What Happened to Rafic Hariri’s Planned Garden in Beirut?

I spotted this sign for the first time six years ago maybe if not more, and yet there's still no garden there and not even a sign that they might be working on one. The space is huge, is located right in front of the Four Seasons Hotels and Beirut desperately needs a large green space especially that there are practically none in DownTown Beirut so why aren't they doing about it? If you have…

What Happens to the Water Bottles at the #Beirut Marathon?

A lot of people yesterday during the Beirut Marathon become all of environmentally conscious and started sharing pictures of discarded water bottles on the side of the road. Tens of thousands of runners join the Marathon yearly, which means that tens if not hundreds of thousands of water bottles are consumed and it's an unfortunate but common sight to see discarded bottles all over the place. Nevertheless, a lot of environmental NGOs took part in…
Critiques

AUB’s Outlook Team Thinks Homophobia is an Opinion

1 month ago
Last week, I saw a couple of homophobic articles published in AUB’s Outlook paper being shared by ex-AUBites including one of Outlook’s ex-Editor in Chief. One of the articles tackles the “elusive search for a ...
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Generator Owners vs. Economy Ministry, There’s Only One Loser: The People

1 month ago
Two days ago, private generators announced a two hour temporary shutdown throughout Lebanon and the majority of generator owners complied with this decision. In return, the Economy Ministry vowed new measures against generator owners and ...
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Tourism Minister Strikes Again

1 month ago
So first he picks Armenia over Lebanon, which is fine as long as you’re not a freaking minister and more specifically the Tourism Minister, and now he bashes Egypt in an interview with the Daily ...
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Fuel Crisis Worsening, Longer Power Cuts Expected Soon

1 month ago
Surprise Surprise! we’re headed towards further electricity blackouts soon if the Lebanese government fails to secure fuel oil very soon. Who’s to blame? As usual they’re all to blame. Energy Ministry is blaming the Finance ...
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Roula Yaacoub’s Husband (& Suspected Murderer) Found Innocent

1 month ago
Five years ago, Roula Yaacoub was allegedly beaten to death by her husband using a stick. Roula was found unresponsive at her home and succumbed to her wounds shortly after arriving to the hospital. Her ...
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Greenpeace Report: Jounieh Ranked Fifth in Air Pollution in the Arab World

1 month ago
Greenpeace released an analysis of satellite data gathered from 50 cities around the world, and Jounieh turned out to be among the world’s top hotspots for nitrogen dioxide pollution, along with Dubai, Riyadh, Baghdad and ...
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There’s no Such Thing as a “Sex Club” at AUB

1 month ago
Two days ago, I was watching a Sheikh on Joe Maalouf’s show arguing in favor of underage marriage and providing with the most absurd arguments to justify such heinous yet somehow still legal practices in ...
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What Difference Will it Make if We Form a Government or Not?

1 month ago
It’s been five months now since elections were over and we’re still without a government. Numbers-wise, this is the second longest period we’ve been without a government in the past ten years and none of ...
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