Lebanon’s New Tourism Slogan: “Crazy Love” (بحبّك بجنونك)

The Lebanese Tourism Minister unveiled yesterday a new slogan to secure tourists back into visiting Lebanon. The slogan translates into "I love you in your madness" or "Crazy Love" and Minister Nassar wants it to be the new touristic identity that the world will see. The minister told Reuters and I quote: "We are extreme in everything. "In love, in hate, in patriotism", which may have been true at some point in time, but the…

President Aoun Offers Unconvincing Reasons To Return Amended Electoral Law

The Lebanese parliament agreed to cancel the unjust 6 diaspora seats and set an earlier date for the 2022 elections on the 27th of March, instead of holding them during May. However, the president has declined to ratify Parliament's decision citing climatic and logistical factors, and also adding that 10,685 Lebanese would be deprived of their right to vote, as they would not have reached the age of 21, if elections are held in March.…
Critiques

Make Beirut An Arms-Free Capital!

1 month ago
What’s stopping the Lebanese authorities from calling Beirut an arms-free city? What’s the purpose of having so many heavily armed groups and individual in the capital? Why can’t we let Lebanese live peacefully and end ...
Critiques

New Telecom Minister Wants to Sell Our Data to Private Companies

1 month ago
The new minister of Telecommunication Johnny Corm suggested today during a TV interview that he’s considering selling user data to private companies in order to increase the ministry’s revenues. When asked if this data will ...
Critiques

Where Did Judge Bitar Go Wrong?

1 month ago
I am still trying to understand the rationale behind the intense smear campaign against Judge Bitar, the Lebanese judge in charge of the probe into the August 2020 Beirut port blast. Did he break any ...
Critiques

Ghobeiry Municipal Council President Wants To Build Power Plant On Lebanon’s Only Golf Club

1 month ago
First, yes we have a golf club in Lebanon and it’s very well preserved surprisingly enough. The Golf Club of Lebanon (GCL) was established in 1923 and is the oldest and largest golf club in ...
Critiques

Proposal Dropped for a Women’s Quota in The 2022 Lebanon Elections

1 month ago
The Lebanese parliament could not be bothered today to allocate more than two minutes to discuss a women’s quota in the upcoming 2022 elections. The proposal to amend Article 2 of the electoral law which ...
Animals & Wildlife

Hunting is in Major Decline Due to Economic Crisis

1 month ago
Lebanon’s New Minister Of Environment Nasser Yassin has declared that he won’t be opening the hunting season this year, but the season was already declared dead since early September due to the economic crisis. There ...
BeirutBlast

Where is Melhem Khalaf?

1 month ago
If we look back at what happened during the last week: – Hezbollah high-ranking official ​Wafik Safa issued a threat to Judge Tarek Bitar, who’s investigating last year’s Beirut port, through an ​unnamed intermediary who ...
Critiques

New Labor Minister Moustafa Bayram Wants us to Work in Qatar

2 months ago
Our new labor minister’s idea of tackling Lebanon’s surging unemployment rate is twofold: – Launch an application that links the labor market with workers, which is useless and a waste of time given that the ...
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