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Critiques

The Lebanese Authorities Have No Idea What’s Happening At The Beirut Port, & Couldn’t Care Less

2 weeks ago
A massive explosion in August 4, followed by a small fire and today’s massive fire almost a month later. How can one be so incompetent? so negligent? so stupid? They had over a month to ...
Baladi

Lebanese Journalist Dalal Mawad Wins The 2020 #SamirKassirAward For Best Audiovisual News Report

2 weeks ago
Here’s some good news to end yet another dramatic day in Lebanon. Lebanese reporter & Journalist Dalal Mawad has won the 2020 Samir Kassir Award for the best audiovisual news report. Mawad won the foundation ...
News

Lebanese-British BLOM Customer Wants to Take The Bank To Trial in An English Court

2 weeks ago
Bilal Khalifeh tweeted today that a Judge has ruled that English courts have jurisdiction in relation to Lebanese banks. Khalife is a BLOM customer who has been unable to make use of the more than ...
Critiques

Why Did the US Sanction Two Lebanese Ministers?

2 weeks ago
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned today former Lebanese ministers Yusuf Finyanus and Ali Hassan Khalil, who provided material support to Hizballah and engaged in corruption. Why did ...
Critiques

Sri Lanka Donates Tea To Beirut Blast Victims, Pr. Aoun Distributes Them to Republican Guard Brigade

2 weeks ago
Two weeks ago, the Sri Lankan Ambassador met with President Michel Aoun and stated that her country had sent 1675 kilograms of Ceylon tea “for the benefit of those affected by the explosion”. However, after ...
Critiques

Instead of Supporting Students, LU President is Threatening Them

2 weeks ago
Lebanese University President Fouad Ayoub issued a circular asking students “to respect the reputation of the university, its professors & staff, and not to criticize or attack any of them on any media or social ...
Critiques

Are We Finally Abolishing Lebanon’s Kafala System?

2 weeks ago
Lebanon just took one big step to abolish the Kafala system, by adopting a new standard unified contract that respects and protects the rights of migrant domestic workers. The Labor Minister announced it on Twitter ...
Critiques

The World Bank CANCELS Loan For The Bisri Dam!

3 weeks ago
Some good news for a change! The World Bank has announced today that it is cancelling $244 million in undisbursed funds for the Bisri Dam project in Lebanon after repeatedly raising concerns about the project ...
Critiques

Lebanese Authorities Couldn’t Secure a Crane To Resume Rescue Efforts!

3 weeks ago
I am writing this post while rescue efforts are still underway in Mar Mikhael. Lebanese are holding their breaths in hopes of a miracle as a heartbeat was apparently felt from under the rubble (potentially ...
Baladi

Meryl Streep Donates $25,000 to KAFA’s Beirut Relief Work

3 weeks ago
Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep, often described as the “best actress of her generation”, has donated a generous $25,000 to Kafa’s relief work supporting women who lost their houses, or have been injured/traumatized as a result ...
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