Iran’s Protests: Reclaiming the Revolution

To many nations, the 28th of December marked nothing  more than a year approaching its.

Poverty and Living Standards in Iran After the Nuclear Deal

The current protests in Iran could be attributed to joblessness and unfulfilled economic expectations, but not necessarily to high poverty.

Will The Lebanese Lira Crumble in 2018?

The risks of collapse for Lebanon’s national currency evaluated in 7 key points by one of Lebanon top macro economists.

Civil Society Organizations in Lebanon: Little Space for Refugee Advocacy?

Civil society in Lebanon has taken different forms and passed through various phases. It includes.

Demographic and Social Origins of the Iranian Uprisings

In 2015/16, a shocking 31% of men and 53% of women aged 18-29 were unemployed, compared to 20% and 19% in 1997.  More importantly, the pain of this worsening situation is increasingly felt by older age groups.  Entire families are affected when their young men and women are unable to find employment, housing, and form a family.

Millennials in Lebanon: Stuck and Unstuck in Time

From the Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, to Generation Z, society has been.

Drug laws in Lebanon work against small users, for big dealers

To be abducted from one’s home, taken to a strange underground place, and isolated from.

Save a life for the Price of a Coffee

Many of us have the habit of going over newspapers in the morning, which are.

Faculty Members at the American University of Beirut Release A Statement on Jerusalem

American University of Beirut Faculty Statement on Jerusalem. Released 19/12/2017 On December 6, 2017 President.

Beirut’s Golden Crown of Polluted Air

Lebanon’s coasts have been lying under a great yellow cloud, making sure we go about.