Decree No. 35 of 2020 issued on October 10, 2020 to all ministries, public administrations, relevant public institutions and municipalities regarding combating the phenomenon of fuel storage.

10/21/2020

Lebanon has been witnessing a series of fire incidents across the country. The event of August 4 has led to increase in anxiety amongst the Lebanese regarding inflammable materials stored in places near populated areas, exacerbated as well by the subsequent small explosions as a result of an increas...

The role of social media in today’s legal industry

10/12/2020

Social media platforms provide opportunities to modern businesses and those in the legal industry are no exception. Social media platforms can serve as business development tools, career advancement as well as enable a certain reputation that you would like to convey to your clients. How can soci...

Lebanon on the reinstatement of the general lockdown in certain specific areas.

10/02/2020

Amid the immense increase in the cases of COVID-19 in Lebanon, which has now surpassed the expected numbers, and since Lebanon has not been abiding by the proper protocols that should be taken to prevent the spread of the virus, the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities has issued Decision No. 120...

Adoption of the student dollar Law

10/01/2020

The student dollar law has been approved by the Parliament in its session held on the 30th of September, 2020 at the UNESCO palace by a single article modification done by the joint parliamentary committees. The law now obliges banks in Lebanon to allow the payment of $10, 000 for each student and a...

Beirut’s State Prosecutor for Appeals charges company with negligenc

09/18/2020

The explosion that erupted in Beirut on the 4th of August touched the whole world. A month later, a massive fire erupted at the port causing major anxiety across the country, especially since the explosion originally began as a massive fire prior to its eruption. Albeit investigation is still taking...

Lebanese students are banned from complaining on social media

09/10/2020

Lebanese university students have been put under a lot of stress this past year. From the revolution to the corona virus, then the revolution again. Everything seems to be adding up. Students enrolled at the Lebanese university have always opted for social media to share both their concerns and frus...

Lebanon’s Central Bank under Forensic audit

09/03/2020

Lebanon has been trying to find a way to get out of its financial misery, merely through international support. The Cabinet had agreed over a month ago to allocate an auditing firm to conduct a forensic audit of Lebanon’s Central Bank. However, the process has been delayed since the massive ex...

An act of civil disobedience in Lebanese Tourism institutions

08/26/2020

It has been one unfortunate year for Lebanon. The country has been struggling with major economic crisis, resulting in the closing of several places, mostly including restaurants, cafes and nightclubs. However, the Beirut Port explosion just took the crisis to a whole new level. According to Tony Ra...

A breathing space for Lebanese students abroad

08/20/2020

The economic crisis that has severely hit Lebanon resulting in the inflation of the currency, has greatly affected the living condition of the Lebanese people. However, this no longer applies to people living in Lebanon, but also to the ones residing abroad, particularly students. As the Lebanese po...

Lebanon, a state of emergency

08/14/2020

On Agust4, 2020 a massive explosion hit Beirut, Lebanon, caused by more than 2, 700 tons of ammonium nitrate, a chemical compound that is commonly used as both an agriculture fertilizer and in making explosives generally used for mining. The chemical had been stored in the Port of Beirut at a wareho...