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Layal Al Khatib

I am a Lebanese, Web Developer, Editor at RTL This, MENA Author and Arabic Lingua
Translator
at Global Voices Online…interested in anything
social/technical in the Middle East.

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Latest posts by Layal Al Khatib

Arab World: Pan Arab Web Awards Academy Scam

Lebanese blogger Rita exposes the terms and conditions of the “Pan Arab Web Awards Academy” competition which makes the participants “buy” their award in this post.

Lebanon: Interview with the “Brofessional Review”

Nine months ago, a group of graduates teamed up to start a blog tackling everything related to design called “Brofessional Review”. Now, with more than 100 reviews in their archive,...

Lebanon: Segregation against Migrant Workers at Beaches

Following the first video released by the Anti Racism Movement showing blatant segregation at one of the Lebanese beaches, another video is published and this time is featuring 10 more...

Lebanon: Complete Blackout

Two of the major power plants, Zahrani and Deir-Ammar, in Lebanon suffered from “unknown” technical difficulties, which plunged most of the country into complete darkness. While some citizens took to...

Lebanon: Questions to Expats

Lebanese blogger Liliane asked Lebanese expatriates some questions about their stories of how and why they left their country. Check the questions at her post and the answers in the...

Lebanon: Distortions to the Domestic Violence Draft Law

Lebanese blogger and Nasawiya activist Nadine posts a translation of Farfahinne's post[Ar] about how the law to protect women from family violence is facing horrible distortions.

Lebanon: How Facebook Makes us Miserable

Lebanese blogger Adon (at Ninar) starts a series of posts on his blog entitled “Living as a Photo: How Facebook Makes us Misrable“[Ar]. He has published four posts so far:...

Lebanon: Why is Horsh Beirut Closed?

Lebanese blogger Rami(at +961) shares his opinion about the state of Beirut's public park Horsh Beirut, which has been closed for decades for unknown reasons in his latest post.

Lebanon: Jeita Grotto… To Vote or Not to Vote

Will the Jeita Grotto in Lebanon be named as one of the New7Wonders of Nature today? Layal Al Khatib sums up the discussion between Lebanese netizens in favour and against...

Lebanon: Gender Discrimination while Buying a Car

Lebanese blogger Rita Chemaly was shocked to be discriminated against by another saleswoman while buying a car with her boyfriend. She shared her story in this post.

Lebanon: The Ridiculous Increase in Wages

Lebanese blogger Rami thinks the increase which the cabinet agreed to issue to the wages in Lebanon is ridiculous and unfair. He explains why in his latest post.

Lebanon: New Blog about Football

Disappointed to discover that there were very few, if any, English-language websites or blogs dedicated to soccer in the land of the cedar tree, Fitzroy Morrissey hopes to rectify this...

Lebanon: Public Transportation Do's and Don'ts

Lebanese blogger Racha at Lebanese Voices posts a list of Do's and Don'ts for tourists for taking taxis in Lebanon.

Lebanon: New Internet Prices

A new decree has finally passed by the Lebanese cabinet to create new internet packages and lower prices. Here's how Ontornet saw it in their latest post.

Lebanon: Thousands of Old Photos of Lebanon

Lebanese blogger Rami at +961 posts about his new finding: Thousands of old photos of Lebanon and the Middle East.

Lebanon: Racism in Banks

The Terrorist Donkey posted a new story[Ar] about racism in Lebanon. This time it happened in a very well known bank where they refused to open an account for a...

Lebanon: New Migrant Center Opening in Beirut

Lebanese blogger and Nasawiya activist Nadine shares some exciting news for the migrant communities in Lebanon: their Migrant Center is in the final stages of opening and it needs your...

Lebanon: Perceptions on Lebanon’s recent protests

Lebanese media outlet Hibr posted the results of a survey taken by 185 people online about the different perspectives that people in Lebanon have about the recent protests which took...

Lebanon: Road Trip to Jezzine

Lebanon-based Dutch blogger Sietske shares her experience (with photos) of her trip with her family to the southern town Jezzine, Lebanon, in this post.

Lebanon: Claim your Parking Spot

Dutch Blogger Sietske asked the Lebanese people in her latest post to claim what's rightfully theirs: “their parking spots.”

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