Macron’s Initiative Cannot Work Without Drastic Measures

France's youngest president ever Emmanuel Macron held a news conference today to discuss the situation in Lebanon and accused the country's political leaders of collective betrayal for failing to form a government within the agreed-on deadline. I'm pretty sure Macron is smart enough to know his plan had no chances of working out, because he's asking those in power, those responsible of decades of theft, corruption & incompetence, to admit they did wrong, and hold…

Education Ministry Deprived 8,000 Students of Laptops

Lebanon's Education Ministry received 8,000 laptops as a gift back in 2017, and they're still stuck in the ministry because the Microsoft Enterprise agreement was never renewed, or at least that's what they're claiming. The issue was brought up now due to the pandemic and the ministry reached out to UNICEF to help equip the laptops and distribute them to schools. I'm not buying the story to be honest. Microsoft helps tons of schools worldwide…
Critiques

No, the Finance Ministry Does Not Belong to Any Sect

6 days ago
The Taef agreement did not allocate the Finance Ministry to any sect, and no one has the right to claim it, not the Shiites, not the Christians, not the Sunnites, not The Druze. What’s happening ...
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Health Ministry is Collecting Travelers’ PII on an Unofficial Website

1 week ago
A friend of mine was traveling to Beirut two days ago, when he was asked to fill out an online survey as required by the Health Ministry. When he went in to check out the ...
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Health Ministry Wants A Total Lockdown as COVID-19 Cases Surpass 1000

1 week ago
Hassan Diab’s government has mismanaged the COVID-19 pandemic since day1. Yes, we did take quick measures but that’s about it, and just like everything in this country, there was no proper follow-up, no planning whatsoever, ...
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Al Ansar Footballer Mohammad Atwi Dies From Stray Bullet Injury

1 week ago
A month ago, Lebanese Football player Mohamad Atwi, who plays for Al Ansar, was injured by a stray bullet that hit him in the head. He was quickly rushed to the hospital where he underwent ...
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Tragic Stories from Tripoli’s “Death Trip” to Cyprus

1 week ago
More and more Lebanese are trying to escape the country in search of a new life, but not all of them have the means or are eligible to apply for immigration and go through the ...
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The Lebanese Authorities Have No Idea What’s Happening At The Beirut Port, & Couldn’t Care Less

2 weeks ago
A massive explosion in August 4, followed by a small fire and today’s massive fire almost a month later. How can one be so incompetent? so negligent? so stupid? They had over a month to ...
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Sri Lanka Donates Tea To Beirut Blast Victims, Pr. Aoun Distributes Them to Republican Guard Brigade

3 weeks ago
Two weeks ago, the Sri Lankan Ambassador met with President Michel Aoun and stated that her country had sent 1675 kilograms of Ceylon tea “for the benefit of those affected by the explosion”. However, after ...
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Instead of Supporting Students, LU President is Threatening Them

3 weeks ago
Lebanese University President Fouad Ayoub issued a circular asking students “to respect the reputation of the university, its professors & staff, and not to criticize or attack any of them on any media or social ...
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