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ELECTIONS 2018

News and information on Lebanon’s parliamentary elections scheduled this year. An unbiased section for communicating candidates’ platforms and programs.

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What are Lebanon’s new COVID-19 measures for the holidays?

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Lebanon’s COVID-19 committee has imposed a series of new social distancing and lockdown measures ahead of the holidays.
Migrants stranded on the Belarus-Poland border. Photo: UNHCR Belarus

Belarus refugee crisis instills fears of forced deportation

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For weeks now, fear has spread among refugees looking towards the European Union (EU) for a better life as news of the displaced stuck...

Why boycotting Lebanon’s upcoming election is being discussed

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Does voting in the upcoming general election mean we are being complicit in sustaining a flawed system of governance?

IMF Negotiation Committee agrees on unified numbers for financial losses

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The Lebanese committee delegated with the task of negotiating a bailout plan with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has finally reached a “unified vision”...

Protestors block roads across Lebanon over deteriorating living conditions

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Demonstrators across Lebanon blocked roads in protest against worsening economic conditions and the collapsing currency.
Illustration of theft: robber stealing phone out of the pockets of an individual on a public street

Lebanon’s theft crimes increase by 265 percent compared to 2019

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An average of 16 thefts per day were documented in Lebanon during October 2021, as per the Internal Security Forces.
President Michel Aoun and Deputy Prime Minister Saadeh Al-Shami meeting at the Presidential Palace in Baabda on November 25, 2021. (Photo: Presidential Palace)

Al-Shami: Lebanon close to completing technical talks with IMF

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Deputy Prime Minister Saadeh Al-Shami hopes a preliminary agreement will be reached with the IMF before the end of the year.