Yet Another Violent Demonstration in Awkar

We're all outraged by Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the Lebanese government has fiercely condemned it, and we're all in favor of protesting peacefully near the U.S. Embassy but what's the point of turning the demonstration into a violent one and attacking the Lebanese Security Forces? I lost count of how many demonstrations were organized against the U.S. Embassy but one thing I know for sure is that…

HRW On Lebanon’s Garbage Crisis: “As If You’re Inhaling Your Death”

Human Rights Watch issued a 67-page report on Lebanon's waste crisis and the health risks of burning waste. They found that "Lebanese authorities’ lack of effective action to address widespread open burning of waste and a lack of adequate monitoring or information about the health effects violate Lebanon’s obligations under international law". If you don't want to read the whole report, it suffices to watch this 5-minute report to realize how bad the situation is…
Critiques

What Independence?

2 months ago
Almost every year for the past decade or more, we’re faced with a series of events or an unprecedented crisis that undermines our independence and leaves us wondering on why we’re celebrating this day in ...
Critiques

Georges el Rif Killer Sentenced to Death

3 months ago
Beirut’s Criminal Court issued the verdict in the case of George al-Rif killing, sentencing the accused Tareq Yateem to death and acquitting his friend Lynn Haidar. Yateem was arrested after stabbing George el Rif 15 ...
Critiques

Barely 90,000 Lebanese Expats Registered to Vote

3 months ago
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants announced yesterday unofficially that over 85,000 Lebanese registered online to vote in the upcoming elections. The minister seemed proud about the number but I think it’s a very ...
Critiques

We’re Making Hariri Jokes, but the Joke is Really on Us!

3 months ago
Ever since PM Saad Hariri announced his resignation from KSA on Al Arabiya channel, we’ve all been receiving tons of jokes, memes and videos and while most of the jokes are quite hilarious, the sad ...
Critiques

Lebanese Minister of Economy Just Realized We have a Refugee Crisis

4 months ago
Lebanon’s Minister of Economy held a press conference where he tackled the impacts of the Syrian crisis from 2011 till today on the Lebanese economy and stressed that we can no longer bear this crisis. ...
Animals & Wildlife

Another Cat Slayer at AUB?

4 months ago
It appears that there’s a new cat slayer at the American University of Beirut whereas a cat was found killed and cut into pieces recently. Two years ago, someone was found smashing kittens with stones ...
Critiques

How The Tourism Minister Justified the LL10,000 Valet Parking Price

4 months ago
Even if most of our ministers are incompetent, they always tend to sympathize with the people and lie to them to make them believe they’re doing things for their own good. They never cease to ...
Critiques

An Anti-Syrian Refugees Protest Planned Tomorrow in Zouk Mosbeh

4 months ago
“We will not wait … till we become minorities in our towns and villages” “We will not wait … till we lose security and stability” You’ve probably seen by now these nationalist billboards put by ...
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