America Iran graphic by Laudy Issa
Capital, oil, and pistachios: America’s imperial interests in Iran

There are clear economic and imperial incentives for the United States to ramp up its aggression towards Iran.

Activist Nidal Ayoub in front of the Cybercrimes Bureau on January 7, 2020. (PHOTO: Twitter / @SK_Eyes)
Protest activist interrogated by Cybercrimes Bureau

Nidal Ayoub was interrogated by the Cybercrimes Bureau Tuesday on charges including insulting the president and “undermining the prestige of the state.”

Qasem Soleimani
Soleimani’s death further destabilizes Lebanon

“Lebanon will be affected, and Hezbollah will counter-attack.”

The new Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab. December 19, 2019. REUTERS / Mohamed Azakir
Why protesters are rejecting Hassan Diab’s appointment as PM

Protesters consider the new PM to be a part of the same ruling class that lead the country into the current economic crisis.

Hassan Diab
Former minister Hassan Diab tasked with forming Lebanon government

BEIRUT: Former Education Minister Hassan Diab was tasked this Thursday with forming the next Lebanese.

Today, infrastructure in Lebanon continues to be a site for political struggle and economic gain. 
Why do our streets flood? Because Lebanese politicians benefit from our broken system.

Today, infrastructure in Lebanon continues to be a site for political struggle and economic gain. 

Historical revisionism: Consociational politics is a governance flaw

Consensual politics has given rise to governments muddled with political rivalries and contradictory agendas, all under the pretext of inclusivity.

Protesters in Zouk (Reuters / Awsaat.com) - Feminist Article
Feminism and the October Revolution: The people demand and do not negotiate

Women have firmly asserted their presence within the Lebanese protests and the overall political scene.

Why Aren’t Lebanese Banks Giving You Back Your Money?

The Central Bank and the Association of Banks have a major historical responsibility to protect depositors and provide transparent regulations going forward.

Hezbollah and Lebanon’s 2019 Revolution

“We don’t accept the fall of the mandate, nor do we support the resignation of the Cabinet and early parliamentary elections in these circumstances.”