Slaughter of the song birds

Slaughter of the song birds

Songbirds are a culinary delicacy in Cyprus — but catching and eating them is illegal. Even so, the practice is on the rise and could be threatening rare species.   David...
Study raises e-cigarette cancer alarm

Study raises e-cigarette cancer alarm

Electronic cigarettes were found to contain one million times more cancer-causing substances than outdoor air in a study by Baptist University.Researchers also discovered a type of flame retardant...
Waste to the streets of Beirut after 24 hours

Waste to the streets of Beirut after 24 hours

Habib Maalouf All roads leading to a temporary solution to the issue of waste, unlocked, with total capacity of the site Karanteena peak, and still selected sites alternative is uncertain, in...
Power shortage causes massive blackouts

Power shortage causes massive blackouts

Lebanon has long suffered from electricity shortages, managing its limited supply with a combination of rationing and privately owned generator power. But the complete shutdown of the country’s...
Tired of gridlock, Lebanese look for a way out

Tired of gridlock, Lebanese look for a way out

The garbage crisis, power rationing, the heat and the presidential vacuum – Lebanese have had a lot to cope with this year, and many say they are overwhelmed, disenchanted and looking for a way out....
Heat, power cuts drive up need for ice

Heat, power cuts drive up need for ice

“Cool down with cold juice!” Issam Moussashouted as he pushed a cart of colorful, fresh juices through the southern city of Sidon. The bottles are kept on a thick block of ice to keep them cold in...

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