$55 Billion is Lebanon debt and no investment in the economy.

The most corrupt groups in the region.


“In Lebanon, numbers are alarming as nine in ten people (92 per cent) say that they think corruption has increased. Government officials, tax officials and members of parliament are perceived to be the most corrupt groups in the region” according…
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A short Blacklist

According to the Devoir Article (French), Three countries are threatened to be added to the future blacklist of uncooperative tax havens of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to be established in July at the request of the…
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Energy – Refreshing news


After writing about Beirut River Solar Snake project, couple days ago, my friend Najib blogged about ABC Ashrafieh Mall and their plan to install the largest private photovoltaic plant in Lebanon on their rooftop. The project will give ABC Mall a…
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Under Pressure: the impact of Syrian refugees on Lebanon

Syrian refuge

The continuous deterioration of the security in Syria as a result of the ongoing crisis has forced thousands of Syrians to flee to Lebanon. According to UNHCR estimates, by December 2015 Lebanon will host 1,846,150 Syrian refugees. In 2014, UNHCR had…
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Enough – May 5, 2012 – 6PM @ Martyr’s Square

I got this from a friend and asked me to pass it along. I doubt this event or movement will make a difference but it is a step in the right direction. لأنو الغلا “حديث البلد” و همّ البلد خلّينا…
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Corruption is deeply rooted in Lebanese political system and society

“Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.” Karl Kraus Change and Reform bloc leader Michel Aoun said yesterday that he has “documents” to…
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While Israel Seeks to Turn Gas to Gold, Lebanon will turn it to certain pockets.

Israel seeks to turn gas to gold according to the AP story published today. In short Israel is setting a plan for a national investment fund that would tap an anticipated natural gas bonanza to fuel both an export-geared economy and provide…
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