Najib

Critiques

Lebanon 2022 Elections: The Six “Expats” Seats Must Be Cancelled!

1 week ago
The parliamentary law adopted in 2017 was the first to allow expats to cast their votes; however the rules were very poorly publicized, turnout was low, registered voters lists were leaked and the whole process ...
Lebanon

Ration Card Program Website Crashed on its Launch Date

1 week ago
The $556 million ration card program was officially launched today by the Lebanese government and a website [DAEM] was put in place to allow people to register. However and unsurprisingly, the website has crashed and ...
Automotive

Electric Trains in Lebanon in the 1990s?

1 week ago
I stumbled upon this old piece of paper from 1994, with a whole page dedicated to Lebanon entering the era of electric trains, accompanied by a small map with all the train stops. The map ...
Information

Items Provided by France to the Lebanese Security Forces

1 week ago
If you’re wondering who’s equipping the Lebanese Security Forces with anti-riot equipment to crush the anti-government protests, it’s mainly France and the list of items being sold to Lebanon is listed online on the following ...
Information

Lebanon’s Only Autism School Has Shut Down

1 week ago
Autism 123, Lebanon’s only autism school is shutting down because of the economic crisis. The main reason behind the closure is the dollar shortage whereas the school has been unable to transfer any funds to ...
Baladi

Meet Arz Zahreddine: Lebanon’s Sole Representative at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games

2 weeks ago
Lebanon is making its comeback to the Paralympic Games after missing out on the last games in Rio in 2016. Arz Zahreddine, a 22-year old runner, will be the sole Lebanese at the Tokyo 2020 ...
Economics

Lebanon Has Just Received $860 Million From the IMF

3 weeks ago
Lebanon’s Central Bank has reportedly received its share of the IMF’s new SDR allocation, totaling $860 million. SDRs are usually meant to help low-incoming and developing countries build reserve buffers and facilitate their recovery efforts, ...
Critiques

Raids on Fuel Depots & Medicine Warehouses Are Useless

3 weeks ago
Millions of liters of subsidized fuel hidden in underground tanks as well as tons of medicine and baby formula were seized following raids by the Lebanese security forces. The latest raid was carried out by ...
Critiques

So what if Riad Salameh Gets Arrested?

3 weeks ago
Judge Ghada Aoun just issued a search warrant for Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh that expires in a month time, after Salameh refrained from attending several sessions in the case of the illegal money transfers ...
Lebanon

Emirates To Offer Extra Baggage Allowance For Returning Lebanese Travellers

3 weeks ago
Emirates Airlines will be offering an additional 10kg of baggage on trips from the UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Australia back to Beirut and an additional piece of luggage totaling 23kg for Emirates customers ...
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