Monday, August 02nd, 2021 |العربية


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.

According to the following Table 1, there were 25 124 mixed marriages in the Beqa’a Mohafaza.

As the dawn of the Eid Fitr was breaking on August 8, 2008, a number of gunmen ambushed a van carrying a Turkish Airlines crew, abducting the pilot and the co-pilot. Later, a group called Zuwar al-Imam Rida claimed responsibility for the kidnapping and demanded the release of the Lebanese hostages...

The United Nations Interim Force has been operating in Lebanon since 1978. Its presence has imposed additional financial obligations on the Lebanese government, which has to pay the rent for the land and premises allocated for the use by UNIFIL in the South.