pick-up driver who was throwing garbage out of his window, Bekaa’s Attorney General was driving behind him ...
Architecture

What’s Really Happening to Lycee Abdul Kader?

11 months ago
Destroying heritage buildings and houses, green spaces, public beaches has become an unfortunate trend in past years in Beirut, and the latest victim might me the old Lycee Abdul Kader building. I don’t know how ...
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