No, LAU Did NOT Forbid Students from Praying on Campus

So someone took a paper placed by the LAU Beirut Dean of Students inside the library and shared it online to bash the Lebanese American University and claim that they do not respect people's beliefs and don't allow students to pray on campus. To begin with, the statement issued by the Dean of Students clearly indicates that there are no designated places for prayer on campus, and not that students cannot pray there, and I'm…

Who’s Behind Employing 4,580 New People in the Public Sector?

We've been hearing for few months now about the "illegally" hired new employees in the public sector yet we have no idea who's behind it. In fact, all parties seem to be denying it and want an investigation which is quite funny considering they have been in power for decades. In short, the hiring freeze that came into effect in 2017 forbid any new hirings by public institutions, including ministries and municipalities, yet somehow over…
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Judo Champion Nacif Elias Loses to Avoid Confronting Israeli Athlete at #JudoParis2019

5 days ago
Lebanese Judo Champion was on his way to secure a medal for Lebanon at the #JudoParis 2019 tournament but was forced to lose his game to avoid confronting an Israeli athlete in the semis. Since ...
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Disturbing Images from Msayleh’s Mental Hospital “Al Fanar”

6 days ago
Hayat Jaber Ali Ahmad paid a visit to “Al Fanar”, a mental hospital in the Msayleh area and shared disturbing images and testimonies from the place which has been neglected for over two years now. ...
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Mother Protesting Outside Bkerki Against Spiritual Court Verdict

1 week ago
Dolly Khabbaz has been on hunger strike for the past four days outside Bkerki to protest against a verdict issued by the spiritual court depriving her of the custody of her children. The court ruling ...
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That Toxic Language of Treason in Politics That We Need to Get Rid of

1 week ago
Today the world, including Saudi Arabia, celebrates Valentine’s Day yet there’s not much love to celebrate in the Lebanese parliament, especially in the last few days with the rising tensions between political opponents. It all ...
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We’re Not Getting 24/7 Electricity Before 2024

1 week ago
Just in case you hear new promises about providing all Lebanese with 24/7 electricity, that’s not going to happen anytime soon. The truth is if the government adopts TODAY the comprehensive roadmap to support the ...
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Customs Fees For “Illegally” Imported Mobiles Coming into Effect

1 week ago
The 90-days period set by the Telecom Ministry to register smartphones purchased from abroad has elapsed and people are starting to get messages asking them to settle their customs fees at LibanPost to avoid blocking ...
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What’s Happening Between AUBMC & NSSF?

1 week ago
Earlier today, a friend shared with me a statement by the NSSF that they are no longer working with AUBMC and will no longer cover expenses of NSSF patients there. I have no idea what ...
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Few Thoughts on the #GeorgeZreik Tragedy

1 week ago
I don’t think much can be said about happened yesterday but I’ve been reading a lot of comments and opinions on the matter and I’d like to share some quick thoughts on them: 1- I ...
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