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A Federalist Lebanon | لبنان فيدرالي

Federalism is a mode of political organization which distinguishes between the general government (also known as federal or central government) and regional governments (state or provincial) within a single political...

What is the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act? | ما هو قانون قيصر لحماية المدنيين في سوريا؟

Signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump on December 20, 2019, the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act, commonly known as the 'Caesar Act,' is a bipartisan United States legislation...

Lebanon is torn between Politics and Religion | تمزُّق لبنان بين الدين والسياسة

Lebanon, where the law respects freedom of religion and the practice of all religious rights, is home to 18 religious factions. Lebanon is also where the religious distribution of power...

What does the International Monetary Fund mean for Lebanon? | ماذا يعني وجود صندوق النقد الدولي في لبنان؟

With a projected 2020 Real GDP decrease of 12% and a projected inflation rate of 17%, the Lebanese government has sought the help of The International Monetary Fund (IMF) to...

Domestic Violence: Another Pandemic on the Rise | العنف المنزلي: جائحة جديدة تفتك بالعالم

    Domestic violence statistics have drastically increased in the past several months. In response to the pandemic, several governments opted for a complete lockdown of their countries as a primary technique...

Resolution ‘1559’ |’قرار’ ١٥٥٩

It has been almost 16 years since the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1559. The three main points of the resolution included; a call upon all foreign entities to withdraw...

The History of the Lebanese Sectarian Strife: The National Pact Challenged (2/4) | تاريخ الصراع الطائفي اللبناني: تحدّي الميثاق الوطني

"What Bechara Al Khoury and Riad Al Solh did is not adequate anymore," this is how the Grand Jafaarite Mufti, Ahmad Qabalan, described the 77 years old National Pact during...

The Land of the Free on Fire | أرض الحرّيات تحترق

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, an unarmed African-American man, was killed by Derek Chauvin, a white American police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For 8 minutes and 46 seconds, Chauvin...

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