Why Tuesday’s Parliamentary Session Must NOT Take Place

I'm sure many of you are still wondering what this amnesty law everyone is arguing over about? And why are people calling for cancelling Tuesday's parliamentary session? Don't we want the MPs to go down and pass anti-corruption laws? The answer is simple: YES we want the parliament to convene but not to pass another state-sponsored amnesty law that will pardon their crimes like they did in 1991. The currently proposed amnesty law is disastrous…

What Will Make This Revolution Succeed?

While some are figuring out ways to try and foil the revolution, by either coming up with conspiracy theories and sending out negative vibes, I think it is important to look at the factors that have made this revolution a success so far and try to build on them. - No Political Cover: Despite several attempts by parties to ride the wave, the revolution is still at one distance from all traditional parties. Every party…
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In Pictures: All Politicians’ Posters Removed from Tripoli

5 days ago
The revolution is still alive and kicking after three weeks and Tripolitans are still stealing the show and showing everyone else how it’s done. Two days ago, they “cleaned” their city from all the political ...
Critiques

National News Agency is now Spreading Fake News

5 days ago
The presumably trust-worthy National News Agency shared an article today claiming that international organization have warned Lebanon after noticing kids aged 18 and less taking part in the protests. Annahar and other portals also published ...
Critiques

#LebanonRevolution: Lebanon Witnesses Largest Student-Led Protest Today

1 week ago
Thousands of school and university students skipped school and took the streets brandishing Lebanese flags and chanting slogans demanding the removal of the corrupt political class. While most universities and schools were supportive of these ...
Critiques

Moody’s Downgrades Lebanon Credit Rating from Caa1 to Caa2

1 week ago
Moody’s has downgraded today Lebanon’s credit rating to Caa2 after having downgraded it to Caa1 nine months ago. “Moody’s said the decision to cut Lebanese debt from Caa1 to Caa2 “reflects the increased likelihood of ...
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Alfa & Touch Now Selling Prepaid Recharge Cards in LBP

1 week ago
Caretaker Telecommunications Minister Mohammed Choucair has requested both telecom operators in Lebanon to start selling prepaid recharge cards according to the official dollar exchange rate set by the Central bank. The cards will be delivered ...
Critiques

Pro-Sulta Protests: More Diversions To Delay New Government Formation

1 week ago
PM Hariri resigns, his supporters go out in the streets to cheer for him. Hezbollah Chief makes a speech, his supporters flood the streets to show support. Today, Speaker Nabih Berri supporters were roaming the ...
Critiques

What You Didn’t Know About The “illicit Enrichment” Law

1 week ago
When the first case of “illicit enrichment” was brought up a week ago, I looked into the law itself to see what it consists of, and then after watching yesterday’s Al Jadeed episode on corruption, ...
Critiques

Watch Al Jadeed’s Report on Corruption

1 week ago
It’s a 3 hour report but worth every minute. If you still think your party or your leader is not corrupt, watch and judge for yourself. From pharmacies selling fake cancer meds and still open, ...
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