Dear International Community, Spare Us your Hypocrisy

Since its establishment, Israel has continued, with impunity, to violate the most basic principles of international law and human rights, suggesting that, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations, the sovereign equality of all nations remains nothing more than a beautifully phrased slogan that is void of practical meaning.

Civil War Beirut: The youth needs to know more

The history that is being taught to those students seems to stop in 1943, the year that Lebanon gained its independence from the French Mandate

Lebanon’s Parliamentary Elections: Sectarian Cartel’s Grip On Power Enshrined

Many independent or so-called “civil society” lists had high expectations that the new proportional law could help them get some seats.

Civil Society is not unquestionable

What guarantees do Lebanese voters have that these candidates will still be unified after the elections?

Lebanon’s outlook with Cedre-Paris 4

Lebanon could face serious fiscal deterioration as a result of having access to Cedre pledges and other loans under the umbrella of the Global Concessionary Financing Facility (GCFF)

Lebanese Political Parties and Their Partisans: Reforms and a Renewed Outlook

Lebanese political parties will face challenges in attempting to formulate a proper political discourse several years down the road.

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.

The social network is too big to be hurt by #DeleteFacebook

The platform provides several tools and operates at a low cost, many startups and SMEs heavily rely on Facebook.

On the Importance of Looking

Despite the helplessness and the international community’s failure in stopping the humanitarian crisis in Eastern Ghouta, continuing to look and refusing to remain silent is still valuable, especially when we consider four factors.

Between Religion and State: Civil marriage remains an elusive goal

Ever since the Ottoman era, civil marriage has been banned due to sectarian and political reasons. This has forced several couples to wed abroad, and then return to Lebanon to register their marriages as “foreign.”