An interview with Parliamentary Candidate: Hassan Sinno

Beirut Today interviews Kelna Beirut’s parliamentary candidate Hassan Sinno from the Beirut II district

An interview with Parliamentary Candidate: Laury Haytayan

Beirut Today interviews Kollouna Watani’s parliamentary candidate Laury Haytayan from the Beirut I district

Lebanese women in politics discussed at the American University of Beirut

“If we lower the gender-gap by 25 percent, there would be an economic empowerment of 5.8 trillion of the global economy”

Election monitoring organizations ensure democratic voting in Lebanon

Organizations are playing a major role in overseeing the electoral process, each ensuring a democratic and just election period through their own tactics.

NSSF Scandal Shows the True Colors of Lebanese Government

Charges were filed by a national civil movement called UnitedForLebanon following the procurement of evidence and documents proving the embezzlement and misappropriation of funds.

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.

Megaphone, the new media kid playing with the big guns

Megaphone provides “an alternative way of commenting, and analyzing news through fact-checking and in-depth analysis”, especially of topics avoided in the mainstream media, such as LGBTQ+ issues.

Lebanese youth network demands student contract to safeguard rights

The final objective, and in the context of the upcoming elections, is to reach out to the Ministry of Education and demand that the state regulates and monitors the performance of private and public institutions of higher education.

LAU hosts a discussion on “Women and Political Representation after the Arab Uprisings”

Regimes have resorted to “state feminism” to appease popular and grassroots agitation for more women’s rights, as well as to diffuse international pressure.

Nine Years Later: Will the Lebanese Parliamentary Elections Bring Change

On changes in the political structure, optimistic and pessimistic outlooks, and the potential turning points in the long-overdue parliamentary elections