Al Ansar Footballer Mohammad Atwi Dies From Stray Bullet Injury

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 surgery but his situation remained critical. Unfortunately, Mohamad passed away yesterday from injuries sustained from that stray bullet. Mohamad is not the first victim of stray bullets and won't be the last in a country where there's a gun in…

Tragic Stories from Tripoli’s “Death Trip” to Cyprus

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 paper work, leaving them with one option: try to flee illegally and hope that they get to the other side of the sea. Ten days ago, few Tripolitans sold their lifetime savings to purchase a boat and decided to head…
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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?

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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?

1 week 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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The World Bank CANCELS Loan For The Bisri Dam!

2 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 ...
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Lebanese Authorities Couldn’t Secure a Crane To Resume Rescue Efforts!

2 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 ...
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Don’t Blame Lebanese (Only) For Re-electing The Same Politicians, Blame The System

2 weeks ago
Whenever pro-Sulta people want to defend their leaders, they resort to the latest election results and the fact that our MPs were elected by the people. Those same people are the ones who blame the ...
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