UNESCO Expresses Concerns Over Construction Project in Nahr el Kalb

UNESCO director Mechtild Rössler published an open letter expressing concerns to the Lebanese authorities, over the announcement of a construction project at the Archaeological Site of Nahr El-Kalb. She continued saying: In particular, the World Heritage Centre would like to recall that, in signing the World Heritage Convention, each State Party recognizes that “the duty of ensuring the identification, protection, conservation, presentation and transmission to future generations of the cultural and natural heritage situated on…

Interior Minister Puts in Place License Plate-Based Driving Restrictions

Interior Minister Mohammad Fahmi issued a circular today stating that - Vehicles with a license plate ending in an odd number may now only be driven Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. and - Vehicles with a license plate ending in an even number or zero may now only be driven Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Added to that, all vehicles will be banned from moving on Sundays. Diplomats, Red Cross, politicians, delivery services, cargo trucks and few…
Critiques

With BDL’s Latest Circular, We Now Have Four Lebanese Lira Rates

2 days ago
Leave it to the BDL geniuses to figure out new ways to screw us over while pretending to “facilitate” cash withdrawals for people. It took me a couple of hours today to understand the latest ...
Critiques

Lebanese Government Wants to Go Ahead With the Bisri Dam

2 days ago
Lebanon’s Energy Minister tweeted today that the government has decided to go ahead with the construction of a controversial dam in the Bisri Valley. The same government that just defaulted on its foreign debt, that ...
Critiques

Abou Talal’s Apology NOT Accepted, He Still Thinks This is a Joke

2 days ago
For those who missed Abou Talal’s disgraceful video, he was on TV yesterday claiming girls dancing in TikTok videos are behaving like “Mia Khalifa”, and stating that this is a phone app not Maameltein. Even ...
Critiques

Lebanese Authorities Allocate $12Million Fund To Help 100,000 Families

3 days ago
The Lebanese government announced last week that they’ve allocated over 10 million dollars to help families in need during the coronavirus lockdown. The plan was announced by the minister of social affairs and will consist ...
Animals & Wildlife

Some People Are Poisoning Stray Dogs Thinking They Can Transmit COVID-19

1 week ago
Joe Maalouf shared yesterday a heartbreaking video showing a veterinarian trying to reanimate a dog after the pet ate poisoned meat in the Bsalim area. The dog (Odin) did not make it and you can ...
Critiques

If You Can’t Bring Back Lebanese Stuck Abroad, Let them Use Their Money!

1 week ago
When the coronavirus spread began, many asked the Lebanese authorities to stop flights from high-risk countries to limit the spread, but the argument was that they can’t stop Lebanese citizens from coming back . A ...
Critiques

We Shouldn’t Be Thanking Politicians Donating Money to Help Fight #COVID19

1 week ago
The fundraising initiative that MTV launched last week on Sar el Wa2et and continued yesterday culminated in over 30 billion Lebanese liras of donations, which is equivalent to roughly 20 million dollars at the official ...
Critiques

Is Lebanon Managing Well The COVID19 Crisis?

2 weeks ago
According to the chart published today by the AUB Global Health Institute, Lebanon is relatively doing much better than other countries, such as Switzerland, Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, Austria, Greece and Bahrain, in containing #COVID19 till ...
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