The 8,000 Laptops Scandal Continued: 2,335 Laptops Are Missing

A month ago, Lebanon’s Education Minister claimed that they received 8,000 laptops as a gift back in 2017, and that they're still stuck because the Microsoft Enterprise agreement was never renewed. Last week, the minister paid a visit to one of the storage places keeping these laptops, and 2335 out of 2400 laptops in one of the two storages were not there because the warehouse owners claimed they were damaged by the port explosion. So…

Why Didn’t Tripoli’s MP Dima Jamali Resign Yet?

Tripolitan MP Dima Jamali emerged as a winner in the 2019 elections, before the Constitutional Council invalidated her win was contested by unsuccessful candidate Taha Naji. By-elections were held few months later and Jamali finally won back the Sunni seat. Since then, Jamali had been the joke of the town for her laughable comments and tweets, but that never prompted her to resign. In fact, she threatened to resign but wasn't even able to commit…
Critiques

The Garbage Crisis is Here to Stay

1 month ago
“City Blu” & “Ramco”, the two companies tasked with picking up our garbage, want to get paid in dollars but there are no dollars available. As a result, the first decided to stop its operations ...
Critiques

Wen el Thawra?

1 month ago
This is the question several party loyalists and even some pro-Thawra people are asking, as Saad Hariri was tasked with forming a new government one year after he resigned following the October 17 uprising. This ...
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Health Minister Says Lebanon Will Get COVID-19 Vaccine By End of Year

1 month ago
Our joke of a health minister has announced that Lebanon will be getting its share of COVID-19 vaccines by end of year or max by January 2021. However, he did not specify what vaccine we’re ...
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There’s NO Coming Back to October 16, 2019

1 month ago
Today marks one year since the Revolution started, one year since hundreds of thousands of Lebanese from different sects and backgrounds took the streets to ask for a real change. We were fed up, we ...
Critiques

Someone Should Remind Hariri He’s Not a Technocrat

1 month ago
Ever since ex-PM Hariri resigned a year ago, he has been paving his way back to lead a new government through several maneuvers, with the latest nominating himself as the designated savior by France’s president. ...
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After the Lollar, Meet the Bira

1 month ago
After putting quotas for dollar withdrawals and spendings from banks, the BDL has issued yesterday a new circular forcing Lebanese banks to start lowering the ceiling of Lebanese pound cash withdrawals. In other words, your ...
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WTH Were LibanPost Thinking With Their New “Beirut Blast” Stamp?

1 month ago
Libanpost issued a stamp featuring a photo of the Beirut Port explosion, calling on Lebanese to buy it to help out the Civil Defense and contribute to the ongoing reconstruction efforts. I don’t know who ...
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Are We Normalizing With “Israel” or Not?

1 month ago
There’s no simple answer to this question. Both parties were clear that these talks are not a sign of peace-making or normalization, and are merely an attempt to solve a 10 year old economic dispute. ...
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