Why Fairouz?

French President Macron began his trip today to Beirut by visiting Fairouz, and was met by protesters outside the diva's house denouncing the newly appointed government and the ruling parties. Why did Macron choose Fairouz? Simply because she's the only person all Lebanese agree on. She has been Lebanon's symbol of unity for as long as one can remember and her soothing voice, the voice of hope and love brings comfort to all the Lebanese.…

Let’s Give Them a Chance? Why Should We?

Now that we're done with Hassan Diab, we have an upgraded version of him in the form of Mustafa Adib, and once again we have people asking to give him a chance, and hoping he will be "the one" to bring real change and make things right. Just to be clear here, the real problem as always is not the person designated as a PM, as we don't know much about Adib, but the process…
Critiques

Why Didn’t The Authorities Handle The Port Threat like They Did with The Khaldeh Incident?

3 weeks ago
Heavy clashes between Hezbollah and local tribes erupted today in Khaldeh and lasted over 4 hours. Two were killed, a Lebanese and a Syrian citizen and three members of the same family were wounded. The ...
Critiques

Health Ministry Wants Hospitals to Report Injured Protesters to Security Forces

3 weeks ago
Two days after Human Rights Watch documented the use of lethal force by Lebanese security forces against protesters, a memo issued by the Health Ministry is circulating online where the minister is asking hospitals to ...
Critiques

Why is Diab’s Government Rushing to Get Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine?

4 weeks ago
Russia is looking for guinea pigs around the world to test out its unproven vaccine and Lebanese caretake PM & Health Minister seem to be in a rush to get their share of the new ...
Critiques

عرفتو هلأ لي كلّن يعني كلّن ؟؟

4 weeks ago
…يللّي عم بصير من بعد الإنفجار جريمه أكبر من الانفجار من تمييع، تضليل، ترهيب و كذب  … ما بعرف كيف حدا معقول يكون عندو أدنى شك بعد أنو كلّن يعني كلّن  اهمالهم دمّر بيروت، قتل ...
Critiques

Special Tribunal For Lebanon (STL) Verdict is Out

1 month ago
Fifteen years after Rafik Hariri was assassinated along with 21 others in a huge suicide bombing in Beirut, the STL judgment, which is 2600 pages long, including 13,000 footnotes and a 150 pages summary is ...
BeirutBlast

Instead of Encouraging Volunteering, Lebanese State is Cracking Down on Volunteers

1 month ago
Beirut governor issued a memo yesterday requesting that all volunteering organizations obtain a permission from the army’s emergency room, and prohibiting those without a permit from entering the affected areas by the blast. At a ...
BeirutBlast

Parliament Just Approved Two-Week State of Emergency: What Does That Mean?

1 month ago
Berri headed a parliament session today where they approved a two-week state of emergency imposed by the government. While people are still looking for their loved ones and cleaning the rubble, the authorities are finding ...
BeirutBlast

Who Knew About The Ammonium Nitrate?

1 month ago
It’s been one week now since the worst disaster in Lebanon’s history, and we still haven’t heard a word regarding the ongoing investigation. Every day, we’re hearing a new story regarding the 2,750 tons of ...
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