Early Elections Without Reforms is a Sulta Trap

Today was yet another historic day. Protesters returned to the streets in massive numbers demanding justice, holding gallows, storming government ministries and occupying shortly the Association of banks building. Meanwhile Prime Minister Diab was delivering yet another empty speech but this time, he stated he will request an early parliamentary election in a bid to defuse a worsening crisis following the port explosion. At first, you'd think this is a win as early elections have…

Al Mawarid CEO & Former Minister Marwan Kheireddine Buys $9.9M New York Apartment

Our international limits are set to zero, we can only withdraw money locally in LBP, transfers abroad are blocked yet former Minister Marwan Kheireddine, who happens to be the CEO of Al Mawarid bank, has purchased actress Jennifer Lawrence’s $9.9 million New York penthouse. The Former Minister who hunts animals for fun and once sent his bodyguards to beat up a journalist, said the purchase is part of an investment deal through a family-owned company…
BeirutBlast

How The World Showed Solidarity with #Beirut

1 day ago
Lebanon is unfortunately making headlines around the world over an unfortunate event; a horrific explosion that has killed over 150 people so far and injured thousands. Tens of countries sent rescue teams and supplies to ...
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A Tribute To The Ten Firefighters Killed in the Blaze

2 days ago
Ten brave firefighters were the first to respond to the fire that erupted at the port, few minutes before the huge blaze occurred. They had no idea what was inside the storage house, they rushed ...
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French President Visits Lebanon as Politicians Prepare to Kiss A$$

3 days ago
France and its president have been working harder than the Lebanese authorities following the devastating explosion and French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to visit Beirut on Thursday morning and meet with Lebanese officials. Paris ...
Critiques

How Did The Ammonium Nitrate End up in #Beirut Port?

4 days ago
About 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate have been stored in the Beirut port warehouse since 2013 and exploded today, shattering buildings and overturning cars on nearby roadways with a force felt as far away as ...
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It’s a National Disaster And They’re Still Forming Committees!

4 days ago
There are no words to describe what happened today. I kept watching over and over again the massive explosion wondering if this really took place in Beirut and not elsewhere. The huge blast, apparently caused ...
Critiques

Lebanon Wants To Use Coronavirus-sniffing dogs at Airport

5 days ago
In the past few weeks, several countries ran experiments to verify whether dogs were able to sniff out COVID-19 and the results were very encouraging as the accuracy rate was above 90%. Even better, Dubai ...
Critiques

You Wanna Resign, Spill The Beans!

5 days ago
We’ve had three major resignations in the past couple of months, starting with top financial advisors Henry Chaoul & Alain Bifani, and today Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti walked out of the government and was swiftly ...
Critiques

Is it a Good Time to Invest in Real Estate in Lebanon?

6 days ago
The real estate sector has been witnessing a boom in recent months as developers are trying to settle their debts by accepting bankers’ checks and depositors are trying to make use of their “lollars” amid ...
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