Author: Cynthia Saghir

Beirut Today Community Manager.

Passing draft law for National Commission for forcibly disappeared can bring families closure

The law stipulates the establishment of an autonomous independent administrative authority that has all the judicial, administrative, and investigative prerogatives.

Is Gaza under the belligerent occupation of Israel?

The extent to which Israel has control over Gaza creates a reasonable basis to assume that it amounts to “effective control,” despite the physical absence of the IDF in the Gaza Strip.

Myth Buster: “An Incinerator for Beirut?”

All factors considered, the film makes it clear that although incinerators may work in Denmark, this waste management strategy is practically unfeasible in Lebanon.

100 Years after Balfour Conference: An Exploration of the Past and Future of Palestine

On  December 13th and 14th, the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) hosted.

Trump Can Claim Jerusalem, But the International Community Is Not On His Side

In a monumentally disappointing speech, President Donald J. Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital.

I Dreamed of Marx

  A few weeks ago I had a dream of Marx. I often have vivid.

Has anyone ever asked Palestinians what they wanted?

Last week, Hamas, the ruling Islamic faction in Gaza, asked the Palestinian National Authority (PNA)’s.

Internalization of Arab Inferiority: Perceiving Ourselves through the Eyes of the Other

Encountering Westerners in Beirut is just as common as facing traffic in Ras Beirut. Within.

On Political Correctness: Why Making Fun of Trump Is Not Enough

Disclaimer: This article is in no way justifying or supporting any of President Donald J..

Beit Beirut: The Identity and Temporal Representation of Beirut

On a typical stroll through Beirut’s Sodeco area, any passerby that is not completely embroiled.