What Difference Will it Make if We Form a Government or Not?

It's been five months now since elections were over and we're still without a government. Numbers-wise, this is the second longest period we've been without a government in the past ten years and none of the ruling parties seem to be in a rush to form that government. Some are saying it will be formed today, but my question is: Does it really matter if it gets formed or not? What difference will this new…

Lebanese Cameraman Samir Kassab Has Been Missing For Five Years in Syria

The authorities worked day and night to bring back our kidnapped soldiers. Why aren't we doing anything about Samir Kassab? Why haven't we heard anything about him for the past five years? What will it take for the authorities to do the slightest efforts and try to bring him back to his mom? Kassab was kidnapped with his Sky News colleagues Ishak Moctar, a Mauritanian, and a Syrian driver whose family asked that his name…
Critiques

UNHCR: 88% of Syrian Refugees Want to Return Home

3 weeks ago
Amid all this talk about naturalizing refugees and keeping them in Lebanon, UNHCR representative to Lebanon Mireille Girard revealed yesterday that 88% of Syrian refugees in Lebanon want to return to their country, but cannot ...
Critiques

Lebanese MP Bragging about Opposing Gay Rights Bill at Geneva Conference

3 weeks ago
It’s no surprise that our society is a conservative one with a majority of people opposed to gay rights and even the simplest women and human rights. However, being an ultra-conservative is one thing and ...
Automotive

Jounieh Road Expansion: Will it Actually Work?

3 weeks ago
We’ve been hearing about the Jounieh highway expansion plans ever since the project got approved by the Lebanese Cabinet in 2016, yet I still find it hard to believe this project will ever be implemented ...
Critiques

Generator Owners can Now Claim Insurance Fees

1 month ago
Negotiations between generator owners and the ministry of economy are still ongoing and the latest updates reveal that generator owners who installed meters can now charge customers insurance fees, starting with 100,000LL for 5-ampere subscription, ...
Critiques

Haret Hreik Lab Tests Show Water Contains Human Stools

1 month ago
A Haret Hreik resident sent a sample of his building’s water to test to have it checked, and the laboratory tests turned out to be horrific. Not only is the water not drinkable, but it ...
Critiques

So What if Nishan hosted a Male Stripper?

1 month ago
When I saw the video of a male stripper performing on Nishan’s new show on Al Jadeed, I was like why are all these TVs sinking to new lows but then I looked up the ...
Critiques

Siemens CEO Did Offer to Help #Lebanon in its Electricity Crisis

1 month ago
We’ve been hearing for the past week or so about an offer submitted by Siemens’ CEO to the Lebanese government to build power stations in Lebanon. A leaked voice note recorded by lawmaker Yassin Jaber ...
Critiques

Why do We Praise Politicians who Fly in Economy Class?

1 month ago
I don’t recall the amount of times I’ve seen people share stories of a local MP or minister “surprising” passengers by flying economy, and praising his modesty and comparing him to others who fly in ...
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