France, the United States, and Sectarianism in Lebanon

Following the Beirut port explosion, both France and the United States seem to be approaching Lebanon like moths to a candle. Why?

Economy

Death boats: Lebanese seek smugglers as last resort

Many perished while stranded at sea for days without water, food, or fuel to keep their overcrowded boats going.

UN: Over 50 percent of Lebanese population could face food shortages

More than half of the people in Lebanon are on the verge of facing a possible food crisis after the Beirut blast.

Bisri Dam: Dirty politics, environmental mess, and cheaper alternatives

At midnight, the World Bank’s September 4 deadline for the Lebanese government to meet “the tasks that are preconditions to the commencement...

Politics

Presidents Donald Trump from the United States of America, Michel Aoun from Lebanon, and Emmanuel Macron from France against a red backdrop

France, the United States, and Sectarianism in Lebanon

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Following the Beirut port explosion, both France and the United States seem to be approaching Lebanon like moths to a candle. Why?

Rebuilding Beirut’s heritage sites, without funding public institutions

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"The money isn't going into the hands of any public institution," architect and urban designer Abdul-Halim Jabr tells us about the Beirut Heritage Initiative. BHI is mobilizing architects, engineers, and more to...
LU president superimposed above a photo of circular 34, which asks students to sign a pledge where they do not insult the university online. The text about online content is highlighted.

Lebanese University students strike down administrative attempts to silence criticism

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When the LU president said students shouldn't “insult” the university online, he expected obedience. But students had different arrangements.

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