Lebanon has No Choice But To Go Back into Lockdown Mode

The government has failed, the Health & Interior Ministries have failed miserably, the media failed and the people have failed too in respecting the COVID-19 guidelines. However, now is not the time to play the blame game because the situation is critical and the large rise in #COVID-19 cases in the past few days is quite alarming and spiraling out of control. The question now is whether we go back to a full lockdown or…

Auditing The Central Bank Alone is a Waste of Time & Money

It looks like Diab's government is on its way to score another "fake" victory as they're celebrating the decision to audit the BDL as a "historic decision for Lebanon", and I quote "will mark a radical change to reveal overspending and theft". We all want a forensic audit, one that includes all institutions not just the BDL, an audit that shows the amount of corruption in all ministries and governmental agencies and tells us why…
Critiques

The Rotten Chicken Scandal: Reminiscent of the “Labneh” & “Meat” Scandals

2 weeks ago
Lebanon’s Customs Department and the Minister of Health stormed yesterday three warehouses where they found tons of expired chicken. The packs of expired chicken were confiscated in huge amounts with expiry dating back to 2016 ...
Critiques

Neutrality Meen?

2 weeks ago
With all due respect to the Maronite Patriarch, neutrality is not happening and calling for it in such times does not make sense nor helps the situation. Added to that, if the Patriarch is warming ...
Critiques

Without Fuel, Expect an Internet Blackout Soon in Lebanon

3 weeks ago
The fuel shortage has already caused a severe power outage across the country and is forcing a lost of businesses to shut down or reduce their working hours. As far as the internet is concerned, ...
Critiques

Neshan Going to Court for Insulting Turkish President is a Scandal by itself!

3 weeks ago
Lebanese-Armenian Neshan TV Host is set to stand trial in October after having called Turkish President Erdogan “a malignant Ottoman,” in response to a tweet from an ignorant viewer who labeled Neshan as a refugee. ...
Critiques

Tourism Minister & Agri-Culture Minister Must Resign

3 weeks ago
Tourism Minister Ramzi Msharrafieh: A video documenting the assault on prominent activist Wassef Harake led to the arrest of at least six people, who were monitoring his moves using one of the Tourism Ministry’s cars, ...
Automotive

Beirut’s Traffic Lights Stopped Working, Accidents Up by 120% in June (vs. April)

3 weeks ago
Traffic lights have stopped working in Beirut as there’s no money to renew for the company in charge of up-keeping them. As a result, we’re witnessing a spike in car accidents, as “figures shared by ...
Critiques

We Shot Ourselves in the Foot By Going After Sonatrach

3 weeks ago
Up to 85% of the fuel provided to Lebanon is by Sonatrach, yet the Lebanese authorities and specifically Judge Ghada Aoun decided to go after the state-owned Algerian oil company despite not having any alternatives ...
Critiques

We Don’t Want to Grow Our Own Food, We Want Our Money Back!

1 month ago
Lebanon may be famous for its food, but we’re better at preparing stuff than producing it and this applies to everything. We import everything, including 85% of our food and this will not change overnight, ...
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