No, the Finance Ministry Does Not Belong to Any Sect

The Taef agreement did not allocate the Finance Ministry to any sect, and no one has the right to claim it, not the Shiites, not the Christians, not the Sunnites, not The Druze. What's happening right now is a blatant violation of the constitution, of the Taef agreement and a clear proof that those in power don't want to commit to reforms, and are looking for ways to cover up their thefts and put their…

Health Ministry is Collecting Travelers’ PII on an Unofficial Website

A friend of mine was traveling to Beirut two days ago, when he was asked to fill out an online survey as required by the Health Ministry. When he went in to check out the URL, he was surprised to find out that a lot of fields contained sensitive information, such as Passport number, and that the page was not an official .gov page but an actual survey hosted on arcgis.com. There's not even a…
Critiques

Health Ministry Wants A Total Lockdown as COVID-19 Cases Surpass 1000

3 days ago
Hassan Diab’s government has mismanaged the COVID-19 pandemic since day1. Yes, we did take quick measures but that’s about it, and just like everything in this country, there was no proper follow-up, no planning whatsoever, ...
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Al Ansar Footballer Mohammad Atwi Dies From Stray Bullet Injury

6 days ago
A month ago, Lebanese Football player Mohamad Atwi, who plays for Al Ansar, was injured by a stray bullet that hit him in the head. He was quickly rushed to the hospital where he underwent ...
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Tragic Stories from Tripoli’s “Death Trip” to Cyprus

6 days ago
More and more Lebanese are trying to escape the country in search of a new life, but not all of them have the means or are eligible to apply for immigration and go through the ...
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The Lebanese Authorities Have No Idea What’s Happening At The Beirut Port, & Couldn’t Care Less

1 week 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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