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Until 1999, higher education institutions were very few in Lebanon, not exceeding 18. Among these, seven were major institutions which had 97% of the total student population. However, the number of academic institutions rose significantly after the government amended its education policy by...

The Casino du Liban is recognized as one of Lebanon’s landmark tourist attractions, and is a quasi governmental company that provides the state’s treasury with a share of revenues determined according to the contract signed between the state and the concessionaire. It is rumored that the Casino...

The Lebanese University has been the subject of heated political, educational and media discussions over the past few months. The issue of the Lebanese University was back on the table following pursuits to appoint deans to its faculties and grant contract professors permanent employment status...

Through relevant departments at the Urban Planning Authority and municipalities, the Lebanese government lays out plans for residential use in towns and cities and in other areas for industrial, commercial and agriculture activities. It also specifies exploitation factors with a view to organize...

Comparing Lebanon’s state of affairs to those of other countries, one immediately realizes that Lebanon is an exceptional case, and possibly even an anomaly. The eccentricities that make Lebanon stand out from the rest are not our primary concern here, for the list is too long and would only...

In light of the scarcity of laws approved during the Lebanese legislature’s tenure, ongoing since June 2009, there have been frequent talks about the productivity of Parliament - or rather the lack thereof. In 2013, only two laws were approved: Law no. 245 dated April 12, 2013, which suspended...

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...

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...

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...