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...
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.

Christ-like Citizenship

Christ-like Citizenship

Out into the streets the students went! Filling Beirut with chants from the ongoing uprising in Lebanon, students joined the protests hoping for a future that allows them to thrive in their home country. Most grew up with stories they’d heard from their parents’ experiences living through the Lebanese civil war (1975-1990) or the more distant past of their grandparents which granted Lebanon its independence on November 22nd, 1943.

A Call for Prayer for Lebanon!

No news is good news! Yet, to our dismay, Lebanon is back in the news!  As Robert Fisk puts it “Lebanon is always going through the greatest crisis since its last greatest crisis. But this time, it’s for real” [Independent, November 9, 2017].  Sadly so!  Two weeks...

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