Where Did Judge Bitar Go Wrong?

I am still trying to understand the rationale behind the intense smear campaign against Judge Bitar, the Lebanese judge in charge of the probe into the August 2020 Beirut port blast. Did he break any laws? No. Did he overstep his authority as a judge? No. Did he leak any information pertaining to the investigation to the media? No. Did he make public appearances or go on TV shows to talk about the investigation? No.…

Ghobeiry Municipal Council President Wants To Build Power Plant On Lebanon’s Only Golf Club

First, yes we have a golf club in Lebanon and it's very well preserved surprisingly enough. The Golf Club of Lebanon was established in 1923 and is the oldest and largest golf club in Lebanon, and the only one still standing today from the four golf clubs that were present. It is located in Bir Hassan Ouzai next to Henry Chehab Barracks. Going back to the topic at hand, Maan Khalil, President of Ghobeiry Municipality…
Critiques

Proposal Dropped for a Women’s Quota in The 2022 Lebanon Elections

1 week ago
The Lebanese parliament could not be bothered today to allocate more than two minutes to discuss a women’s quota in the upcoming 2022 elections. The proposal to amend Article 2 of the electoral law which ...
Animals & Wildlife

Hunting is in Major Decline Due to Economic Crisis

2 weeks ago
Lebanon’s New Minister Of Environment Nasser Yassin has declared that he won’t be opening the hunting season this year, but the season was already declared dead since early September due to the economic crisis. There ...
BeirutBlast

Where is Melhem Khalaf?

2 weeks ago
If we look back at what happened during the last week: – Hezbollah high-ranking official ​Wafik Safa issued a threat to Judge Tarek Bitar, who’s investigating last year’s Beirut port, through an ​unnamed intermediary who ...
Critiques

New Labor Minister Moustafa Bayram Wants us to Work in Qatar

3 weeks ago
Our new labor minister’s idea of tackling Lebanon’s surging unemployment rate is twofold: – Launch an application that links the labor market with workers, which is useless and a waste of time given that the ...
Critiques

Presidential Palace Has No Right To Ban Reporters

1 month ago
Al Jadeed reporter Layal Saad was denied entrance to the Presidential Palace’s press office last week because of a previous incident that took place months ago where Saad referred to the president as ‘Aoun’ and ...
Critiques

Information Minister George Kordahi is Off to a Bad Start

1 month ago
Lebanon’s newly appointed information minister, TV star George Kordahi, called on the media in his first official statement to refrain from hosting politicians who claim that we will go to hell. He continued by asking ...
Critiques

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

1 month 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 ...
Critiques

Raids on Fuel Depots & Medicine Warehouses Are Useless

1 month 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 ...
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