Aren’t The Firefighters Who Died in the Beirut Explosion Worthy of a Presidential Medal?

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun is spending his last week in Baabda giving out interviews and medals of merit. That's not very different from any other president, except Aoun appears to be keen on awarding medals almost exclusively to followers of his political party or sympathizers. I'm not very familiar with the conditions that a candidate needs to meet to get a medal, but one cannot but question giving out one to a journalist who doesn't…

Socking Clumsy: A Lebanese NGO Raising Awareness on Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT Disease)

I'll be honest, I've never heard up until now about the Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, a rare neuromuscular disease which affects around 3 million people worldwide. There's no treatment yet for the CMT disease and its symptoms range from walking difficulties, weakness in legs and muscles, hammertoes to ankles giving and losing the ability to run. It took 10 years of doctor consultations, CT scans and tests for Charbel Gemayel, the founder of Socking Clumsy, to get…
Baladi

AGT Winners Mayyas Got Nominated For 2022 People’s Choice Awards

2 months ago
Lebanon’s mesmerizing dance group Mayyas has just earned a nomination for the 2022 People’s Choice Awards under the “Best Competition Contestant of 2022” category. The Mayyas has recently won Season 17 of America’s Got Talent ...
Lebanon

“Fugitive: The Curious Case of Carlos Ghosn” Now Playing on Netflix

2 months ago
Carlos Ghosn’s rise and fall, the tensions he sparked with Nissan-Renault, his dramatic arrest and unbelievable escape are chronicled in this Netflix documentary. Ghosn escaped from Japan in December 2019 and currently resides in Beirut. ...
Food

Roadster Diner Opens its First Dubai Branch!

2 months ago
Roadster Diner has officially opened its first UAE branch at Dubai Hills Mall (Gate 2 GF). Lebanon’s iconic diner has been offering delivery services for quite some time in Dubai & Abu Dhabi, and will ...
Food

Bachir Ice Cream: Dubai Branch Coming Soon

2 months ago
Bachir Ice Cream, or Bouza Bachir as we know it, will soon be available in three new locations in the UAE: Al Jada, Sharjah and very soon in Dubai. Right now, you can find Bachir’s ...
Critiques

U.S Brokered Lebanon-Israel Maritime Deal: Good or Bad?

3 months ago
18 months ago, the Lebanese government was expected to sign decree No.6433/2011 to preserve its maritime rights during the ongoing indirect discussions with the Israeli side. However the government decided to disregard this request and ...
Baladi

“Back To Our Cedars Roots” Banque BEMO Initiative: 2022 The Year of Revival

3 months ago
This year marks the second edition of Banque BEMO’s “Back to Our Cedars Roots” initiative, which is aimed at restoring pride in what Lebanon stands for and reinforcing the sense of belonging for anyone of ...
Technology

The Most Visited Website in Lebanon & Other Arab Countries

3 months ago
Hostinger has published its 2022 findings on the most visited websites per country. Search engines (Google mainly) as well as Facebook and YouTube were removed to provide more accurate insights. Just to give you an ...
Food

Clément’s Outstanding French Pastries & Signature Desserts Now Available in the UAE

3 months ago
Clément’s out-of-this-world pastries & desserts are now available for delivery & pick up in the UAE and I can never recommend these guys enough! From the plain croissants with the crispy outer shell, flaky layers ...
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