Disturbing Images from Msayleh’s Mental Hospital “Al Fanar”

Hayat Jaber Ali Ahmad paid a visit to "Al Fanar", a mental hospital in the Msayleh area and shared disturbing images and testimonies from the place which has been neglected for over two years now. The patients there have been literally left to die out there, there's garbage everywhere, no heating, no electricity, no washers, barely any food, no bed covers and no meds for the patients. The hospital staff are not getting paid anymore,…

Tennis – Lebanon to play Uzbekistan on home soil in Davis Cup tie this September

Lebanon's tennis team will face Uzbekistan in September in Beirut after the Davis Cup draws for Groups I and II in the Asia/Oceania category took place in London on February 6. It is the fourth time that Lebanon has qualified for Group I, after a very good result in late 2018 against Thailand, winning the tie 3-2 last September. This year, Uzbekistan, ranked 25th in the world and seeded 2nd in the group, will be…
Critiques

Mother Protesting Outside Bkerki Against Spiritual Court Verdict

6 days ago
Dolly Khabbaz has been on hunger strike for the past four days outside Bkerki to protest against a verdict issued by the spiritual court depriving her of the custody of her children. The court ruling ...
Baladi

Ecosouk – First Lebanese Zero-waste Store in #Lebanon And The Middle East

1 week ago
Ecosouk, a store that has opened in Hamra on February 6, is making itself heard, by becoming the first Lebanese zero-waste shop, and probably the Middle East. Founded in 2015 by Recycle Lebanon, you’ll find ...
Lebanon

Capernaum Falls Short to Roma at the BAFTA, Nadine Labaki Meets Oprah

1 week ago
February 12, 2019 will be a special date in the life of Nadine Labaki. Weeks after Oprah showed her praise for her latest movie Capernaum, she invited the Lebanese director and her husband Khaled Mouzanar ...
Fun

No Love Between Minister Chidiac & Minister Fneish

1 week ago
There were some tense moments in the past few days in the parliament where MPs were debating the new government’s Policy Statement. Jamil al-Sayyed engaged in a verbal dispute with Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil, ...
Critiques

Customs Fees For “Illegally” Imported Mobiles Coming into Effect

1 week ago
The 90-days period set by the Telecom Ministry to register smartphones purchased from abroad has elapsed and people are starting to get messages asking them to settle their customs fees at LibanPost to avoid blocking ...
Critiques

What’s Happening Between AUBMC & NSSF?

1 week ago
Earlier today, a friend shared with me a statement by the NSSF that they are no longer working with AUBMC and will no longer cover expenses of NSSF patients there. I have no idea what ...
Automotive

An Amazingly Handy Bus and Van Map of Greater Beirut

1 week ago
I recently came across some fantastic maps for bus routes running in Greater Beirut, drawn by [LebaneseBuses] and [Bus Map Project]. You can find other routes leading outside Beirut on the website: busmap.me There’s an Android app for ...
Lebanon

Mashrou’ Leila Back with a New Single and Album after 4 years

1 week ago
We’re ecstatic to finally reveal CAVALRY, the first single from our forthcoming album ‘THE BEIRUT SCHOOL’ . An album that celebrates the first 10 years of Mashrou Leila and kicks off our next chapter together ...
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