Austerity Budget 2020: What Were Lebanon’s Political Forces Pushing for?

“The people want the fall of the regime” has been echoing between hundreds of thousands.

Hariri to Protesters: Lebanese Cabinet agreed on reforms and 2020 state budget

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced that the Lebanese Cabinet has agreed to all points.

Shot from the Jbeil protests in Lebanon. (Eva Mahfouz)
Lebanon Protests: The End of the Longstanding Resilience?

Both celebrated and cursed, the Lebanese resilience –or capacity to endure the toughest of situations.

Security forces and sectarian “thugs” crack down on protesters in Lebanon

Today marks the third day of the Lebanese protests. Yesterday night, a festive atmosphere took.

Thousands of Anti-Government Protesters Take To The Streets In Lebanon

From Saida to Beirut to Tripoli, spontaneous protests have broken out in Lebanon. Here’s a.

(Phil Roeder/Flickr)
Trump and the Media are Responsible for A Politicized Youth

The news has created a simpler way of discussing global matters which allows the youth –and Donald Trump– to understand politics.

Students protest the tuition dollarization in front of the Ministry of Education in Lebanon. (Facebook | @madanetwork)
How University Student Activists are Protesting Tuition Dollarization in Lebanon

“Our voices are as high as our tuition.”

Protest in Lebanon following the death of prominent political journalist Samir Kassir in 2005. Since 1992, nine journalists have been killed in Lebanon.(Ramzi Haidar | Getty Images)
Exiled Journalists in Lebanon Usually Fear For Their Safety And Seek Refuge Elsewhere

“I do not feel safe here. After receiving too many threats on social media or over the phone, I stopped publishing.”

Panel discussion at the first Refugees=Partners conference. (Refugees=Partners)
Refugees=Partners: Better refugee policies can benefit both Syrians and Lebanese host communities

That’s not all: Syrian refugees are actually filling some of the gaps in the Lebanese economy, as opposed to competing with the Lebanese workforce.

Lebanese musician and singer Marcel Khalife opening the 2019 Baalbeck International Festival. (EPA)
The Politics Behind Marcel Khalife Skipping The National Anthem And The Public’s Reaction

In response to his critics, Marcel Khalife released a statement protesting the situation the country is in because of the current political leadership.