Are We Normalizing With “Israel” or Not?

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. How did it start? Quoting Al Jazeera, "the dispute dates back to 2011 when Israel ratified a maritime border agreement with neighbouring Cyprus that used as a reference point a maritime border that Lebanon and Cyprus had agreed to in…

Ongoing Investigations Since 2019

When we labeled all ruling parties as corrupt, many get offended and claim that they're doing more than enough to fight corruption and set things straight. It's been a year almost since the revolution started, and since then, tons of corruptions cases were exposed on TV and brought to justice, yet not ONE SINGLE case has been concluded and NOT ONE PERSON has been arrested yet. Here's a list of scandals that were brought to…
Critiques

Diab Government Continues Selective, Yet Useless, Lockdown

2 weeks ago
If you want more proof that this resigned government is managing miserably the COVID-19 pandemic, the Interior Ministry just announced a renewed selective lockdown of 169 villages and towns for one week starting Monday. At ...
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Why is the Education Ministry Giving Students Money?

3 weeks ago
Lebanon’s Education Ministry has announced a plan to help public and private schools students by giving them almost 1 million liras. I watched his interview with Al Jadeed and I have no idea what he’s ...
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Interior Ministry Planned Lockdown Will Only Make Things Worse

3 weeks ago
Lebanon’s Interior Ministry announced yesterday a weeklong lockdown of 111 towns and villages across the country due to a high number of coronavirus infections. The decision was taken based on the numbers provided by the ...
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Will The Newly Approved “illicit Enrichment” Law Hold Politicians Accountable?

3 weeks ago
The answer is NO. The amendments introduced do make the illicit enrichment law a much better one but the draft passed does not extend to the president, the prime minister, speaker of parliament, members of ...
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Lebanon Can No Longer Subsidize Fuel

4 weeks ago
Our foreign currency reserves have reached a critical level ( $18 Billion ?) and the Central Bank was expected to stop subsidizing fuel, wheat and medicine a while back. The Beirut port blast delayed things ...
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Macron’s Initiative Cannot Work Without Drastic Measures

1 month ago
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 ...
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Education Ministry Deprived 8,000 Students of Laptops

1 month ago
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 ...
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No, the Finance Ministry Does Not Belong to Any Sect

1 month 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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