A Country on Its Knees

A Country on Its Knees

A Country on Its Knees By Wissam Nasrallah In October 2019, many Lebanese took to the streets in a festive manner with dancing and chanting to denounce mounting economic pressures and demand political accountability for three decades of corruption and mismanagement of...
Let Us Reflect the Hope of the Resurrection

Let Us Reflect the Hope of the Resurrection

Let Us Reflect the Hope of the Resurrection By Nabil Costa The news these days seems like a doom report. At times I feel so overwhelmed by the weight of the devastation and grief that many must be experiencing around the world. According to the WHO, at the time of...
9 Years in the Syrian Cauldron

9 Years in the Syrian Cauldron

update 9 Years in the Syrian Cauldron by wissam nAsRallah After nine years of war, we had hoped that the worst was behind us. However, the most severe humanitarian crisis since the beginning of the war is currently unfolding in Idlib, a province in Northwestern Syria,...
New Cabinet, Same Old Story?

New Cabinet, Same Old Story?

For a city that has prided itself as one of the best destinations for nightlife in the Middle East, the battlefield-like scenes broadcasted on national TV over the weekend of January 18th – 19th and January 22nd were quite the change from the usual glitz and glamour of Beirut’s party scene.

Op-Ed: Opinion on the Situation in Lebanon

Lebanon is a unique beast. It is a country of sharp social contrast and a fragile sectarian balance—a balance that has dominated Lebanese politics since the end of the civil war in 1990 and that has recently started to show cracks.

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