New Corruption Scandal Hits Lebanese Government: Biometric IDs

The Council of Ministers approved on Sunday the use of biometric IDs during elections for a budget of 40 million USD, awarded without open bidding to the French company SAGEM. This amount was part of a larger enacted…

Lebanon Politics

The New Lebanese Electoral Law and 2022

The Lebanese parliament has issued a new electoral law this June, something that was supposed to occur at least four…

Environment

Lebanon’s Garbage Crisis: It Still Smells of Corruption

Two years ago, in August 2015, Lebanese women and men from all ages were peacefully protesting in Beirut…

Lifestyle

In Search of Sex-Ed

The implementation of sexual education in Lebanon has had a turbulent history. It was first officially addressed in…

Neighborhood Novellas

The Sun Also Rises on Sabra and Shatila

It was a warm Thursday morning as I stuffily sat in the taxi next to my friend waiting…

Diaspora Voices

How far is Mexico from Lebanon?

The distance between Mexico and Lebanon suggests that relations between both countries should be squandered. However, geographical distances…

Sports

Nejmeh SC Wins Elite Cup for The Tenth Time

Nejmeh Sporting Club, one of Lebanon’s oldest and most renowned football clubs, has recently won the Elite Cup…

Poetry

Limbs and Lungs

Last spring, when flowers turned yellow and rain started to smell of life, My aging Syrian aunt asked…

Opinion

Gender and Intersectionality in Lebanese Public Transport

  ‘7elo jismik, shu ismik’, ‘7abbaytik, wen baytik,’ ‘shu hal 7elo, fi minik 3a jello’ -- these and other litanies…