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Obtaining visas for certain countries is governed by several factors, including the country’s economic policy and its security situation. Upon the outbreak of the Civil War, doors of foreign countries were wide open for the Lebanese fleeing the violence. Yet, a few years later, this hospitality,...

How much has Lebanon’s consumer price index risen in the past few months or years is a question greeted with multiple answers that vary depending on the public or private-sector bodies calculating the index. The official index issued by the Central Administration of Statistics has often been...

In 1957, a plane carrying a huge gold cargo crashed into the open sea of Lebanon. Today, 50 years later, serious efforts are under way to find the craft and extract the gold amid arguments over who is the most eligible to this wealth: owners of the gold or the plane or the Lebanese government?

How large is the Lebanese population and how is it distributed by sect and region?

How high was the increase registered in the cost of living in 2012? The answers to this question vary depending on the sources used, with some estimating the increase at 5% and others at 10% or more. To reduce the complexity of the question, The Monthly has adopted a direct and simplistic approach...

Lebanon is a pluralist multi-sectarian country with 18 officially recognized religious groups. The sharing of same dwellings, workplaces and schools in a small country like ours, increases the odds of inter-religious relationships, which can eventually culminate in marriage. Such marriages are not...

The 2012 report issued by the anti-money laundering Special Investigation Committee (established in 2001 pursuant to Law No. 318 and headed by the BDL governor) looked into the matters investigated by the committee in 2012, including 434 suspicious cases reported thereto and 156 requests for...

According to the following Table 1, there were 28 366 mixed marriages in the North Mohafaza.

There are different types of property ownership in Lebanon. The various forms that ownership assumes, sometimes within the same real estate zone, lay bare a blatant chaotic status and translate into fluctuating property prices.

According to the following Table 1, there were 11 135 mixed marriages in the Nabatieh Mohafaza. The highest mixed marriage rates were registered in the Qada’a of Marjeyoun and the lowest in Hasbaya.