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Highway closed for no reason?

For no clear reason, a major highway was closed during morning rush hour today. Police officers and vehicles blocked entrances as seen above. Other...

Dora goes solar

After years of darkness it seems the northern suburbs of Beirut will finally be lit up at night. Like most highways in Lebanon, the...

Lucky Rima

It's easy to get the depressed with all the violence in the news these days and the knee-jerk jingoism to accompany it. But it's nice...

Happy (lawless) birthday

The Lebanese police are celebrating their 153rd anniversary. At a commemoration event, the head of the force pledged officers would continue to serve all...

Texting and driving… a bus

Watch the video below as this bus driver barely looks at the highway while texting for almost 20 seconds: The video was shot by my...

Billboard innovation

The Lebanese Forces is really serious about promoting its new magazine Al Massira.  Not only has the party canvassed nearly every pedestrian bridge, rooftop...

In pictures: the Boutros highway

Here is a series of pictures just published by Save Beirut Heritage, which is campaigning to stop what it says is the imminent demolition...

Syrian trucks in waiting

I counted at least 20 trucks with Syrian plates parked on the side of the highway yesterday on my way to Tripoli.They were parked...

Bus safety

Because who needs regulations like keeping doors shut while driving down the highway when you can just put a sticker of Jesus on them.And...

End of the highway

Majestic, picturesque and just a little bit dangerous at night with no signs to warn you the road ends ahead.Zaarour, Mount Lebanon