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Owing to the absence of the state and the waves of emigration and displacement that swept over the country during the Lebanese Civil War, the Lebanese regions fell prey to chaotic and disorderly construction and to illegal occupation of state-owned property. The government accorded special care to...

Many of the Lebanese are under the misconception that the social, educational and medical services offered by NGOs- social and religious- are mostly financed through the aid and donations or through the personal funds of the founders. However, the truth is that the Lebanese government is...

The deficit in Lebanon’s trade balance keeps widening year after year with a steeper gap between imports and exports. Against the backdrop of a declining agricultural and industrial local activity, Lebanon has become a consumer, not a productive market.

The annual decline in Lebanon’s green spaces is rooted in several causes: Raging wildfires that reduce thousands of hectares of forest to ashes. Urban expansion marked by new roads, buildings, schools, hospitals, offices and commercial shops. Decline of agriculture due to high costs and...

The kidnapping of affluent individuals by armed gangs and the demand for ransom to release them is a common phenomenon in many countries around the world. More often than not, the security apparatuses stand helpless in the face of these offences, particularly when committed by professional...

Every now and then, stories of appalling deaths from medical errors circulate among the Lebanese, bringing to the attention of the media the rampant malpractice in hospitals. Some of the patients admitted for routine check-ups or regular operations can end up dying or permanently disabled resulting...

The state of the real estate industry in December 2013 showed similar trends to those featured in the market throughout the year: passivity, stability in prices and scarcity of available land for sale in Beirut and its vicinity.

The following article is a response we have received from Sheikh Ali Sbeiti from the office of the late Reference Cleric Sheikh Muhammad Hassan Fadlallah on the marriage of female minors in Lebanon. The publishing of the article here is aimed at sparking mainstream interest and paving way for...

The dilemma of the public pay increase in Lebanon has been dragging on approximately two years and shows little if any signs of being resolved in the near future. The Cabinet approved the pay scale but deferred its referral to Parliament in its final formula in search of the necessary funding...

The modest activity that marked the real estate market in the past few months has gone downhill in May 2013. Real estate experts attributed the staggering passivity to the armed clashes raging in Tripoli and the spillovers of the Syrian conflict into Lebanon.