Media Covering Amr Diab Concert Forbidden to Criticize The Event

Media people invited to cover the Amr Diab Concert apparently had to a sign a memo forbidding them from sharing any negative comments on the event, on Amr Diab, Rodge and the organizers. The memo which was circulating on Twitter today clearly states that the organizers have the right to remove any post they don't approve of without any prior warning. I don't recall ever seeing such a memo at any concert held in Beirut…

Kahaleh Tensions: The Problem is Not Who Took The First Shot

The Kahaleh incident will probably take few days to cool down and no serious investigation will be conducted, as usual, until we get another similar incident, followed by tensions then a cooldown and so on. The 2021 Tayyouneh clashes left 7 people dead, the 2021 Khaldeh clashes left 2 people dead, tens were killed in the 2008 Beirut clashes and I could list several other incidents with all having one thing in common, a self-governing…
Critiques

7-Year Old Naya Fighting For Her Life After Being Hit By a Stray Bullet

10 months ago
How many times are we going to hear such tragic stories? How many children and innocent civilians have to pay the price of dumbasses firing their guns in the air? The answer is unfortunately not ...
Critiques

Pain D’or Issues Statement on the Rainbow Cake Controversy

10 months ago
An old picture showing rainbow cakes sold at Pain D’or resurged online few weeks ago, triggering an Anti-LGBTQ campaign against pastry shops selling rainbow cakes. The campaign even extended to include festivals that were raising ...
Critiques

Lebanon Just Cut Cultural Ties with Sweden & Denmark

10 months ago
Lebanon’s Minister of Culture tweeted today that Lebanon will suspend cultural coordination with Denmark and Sweden and their corresponding embassies in Beirut. The decision comes after the Koran burnings that took place in both countries, ...
BeirutBlast

“The Creator” Trailer Includes Real Footage From The Beirut Explosion

10 months ago
The director behind an upcoming movie called “The Creator” has decided to use real footage of the Beirut port crime to simulate a nuclear explosion. Footage of the Beirut port was modified to conceal some ...
Critiques

Energy Ministry Fined for Refusing To Hand Over Mseilha Dam Documents

10 months ago
Three years ago, I posted about the Mseilha dam asking why wasn’t it completed yet; the Energy Ministry claimed back then works are still underway and that we have to wait till 2021 for the ...
Critiques

Palms The Legend: Who Authorized This Monstrosity?

10 months ago
The Archaeological Site of Nahr el-Kalb has on Lebanon’s Tentative List for potential future World Heritage nomination since 2019 yet the Lebanese authorities don’t seem too adamant to include it. Instead, they somehow authorized a ...
Animals & Wildlife

Animal Rights Activist Ghina Nahfawi Summoned For Reporting Animal Abuse

10 months ago
I don’t recall ever seeing an animal rights activist as devoted & committed as Ghina is. I’ve been following her for years and she’s almost always relentlessly trying to solve every animal abuse case and ...
Critiques

BDL Vice Governors Plot to Renew Riad Salameh’s Term

11 months ago
BDL Governor Riad Salameh’s term is ending soon but it looks like there’s no other way but to renew for Salameh as Deputy Governor Wassim Mansouri refuses to take over and BDL Vice Governors released ...
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