The 2019 Revolution: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Today marks the 40th day since the Revolution started and from the looks of it, things aren't going to cool down anytime soon especially when there's no government in sight. On one hand, protests on the street haven't lost their momentum and are evolving by the day; last week's Civil Parade is a clear proof of that. On the other hand, those in power are split into three groups: those laying low, those relentlessly trying…

ZWZ Vancouver Branch Officially Opening on November 29

For all Zaatar W Zeit fans, the Vancouver branch is set to officially open on November 29. The address is 531 Granville Vancouver, British Columbia. You can find more information on their FB page. This will mark ZWZ’s first branch outside the Arab world as it already opened up in Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Jordan.

Meet All the “Civil” Regiments that Marched on Lebanon’s Independence Day

We witnessed today a glorious Independence Day by all means. As the revolution entered its 37th day, large groups of protesters organized a nationwide civil march where over 40 "regiments" paraded in front of the crowds on Martyrs Square. Check out this video showing all those who took part including the bikers, the retired soldiers, the teachers, the students, the environmentalists, the lawyers, the mothers, the fathers, the "Tanajir", the artists, the media, doctors and…

Chekka Going for World Record Christmas Tree

Amidst the turbulence and chaos in the country, the municipality of Chekka, with the help of Arc en ciel, has decided to take an environmental leap and attempt to build a Christmas tree made of 120,000 recycled water bottles. The aim is to enter the Guinness World Book of Records for the largest tree of plastic bottles. The current record is held by the region of Aguascalientes, Mexico, where around 120 public staff workers created…
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The Revolution Houwwara

2 weeks ago
Check it out, it’s pretty cool. ...
Critiques

Lebanon’s Financial House of Cards

2 weeks ago
A highly recommended read for those interesting in understanding the financial “Ponzi scheme” that brought Lebanon’s economy to brink of collapse, and how suggestions on how to build a more productive and sustainable Lebanese economic ...
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Melhem Khalaf Wins Beirut Bar Association Elections Against All Ruling Parties

3 weeks ago
Khalaf’s win is being celebrated as the first electoral victory for the revolution and it righteously is so. Khalaf, an independent candidate running against politically-backed candidates, got the highest number of votes and is officially ...
Critiques

No Military Parade on Independence Day This Year?

3 weeks ago
It’s not official news yet but I just read today there are no military planned this year, which is the right thing to do. I honestly would have expected those in power to organize one ...
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