Recent France2 Report 12 Uncovers New Details on Beirut Port Explosion

"Beyrouth: une bombe au coeur de la ville" which translates into "Beirut: a bomb at the heart of the capital" is the title of the Envoyé Spécial report which aired on France 2 on November 12, 2020, interviewing for the first time people in direct relation to the cargo ship Rhosus and the ammonium nitrate stocks at the port, while showing exclusive photos of the inside of the hangar 12, taken a few days before…

France to offer Lebanese students joining its territory this year 500 euros of aid

In a not very surprising - given the French President Macron's latest promises to help Lebanese students in France - yet very welcome initiative given the current economic crisis that is plaguing the country, Campus France has sent pupils joining the French territory for the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year an email stipulating the possibility of receiving 500 euros of aid from the French Government if you fill ALL of the following conditions: 1- You are…

Interior Minister on Sunday Food Delivery Ban: “Let Women Cook on Sundays”

The Interior Ministry wants to enforce a lockdown starting tomorrow, which he doesn't believe in, and has decided to ban, among other things, delivery services after 5PM and all delivery services on Sundays. When asked about this matter, the interior minister told LBCI and I quote "Let women cook on Sundays". The minister said so when interviewed live during LBCI's 8pm news bulletin as per the below tweet. Here's the . It's quite amazing how…

Latest Lalaland News: BDL Set to Introduce Digital Currency in 2021

BDL has been considering a digital currency since 2017 following the rise of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, and is apparently set to launch it in 2021, according to Governor Riad Salameh. The digital currency is destined exclusively for local use and aimed at easing payment methods but given the economic crisis we're going through, one has to wonder what's the purpose of wasting time and money on such a project. How will a digital currency…
Critiques

Lebanese Authorities Announce New Lockdown They Cannot Enforce

3 weeks ago
Ex-PM Hassan Diab announced yesterday a new two-week lockdown to contain the COVID-19 spread starting November 14 up until November 30. The airport will remain open, as well as vital industries and hospitals of course. ...
Baladi

Lebanese Waddah Malaeb Wins Season 12 of “Stars of Science”

3 weeks ago
Waddah Malaeb, a Lebanese engineer, was crowned “Stars of Science” Season 12 winner. The show is the leading innovation show in the Arab World, and aims at empowering Arab innovators to develop technological solutions for ...
Critiques

Lebanon’s Current Minister of Economy is The Worst We’ve Ever Had

4 weeks ago
This guy is all over the place, he’s been useless since day1 and he continues to prove his incompetence in every possible aspect. I’m talking about Raoul Nehme of course, Lebanon’s minister of Economy & ...
Art

Meet the Lebanese Animator Working On Your Favorite Walt Disney Movies

1 month ago
If you’ve ever wondered, like myself, who are the brilliant minds behind Walt Disney and Pixar’s animated movies, you’d be happily surprised to know one of them is a Lebanese animator and a former schoolmate. ...
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