5G Fixed Wireless Deployed at Beirut Airport

Ogero head tweeted earlier today that the planned 5G fixed wireless connection was installed ahead of time and is now fully functional at Beirut's Rafic Hariri Airport. It should be available to all according to Ogero but not sure how much time we will get. Last time I heard, it's 30 free minutes only. Next time you're flying, try connect to the WIFI and run a speed test. I'm intrigued to see how fast this…

“Talking Saves Lives”: Facebook Backs Embrace’s Suicide Prevention Campaign

Embrace's Lifeline is now available on Facebook's Safety Center, in an attempt to raise further awareness on mental health and provide advice and support to anyone who may be suffering from suicidal thoughts or seeking ways to cope with an emotional crisis. Adding Embrace as an expert for suicide prevention within its online Safety Center in Lebanon and the Middle East came as part of a partnership with Facebook, and the resource, which will roll…
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Ten Haunting Pictures from Lebanon’s Civil War

1 month ago
I stumbled upon a couple of pictures of the civil war taken by French Photographer Raymond Depardon, and looked up online to see if there are any galleries related to Beirut. There were two; one ...

Donate Blood on Ashoura Day

1 month ago
Who is Hussain? and Donner Sang Compter Lebanon are organizing this year the biggest blood donation campaign to encourage those who commemorate Ashoura to “give blood for those who need it most and be like ...

When in Barcelona, Drop by Beryti

1 month ago
If you’re planning a trip to Barcelona anytime soon, make sure you drop by Bērytī: a newly open Lebanese bistro run by two adventurous Lebanese girls, Cindy and Pamela. Both were disappointed with Lebanese food ...

Taking Wedding Entrance Songs to Another Level

1 month ago
The bride is Muslim, the groom is Christian so they decided to replace the cliche Zaffe entrance with a mix of Christian and Muslim hymns while the bride walks a bridge (??) to meet the ...

Three out of Four Hospitals Still Report Overdoses to Police, Despite Ministry’s Directive

1 month ago
Despite directives from the Public Health & Interior ministries, three out of four hospitals still report overdoses and drug-related emergencies to the police, according to Skoun NGO. The #AddictNotCriminal campaign that Skoun launched three years ...

Restaurant Madito Ranked #1 Restaurant in Paris

1 month ago
Lebanese chef Ahmad El Turk moved to Paris in 2015 and spent a couple of years tasting and evaluating other similar restaurants in the area until he decided to open up his small shop in ...

The Region’s Highest Astronomical Observatory To Be Built in Bsharre

1 month ago
NDU astrophysics professor Roger Hajjar is hoping to find donors to build an observatory at one of the highest peaks in Lebanon [3,073 meters], after receiving from Japan a 60-centimere telescope as a donation. Hajjar ...

Athyr: The First Lebanese Single Malt Whisky

1 month ago
We have a first Lebanese single malt whisky and it’s looking pretty awesome. Athyr is made with Lebanese malted barley and aged in new Lebanese oak. The first batch will be bottled at 56.1% cask ...