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Investment alone won't rescue Lebanon's broken economy

12 April, 2018

Comment: No amount of foreign investment will root out the inefficiency, opacity and corruption of the public sector, writes Henri Mamarbachi.

Lebanon 'must dump procrastination and sort out waste situation'

21 March, 2018

Human Rights Watch has urged Lebanon's parliament to schedule a vote on a waste management law to tackle the country's long-running garbage crisis, ahead of parliamentary elections in May.

Gaza's hospital cleaners become poverty-stricken pawns in politicised crisis

22 February, 2018

'I don't want to become a beggar'

Trash Tsunami: Lebanon's sea-dumped rubbish comes crashing ashore

23 January, 2018

Plastics, tires, footwear, and even cattle bones surfaced this week at Lebanon's once-idyllic Zouk Mosbeh coastline.

Security cordon lifted in Beirut's iconic Nejmeh Square

04 January, 2018

Security barriers blocking entrances to downtown Beirut's once-thriving Nejmeh Square have been removed, giving business owners hope for a much-needed boost.

Christmas tree so ugly its makers had to apologise

05 December, 2017

A bizarre looking Christmas tree at Beirut's airport was removed on Tuesday after its strange appearance sparked outrage on social media.

Lebanon garbage burning is serious risk to health: report

01 December, 2017

HRW said the Lebanese government's failure to bring under control the country's garbage crisis has led to open burning of waste which threatens to seriously damage residents' health.

Clean-up dives, recycling: Lebanese respond to garbage crisis

26 November, 2017

Lebanese divers carry out a clean-up below the waves, one of many initiatives emerging from Lebanon's civil society in response to the government's failure to address a long-running garbage crisis.

Lebanon's biospheres of sorrow

05 October, 2017

Comment: The health of Lebanon's environment is inextricably linked to that of its people. The government is destroying them both, writes Myra Al-Rahim.

Yemeni boy hangs himself over 'lack of Eid clothes'

30 August, 2017

A 12-year-old Yemeni boy has become the latest victim in a wave of suicides in the poverty-stricken country, where a war has killed thousands and fuelled a humanitarian crisis.

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