Zaatar W Zeit Drops Plastic Straws

Zaatar W Zeit announced on Instagram that it is dropping all plastic straws from all dine-in, takeaway and delivery orders. This comes as part of ZWZ's 20 years celebration as they're launching #therealgreen as part of their #20yearsofsustainability plans. Any green initiative is more than welcome in our country. Now we have an extra reason to love ZWZ.

Baccalaureate Results: Education Ministry Messed-Up Big Time!

Another ministry whose performance has been questionable ever since the government was formed is the Education Ministry. Right before the official exams and instead of comforting students, the Minister was reminding them that cameras will be installed to monitor their every move, and then when students were anxiously waiting for their results, the Ministry's website reported that students had passed the Baccalaureate exam when they had in fact failed. The lists that were updated first…
Critiques

Health Minister Wants To Ban Formula Milk From Hospitals & Shops

1 week ago
When the new government was formed, I asked around about the new Health Minister and everyone told me he’s an excellent doctor and a great fit for the job. I don’t know if he’s that ...
Critiques

Back when Johnny Hallyday’s Beirut Concert Got Cancelled Over The “Twist” Dance

1 week ago
Since the hot topic has been censorship in the past few weeks in Lebanon, I thought I feature this [Legal-Agenda] article on how Kamal Jumblatt, who served in the early 1960s as Lebanon’s Interior Minister, ...
Art

#LADE Unveils Hamra Mural to Promote #WomenLeadership

2 weeks ago
LADE unveiled a massive mural in Hamra last week under the hashtag #YouAreANaturalLeader. The mural aims at creating an opposite standpoint on the gender roles in the society and focus on women’s ability to lead, ...
Critiques

The First Public Beach in Jounieh?

2 weeks ago
This may come as a surprise to some, but Jounieh doesn’t have any public beaches. For a city that has one of the largest bays in Lebanon, you’d expect to see few free public beaches ...
Critiques

Dutch Metal Band “Within Temptation” Cancels Byblos Gig

2 weeks ago
After Byblos Festival decided to cancel Mashrou’ Leila’s concert “to prevent bloodshed and maintain peace and security”, Dutch metal band Within Temptation issued a statement today announcing that they’re cancelling their concert in Byblos as ...
Critiques

There are NO new Exit Taxes at Beirut Airport, But …

2 weeks ago
Everyone was sharing earlier today how a new exit tax of LL50,000 was imposed on passengers leaving Lebanon aboard an economy-class flight but that’s not accurate and Annahar shared an article later on to clarify ...
Lebanon

Speeding-Ticket-Like Brochures Handed to Drivers on Khalde Highway

2 weeks ago
In September 2018, an 18-year old girl called Amar al Ghali died in a fatal accident caused by a speeding driver on the Khaldeh highway. In an attempt to keep her memory alive and raise ...
Baladi

A Breathtaking Lookout Spot in Sir el Donnieh

2 weeks ago
Syr el Donnieh is often described as North Lebanon’s Forgotten Gem. It is the largest village in the Denniyeh area and is known for its stunning landscapes, hike and bike trails, woodlands and orchards. Three ...
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