Diab’s “painful measures” are not necessary, they’re a political choice

The expertise of a “technocratic” government is being used by politicians to pass new austerity measures that serve banks at the expense of the people.

IMF abstract header by Laudy Issa
An IMF bailout would wreak havoc on Lebanon’s economy

The IMF failed to bring growth and economic stability for almost every country it bailed out.

Protesters gather outside the port of Tripoli on Thursday, January 2. (NNA) Ports article
Day 78: Ports, public utilities and banks

Protesters in Lebanon rung in the new year by pressuring different public institutions they see as corrupt and inefficient.

October 18, 2019 | The keffiyeh made appearances on Lebanese streets from the very first days of the protests. (PHOTO: Lujain Jo)
Keffiyeh makes statements in Lebanese protests

On the symbol of resistance and globalization attempts

Protesters in Beirut run from Internal Security Forces on Sunday, December 15. (Lujain Jo)
Aoun postpones consultations to name new PM in wake of violence

BEIRUT: Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Monday postponed the parliamentary consultations to select a new.

Are you in favor of a secular state? A referendum on the Lebanese identity

Lebanese citizens are demanding change, but not everyone is ready for a secular state. A referendum could help create a unified national identity.

Aerial view of a part of the human chain formed by protesters in Lebanon on October 27. (Omar El Imadi)
From Tripoli to Tyre: Protesters in Lebanon form first ever nationwide human chain

More than 170,000 people held hands to cover a 171-kilometer distance along Lebanon’s coastal roads, from Tripoli in the North to Tyre in the South.

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.

Iran’s Protests: Reclaiming the Revolution

To many nations, the 28th of December marked nothing  more than a year approaching its.