Why Didn’t The Authorities Handle The Port Threat like They Did with The Khaldeh Incident?

Heavy clashes between Hezbollah and local tribes erupted today in Khaldeh and lasted over 4 hours. Two were killed, a Lebanese and a Syrian citizen and three members of the same family were wounded. The tensions spread to Naameh and even to some streets in Beirut before the army contained the situation. However, and just like every time, political factions began "negotiating" between each other, while denying responsibility, to try and calm the situation. First…

Canada Denies Facilitating Immigration for 6000 Lebanese Christians

As if Lebanese aren't struggling enough to complete their immigration papers, some guy called Talal Al-Douaihy, president of the NGO Movement of the Earth , is accusing the Canadian authorities of facilitating immigration for Lebanese Christians and contacting over 6000 of them recently in an attempt to "empty" Lebanon from its Christians. The worst part is that Douaihy shared his concerns with Patriarch Rai, then Rai decided to denounce during Sunday's mass embassies, without naming…
Critiques

Beirut Municipality Removing Violations on Ramlet el Bayda Beach

1 year ago
It’s hard to mention violations on Ramlet el Bayda’s beach without the Eden Bay coming to mind, but it’s no longer a priority apparently or maybe they’re legit now (because Lebanon right?). Remember the sewage ...
Food

A Trip Down memory lane: Zaatar W Zeit is Turning 20!

1 year ago
It’s hard to believe (I feel really old) but Zaatar W Zeit is turning 20 this year! When I got the invite to their 20th anniversary, I started going through my ZWZ blogposts and pictures ...
Opinions/critiques

Celebrating a New Year Far Away from Home

1 year ago
This year, we chose to celebrate Christmas and welcome the new year 2019 in Montreal far away from home. However we didn’t fly here just for fun but because my wife & I decided to ...
Opinions/critiques

Celebrating 9,000 Blog Posts Today

1 year ago
I was looking at my dashboard today and realized I had crossed the 9,000 posts mark, which means that I’ve been average around 3 blog posts daily for the past 8 years or so!! I ...
Lifestyle

I’m a Proud Uncle for the Second Time!

3 years ago
My brother’s wife gave birth to a healthy baby girl called Zoe on July 5th, which makes me a proud uncle for the second time. Unfortunately, they live in Portland so I will not get ...
Personal

1 Year Already …

3 years ago
I honestly didn’t know what to write on this date or whether I wanted to write at all. I ended up preparing a small photo album, going through hundreds of old pictures of dad during ...
Personal

Spending Our First Christmas Without a Loved One

3 years ago
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, a joyous time meant for parties and celebrations with friends and family but this year was the worst Christmas of my life, the first Christmas without ...
Food

#FitB4Christmas: Week 2 Recap

3 years ago
I was less active during Week 2 and only averaged 10,077 steps on a daily basis but I’ve been skipping dinners when I wasn’t able to exercise and I found a small mini cycle that ...
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