Coldplay is Obviously NOT coming to Lebanon This Summer

I have no idea who started this silly rumor, but Coldplay is not coming to Lebanon this summer and no matter how hard the ministry of tourism is presumably working to make it happen, you can't book Coldplay over night for the coming summer. A simple look at their 2024 calendar will show you they have sold out concerts all year long. I first saw this rumor circulate on LiveLoveBeirut's page then on NewInBeirut instagram…

Beirut Governor Marwan Abboud: Pizza Secrets Did Not Have a License to Operate

A gas leak at a pizza place on Bechara El Khoury Street led to the death of at least night people yesterday. The victims did not die from the explosion but suffocated from the fumes as per the official fire department statement. The ministers of interior and tourism visited the site, as well as Beirut governor Marwan Abboud who shockingly stated that he wasn't aware this restaurant existed and that it had no permit to…
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Monnot Theater Cancels Wajdi Mouawad Play Following Official Complaint & Threats

2 months ago
Lebanese-Canadian writer and actor Wajdi Mouawad was hosting the world premiere of his latest play “Wedding Day at the Cromagnons” at the Monnot Theater in Beirut, however the play was cancelled after activists lodged a ...
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Pascal Sleiman Murder: The Facilitators are The Real Problem

2 months ago
Pascal Sleiman, a Lebanese Forces party member and the coordinator for the Jbeil area, was found killed in Syria yesterday evening after being kidnapped at gunpoint on Sunday. Early investigations by the security forces and ...
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8 Billion Dollars in Irregular Trades between Optimum Invest & The Central Bank

2 months ago
A recent report by Lebanese newspaper Nidaa al Watan has revealed 45 highly irregular transactions between a brokerage company called Optimum and the Central Bank. The transactions took place between 2015 and 2018 and amounted ...
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The Governments To Pay Up to $40K To Damaged Houses in South Lebanon

2 months ago
Al-Akhbar reported today that the government has promised to provide financial assistance to families of martyrs and damaged houses in South Lebanon due to the ongoing Israeli aggression. The article mentions the government will pay ...
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The Catastrophic Health Effects of Diesel Generators in Lebanon

3 months ago
The rate of carcinogenic pollutants in Lebanon’s atmosphere has doubled since 2017 according to an AUB study and cancer rates have witnessed an increase of up to 30% since 2016. While there are several factors ...
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Sister Maya Ziadeh Should Not Be Teaching

3 months ago
A nun was apparently ousted from her teaching role after a controversial speech she gave to students emerged online. In her speech, nun Maya Ziadeh asked her students to pray for families and young men ...
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Outrage Over Teaching of LGBT Families at Jounieh School

3 months ago
College Central Des Moines, a college located in Jounieh that follows the French system, has angered families after finding out their kids are being taught about LGBT families. A leaked sheet from the school in ...
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Who’s Behind Russian President Putin’s Billboards in Beirut?

3 months ago
Several billboards appeared in Beirut today, mainly in Beirut’s southern suburbs, in support of Russian President Vladimir Putin ahead of the Russian Presidential elections set to held on March 17th. Some of them promoted the ...
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