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Who is Saleh Al-Arouri, whom Israel assassinated in Beirut?

Who is Saleh Al-Arouri, whom Israel assassinated in Beirut?

At 6:00 PM, in Maawad Commercial Market, on the road leading to Hadi Nasrallah’s highway, and on the second day of the new year, Israel targeted and assassinated the deputy leader of Hamas and the…

Lebanon at the Crossroads: Navigating Economic Challenges in 2024

Lebanon at the Crossroads: Navigating Economic Challenges in 2024

It is not enough to say that 2023 was a year to forget. With triple-digit inflation (285%), the Lebanese pound has lost 98 percent of its value, and more than 60 percent of the population…

Can We Halt Time? Well, We Managed It… Sort of

Can We Halt Time? Well, We Managed It… Sort of

How can we halt the march of time? How do we outpace it and forge ahead? Is it something real, or merely a fanciful dream borrowed from the enchanting tales of Peter Pan and his…

Deterrence: Iran’s return on its Hezbollah investment

Deterrence: Iran’s return on its Hezbollah investment

Since the liberation of southern Lebanon from Israeli occupation in 2000, Hezbollah, the Islamic resistance in Lebanon has leveraged its imposed role as the cornerstone of the country’s defense strategy, bolstered by its deep ties…

Challenging Power Struggles: Giving Hope for Families of the Disappeared

Challenging Power Struggles: Giving Hope for Families of the Disappeared

For each family, there is a date. A moment when time froze and a loved one disappeared – a son seized from the streets, a husband arrested at home, and a brother taken at a…

Anghami Punishes Lebanese Users Amid Crisis

Anghami Punishes Lebanese Users Amid Crisis

It is not right to defame a Lebanese company that has managed to sail far in the international world on its own. Anghami started in Lebanon several years ago and thanks to the vision of…

“If you want to work here you have to suck some d–k”  flight attendants Accuse Saad Hariri of Harassment

“If you want to work here you have to suck some d–k” flight attendants Accuse Saad Hariri of Harassment

A pair of flight attendants claim they were repeatedly sexually assaulted by the then-prime minister of Lebanon aboard his private plane — including while en route to a state visit at the White House —…

Ship Loaded With Lethal Ammonium Nitrates Threatens Beirut Again

Ship Loaded With Lethal Ammonium Nitrates Threatens Beirut Again

It’s said that history repeats itself, but the repetition of the deadly scenario involving ammonium nitrates has come far too soon. The ghost of the “Roseus” ship, which caused hundreds of deaths and devastated Beirut…

Best restaurants in Lebanon: Three Beirut spots make 2023 Mena’s 50 list

Best restaurants in Lebanon: Three Beirut spots make 2023 Mena’s 50 list

The Mena’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023 list was revealed in Abu Dhabi on Monday. Recognising top spots from the Middle East and North Africa, Dubai’s Orfali Bros Bistro clinched first place, jumping from sixth last year. Lebananese cuisine is some…

US sanctions economist Hassan Moukalled for ‘facilitating Hezbollah activities’

US sanctions economist Hassan Moukalled for ‘facilitating Hezbollah activities’

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Tuesday designated several individuals and associated entities accused of “facilitating financial activities for Hezbollah.” “At the center of this network is Lebanese…