Did the Ship With “Infected Cows” Dock at Beirut’s Port or Not?

I've been following this story for the last couple of days and I can't really tell who's lying and who's telling the truth. The Ministry of Agriculture has been denying since day the story but Jezzine MP Ziad Aswad is insisting the ship was granted permission to go in and that it has turned off its broadcasting position since last night. The carrier has apparently left the Turkish port of Bandirma and has infected cattle…

Works Halted at Horsh Beirut For New General Security Bldg

Every now and then, we hear about new works near Horsh Beirut, whether it's a hospital or now a new General Security building. I don't know why they hate this green space so much, but they are unable to leave alone and won't spare a chance to destroy parts of it. Who gave permission to build a new General Security building there? Why were they allowed to begin works if the municipality was opposed to…
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Despicable Comments By Lebanese Minister on People with Special Needs

2 months ago
Remember Mouin Merhebi? The Lebanese Minister who sexually harassed a TV host live on air almost a year ago? Well he’s back this time with disgusting comments on people with disabilities/special needs. During a phone ...
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Three Public Employees Lost Their Jobs Due to Political Bickering

2 months ago
A week ago, a Druze minister fired a pro-Aoun employee in the education ministry, after which two Aounist Minister fired two Druze employees from their respective ministries. Twitter was on fire yesterday with both sides ...
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Telecom Ministry IEME Announces New Measures To Prevent Illegally Imported Devices

2 months ago
Telecom Ministry Jamal Jarrah tweeted a statement issued by the Ministry announcing new measures to prevent illegally imported mobile devices. Unlike the useless and ineffective decision taken few years back forcing smartphone users to register ...
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Is it ok for a Lebanese MP to have a Non-Lebanese Flag in his Office?

2 months ago
A picture was circulating last week of a Lebanese MP’s office where a Saudi flag was showing. the MP in question was Othman Alameddine and the office was indeed his. He ended up releasing a ...
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The Real Problem with Beirut’s Airport

2 months ago
August is the busiest month for traveling as airports are generally crowded and Beirut’s airport is no exception to that. The only problem is that no additional measures are taken during this month to ease ...
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Review: Huawei nova 3i

2 months ago
The nova 2 plus, which was released less than a year ago, just got a major upgrade with the newly release nova 3i, dubbed the “Selfie Superstar”. Huawei are pushing the boundaries of mid-range phones ...
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Still No Justice for the Missing Lebanese in Syrian Prisons

2 months ago
Yet another “International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearance” goes by and still no actions taken whatsoever by the Lebanese authorities to investigate or uncover the fate of thousands of missing Lebanese during the ...
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We Need More Outdoor Playgrounds in #Lebanon

2 months ago
I’ve been in Montreal for over a month now and the majority of my outings with Brian were to two nearby parks that have a large outdoor playground area. Needless to say, we visited the ...
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