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Critiques

Central Bank Wants to Repay Up To $25,000 To Depositors Starting June 2021

1 month ago
Lebanon’s Central Bank issued a statement on Sunday claiming that they’re working on a plan with the banks to repay up to $25,000 in “fresh” dollars covering deposits done before Oct 17 2019. The payments ...
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A Short-Term Action Plan for Lebanon’s Electricity Sector

1 month ago
Lebanon is headed towards total darkness in few weeks time if EDL doesn’t get funds to buy fuel from the government. We’ve heard this before back in March before the government granted it 200 million ...
Baladi

Le Bristol Hotel Has Offered All Its Furniture to Beit El Baraka

1 month ago
The legendary Le Bristol hotel had to shut down last year due to the economic crisis. The 70-year old five-star hotel is an iconic establishment that hosted various prominent figures across the decades such as ...
Critiques

The Proposed Capital Control Law is a Disaster

1 month ago
Ever since the Lira crisis begun, all experts agreed that lawful capital control measures needed to quickly be put in place protect the remaining foreign reserves and avoid further depreciation of the Lebanese Lira. Unfortunately, ...
Baladi

Al Wadi Al Akhdar: A Proud Ambassador for Lebanese Specialties Since 1979

1 month ago
Al Wadi Al Akhdar is easily the Lebanese diaspora’s most recognizable brand around the world. In 2021, Al Wadi Al Akhdar celebrates four decades of love and pride in our Lebanese culinary heritage. That’s 40 ...
Baladi

Visit Our Lady of Lebanon (Harissa) Virtually

1 month ago
The month of May is a time of honor and devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary for Catholics around the world. In Lebanon, the most visited shrine is Our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa whereas ...
Critiques

Over 57 Millions of Captagon Pills Coming From Lebanon Were Seized by Saudi Arabia

1 month ago
Last week, Saudi Arabia decided to issue a ban on all produce coming from Beirut after seizing millions of captain pills hidden inside pomegranates. Few hours later, Saudi’s Center for International Communication shared an infographic ...
Architecture

Henry Loussian’s Museum is Now Open!

1 month ago
Known as the keeper of Beirut’s past, Lebanese collector Henry Loussian has finally opened his Batroun house, his own Sistine Chapel, to the public. The announcement was made on Instagram where he invited people to ...
Critiques

The Lebanese Authorities Spent Over 400 Million Dollars to “Clean” The Litani River

1 month ago
Over 1000 billion liras were allocated by the Lebanese authorities to clean the Litani River, in addition to consuming a 55 million dollars loan from the World Bank, and the outcome was over 40 tonnes ...
Critiques

Dear France, Entry Restrictions Are Not Sanctions

1 month ago
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian stated yesterday that France is imposing entry restrictions on some Lebanese figures for alleged corruption or for blocking the government formation. French President Macron had already proposed an initiative ...
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