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Lebanon has experienced in the past few years domestic crimes that have been unprecedented in their brutality and unfamiliarity. The crimes have been unfolding within the nuclear family and inside the same household among people who are supposed to be united by bonds of love and mercy. Yet, and for...

After a delay of nearly twenty-two years, Lebanon’s Parliament has finally approved the much anticipated rent law in its session held on Tuesday April 1, 2014. Contrary to previous rent laws, this law contains brand new provisions that, if enforced, are likely to transform the real estate market...

During the discussions held to tackle the pay increase for public sector employees, the government proposed increasing the indemnities and allocations of public authorities represented by both current and former Presidents of the Republic, Speakers of Parliament, Prime Ministers, Ministers and...

Will the dream come true and what has always been a mere fantasy turn into tangible facts? The latest seismic surveys performed by global companies and confirming the presence of abundant oil and gas reserves in Lebanon’s waters have begged the question of whether Lebanon will transition from the...

Since the end of the Lebanese civil war in 1990 to date, three presidents and 15 governments have succeeded to power in Lebanon. All ministerial statements issued in the past 20 years or so have recognized the need for taxing illegal coastal properties, but no action has been taken to tackle the...

The prevalence of substance abuse seems to be increasing with time. Despite the huge awareness campaigns and the laws that impose sanctions on both the drug users and traffickers, the drug epidemic continues to strike the Lebanese community across all classes, sects and regions so that nobody seems...

On November 19, 1991, Lebanon’s Parliament convened a regular non-historic session resulting in the approval of an unparalleled law, which was first of its kind in the political and legislative history of Lebanon and stipulated the establishment of real estate companies to execute projects in...

As the years go by, the complaints by the Lebanese across the country mount over the poor condition of the country’s public road network including international, primary, secondary and local roads. The dissatisfaction with the current status of our road system has become an inherent attribute...